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Offer children and young people with cancer chance to take part in clinical trials
Children and young people with cancer should be given the opportunity to take part in clinical trials to increase knowledge about the disease and improve survival rates, according to latest standards from NICE.
February 27, 2014

NICE delivers wakeup call to NHS on domestic violence
Health care professionals should receive training so that they can recognise the signs of domestic violence and abuse and ensure that those affected are aware of the help and support available to them, say NICE.
February 26, 2014

Keeping communities healthy through NHS Health Checks
Local government can reduce the impact of chronic illnesses and prevent premature mortality by effectively delivering NHS Health Checks, according to NICE.
February 26, 2014

Offer talking therapies to people at risk of psychosis and schizophrenia
People considered to be at increased risk of psychosis should be offered cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) as opposed to antipsychotic medication, according to updated guidelines from NICE.
February 12, 2014

Exercise key to managing osteoarthritis
Exercise is a core treatment in managing osteoarthritis, according to updated NICE guidance on the condition.
February 12, 2014

Thousands more could be offered statins
Thousands more people could be prescribed statins to help lower cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes, under draft guidance.
February 11, 2014

Minimum pricing for alcohol 'effectively targets harmful drinkers'
A minimum price per unit of alcohol, as recommended by NICE, effectively targets high-risk drinkers while having little impact on moderate drinkers, according to a new study.
February 10, 2014

Offer psychological interventions for anxiety disorders
People with a suspected anxiety disorder, such as post-traumatic stress or obsessive compulsive disorder, should be offered psychological interventions as a first-line treatment, as set out in new NICE standards.
February 6, 2014

Cancer patients diagnosed quicker, thanks to NICE guidelines
The time taken to diagnose certain common cancers, from the point when a patient first reports a possible symptom to their GP, fell in adults by an average of five days, following the launch of NICE guidelines on cancer referral.
February 5, 2014

NICE calls on local government to boost physical activity
Local government can improve the health and wellbeing of their communities, and save money in the long-term, by encouraging people to be more physically active, says NICE.
February 3, 2014

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