12 January 2013 (Vol 346, Issue 7890)

Editor's Choice

This week's Editor's Choice section

Timely publication of all trial results may mean less overtreatment

BMJ 2013;346:f159 (Published 9 January 2013)


This week's News section

Patients are urged to boycott trials that do not guarantee publication

BMJ 2013;346:f106 (Published 8 January 2013)

NHS’s main regulator has lost public confidence, say MPs

BMJ 2013;346:f124 (Published 8 January 2013)

Health department approves more than 100 private firms to run NHS services

BMJ 2013;346:f156 (Published 9 January 2013)

Irish doctors are angry as their union boss leaves with €9.7m package

BMJ 2013;346:f97 (Published 7 January 2013)

Scheme highlights “hidden nasties” in food

BMJ 2013;346:f119 (Published 9 January 2013)

Primary care complex offering public and private healthcare to 30 000 opens in Somerset

BMJ 2013;346:f130 (Published 8 January 2013)

GPs don’t have “time or inclination” to make necessary changes to NHS, report says

BMJ 2013;346:f102 (Published 7 January 2013)

In brief

BMJ 2013;346:f109 (Published 9 January 2013)

UK has fifth highest rate of type 1 diabetes in children, new figures show

BMJ 2013;346:f22 (Published 3 January 2013)

Hormone releasing intrauterine system should be used more widely in primary care for menorrhagia, study concludes

BMJ 2013;346:f100 (Published 9 January 2013)

Some health and wellbeing boards are too “pink and fluffy” and lack spine, expert warns

BMJ 2013;346:f136 (Published 9 January 2013)

UK surgical team reports encouraging early results of first hand transplantation

BMJ 2013;346:f79 (Published 4 January 2013)

French doctors are told to restrict use of third and fourth generation oral contraceptives

BMJ 2013;346:f121 (Published 8 January 2013)

Changing color of antiepileptic pills raises risk of patients’ non-adherence, study shows

BMJ 2013;346:f19 (Published 3 January 2013)


This week's Editorials section

Safety of coprescribing NSAIDs with multiple antihypertensive agents

BMJ 2013;346:e8713 (Published 8 January 2013)

All trials must be registered and the results published

BMJ 2013;346:f105 (Published 9 January 2013)

Drug-grapefruit juice interactions

BMJ 2013;346:f1 (Published 7 January 2013)

Acting on the lessons of Winterbourne View Hospital

BMJ 2013;346:f18 (Published 9 January 2013)


Research - continued


This week's Feature section

Sentinel node biopsy for melanoma: unnecessary treatment?

BMJ 2013;346:e8645 (Published 8 January 2013)


This week's Analysis section

Deficiencies in proposed new EU regulation of clinical trials

BMJ 2012;345:e8522 (Published 20 December 2012)


This week's Letters section

Don’t forget high flow nasal oxygen delivery for emergency oxygen

BMJ 2013;346:f28 (Published 8 January 2013)

The medical profession should take the lead in UK drug policy

BMJ 2013;346:f35 (Published 8 January 2013)

Capacity is not sufficient

BMJ 2013;346:f44 (Published 8 January 2013)

Two key messages were overlooked in article on personal health budgets

BMJ 2013;346:f34 (Published 8 January 2013)

The Scottish NHS does not turn a blind eye to female genital mutilation

BMJ 2013;346:f29 (Published 8 January 2013)

GMC impartiality double standards

BMJ 2013;346:f27 (Published 8 January 2013)

Panorama responds to editorial on fMRI for vegetative and minimally conscious states

BMJ 2013;346:e8702 (Published 8 January 2013)


This week's Observations section

What is disease? And why it’s a healthy question

Ray Moynihan

BMJ 2013;346:f107 (Published 9 January 2013)

Tweets from the emergency department

Margaret McCartney

BMJ 2013;346:f54 (Published 9 January 2013)

Views & Reviews

This week's Views & Reviews section

A conspiracy of anonymity

Des Spence

BMJ 2013;346:f32 (Published 7 January 2013)

Talented oldsters

James Owen Drife

BMJ 2012;345:e8459 (Published 14 December 2012)

Surgeons in training may benefit from mental visualisation

Sonal Arora

BMJ 2013;346:e8611 (Published 7 January 2013)


This week's Obituaries section

Han Suyin

BMJ 2013;346:e8667 (Published 2 January 2013)

John Stephens Bryden

BMJ 2013;346:e8058 (Published 9 January 2013)

Obituaries - continued

William Armitage Hutchinson

BMJ 2013;346:e8054 (Published 9 January 2013)

John McCrae

BMJ 2013;346:e8055 (Published 9 January 2013)

Tessa Caroline Miller

BMJ 2013;346:e8056 (Published 9 January 2013)

John Barnes Spargo

BMJ 2013;346:e8051 (Published 9 January 2013)

Jean Struthers

BMJ 2013;346:e8038 (Published 9 January 2013)

Bryan Frederick Warren

BMJ 2013;346:e8053 (Published 9 January 2013)

Clinical Review

This week's Clinical Review section

Thunderclap headache

BMJ 2013;346:e8557 (Published 9 January 2013)


This week's Practice section

Rational Imaging: Investigating pleural thickening

BMJ 2013;346:e8376 (Published 3 January 2013)

A Patient’s Journey: How no one acted when they should have

BMJ 2012;345:e5366 (Published 16 August 2012)



This week's Minerva section


BMJ 2013;346:e8642 (Published 9 January 2013)


BMJ 2013;346:e8641 (Published 9 January 2013)

Research News

This week's Research News section

It pays to distribute naloxone to heroin users

BMJ 2013;346:f76 (Published 9 January 2013)

Fructose may be making us eat more

BMJ 2013;346:f74 (Published 9 January 2013)

Overweight people live longest

BMJ 2013;346:f75 (Published 9 January 2013)

Restrictive approach to transfusion best in upper gastrointestinal bleeding

BMJ 2013;346:f71 (Published 9 January 2013)

Head to Head

This week's Head to Head section

Will expansion of the NHS abroad benefit UK patients? Yes

BMJ 2013;346:e8493 (Published 2 January 2013)

Will expansion of the NHS abroad benefit UK patients? No

BMJ 2013;346:e8496 (Published 2 January 2013)