Articles: 24.04 19 February 2013

A dry, brownish-red rash

For over a year, this fit young man had been troubled by this persistent and occasionally itchy, discoloured rash on the axillae and groins.
A dry brownish red rash

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Aclidinium bromide: new LAMA for symptom relief in COPD

Aclidinium bromide (Eklira Genuair), a new inhaled LAMA, is licensed as maintenance treatment to relieve symptoms in COPD. In our New products review, Steve Chaplin presents the clinical data relating to it efficacy and adverse events, and Dr Richard Russell discusses its place in treatment.
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Alpha-blockers in the treatment of benign prostatic hypertrophy

Steve Chaplin and Professor Roger Kirby provide an over – view of the properties of alpha-blockers and how they compare in the management of benign prostatic hypertrophy.
Alpha blockers in the treatment of benign prostatic hypertrophy

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Cranberries for preventing urinary tract infections (updated review)

The authors assessed the effectiveness of cranberry products in preventing UTIs in susceptible populations.
Cranberries for preventing urinary tract infections updated review

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CVD: the widening gap

A new analysis from Imperial College London has found that the gap in heart disease deaths for people over the age of 65 in the richest and poorest areas of England has widened over the last 20 years.
CVD the widening gap

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New from NICE

Clinical Guideline. Psychosis and schizophrenia: recognition and management of psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people. CG155.
New from NICE

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Secondary prevention of MI: current approaches to treatment

The cornerstones of secondary prevention of MI are drug therapy, cardiac rehabilitation and lifestyle measures. Our Drug review considers the mode of action and evidence base for the wide range of drugs available, followed by sources of further information.
Secondary prevention of MI current approaches to …

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