12 November 2011 (Vol 343, Issue 7831)

Editor's Choice

This week's Editor's Choice section

Welcome to the new design

BMJ 2011;343:d7299 (Published 9 November 2011)


This week's News section

GlaxoSmithKline pays $3bn to settle dispute over rosiglitazone and other drugs

BMJ 2011;343:d7234 (Published 7 November 2011)

Consultation over children’s heart surgery was unfair to Royal Brompton, judge rules

BMJ 2011;343:d7275 (Published 8 November 2011)

Lack of clarity and high expectations could lead England’s new health regulator to fail

BMJ 2011;343:d7160 (Published 3 November 2011)

Discovery of “essential receptor” on red blood cells raises hope of effective malaria vaccine

BMJ 2011;343:d7278 (Published 9 November 2011)

Breast cancer surgeon is struck off because of risk to patients

BMJ 2011;343:d7249 (Published 7 November 2011)

GMC rules against doctor who used unconventional tests and treatments for chronic fatigue syndrome

BMJ 2011;343:d7220 (Published 7 November 2011)

European drug regulator is being investigated by fraud agency

BMJ 2011;343:d7283 (Published 8 November 2011)

Policy determines drinking behaviour, says expert on addiction

BMJ 2011;343:d7290 (Published 9 November 2011)

In brief

BMJ 2011;343:d7221 (Published 8 November 2011)

Something in the water

BMJ 2011;343:d7236 (Published 7 November 2011)

Dutch health minister is quizzed about “intensive” contact with tobacco industry

BMJ 2011;343:d7137 (Published 3 November 2011)

Extent of Dutch psychologist’s research fraud was “unprecedented”

BMJ 2011;343:d7201 (Published 7 November 2011)

Organisations challenge basis for recommending HPV vaccine for boys

BMJ 2011;343:d7238 (Published 7 November 2011)

India’s experience of using recycled pacemakers could benefit other countries

BMJ 2011;343:d7240 (Published 7 November 2011)

Doctors in Israeli detention facilities are complicit in torture, says report

BMJ 2011;343:d7200 (Published 7 November 2011)


This week's Editorials section

Institutional research misconduct

BMJ 2011;343:d7284 (Published 9 November 2011)

Promoting physical activity in primary care

BMJ 2011;343:d6615 (Published 7 November 2011)

Quality of care in independent sector treatment centres

BMJ 2011;343:d6936 (Published 4 November 2011)

Erectile dysfunction after treatment for colorectal cancer

BMJ 2011;343:d6366 (Published 18 October 2011)

Repeat prescribing in general practice

BMJ 2011;343:d7089 (Published 3 November 2011)

Short Cuts

This week's Short Cuts section

All you need to read in the other general journals

BMJ 2011;343:d7193 (Published 9 November 2011)




This week's Analysis section

Coping with scientific misconduct

BMJ 2011;343:d6586 (Published 20 October 2011)


This week's Letters section

Doctors choosing not to be vaccinated is choosing to do harm

BMJ 2011;343:d7198 (Published 8 November 2011)

Doctors accepting flu vaccination is the sensible and responsible choice

BMJ 2011;343:d7199 (Published 8 November 2011)

Flu vaccination prevents nosocomial outbreaks

BMJ 2011;343:d7203 (Published 8 November 2011)

Prescribing bevacizumab off-label contravenes GMC advice

BMJ 2011;343:d7131 (Published 8 November 2011)

Food allergy information and deriving action levels for use

BMJ 2011;343:d7208 (Published 8 November 2011)

Clarity is necessary and only three labels may be needed

BMJ 2011;343:d7209 (Published 8 November 2011)

Yes to careful introduction of robot assisted surgery

BMJ 2011;343:d7215 (Published 8 November 2011)

Trainee doctors may miss out on the robotic revolution

BMJ 2011;343:d7216 (Published 8 November 2011)

GPs need support to take on leadership roles

BMJ 2011;343:d7205 (Published 8 November 2011)

Training clinicians to lead

BMJ 2011;343:d6932 (Published 8 November 2011)

Risk of diabetes from statins may be higher in women

BMJ 2011;343:d7197 (Published 8 November 2011)

Deadly legacy of GMC’s Southall hearings fiasco

BMJ 2011;343:d7212 (Published 8 November 2011)

GMC has repeatedly breached its duty of care to Professor Southall

BMJ 2011;343:d7213 (Published 8 November 2011)


This week's Observations section

Words are all we have

Iona Heath

BMJ 2011;343:d7166 (Published 9 November 2011)

Views & Reviews

This week's Views & Reviews section

The ICMJE’s definition of authorship is illogical and unethical

David Shaw

BMJ 2011;343:d7192 (Published 7 November 2011)

Human nature

Julian Sheather

BMJ 2011;343:d7280 (Published 9 November 2011)

Suspicious circumstances

Theodore Dalrymple

BMJ 2011;343:d7149 (Published 7 November 2011)

A Cambodian Odyssey

Edward Mains

BMJ 2011;343:d7154 (Published 7 November 2011)

Views & Reviews - continued

Bad medicine: adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

Des Spence

BMJ 2011;343:d7244 (Published 7 November 2011)

Backing the wrong horse

Wendy Moore

BMJ 2011;343:d7187 (Published 7 November 2011)


This week's Obituaries section

William Wolff

BMJ 2011;343:d7254 (Published 9 November 2011)

Allan John MacKenzie Campbell

BMJ 2011;343:d7042 (Published 3 November 2011)

Marguerite Angela Ruth King

BMJ 2011;343:d7038 (Published 3 November 2011)

Ian Campbell Roddie

BMJ 2011;343:d6923 (Published 25 October 2011)

Michael Arthur Senior

BMJ 2011;343:d7041 (Published 3 November 2011)

Robert Charles Smith

BMJ 2011;343:d7039 (Published 1 November 2011)

Denis Mbong Umoren

BMJ 2011;343:d6921 (Published 25 October 2011)

Clinical Review

This week's Clinical Review section

Diagnosis and management of anal intraepithelial neoplasia and anal cancer

BMJ 2011;343:d6818 (Published 4 November 2011)


This week's Practice section

Guidelines: Diagnosis and management of colorectal cancer: summary of NICE guidance

BMJ 2011;343:d6751 (Published 9 November 2011)

Rational Testing: Investigating recurrent angio-oedema

BMJ 2011;343:d6607 (Published 24 October 2011)


This week's Endgames section

A pruritic rash in pregnancy

BMJ 2011;343:d5325 (Published 19 September 2011)

Block randomisation

BMJ 2011;343:d7139 (Published 9 November 2011)

A patient with rectal discharge and fever

BMJ 2011;343:d5981 (Published 23 September 2011)


This week's Minerva section


BMJ 2011;343:d7167 (Published 9 November 2011)


BMJ 2011;343:d7168 (Published 9 November 2011)