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Correct vitamin D deficiency to reduce COPD exacerbations, say researchers

Correct vitamin D deficiency to reduce COPD exacerbations, say researchers

Vitamin D supplements may nearly halve the rate of...

Launch of new SGLT2 inhibitor increases choice in diabetes prescribing

Launch of new SGLT2 inhibitor increases choice in diabetes prescribing

Ertugliflozin (Steglatro) is a sodium glucose co-transporter...

New pregnancy prevention measures for retinoid products

New pregnancy prevention measures for retinoid products

Further restrictions have been announced on the use...

NHS prescribing of flu antivirals approved

NHS prescribing of flu antivirals approved

GPs can now prescribe antivirals for the treatment...

Which topics were most popular with primary care professionals on MIMS Learning this year?

Which topics were most popular with primary care professionals on MIMS Learning this year?

A top 10 listing reveals the most popular MIMS Learning...

Vitamin D and omega-3 do not prevent cancer or cardiovascular disease, major trial suggests

Vitamin D and omega-3 do not prevent cancer or cardiovascular disease, major trial suggests

Neither vitamin D nor omega-3 supplements are effective...

Updated MIMS table helps prescribers adjust doses of diabetes combination products

Updated MIMS table helps prescribers adjust doses of diabetes combination products

Prescribers can now check the dose adjustments needed...

Teething products containing lidocaine to become 'P' medicines

Teething products containing lidocaine to become 'P' medicines

All oral lidocaine-containing preparations indicated...

New once-weekly GLP-1 agonist for diabetes

New once-weekly GLP-1 agonist for diabetes

Ozempic (semaglutide) is a glucagon-like peptide-1...

New vitamin D deficiency thresholds recommended

New vitamin D deficiency thresholds recommended

The National Osteoporosis Society (NOS) has updated...

SGLT2 inhibitors associated with increased risk of lower-limb amputation in new study

SGLT2 inhibitors associated with increased risk of lower-limb amputation in new study

SGLT2 inhibitors may be linked to a doubling in the...

New MIMS table helps prescribers choose asthma inhalers

New MIMS table helps prescribers choose asthma inhalers

Prescribers can now turn to a handy MIMS comparison...

MIMS Learning's top 25 learning modules in 2018: which topics were the hottest?

MIMS Learning's top 25 learning modules in 2018: which topics were the hottest?

Discover the hottest topics in primary care learning,...

Prescribing restrictions considered for diabetes and eczema products

Prescribing restrictions considered for diabetes and eczema products

Prescribing of blood glucose testing strips and bath...

Quinolone warning over aortic aneurysm risk

Quinolone warning over aortic aneurysm risk

Quinolone antibiotics may be associated with an increased...

Reseachers advocate mirabegron for first-line treatment of OAB

Reseachers advocate mirabegron for first-line treatment of OAB

Mirabegron should be considered for first-line pharmacological...

Two new vaccines to be used in 2019/20 flu programme

Two new vaccines to be used in 2019/20 flu programme

Two new flu vaccines, which are due to be licensed...

Flash blood glucose monitoring must be available to eligible patients, rules NHS England

Flash blood glucose monitoring must be available to eligible patients, rules NHS England

CCGs will be expected to make wearable sensors that...

Advise patients of hydrochlorothiazide link to skin cancer, says MHRA

Advise patients of hydrochlorothiazide link to skin cancer, says MHRA

Patients should be advised that long-term use of hydrochlorothiazide...

Antibiotic treatment regimens - MIMS summary table updated

Antibiotic treatment regimens - MIMS summary table updated

The MIMS quick reference table summarising antibiotic...