The following account of Dr Arthur Brock (1879-1947) is from this paper by David Cantor:
The front cover of the current BMJ (22 June 2019) asks: “Why are efforts to stub out tobacco failing?” alongside a graphic image of a map of the world made … Continue reading front-to-back and back-to-front
I would suggest that these hints matter today as much as any time in history:
This is the front and back cover of the current BMJ (1 June 2019) Generally speaking – industry adverts such as this are not recorded in Journal archives.
This was the lesson of the week as published in the BMJ, June 2002:
References: Davies J, Moncrieff J, Kinderman P, et al; Council for Evidence-Based Psychiatry. Stigma and efficacy of taking antidepressants. Letter to the editor. Times 2018 Feb 23. Burns W. Pills for … Continue reading A letter in the BMJ
This letter to the BMJ from December 1963 interested me. I worked in Kampala, Uganda between 1989 and 1990 and experienced the green banana diet.
This paper was published in the British Medical Journal in 1954. It was one of the first papers published in Britain on Serotonin:
This letter by Dr Cyril Hart, General Practitioner in Peterborough, was published in the British Medical Journal in December 1962. This was five years before I was born! I find … Continue reading Pharmaceutical Mailing Lists
This week’s BMJ provides a useful overview of the thorny issue of seeking an earlier diagnosis in dementia. I have always argued that a push for “early” diagnosis, using what … Continue reading British Medical Journal, 24 January 2015