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January 26, 1999 / le 26 janvier 1999

CMAJ 1999; 160(2)

© 1999 Canadian Medical Association / Association médicale canadienne

In this issue · Dans ce numéro

    Press release
    Highlights of this issue

Editor's preface
Mot du rédacteur en chef

Antileukotrienes, a new class of asthma medication targetting mediators of inflammation, may help patients with moderate to severe persistent asthma to breathe easier (pages 209 and 217).

173 News and analysis Nouvelles et analyses
179 Letters Correspondance
Instructions to correspondents / Directives aux correspondants
  Evidence Études
185 Prevalence of risk factors associated with human papillomavirus infection in women living with HIV, C. Hankins, F. Coutlée, N. Lapointe, P. Simard, T. Tran, J. Samson, L. Hum, Canadian Women's HIV Study Group
[abstract / résumé / full text in PDF]
195 Survey of use of malaria prevention measures by Canadians visiting India, C.C. dos Santos, A. Anvar, J.S. Keystone, K.C. Kain [abstract / résumé]
201 Trends in the incidence of testicular germ cell cancer in Ontario by histologic subgroup, 1964–1996, H.K. Weir, L.D. Marrett, V. Moravan [abstract / résumé]

  Editorials Éditoriaux
209 Antileukotrienes, asthma pathogenesis and the pharmaceutical industry, P.M. O'Byrne [full text]
211 The return of swamp fever: malaria in Canadians, J.D. MacLean, B.J. Ward [full text]
213 Why is the rate of testicular cancer increasing?, L.H. Klotz [full text]

  Education Éducation
217 Antileukotriene agents in asthma: The dart that kills the elephant?, P.M. Renzi [full text / résumé]
225 Prostate cancer: 9. Treatment of advanced disease, M.E. Gleave, N. Bruchovsky, M.J. Moore, P. Venner [full text]

233 The Left Atrium De l'Oreille Gauche
  On_the_Net@cma.ca Sur_le_Net@cma.ca
239 Breast cancer online: helping patients navigate the Web, S. Pinker

  Features Chroniques
241 229 people, 15 000 body parts: pathologists help solve Swissair 111's grisly puzzles, N. Robb [full text]
244 New blood for a new blood agency, C. Gray [full text]
246 No hospital is an island when it comes to Y2K bug, A. Silversides [full text]

  Heart and Soul Gens de cœur
288 Back from Hollywood, stethoscope in hand, H. Kent [full text]