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NICE publishes final guidance on fremanezumab

NICE has now published final guidance on the use of fremanezumab (Ajovy) for the prevention of migraine in adults (TA631). The new guidance states that...Read more

Yellow Card reporting site for COVID-19-related incidents

The MHRA has launched a new dedicated coronavirus Yellow Card reporting site to identify new and emerging side-effects and medical device incidents relating to...Read more

MHRA issues positive opinion on remdesivir under the Early Access to Medicines Scheme

On 26 May, MHRA gave the first positive scientific opinion under the Early Access to Medicines Scheme (EAMS) for use of the antiviral drug remdesivir. This...Read more

CHMP recommends new asthma triple combination inhaler

The EMA’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended the granting of a marketing authorisation for the Enerzair Breezhaler, a new...Read more

NICE recommends new histology-independent cancer therapy

In a final appraisal determination, NICE has recommended larotrectinib (Vitrakvi) for use in NHS patients within the Cancer Drugs Fund. Larotrectinib is a...Read more

Featured Articles

The PINCER initiative: reducing medication errors in primary care
PINCER is a pharmacistled IT-based intervention developed by researchers at the University of Nottingham to reduce clinically important medication errors in primary care. This article discusses how and why PINCER was developed and what the initiative has achieved so far.
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Role of exercise in managing substance use disorders
The introduction of physical exercise as part of a comprehensive healthier lifestyle has been shown to improve the mental and physical health of people who use drugs. This article examines the theoretical basis behind this and provides practical advice on how to deliver such interventions.
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COVID-19: a brief history and treatments in development
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is now dominating the lives of everyone, and its history is constantly being rewritten. This article gives a brief account of the story so far: where SARS-CoV-2 might have originated, how it compares with other viruses that cause major respiratory disease, and some of the treatments and vaccines currently being investigated to combat it.
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