Articles: 27.07 July 2016

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Immune checkpoint inhibitors: a new class of anticancer drug

Over the past five years, three anticancer drugs (ipilimumab, pembrolizumab and nivolumab) belonging to a new class known as immune checkpoint inhibitors have become available, which are already having an impact on survival in patients with metastatic melanoma and offering promise in the treatment of …

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Management of female-pattern hair loss

Female-pattern hair loss is a common and distressing condition that can lead to a progressive and irreversible decline in scalp hair density if left untreated. This article discusses the causes, characteristics and management of hair loss in women.
Female-pattern hair loss is a common and distinctive …

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Topical antibacterial and antiviral agents: prescribing and resistance

This article describes the current prescribing patterns for topical antibacterial and antiviral preparations in primary care and the factors to consider when choosing a treatment, including the evidence for antimicrobial resistance.
Topical formulations for infections of the skin (eg impetigo, furunculosis, infected eczema), eye (eg uncomplicated …

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