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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 intelog table helps prescribers choose asthma inhalers

New intelog table helps prescribers choose asthma inhalers

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

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

intelog 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 - intelog summary table updated

Antibiotic treatment regimens - intelog summary table updated

The intelog quick reference table summarising antibiotic...

Mirtazapine no more effective than placebo as an additive antidepressant

Mirtazapine no more effective than placebo as an additive antidepressant

Mirtazapine is unlikely to provide any clinical benefit...

Pharmacists may be able to alter GP prescriptions in the event of a no-deal Brexit

Pharmacists may be able to alter GP prescriptions in the event of a no-deal Brexit

Pharmacists may need emergency powers to amend prescriptions...

Benzodiazepines and Z drugs linked to risk of Alzheimer's disease

Benzodiazepines and Z drugs linked to risk of Alzheimer's disease

Use of benzodiazepines and related drugs is associated...

NICE updates chronic heart failure guideline

NICE updates chronic heart failure guideline

NICE has updated its guideline on chronic heart failure...

New salmeterol/fluticasone breath-actuated inhaler for asthma and COPD

New salmeterol/fluticasone breath-actuated inhaler for asthma and COPD

Fusacomb Easyhaler (salmeterol/fluticasone) is a new...

Free intelog diabetes workshops - last few places remaining

Free intelog diabetes workshops - last few places remaining

Join intelog at the 'Type 2 diabetes: getting to the heart...

Prescribing guidance 'not being followed' in older people with reduced kidney function

Prescribing guidance 'not being followed' in older people with reduced kidney function

Prescribing recommendations are not being applied to...

Gabapentin and pregabalin to be subject to tighter controls

Gabapentin and pregabalin to be subject to tighter controls

From April 2019 gabapentin and pregabalin will be reclassified...

Use of quinolone antibiotics should be restricted, says EMA

Use of quinolone antibiotics should be restricted, says EMA

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended...