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The articles on this page are written independently and exclusively for OnMedica and peer reviewed. They cover a wide range of clinical topics relevant to healthcare professionals.

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Aflibercept approved for visual impairment treatment; menstrual bleeding guidance updated; trifluridine accepted to treat metastatic colorectal cancer
An overview of the processes of grieving, with a useful list of the risk factors for an abnormal response to bereavement
Two drugs set to be removed from CDF; ticagrelor decision could benefit thousands; new pill for lung cancer
Rare but serious: how to avoid missing the malignant lumps and bumps
Alert issued on faulty glucose test strips; talimogene laherparepvec recommended for advanced melanoma; first generic version of Tamiflu approved in the US
This article looks at amiodarone and its effects on the thyroid gland. It covers hypothyroidism and thyrotoxicosis, the differences between type 1 and type 2 amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis and the specific treatment options
Views sought on falls prevention; flu jab e-learning programme; PrEP ruling; four new drugs in Cancer Drugs Fund
A review of various ear disorders illustrated by clinical pictures
NICE publishes guidance on motor neurone disease; EMA recommends suspension of some medicines due to flawed studies; new safety measures recommended for Zydelig
People with type 1 diabetes continue to have reduced life expectancy but morbidity and mortality can be greatly reduced by providing effective education, support, review and treatment
Same-day referral advised for children with suspected diabetes; guidance issued on the diagnosis and management of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma; suspected drug interaction between citalopram and cocaine
An article on managing tonsillitis in primary care
NICE publishes first guideline on diagnosis and management of sepsis; SMC accepts two new medicines to treat different types of lung cancer; EMA completes its review of Zydelig
An article outlining the diagnosis and treatment of this skin condition mostly affecting younger women
Surge in antidepressant prescriptions; guidance on mouth health for care home residents; guidance on diagnosing autism in adults; STIs on the rise

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