Editor's choiceBMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7061.0 (Published 05 October 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:0
A gymnasium for the mindIf you're the sort of mentally flabby respondent who routinely ticks the questionnaire box labelled “Don't know” then this week's journal should help to tone up your thinking on a range of currently controversial topics: the chronic fatigue syndrome, euthanasia, genetic testing, and complementary medicine. Exhaust that list and you're probably ready for the latest instalment on Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (p 833). The status of the chronic fatigue syndrome has long generated more heat than light, so it's appropriate that England's chief medical officer …
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