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The NICE press team issues press releases on all published Clinical Guidelines, Technology Appraisals, and Public Health guidance, as well as for consultations on draft guidance and other news from NICE. Press releases are usually issued under embargo on the day before they are published on the website. If you are a journalist and would like to be added to our mailing list, please send an email to pressoffice@nice.org.uk or call the press team on 0845 003 7782.

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NICE updating NHS guidelines to plug care gap for patients with common digestive disorders
People with some common but potentially serious digestive disorders may not be getting the most effective treatments or care from hospitals or specialist NHS services. Now NICE is updating its guidance to plug this care gap.
April 2, 2014

NICE recommends tests to help diagnose and manage asthma
NICE has issued final guidance recommending the use of a simple test to help clinicians in the diagnosis and management of asthma. People with asthma often have inflamed lungs and breathe out higher levels of nitric oxide. In the new guidance, NICE recommends 3 devices to measure the levels of nitric oxide a person is breathing out. They are NIOX MINO and NIOX VERO (Aerocrine), and NObreath (Bedfont Scientific Ltd).
April 2, 2014

NICE consults on new draft guideline for improving oral health
NICE has published a draft guideline to help local authorities improve oral health.
April 1, 2014

NICE set not to recommend ustekinumab for psoriatic arthritis
Final draft guidance, from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, published today does not recommend ustekinumab (Stelara) for psoriatic arthritis.
March 28, 2014

NICE seeks views on how it assesses drugs and other technologies for the NHS
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has begun a formal consultation on proposed changes to the way it makes recommendations on new medicines and other treatments for use in the NHS.
March 27, 2014

NICE guidance says treatment to cure common hospital-acquired infection is safe and effective
NICE has published new guidance on a ?transplant? procedure to treat people with recurring Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infections, a bacterial gut infection that can potentially lead to life threatening complications and is most commonly caught in hospitals.
March 26, 2014

New NICE public health guidance to reduce unwanted pregnancies
NICE publishes public health guidance to reduce unwanted pregnancies among young people through improved contraceptive services.
March 26, 2014

NICE says yes to new treatment for rare autoimmune disease in final guidance
NICE has today published final guidance recommending rituximab (MabThera, Roche Products) as an option for inducing remission in adults with the rare autoimmune condition anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitis.
March 26, 2014

NICE issues final guidance aflibercept for colorectal cancer
NICE, the healthcare guidance body, has issued final guidance that does not recommend aflibercept (Zaltrap, Sanofi) for treating metastatic colorectal cancer that is resistant to or has progressed after an oxaliplatin containing regimen.              
March 25, 2014

NICE guidance supports new device for managing wounds
New NICE medical technology guidance supports a device that aims to help improve the treatment of wounds.
March 25, 2014

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