21 May 2005 (Vol 330, Issue 7501)

Editor's Choice

Simple problems please, and one at a time

BMJ 2005;330:0.8 (Published 19 May 2005)

News

GMC challenges court ruling on end of life decisions

BMJ 2005;330:1165.1 (Published 19 May 2005)

Private sector operations to rise from 4% to 11% of total

BMJ 2005;330:1165.2 (Published 19 May 2005)

In brief

BMJ 2005;330:1166.1 (Published 19 May 2005)

Bill Gates says rich governments are failing the developing world

BMJ 2005;330:1166.2 (Published 19 May 2005)

FDA needs more sophisticated approach to drug safety

BMJ 2005;330:1166.3 (Published 19 May 2005)

Chemotherapy and hormonal treatments improve the 15 year survival rate for breast cancer

BMJ 2005;330:1167.1 (Published 19 May 2005)

Research suggests thrombolysis is effective for acute ischaemic stroke

BMJ 2005;330:1167.2 (Published 19 May 2005)

WHO admits to “blundering around” in fight against avian flu

BMJ 2005;330:1169.4 (Published 19 May 2005)

A Blairite before Blair?

BMJ 2005;330:1170.1 (Published 19 May 2005)

Editorials

Stem cell therapy: hope or hype?

BMJ 2005;330:1159 (Published 19 May 2005)

Aid after disasters

BMJ 2005;330:1160 (Published 19 May 2005)

Management of stroke in childhood

BMJ 2005;330:1161 (Published 19 May 2005)

Clever searching for evidence

BMJ 2005;330:1162 (Published 19 May 2005)

Participants in research

BMJ 2005;330:1164 (Published 19 May 2005)

Letters

This week's Letters section

Secondary prevention of heart disease with statins

BMJ 2005;330:1208.1 (Published 19 May 2005)

Secondary prevention of heart disease with statins

BMJ 2005;330:1208.2 (Published 19 May 2005)

Secondary prevention of heart disease with statins

BMJ 2005;330:1208.3 (Published 19 May 2005)

Secondary prevention of heart disease with statins

BMJ 2005;330:1208.4 (Published 19 May 2005)

Using antibiotics in suspected haemolytic-uraemic syndrome

BMJ 2005;330:1209.1 (Published 19 May 2005)

Using antibiotics in suspected haemolytic-uraemic syndrome

BMJ 2005;330:1209.2 (Published 19 May 2005)

HIV/AIDS demographics in US county and southeast England are similar

BMJ 2005;330:1209.3 (Published 19 May 2005)

Crusading for change in the Catholic Church

BMJ 2005;330:1210.1 (Published 19 May 2005)

Crusading for change in the Catholic Church

BMJ 2005;330:1210.2 (Published 19 May 2005)

Evidence on youth suicide prevention highlights research gaps

BMJ 2005;330:1210.3 (Published 19 May 2005)

Access controls on bmj.com

BMJ 2005;330:1211.1 (Published 19 May 2005)

Access controls on bmj.com

BMJ 2005;330:1211.2 (Published 19 May 2005)

Prevailing publishing system is irrevocably broken

BMJ 2005;330:1211.3 (Published 19 May 2005)

Obituaries

This week's Obituaries section

William Paton Cleland

BMJ 2005;330:1212 (Published 19 May 2005)

John Andrew Burton

BMJ 2005;330:1213.1 (Published 19 May 2005)

Margaret Curtis (née Fisher)

BMJ 2005;330:1213.2 (Published 19 May 2005)

Eric Kay Gardner

BMJ 2005;330:1213.3 (Published 19 May 2005)

Stuart Hishon

BMJ 2005;330:1213.4 (Published 19 May 2005)

Joseph Lowry

BMJ 2005;330:1213.5 (Published 19 May 2005)

Timothy Andrew Plunkett

BMJ 2005;330:1213.6 (Published 19 May 2005)

Francis Weir Wigzell

BMJ 2005;330:1213.7 (Published 19 May 2005)

Minerva

Minerva

BMJ 2005;330:1218 (Published 19 May 2005)

Fillers

Aspirin + PPI is safer than clopidogrel if patient has history of GI bleeding

BMJ 2005;330:0.7 (Published 19 May 2005)

Medical dress code

BMJ 2005;330:1182 (Published 19 May 2005)

Submitting articles to the BMJ

BMJ 2005;330:1189 (Published 19 May 2005)

A little give and take

BMJ 2005;330:1193 (Published 19 May 2005)

Cardiologists embrace new terminology

BMJ 2005;330:1207 (Published 19 May 2005)

This Week In the BMJ

Prevalence of asthma in Finland hasn't stabilised

BMJ 2005;330:0.6 (Published 19 May 2005)

1 in 8 Indian women report chronic fatigue

BMJ 2005;330:0.4 (Published 19 May 2005)

Try the new optimal strategy for searching Medline

BMJ 2005;330:0.1 (Published 19 May 2005)

Trial outcomes are applicable to all comparable patients

BMJ 2005;330:0.2 (Published 19 May 2005)

RCTs can't properly assess effectiveness of acupuncture

BMJ 2005;330:0.5 (Published 19 May 2005)

Hip x rays help to predict worsening of osteoarthritis

BMJ 2005;330:0.3 (Published 19 May 2005)

Short cuts

What's new in the other general journals

BMJ 2005;330:1171 (Published 19 May 2005)

Clinical Reviews

More common skin infections in children

BMJ 2005;330:1194 (Published 19 May 2005)

Humanitarian assistance: standards, skills, training, and experience

BMJ 2005;330:1199 (Published 19 May 2005)

News roundup [abridged versions appear in the paper journal]

UK group puts £74m into research infrastructure

BMJ 2005;330:1168.1 (Published 19 May 2005)

MEPs vote to end right of individuals to opt out of 48 hour week

BMJ 2005;330:1168.2 (Published 19 May 2005)

WHO should take the lead in combating obesity

BMJ 2005;330:1168.3 (Published 19 May 2005)

Doctor who exaggerated child abuse is cleared of misconduct

BMJ 2005;330:1168.4 (Published 19 May 2005)

Row breaks out over paying for artificial nutrition in Germany

BMJ 2005;330:1169.1 (Published 19 May 2005)

Many US doctors do not want to share performance data with patients

BMJ 2005;330:1169.2 (Published 19 May 2005)

Medical journals are corrupted by dependence on drug companies

BMJ 2005;330:1169.3 (Published 19 May 2005)

News extra [these stories appear only on the web]

Dr Foster's case notes

Hospital indicators of poor sexual health

BMJ 2005;330:1173 (Published 19 May 2005)

BMJ family highlights

What's new this month in BMJ Journals

BMJ 2005;330:1174 (Published 19 May 2005)

Papers

Primary care

Education and debate

Reviews

This week's Reviews section

The March of Unreason: Science, Democracy, and the New Fundamentalism

BMJ 2005;330:1214 (Published 19 May 2005)

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Issues and Controversies

BMJ 2005;330:1215 (Published 19 May 2005)

The rise of reality science

BMJ 2005;330:1216 (Published 19 May 2005)

Text messaging and breaking bad news

BMJ 2005;330:1217.1 (Published 19 May 2005)

Compassionate care

BMJ 2005;330:1217.2 (Published 19 May 2005)