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NICE sets out how to diagnose and treat Lyme disease

New NICE guidance will help GPs, specialists and other health professionals spot a potential diagnosis of Lyme disease.

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Most common ear infections should not be treated with antibiotics, says NICE

NICE is urging GPs to manage most common ear infections with pain relief rather than antibiotics.

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NICE says not to give up on people trying to be independent after hospital discharge or in their own homes

NICE is urging health and social care staff to support people to safely continue with everyday activities such as climbing stairs, dressing themselves or cooking after a period of illness or if they have been struggling at home.

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Nivolumab now available for lung cancer after company offers NICE new CDF deal

Lung cancer patients in England can now be prescribed nivolumab, also known as Opdivo, after NICE says it should be available through the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF).

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