NICE recommends wider use of statins for prevention of CVD

NICE recommends wider use of statins for prevention of CVD

In updated guidance on lipid modification, NICE recommends that preventative treatment for CVD should be halved from a 20 per cent risk of developing the disease over 10 years to a 10 per cent risk.

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CKD guidance updated to help improve diagnosis of the condition

CKD guidance updated to help improve diagnosis of the condition

NICE has updated its clinical guideline on chronic kidney disease (CKD) to include new recommendations on the diagnosis and classification of the condition, and on its relationship with acute kidney injury.

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Wider use of statins could cut deaths from heart disease

Wider use of statins could cut deaths from heart disease

Up to 8,000 lives could be saved every three years by offering statins to anyone with a 10 per cent risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) within a decade, says NICE.

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15 years of NICE

15 years of NICE

The NICE Annual Review 2013/14 is now available and offers a snapshot of our work over the past 12 months, as well as a look back as NICE celebrates its 15th anniversary.

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