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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all published Clinical Guidelines, Technology Appraisals, and Public Health guidance, as well as for consultations on draft guidance and other news from NICE.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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New NICE advice for local government: Use a lower BMI to help prevent high levels of heart disease and diabetes in people from minority ethnicities
A new NICE briefing to help local authorities reduce the high levels of diabetes and cardiovascular disease in people from African, Caribbean and Asian backgrounds and other minority ethnicities advises a lower body mass index (BMI) of 23 kg/m2 should be used as a trigger to take action in preventing ill health.
January 22, 2014

NICE recommends new treatment option for multiple sclerosis
In final guidance the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended the use of Genzyme?s multiple sclerosis drug teriflunomide (also called Aubagio). The NHS now has a legal obligation to begin funding this treatment for eligible patients within the next 3 months.
January 22, 2014

Take head injuries seriously, says NICE
Time is of the essence when treating head injuries to avoid potentially serious complications, including disability or death, says the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
January 22, 2014

NICE support for local authorities on improving access to health and social care services
Support for local authorities to improve access to health and social care services for people who don?t routinely use them is the focus of a new NICE local government briefing.  
January 22, 2014

Care and support for people with autism must be improved, says NICE
NICE has issued a quality standard to improve the quality of care and support for children, young people and adults with autism.
January 21, 2014

NICE consults on draft updated recommendations on implantable devices for the treatment of life-threatening arrhythmias and heart failure
In draft recommendations NICE has clearly defined which implantable cardiac devices are clinically and cost effective options for thousands of people with life-threatening irregular heartbeats (arrhythmias) or heart failure.
January 20, 2014

Updated guideline to identify and treat common heart disorder
NICE is updating its guideline on the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common heart rhythm disorder (arrhythmia), and has published a draft for public consultation.
January 15, 2014

NICE: Diagnosing and treating prostate cancer
Newly updated NICE guidance on how best to diagnose and treat prostate cancer will help doctors to ensure that men are given information about the treatment options available and help in choosing the best option to suit them.
January 8, 2014

NICE launches consultation on 2015/16 QOF
NICE, the health and social care guidance body, has opened a public consultation today on potential new indicators for the 2015/16 Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF). The potential new indicators have been developed to improve the quality of care provided by family doctors.
January 6, 2014

NICE issues guidance to encourage people to make resolutions for life, not just New Year
After Christmas and New Year, many of us are determined to drink less, quit smoking, do more exercise or eat healthier, but it becomes overwhelming and our resolve crumbles. This new guidance from NICE is aimed at one simple idea: helping people to live healthier lives by ensuring that health and social care budgets are spent on activities that work.
January 2, 2014

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