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Live updates: Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Live updates: Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Use our timeline to follow the latest coronavirus developments...

Statin prescribing 'commonly breaching NICE guidance'

Statin prescribing 'commonly breaching NICE guidance'

Prescribing of suboptimal statin regimens is 'extremely...

New contraindication for co-cyprindiol

New contraindication for co-cyprindiol

Cyproterone-containing medicines are now contraindicated...

Stopping antihypertensives in elderly may be safe

Stopping antihypertensives in elderly may be safe

Discontinuing antihypertensive medication in older...

GPs warned over unsafe methotrexate prescribing

GPs warned over unsafe methotrexate prescribing

Prescribing of higher than recommended methotrexate...

Steroid shown to reduce COVID-19 mortality approved for immediate NHS use

Steroid shown to reduce COVID-19 mortality approved for immediate NHS use

Findings from the ongoing RECOVERY trial show that...

Evorel HRT range now back in stock

Evorel HRT range now back in stock

Evorel Conti (estradiol/norethisterone) patches are...

Free webinars from MIMS Learning Live Digital

Free webinars from MIMS Learning Live Digital

MIMS Learning Live Digital launches in the week commencing...

Compare diabetes treatments with new MIMS table

Compare diabetes treatments with new MIMS table

Key characteristics of GLP-1 agonists are summarised...

Trial of ibuprofen to treat COVID-19 starts in UK

Trial of ibuprofen to treat COVID-19 starts in UK

The LIBERATE trial is testing whether ibuprofen can...

'Life-changing' migraine drug approved by NICE

'Life-changing' migraine drug approved by NICE

The decision by NICE means patients with chronic migraine...

Quadruple therapy should be 'new therapeutic standard' for heart failure, say researchers

Quadruple therapy should be 'new therapeutic standard' for heart failure, say researchers

Treatment with a four-drug regimen incorporating newer...

New guidance for minimising psychological impact of COVID-19 pandemic in primary care patients

New guidance for minimising psychological impact of COVID-19 pandemic in primary care patients

A group of clinicians and public health experts have...

MIMS launches Respiratory and Allergy Learning webinars

MIMS launches Respiratory and Allergy Learning webinars

Join us for the 2020 Respiratory and Allergy Learning...

No significant benefits of hydroxychloroquine use in patients with COVID-19, studies show

No significant benefits of hydroxychloroquine use in patients with COVID-19, studies show

Hydroxychloroquine does not significantly reduce COVID-19...

GPs asked to urgently review flu vaccine orders for 2020/21 in light of COVID-19

GPs asked to urgently review flu vaccine orders for 2020/21 in light of COVID-19

The DHSC, Public Health England and NHS England have...

'No convincing alternative' to aspirin for secondary cardiovascular prevention, meta-analysis suggests

'No convincing alternative' to aspirin for secondary cardiovascular prevention, meta-analysis suggests

In a meta-analysis of randomised trials, patients who...

Prescribers updated on continuing ranitidine shortage

Prescribers updated on continuing ranitidine shortage

Resupply dates for oral and injectable ranitidine products...

SGLT2 inhibitors 'seem preferable to DPP4 inhibitors' in diabetes patients at risk of renal events

SGLT2 inhibitors 'seem preferable to DPP4 inhibitors' in diabetes patients at risk of renal events

Treating type II diabetes with SGLT2 inhibitors may...

Expert panel offers practical recommendations for diabetes management during coronavirus pandemic

Expert panel offers practical recommendations for diabetes management during coronavirus pandemic

Representatives from primary and secondary care have...