In briefBMJ 2009; 339 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b4612 (Published 11 November 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b4612
Rates of syphilis soar in China: The incidence of syphilis in China has increased 10-fold in the past decade, with over 278 000 new cases in 2008, three times the number in 2004. Poor health controls, labour migration, and prostitution are behind the re-emergence of the disease, which was virtually eradicated in China in the 1960s, says a report in the WHO Bulletin.
NHS doctors’ pay shows evidence of discrimination: Female doctors in the NHS are paid £15 000 (€17 000; $25 000) less on average than male doctors, shows a study by the BMA. After …
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