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24/06/2016
NICE approves melanoma drugs, sets standards for breast cancer, bronchiolitis and elderly care; MHRA issues warning on canagliflozin
20/06/2016
NICE supports use of the GreenLight XPS laser system; US FDA approves new obesity treatment device; recall of methylphenidate hydrochloride capsules
10/06/2016
New interactive tool to judge mental capacity; views sought on carers’ strategy; bursaries for palliative care; changes to Scottish cervical screening programme
03/06/2016
Guidance on tuberculosis updated; review begins on first-in-human clinical trials; migraine treatment approved but with special arrangements
31/05/2016
This article reviews the aetiology, diagnosis and treatment of this condition affecting an estimated 900,000 people in the UK
27/05/2016
NICE approves three drugs for type 2 diabetes; FDA probes canagliflozin safety; PHE offers Olympics health advice
24/05/2016
Most thyroid cancers are well-differentiated with an excellent prognosis. But early diagnosis and management to prevent local and distant spread is essential, especially for undifferentiated anaplastic thyroid cancer
20/05/2016
Draft NICE guidance highlights health needs of prisoners; expansion of personal health budgets; HIV Prevention Innovation Fund announced
17/05/2016
A summary of the latest guidance about Zika virus
12/05/2016
New cholesterol drugs recommended; tests to rule out pre-eclampsia; new framework for diabetic foot disease; views sought on death certification
10/05/2016
Hypercalcaemia in a patient with cancer usually indicates a poor prognosis but effective treatment can be very beneficial for the patient’s wellbeing
05/05/2016
New guidance on microwave ablation; recommendations published on balloon pulmonary angioplasty; new guidance on surgical treatment for sciatica; NICE approves abiraterone for metastatic hormone-relapsed prostate cancer
03/05/2016
Addison’s disease can be very difficult to diagnose in the early stages because the presentation is usually with non-specific features. However early diagnosis is crucial to avoid a potentially fatal adrenal crisis.
29/04/2016
New heart failure drug to cut deaths; prostate and ovarian cancer drugs approved; check ketoacidosis in patients on SGLT2 inhibitors
22/04/2016
NICE approves drug for Duchenne muscular dystrophy; new SIGN guideline on acute coronary syndrome; cases of azithromycin-resistant gonorrhoea continue to rise

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