66 articles published between 02 Jan 2012 and 08 Jan 2012

Editor's Choice

Research misconduct is widespread and harms patients

BMJ 2012;344:e14 (Published 5 January 2012)


Timing of onset of cognitive decline: results from Whitehall II prospective cohort study

BMJ 2012;344:d7622 (Published 5 January 2012)

Immediate and late benefits of treating very elderly people with hypertension: results from active treatment extension to Hypertension in the Very Elderly randomised controlled trial

BMJ 2012;344:d7541 (Published 4 January 2012)

Identifying women with suspected ovarian cancer in primary care: derivation and validation of algorithm

BMJ 2012;344:d8009 (Published 4 January 2012)

Effect of reporting bias on meta-analyses of drug trials: reanalysis of meta-analyses

BMJ 2012;344:d7202 (Published 3 January 2012)

Publication of NIH funded trials registered in ClinicalTrials.gov: cross sectional analysis

BMJ 2012;344:d7292 (Published 3 January 2012)

Compliance with mandatory reporting of clinical trial results on ClinicalTrials.gov: cross sectional study

BMJ 2012;344:d7373 (Published 3 January 2012)

Understanding why evidence from randomised clinical trials may not be retrieved from Medline: comparison of indexed and non-indexed records

BMJ 2012;344:d7501 (Published 3 January 2012)

Assessment of publication bias, selection bias, and unavailable data in meta-analyses using individual participant data: a database survey

BMJ 2012;344:d7762 (Published 3 January 2012)

Impact of document type on reporting quality of clinical drug trials: a comparison of registry reports, clinical study reports, and journal publications

BMJ 2012;344:d8141 (Published 3 January 2012)


News - continued

Short Cuts

All you need to read in the other general journals

BMJ 2012;344:d8345 (Published 4 January 2012)


The Sugar Bureau

Jane Cassidy

BMJ 2012;344:d8315 (Published 4 January 2012)

Forget sponsorship and free trips—welcome to Pharmacare

Ray Moynihan

BMJ 2012;344:d8316 (Published 4 January 2012)

Investigating beneficial drug reactions

Jim Parle, Nick Ross, June Jones

BMJ 2012;344:d8337 (Published 4 January 2012)


Practice Pointer: Skin camouflage

BMJ 2012;344:d7921 (Published 5 January 2012)

Easily Missed? : Multiple myeloma

BMJ 2012;344:d7953 (Published 5 January 2012)

Views & Reviews

The stare of death

Jonathan Kaplan

BMJ 2012;344:d8283 (Published 4 January 2012)

Hospitals from another time

Theodore Dalrymple

BMJ 2012;344:d8349 (Published 4 January 2012)

Lessons from America

Des Spence

BMJ 2012;344:d8352 (Published 4 January 2012)


A man with a blistering eruption and tuberculosis

BMJ 2012;344:d8351 (Published 6 January 2012)

The Hawthorne effect

BMJ 2012;344:d8262 (Published 4 January 2012)



BMJ 2012;344:d8206 (Published 4 January 2012)


BMJ 2012;344:d8210 (Published 4 January 2012)


Benefits and harms of mammography screening

BMJ 2012;344:d8279 (Published 6 January 2012)

How early can cognitive decline be detected?

BMJ 2012;344:d7652 (Published 5 January 2012)

Proposals to increase the motorway speed limit by 10 mph

BMJ 2012;344:d7790 (Published 5 January 2012)

Tic disorders

BMJ 2012;344:d7659 (Published 5 January 2012)

Research misconduct in the UK

BMJ 2012;344:d8357 (Published 4 January 2012)

Antihypertensives in octogenarians

BMJ 2012;344:d7293 (Published 4 January 2012)

Computer assisted diagnosis of ovarian cancer in primary care

BMJ 2012;344:d7628 (Published 4 January 2012)

Missing clinical trial data

BMJ 2012;344:d8158 (Published 3 January 2012)


What about age related decline in renal function?

BMJ 2012;344:d7916 (Published 4 January 2012)

Shift resources and focus from psychiatric beds to the community

BMJ 2012;344:d8117 (Published 4 January 2012)

Listen to patients and clinicians before cutting more psychiatric beds

BMJ 2012;344:d8123 (Published 4 January 2012)

We need a moratorium on further reductions in psychiatric beds till we debate an action plan

BMJ 2012;344:d8167 (Published 4 January 2012)

Dismissing patients’ past healthcare cost seems premature

BMJ 2012;344:d8174 (Published 4 January 2012)

Use of national tariff makes formula inaccurate

BMJ 2012;344:d8175 (Published 4 January 2012)

Authors’ reply to Beerstecher and Peake and colleagues

BMJ 2012;344:d8184 (Published 4 January 2012)

Test for HIV and syphilis too in suspected early dementia

BMJ 2012;344:d8213 (Published 4 January 2012)

Are limited opening times really to blame for men’s underuse of healthcare services?

BMJ 2012;344:d8214 (Published 4 January 2012)

Simply changing the rules on sick notes hasn’t worked before

BMJ 2012;344:d8215 (Published 4 January 2012)

Allowing juniors to train in one hospital would greatly reduce car use

BMJ 2012;344:d8216 (Published 4 January 2012)

NHS should adopt effective private company policies

BMJ 2012;344:d8217 (Published 4 January 2012)

Let us avoid Pascal’s two excesses in quest for secularism’s medical voice

BMJ 2012;344:d8225 (Published 4 January 2012)

Debate on altruistic kidney donation was too simplistic

BMJ 2012;344:d8229 (Published 4 January 2012)


Christmas picture quiz—answers

BMJ 2012;344:d8269 (Published 4 January 2012)

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