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WHO advises against use of convalescent plasma for Covid

Current evidence shows that convalescent plasma does not improve survival rates.

MHRA reminder of adverse effects of haloperidol in the elderly

MHRA warns of increased risk of adverse neurological and cardiac effects in elderly patients on haloperidol.

Dapagliflozin no longer authorised for treatment of type 1 diabetes

Dapagliflozin no longer indicated for type 1 diabetes for commercial reasons.

One in four vaccinated people at risk of Covid infection

Vaccination alone is not enough to stop the household transmission of the delta variant of Covid-19

Novel HIV drug introduced

Rukobia is indicated for multi drug-resistant HIV-1.

First oral antiviral for Covid-19 approved by MHRA

Molnupiravir reduces risk of hospitalisation or death for at-risk adults with mild to moderate Covid-19 by 50 per cent.

NICE publishes delayed guideline on ME/CFS

Guideline covers every aspect of ME/CFS from identification and assessment to management, monitoring and review

Long term oral steroids increase risk of CVD

Taking steroids for long-term inflammatory diseases increases CVD risk.

Breakthrough lung cancer drug gets MHRA green light

NHS lung cancer patients will be the first in Europe to be offered sotorasib.

Six NHS Trusts funded to trial AI prostate cancer diagnostic tech

The trial will examine how prostate cancer diagnosis can be speeded up.

NICE fails to reach agreement on new ME guidance

NICE has had to pause publication of its updated guideline on ME and CFS.

High street in flux as rate of store closures escalates

A net 1,123 stores disappeared from Great Britain’s top 500 high streets in the first half of the year, compared to a net loss of 222 stores last year.

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