Malta Medical Journal - March 2007 The current issue of the official journal of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery - the Malta Medical Journal - has been circulated and is freely available in electronic format at the internet domain . The new March 2007 issue places an emphasis on structured primary healthcare - this important subject being dealt with by the editorial, a guest editorial and a submitted article, all three giving a critical analysis for improving this service. Further scientific contributions deal with the use of patient clinical records in research; the pathogenic sequences in coeliac disease; a follow-up study on hypothermia of the newborn; orthodontic malocclusion in Maltese schoolchildren; the association of dystonia and hyperprolactinaemia; and atopic eczema. The historical contribution in this issue deals with the Mediterranean perspective of congenital malformations.