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NICE to consider US approach to treating depression
NICE is to consider the US approach to treating people with depression, after latest research found that the treatment model could be successfully replicated in the UK.
August 20, 2013

Avoid drug treatment for children and young people with moderate ADHD
NICE advises against using drugs as a first-line treatment for children and young people with moderate attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), as latest figures suggest a sharp rise in the number of drugs prescribed for the condition.
August 15, 2013

Test to detect spread of breast cancer could help avoid further surgery
A test used during surgery to detect whether breast cancer has spread can help avoid further operations and allow treatments such as chemotherapy to begin earlier, according to NICE.
August 7, 2013

Indicators to improve dementia care proposed for QOF 2014/15
hree new indicators to improve dementia care could be added to the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) incentive scheme for UK practices, as NICE unveils potential indicators for 2014/15.
August 1, 2013

Topics for latest CCG Outcomes Indicator Set announced
Cancer, stroke and enhancing the quality of life for carers are among topics covered by the latest set of indicators proposed by NICE for the Clinical Commissioning Group Outcomes Indicator Set (CCG OIS).
August 1, 2013

NICE welcomes two new non-executive directors
Two new non-executive directors will be joining the NICE Board, the Department of Health has announced.
July 25, 2013

Device to diagnose pregnancy complications could help avoid use of speculum
A new device that detects the cause of unexplained vaginal wetness in pregnancy could help pregnant women avoid receiving unnecessary invasive speculum examinations, according to NICE.
July 24, 2013

Timeliness of treatment crucial for heart attack patients
People who have suffered the most severe type of heart attack should be offered immediate treatment to restore blood flow, under new guidelines which emphasis that time is of the essence.
July 24, 2013

New treatment approved for adolescents with bipolar disorder
NICE has recommended the use of aripiprazole (Abilify) as an option for treating moderate to severe manic episodes in adolescents with bipolar disorder.
July 24, 2013

Clinical Knowledge Summaries Service expands
NICE has added 44 new topics to its Clinical Knowledge Summaries (CKS) service, including asthma, cough in children, constipation, dementia, eczema, and migraine.
July 24, 2013

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