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NICE updates its guidance on mental health support in maternity care; green light given to dabigatran to treat recurrent blood clots; and approval granted for treatment of ulcerative colitis
This article covers common benign breast conditions and summarises NICE guidance on their investigation and management
NICE wants better diabetes control in adults and children; SMC approves several drugs for Scotland; pregnant women urged to get flu jab
A summary of how to best care for patients with learning difficulties
An updated article on the key areas of importance for infection control
NICE recommends GPs use point of care tests to assess need for antibiotics in respiratory infections and advises parents of association of co-sleeping with babies with SIDS
A summary of common antimalarial agents available and how to decide which one to prescribe
New drugs for hepatitis C; testosterone medicines cleared of heightened heart problem risk; and cervical screening uptake low in young women
This article reviews the causes and categorisation of hypoglycaemia in diabetic and non-diabetic patients
NICE to issue new guidelines to tackle antibiotic resistance; guidelines on anaemia management up for consultation; and MHRA issues alert on nebuliser adaptors
A summary of the diagnosis and management of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
This article covers the definition, investigations and management of patients with suspected subclinical hypothyroidism
NICE supports technologies for burn healing and pressure ulcer prevention; EMA reviews ivabradine safety; and SIGN updates asthma guidance
This article outlines the current situation regarding antibiotic resistance and provides an overview of its aetiology. It outlines a rational approach to prescribing, with commonly encountered conditions discussed
NICE and the SMC recommend dabigatran for the treatment and prevention of blood clots; and PHE updates its guidance on the use of antivirals for flu

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