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Statins should be offered to everyone who has chronic kidney disease, says NICE

Healthcare professionals should offer statins to millions of people with chronic kidney disease (CKD). This will help to manage their increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), says NICE.

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£3 a day drug for irritable bowel syndrome gets NICE approval

The drug, Truberzi has been recommended for routine funding on the NHS to treat patients with irritable bowel syndrome and diarrhoea (IBS-D).

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New NICE advice about when to give antibiotics for common infections

For the first time NICE is giving specific advice for doctors and nurses about when and how to prescribe antibiotics for conditions such as sore throats and colds.

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NICE approval for nivolumab provides new treatment for advanced blood cancer

People with an advanced type of blood cancer will benefit from nivolumab on the NHS following approval by NICE.

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