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Treatments recommended for renal cell cancer and chronic plaque psoriasis; lower dose recommended for rheumatoid arthritis treatment; measures introduced to ensure safe use of Keppra oral solution
There are undoubtedly times when a patient will be more receptive to advice on change. However, cessation should not be regarded as a dichotomous process but rather as a continuum that entails several stages.
NICE recommends dapagliflozin and apremilast, and calls for better mental health care of adults in criminal justice system and children in care
An article looking at the diagnosis and management of this potentially fatal but treatable condition
Osimertinib (Tagrisso) for lung cancer is first drug to be recommended by NICE under new arrangements for the Cancer Drugs Fund, meanwhile pembrolizumab (Keytruda) is rejected for lung cancer
A review of various nail disorders illustrated by clinical pictures
Views sought on end-of-life care; range of final NICE guidance published, including treatments for cancer, ankylosing spondylitis and macular degeneration; detailed dementia statistics published
This article reviews the diagnosis and management of Barrett’s oesophagus, a condition which predisposes to the development of oesophageal carcinoma
NICE issues guidance on skin cancer; final guidance on multimorbidity published; SIGN updates its British guideline on the management of asthma
NICE advises on spondyloarthritis, and urges better care of people with learning difficulties; MHRA says statins safe and effective
Acromegaly is rare and the insidious onset of symptoms often leads to long delays before diagnosis. However, early diagnosis and effective treatment can change a condition associated with increased morbidity and mortality to one with a very good prognosis.
Treatment recommended for certain types of hepatitis C; cobimetinib with vemurafenib not recommended for advanced melanoma; plans for seven-day hospital pharmacy services launched
A review of various hand disorders illustrated by clinical pictures
Prostate cancer drug recommended; nasal flu spray guidance issued; new international guidance on STI treatment; video resource for healthcare professionals on FGM
Patients seeing a medical healthcare professional can find examinations distressing and embarrassing and it is important for any clinician to be sensitive to this fact

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