09 February 2013 (Vol 346, Issue 7894)

Editor's Choice

This week's Editor's Choice section

A winter of discontent

BMJ 2013;346:f777 (Published 6 February 2013)


This week's News section

GPs are urged to report adverse drug reactions after a 37% slump over nine years

BMJ 2013;346:f690 (Published 1 February 2013)

Company restores access to multiple sclerosis drug after pressure from neurologists

BMJ 2013;346:f703 (Published 1 February 2013)

In brief

BMJ 2013;346:f767 (Published 6 February 2013)

GSK fights compensation claims from UK patients who took rosiglitazone

BMJ 2013;346:f695 (Published 1 February 2013)

Lancet withdraws its support of document on collaboration between doctors and drug industry

BMJ 2013;346:f770 (Published 5 February 2013)

GPs spot 80% of cancers within two consultations, audit shows

BMJ 2013;346:f772 (Published 7 February 2013)

Two NHS trusts could fail owing to “catastrophic” mistakes, warn MPs

BMJ 2013;346:f808 (Published 7 February 2013)

Hackney GPs are to appeal decision to extend contract for out of hours services with private provider

BMJ 2013;346:f733 (Published 4 February 2013)

Measles outbreak hits northeast England

BMJ 2013;346:f662 (Published 31 January 2013)

Lewisham A&E department will be downgraded, health secretary says

BMJ 2013;346:f699 (Published 31 January 2013)

Doctors won’t be disciplined for giving records to patients thinking of assisted suicide, says GMC

BMJ 2013;346:f727 (Published 1 February 2013)

Only one doctor is left working in rebel controlled Nuba Mountains

BMJ 2013;346:f759 (Published 5 February 2013)

NICE likely “to take blame” as healthcare budgets tighten, chairman says

BMJ 2013;346:f749 (Published 4 February 2013)


This week's Editorials section

Is there a cure for corporate crime in the drug industry?

BMJ 2013;346:f755 (Published 6 February 2013)

Old study sheds new light on the fatty acids and cardiovascular health debate

BMJ 2013;346:f493 (Published 5 February 2013)

Tamiflu: 14 flu seasons and still questions

BMJ 2013;346:f547 (Published 25 January 2013)

Where next for evidence based healthcare?

BMJ 2013;346:f766 (Published 6 February 2013)


Research - continued


This week's Feature section

Who knew what, and when, at Mid Staffs?

BMJ 2013;346:f726 (Published 6 February 2013)


This week's Analysis section

Reduced premature mortality in Rwanda: lessons from success

BMJ 2013;346:f65 (Published 18 January 2013)


This week's Letters section

Call for a balanced view on sentinel node biopsy for melanoma

BMJ 2013;346:f648 (Published 6 February 2013)

Where is the evidence base for benefits of sentinel node biopsy in melanoma?

BMJ 2013;346:f675 (Published 6 February 2013)

Major UK research funding bodies take encouraging steps in registering and publishing trials

BMJ 2013;346:f674 (Published 6 February 2013)

Don’t underestimate the extent of under-reporting

BMJ 2013;346:f639 (Published 6 February 2013)

Two principles for surgical wards to ensure patient care

BMJ 2013;346:f644 (Published 6 February 2013)

Sledges are snow joke

BMJ 2013;346:f700 (Published 5 February 2013)


This week's Observations section

Mid Staffs is evidence of all that is wrong with NHS management

Heather Wood

BMJ 2013;346:f774 (Published 6 February 2013)

Views & Reviews

This week's Views & Reviews section

Imagine all the people

Des Spence

BMJ 2013;346:f584 (Published 30 January 2013)

End the silence on animal products in drugs

Kinesh Patel

BMJ 2013;346:f722 (Published 5 February 2013)

Big pharma often commits corporate crime, and this must be stopped

Peter C Gøtzsche

BMJ 2012;345:e8462 (Published 14 December 2012)


This week's Obituaries section

Joseph Edward Murray

BMJ 2013;346:f684 (Published 5 February 2013)

Mary Adams Hunter

BMJ 2013;346:f411 (Published 6 February 2013)

Obituaries - continued

Peter Francis Kennedy

BMJ 2013;346:f413 (Published 6 February 2013)

Keith Danford Roberts

BMJ 2013;346:f415 (Published 6 February 2013)

Frank Clifford Rose

BMJ 2013;346:f417 (Published 7 February 2013)

Bryan Ogle Scott

BMJ 2013;346:f408 (Published 6 February 2013)

David Bryan Stuart Taylor

BMJ 2013;346:f405 (Published 6 February 2013)

Eileen Wilson

BMJ 2013;346:f410 (Published 6 February 2013)

Clinical Review

This week's Clinical Review section

Ulcerative colitis

BMJ 2013;346:f432 (Published 5 February 2013)


This week's Practice section

Rational Imaging: Investigating urinary tract infections in children

BMJ 2013;346:e8654 (Published 30 January 2013)


This week's Endgames section

The purpose of control groups

BMJ 2013;346:f658 (Published 1 February 2013)

A man with a blocked nose

BMJ 2012;345:e7567 (Published 16 November 2012)

Ossification centres in a radiograph of a child’s elbow

BMJ 2012;345:e6965 (Published 22 October 2012)

A patient with longstanding type 1 diabetes and a swollen, warm, and red foot

BMJ 2012;345:e7760 (Published 16 November 2012)


This week's Minerva section


BMJ 2013;346:f685 (Published 5 February 2013)


BMJ 2013;346:f686 (Published 6 February 2013)

Research News

This week's Research News section

Long term harms after treatment for prostate cancer

BMJ 2013;346:f696 (Published 6 February 2013)

Fit middle aged adults have a lower risk of dementia

BMJ 2013;346:f710 (Published 6 February 2013)

Treating malnutrition with antibiotics

BMJ 2013;346:f694 (Published 6 February 2013)

Tranexamic acid looks promising during emergency surgery

BMJ 2013;346:f697 (Published 6 February 2013)