Guidelines & Clinical Updates

Vaping still safer than smoking, say health bosses after report of severe lung injury

Vaping still safer than smoking, say health bosses after report of severe lung injury

In a case reported in the Archives of Disease in...

Free online vestibular rehabilitation tool 'highly effective' for vertigo symptoms

Free online vestibular rehabilitation tool 'highly effective' for vertigo symptoms

GPs should consider online vestibular rehabilitation...

Thiazides better than ACE inhibitors as first-line antihypertensives, large-scale analysis suggests

Thiazides better than ACE inhibitors as first-line antihypertensives, large-scale analysis suggests

Thiazide diuretics are more effective than ACE inhibitors...

GPs hailed for reducing antibiotic use as threat of resistant infections grows

GPs hailed for reducing antibiotic use as threat of resistant infections grows

Antibiotic prescribing by GPs declined by 17% between...

MHRA advises on anticoagulant dose adjustment in patients with renal impairment

MHRA advises on anticoagulant dose adjustment in patients with renal impairment

Estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) should...

Take antihypertensive drugs at bedtime for maximum benefit, say researchers

Take antihypertensive drugs at bedtime for maximum benefit, say researchers

Blood-pressure-lowering drugs may be more effective...

Serious shortage protocol for fluoxetine 10mg capsules revoked

Serious shortage protocol for fluoxetine 10mg capsules revoked

The Government has withdrawn one of the three serious...

MHRA reminds prescribers of latest advice regarding adrenaline auto-injectors

MHRA reminds prescribers of latest advice regarding adrenaline auto-injectors

In an effort to support safe use of adrenaline auto-injectors...

NICE backs secondary prevention drug for patients with stable cardiovascular disease

NICE backs secondary prevention drug for patients with stable cardiovascular disease

NHS prescribers have a new routine option for preventing...

Excessive steroid dosing highlighted in inflammatory bowel disease

Excessive steroid dosing highlighted in inflammatory bowel disease

Some patients with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis...