G2D is a web based application allowing you to inspect any area of the human genome for candidate genes for a disease. It is described in a paper in BMC Genetics.
Researchers from Iceland have used European guidelines to estimate the high risk group for cardiovascular disease in a Norwegian population, with results published online in the BMJ in August. They conclude that using those guidelines would classify most adult Norwegians as being at high risk.
A study in Birmingham (England, not Alabama) looked at patients monitoring their own blood pressure and concluded that practice based self monitoring was feasible and gives similar results to the usual method. The study appeared in the BMJ.
Another BMJ paper proposes UK guidelines for managing severe malaria in children.
Lastly, a paper in Social Science and Medicine looks at subjective stigma among those with SARS living at Amoy Gardens, Hong Kong, one of the first places to experience the outbreak.