18 December 2004 (Vol 329, Issue 7480)

Editor's Choice

Please Santa, bring me freedom

BMJ 2004;329:0.8 (Published 16 December 2004)

Editorials

New Year's resolutions

BMJ 2004;329:1413 (Published 16 December 2004)

Out of body experiences and their neural basis

BMJ 2004;329:1414 (Published 16 December 2004)

Treatment of homosexuality during apartheid

BMJ 2004;329:1415 (Published 16 December 2004)

Climate change and risk to health

BMJ 2004;329:1416 (Published 16 December 2004)

Getting well from water

BMJ 2004;329:1417 (Published 16 December 2004)

In my chosen doctor I trust

BMJ 2004;329:1418 (Published 16 December 2004)

Lifting the fog of uncertainty from the practice of medicine

BMJ 2004;329:1419 (Published 16 December 2004)

This Week In the BMJ

Getting to Mars is no picnic

BMJ 2004;329:0.4 (Published 16 December 2004)

Sources of diagnostic criteria don't withstand scrutiny

BMJ 2004;329:0.5 (Published 16 December 2004)

Magnetic bracelets may relieve hip and knee pain

BMJ 2004;329:0.3 (Published 16 December 2004)

Body donors are respected in Thailand

BMJ 2004;329:0.6 (Published 16 December 2004)

Cones explain mechanism of embolism

BMJ 2004;329:0.1 (Published 16 December 2004)

Doctors could retrain as Polymeal chefs or wine advisers

BMJ 2004;329:0.2 (Published 16 December 2004)

Politics and health

Effect of democracy on health: ecological study

BMJ 2004;329:1421 (Published 16 December 2004)

Politics as a determinant of health

BMJ 2004;329:1423 (Published 16 December 2004)

Lifestyle, health, and health promotion in Nazi Germany

BMJ 2004;329:1424 (Published 16 December 2004)

Is democracy good for people's health? A South African perspective

BMJ 2004;329:1425 (Published 16 December 2004)

Effect of restricted freedom on health in China

BMJ 2004;329:1427 (Published 16 December 2004)

Lessons from health during the transition from communism

BMJ 2004;329:1428 (Published 16 December 2004)

Politics and health - continued

Taking a leaf out of an old book

The Poohsticks phenomenon

BMJ 2004;329:1432 (Published 16 December 2004)

Modelling emboli with floating fir cones

BMJ 2004;329:1433 (Published 16 December 2004)

A Fee-Nom-in-Hum and an Expotition

BMJ 2004;329:1434.1 (Published 16 December 2004)

A precious case from Middle Earth

BMJ 2004;329:1435 (Published 16 December 2004)

The Decameron of poor research

BMJ 2004;329:1436 (Published 16 December 2004)

The limits of medicine

Experts' eye view

A field guide to experts

BMJ 2004;329:1460 (Published 16 December 2004)

Polymyositis, invasion of non-necrotic muscle fibres, and the art of repetition

BMJ 2004;329:1464 (Published 16 December 2004)

Meeting mania 2004

BMJ 2004;329:1467 (Published 16 December 2004)

Can the human eye detect an offside position during a football match?

BMJ 2004;329:1470 (Published 16 December 2004)

An unusual complication of Kocher's manoeuvre

BMJ 2004;329:1472 (Published 16 December 2004)

Easy ways to resist change in medicine

BMJ 2004;329:1473 (Published 16 December 2004)

Fillers

Design a Polymeal

BMJ 2004;329:0.7 (Published 16 December 2004)

The Hooper's bed

BMJ 2004;329:1426 (Published 16 December 2004)

A conflict of interest?

BMJ 2004;329:1434.2 (Published 16 December 2004)

An awkward patient

BMJ 2004;329:1440 (Published 16 December 2004)

Colourful new use for a word

BMJ 2004;329:1454 (Published 16 December 2004)

Mind over matter?

BMJ 2004;329:1459 (Published 16 December 2004)

A sign of the times

BMJ 2004;329:1463 (Published 16 December 2004)

How to get your paper rejected

BMJ 2004;329:1469 (Published 16 December 2004)

The doctor and his pheasant

BMJ 2004;329:1474 (Published 16 December 2004)

A patient's view of central serous retinopathy

BMJ 2004;329:1483 (Published 16 December 2004)

Eat healthily, eat well

BMJ 2004;329:1496.3 (Published 16 December 2004)

My greatest mistake

Skoda's fool

BMJ 2004;329:1494.1 (Published 16 December 2004)

A fool such as I

BMJ 2004;329:1494.2 (Published 16 December 2004)

Thanks to the experienced patient

BMJ 2004;329:1495.1 (Published 16 December 2004)

The fog of expectation

BMJ 2004;329:1495.2 (Published 16 December 2004)

An easy operation gone wrong

BMJ 2004;329:1495.3 (Published 16 December 2004)

A call I never made

BMJ 2004;329:1496.1 (Published 16 December 2004)

No time to talk

BMJ 2004;329:1496.2 (Published 16 December 2004)