15 December 2012 (Vol 345, Issue 7887)

Editor's Choice

This week's Editor's Choice section

Gluten sensitivity: real or not?

BMJ 2012;345:e8450 (Published 12 December 2012)


This week's News section

Clinical networks for cancer and cardiac care in England report major funding cuts

BMJ 2012;345:e8422 (Published 11 December 2012)

Winterbourne report: long term hospital beds for people with learning disabilities to end by 2014

BMJ 2012;345:e8431 (Published 11 December 2012)

In brief

BMJ 2012;345:e8417 (Published 12 December 2012)

Roche medical director could face GMC if the company withheld relevant data on oseltamivir

BMJ 2012;345:e8408 (Published 11 December 2012)

AstraZeneca must pay €52.5m fine for anticompetitive tactics, rules European court

BMJ 2012;345:e8396 (Published 10 December 2012)

Performance data on all surgeons in England will be published within two years

BMJ 2012;345:e8377 (Published 7 December 2012)

Cameron announces £100m for “unlocking the power of DNA data”

BMJ 2012;345:e8413 (Published 11 December 2012)

Hospital is refused permission to withhold “futile” treatment if patient’s condition deteriorates

BMJ 2012;345:e8404 (Published 10 December 2012)

New screening tests for bowel and cervical cancer are to be piloted in NHS

BMJ 2012;345:e8455 (Published 12 December 2012)

Audit finds 24 000 excess deaths among people with diabetes in England and Wales

BMJ 2012;345:e8406 (Published 10 December 2012)

Chancellor unveils “son of PFI” to build next generation of hospitals

BMJ 2012;345:e8334 (Published 7 December 2012)

Scientist sues Nobel assembly for awarding medicine prize to wrong people

BMJ 2012;345:e8414 (Published 11 December 2012)

Nearly half of adults in England don’t understand health information material, study indicates

BMJ 2012;345:e8364 (Published 7 December 2012)

Royal commission should be set up to look at UK drug policy, MPs say

BMJ 2012;345:e8403 (Published 10 December 2012)


This week's Editorials section

Airborne exposure to preservative methylisothiazolinone causes severe allergic reactions

BMJ 2012;345:e8221 (Published 4 December 2012)

Branch retinal vein occlusion

BMJ 2012;345:e8373 (Published 10 December 2012)

The right to food security

BMJ 2012;345:e8273 (Published 10 December 2012)

Avoiding hand eczema in healthcare workers

BMJ 2012;345:e8370 (Published 12 December 2012)


Research - continued


This week's Feature section

Monoclonal antibodies: magic bullets with a hefty price tag

BMJ 2012;345:e8346 (Published 12 December 2012)

Personal health budgets: surplus of cash or deficit of ideas?

BMJ 2012;345:e8329 (Published 10 December 2012)

Lifebox: the difference a donation makes

BMJ 2012;345:e8407 (Published 12 December 2012)


This week's Analysis section

An unblinkered view of best interests

BMJ 2012;345:e8007 (Published 5 December 2012)


This week's Letters section

We need to move the debate on open clinical trial data forward

BMJ 2012;345:e8351 (Published 10 December 2012)

What about trialists sharing other study materials?

BMJ 2012;345:e8352 (Published 10 December 2012)

Targeting coeliac disease serology

BMJ 2012;345:e8120 (Published 10 December 2012)

Doctors need to understand absolute versus relative risk reduction with statins

BMJ 2012;345:e8357 (Published 10 December 2012)

Are statins related to motor neurone disease?

BMJ 2012;345:e8358 (Published 10 December 2012)

Subliminal advertising

BMJ 2012;345:e8345 (Published 10 December 2012)


This week's Observations section

Withdraw approval for Tamiflu until NICE has full data

Fiona Godlee

BMJ 2012;345:e8415 (Published 12 December 2012)

We are asking more questions about NICE appraisal of Tamiflu

Michael Rawlins

BMJ 2012;345:e8420 (Published 12 December 2012)

Views & Reviews

This week's Views & Reviews section

Patient leaflets are worthless

Des Spence

BMJ 2012;345:e8336 (Published 12 December 2012)

Jet packs

Oliver Ellis

BMJ 2012;345:e8342 (Published 10 December 2012)

Where’s the evidence for gluten sensitivity?

Luca Elli

BMJ 2012;345:e7360 (Published 2 November 2012)

A call for convalescence

Theodore Dalrymple

BMJ 2012;345:e8337 (Published 13 December 2012)

Families without hope

Colin Brewer

BMJ 2012;345:e8341 (Published 12 December 2012)


This week's Obituaries section

Jack Harvey Rose

BMJ 2012;345:e8188 (Published 3 December 2012)

Margaret Siriol Colley

BMJ 2012;345:e7838 (Published 12 December 2012)

Peter Charles Collinson

BMJ 2012;345:e7674 (Published 12 December 2012)

Peter Dovey

BMJ 2012;345:e7676 (Published 12 December 2012)

Obituaries - continued

Surya Narayan Patnaik

BMJ 2012;345:e7683 (Published 12 December 2012)

Howard Alan Scott

BMJ 2012;345:e7654 (Published 12 December 2012)

John Anthony Clark Wilson

BMJ 2012;345:e7657 (Published 12 December 2012)

Antony John Wing

BMJ 2012;345:e7682 (Published 12 December 2012)

Clinical Review

This week's Clinical Review section

Diagnosis and management of supraventricular tachycardia

BMJ 2012;345:e7769 (Published 11 December 2012)



This week's Endgames section

How to read a forest plot

BMJ 2012;345:e8335 (Published 7 December 2012)

Sagittal T2 weighted magnetic resonance image of the lumbar spine

BMJ 2012;345:e6689 (Published 5 October 2012)

A skin rash to remember

BMJ 2012;345:e6625 (Published 8 October 2012)


This week's Minerva section


BMJ 2012;345:e8331 (Published 12 December 2012)


BMJ 2012;345:e8332 (Published 12 December 2012)

Research News

This week's Research News section

Ten years of tamoxifen works better than five

BMJ 2012;345:e8383 (Published 12 December 2012)

Drugs and devices look more effective in studies sponsored by industry

BMJ 2012;345:e8386 (Published 12 December 2012)

Cluster of rare fungal infections identified after tornado

BMJ 2012;345:e8382 (Published 12 December 2012)

Give enteral nutrition a chance in critically ill adults

BMJ 2012;345:e8387 (Published 12 December 2012)

HIV treatment reduces transmission in serodiscordant heterosexual partners

BMJ 2012;345:e8390 (Published 12 December 2012)

Worsening eyesight among US adults

BMJ 2012;345:e8392 (Published 12 December 2012)

Screening with flexible sigmoidoscopy helps prevent cancers and deaths

BMJ 2012;345:e8388 (Published 12 December 2012)


How to remember biological therapeutics

BMJ 2012;344:e3010 (Published 18 May 2012)