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Scottish Government doubles fund for medicines for rare conditions; plan to incentivise pharmaceutical industry to develop new antibiotics; and SIGN issues guideline on the diagnosis and management of epilepsy
New treatment for enthesitis-related arthritis; approval for treatment for visually impairment due to diabetic macular oedema; idelalisib approved as follicular lymphoma treatment
This article covers common causes of vaginal discharge and the approach to the investigation and management of these
New EMA rules to ensure independence from Big Pharma; antibiotic approved for skin infections; and consultation to update NICE stroke quality standard
This article summarises the NHS Breast Screening Programme in England, including discussion of its benefits and harms
Guidance on newer insulins will cut dosing errors; restrict hydroxyzine dosage to reduce risk of arrhythmias; avoid some hep C meds with amiodarone
A summary of how this class of treatment fits into the management of patients with diabetes. This article includes references to NICE guidance
NICE develops guidelines on safe staffing levels in community care; and US FDA approves first surgical corneal implant to improve near vision
This article looks at the presentation, diagnosis and management of this common condition
With large increases in obesity rates in the UK and access to interventions quite poor, this article discusses newer therapeutic options for patients
High doses of ibuprofen linked to heart risk; weight management drug gets green light; and EMA publishes guides to reduce medication errors
An article on setting up and providing a travel health clinic within general practice
MenC Freshers programme delayed; guidance on GMS contract and immunisation changes; reminder on sepsis reporting
Limited NICE approval of rivaroxaban; PHE reveals 2015-16 flu vaccination plans; strange smell in some batches of Epilim
Call for evidence on hormonal pregnancy tests; glaucoma management guidance issued

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