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High prescribing of short-acting reliever inhalers 'suggests asthma guidance not being followed'

High prescribing of short-acting reliever inhalers 'suggests asthma guidance not being followed'

Frequent prescribing of short-acting ß2 agonists (SABA)...

Don't prescribe analgesics for chronic pain, new NICE guidance advises

Don't prescribe analgesics for chronic pain, new NICE guidance advises

Draft NICE guidance on chronic pain warns that prescribing...

Stepping down of asthma treatment 'worryingly infrequent' despite clinical and cost benefits

Stepping down of asthma treatment 'worryingly infrequent' despite clinical and cost benefits

Asthma guidelines recommend stepping down of medication...

Biggest ever flu vaccination campaign announced for 2020/21

Biggest ever flu vaccination campaign announced for 2020/21

More than 30 million people are to be offered free...

Delayed antibiotic prescribing for URTIs increases hospital admission risk, study shows

Delayed antibiotic prescribing for URTIs increases hospital admission risk, study shows

Delaying the prescription of antibiotics in patients...

Promising early results for UK COVID-19 vaccine

Promising early results for UK COVID-19 vaccine

A COVID-19 vaccine developed by scientists at Oxford...

First SGLT2 inhibitor approved to treat diabetic kidney disease

First SGLT2 inhibitor approved to treat diabetic kidney disease

Canagliflozin (Invokana) can now be prescribed to slow...

Women taking valproate still unaware of pregnancy risks, survey finds

Women taking valproate still unaware of pregnancy risks, survey finds

One in ten women currently taking valproate are unaware...

Experts urge vitamin D supplementation and call for research into possible COVID-19 benefits

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