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New NICE kidney guideline to save thousands of lives
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published a new guideline which promises to save thousands of lives and hundreds of millions of pounds each year. The new guideline will help prevent, detect and treat acute kidney injury (AKI), a condition that affects one in six people who are admitted to hospital and although it is completely preventable, can lead to death in one in four of those.
August 28, 2013

Good communication is essential for children with autism and their families, says NICE
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recommends that health and social care workers are trained to meet the individual needs of children and young people with autism. The recommendation is part of a new clinical guideline on the management and support of the condition in children and young people.
August 28, 2013

New standard from NICE aims to raise the bar in the care and support of people with headache
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued standards to improve the care and support for young people and adults who suffer headache, including migraine.
August 28, 2013

NICE issues draft recommendations for lung cancer drug
NICE, the healthcare guidance body, has issued final draft guidance on crizotinib (Xalkori, Pfizer) for previously treated anaplastic-lymphoma-kinase-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer. The draft guidance does not recommend crizotinib.
August 16, 2013

Early diagnosis and treatment for head injuries is key to saving lives says draft NICE guidance
Children and adults who suffer any trauma to the head should be seen by doctors and treated quickly to avoid potentially serious complications, including disability or death. The advice is part of updated guidelines being developed by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
August 16, 2013

NICE opens consultation on osteoarthritis guideline update
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has today (Thursday 15 August) opened a public consultation on the update of its clinical guideline on the care and management of osteoarthritis in adults.  
August 15, 2013

NICE consults on new device used in treating complex disease of the heart artery
NICE has opened a consultation on its draft medical technology guidance on the E vita open plus device for treating bulging blood vessels and tears in the wall of the main artery carrying blood from the heart to the body.
August 14, 2013

NICE guidance recommends tests to help target treatments for most common lung cancer
In new diagnostics guidance NICE has recommended a number of tests and test strategies to help doctors target treatments more effectively for people with the most common form of lung cancer in England and Wales.
August 14, 2013

NICE publishes guidance on tests used during surgery to detect whether breast cancer has spread
NICE has recommended a new test for surgeons to use during operations to discover if breast cancer has spread. The test - the RD-100i OSNA system produced by Sysmex UK - is used while surgery to remove breast cancer tumours is carried out. It can detect if the cancer has spread to lymph nodes in the armpit.
August 7, 2013

NICE sets new standards to improve care for people with psoriasis
NICE has today (Tuesday6 August) set new standards for the quality of care for people with psoriasis ? an irritable skin condition characterised by red, flaky crusty patches of skin covered with silvery scales.
August 6, 2013

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