Volume 175 Issue 5

3 September 2001


  • Vitamin D deficiency and multicultural Australia Rebecca S Mason, Terrence H Diamond (MJA 2001; 175: 236-237)
  • Evolving evidence and continuing uncertainties for eating disorders David I Ben-Tovim, Peter N Gilchrist, M Kay Walker (MJA 2001; 175: 238-239)
  • Preventing osteoporosis naturally N Kathryn Henderson, Richard L Prince (MJA 2001; 175: 239-240)
  • Trials on trial Martin B Van Der Weyden (MJA 2001; 175: 241)


  • An open, crossover trial of calcium-fortified milk in prevention of early postmenopausal bone loss David B Cleghorn, Peter D O'Loughlin, B June Schroeder, B E Christopher Nordin (MJA 2001; 175: 242-245)
  • High prevalence of coeliac disease in a population-based study from Western Australia: a case for screening? Chris J Hovell, Judith A Collett, Guy Vautier, Andy J P Cheng, Erica Sutanto, Dominic F Mallon, John K Olynyk, Digby J E Cullen (MJA 2001; 175: 247-250)

Medicine and the Community

Diagnostic Dilemmas

Position Statement

Systematic Review


  • Not-so-simple Simon Ken R Cox (MJA 2001; 175: 268-269)

Lessons from Practice

  • Hydrofluoric acid burn from a household rust remover Sandra M Mangion, Suzanne H Beulke, George Braitberg (MJA 2001; 175: 270-271)

EBM: Trials on Trial

  • Randomised controlled trials: elements of a good study Val J Gebski, Elaine M Beller, Anthony C Keech (MJA 2001; 175: 272-274)
  • Can ACE inhibitor therapy prevent end-stage renal failure? Jonathan C Craig (MJA 2001; 175: 276)

MJA Practice Essentials — Neurology

  • Cancer and the nervous system Lawrence M Cher (MJA 2001; 175: 277-282)