News tagged with clinical excellence
One in five 11-year-old children is currently defined as obese, and the country faces a potentially huge burden of increased obesity-associated morbidity and early mortality. New research by the University of Bristol has ...
Health Jul 28, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Telehealth does not seem to be a cost effective addition to standard support and treatment for patients with long term conditions, finds a study published in the BMJ today.
Health Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—More than half of all patients suffering from schizophrenia do not take antipsychotic medication as prescribed, although this is essential for their effective treatment, according to research published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Antidepressant prescriptions in the UK have increased by 9.6% in 2011, to 46 million prescriptions. Does this reflect overmedicalisation or appropriate treatment? Two experts debate the issue on BMJ website today.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Britain's National Health Service may soon offer women at high risk of developing breast cancer drugs normally used to treat the disease as a prevention strategy.
Cancer Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New clinical guidelines need to be developed to help doctors provide better care for people with more than one chronic illness, according to a research team led by the University of Dundee.
Other Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Healthcare professionals are as bad as patients when it comes to knowing how to use inhalers prescribed for asthma and other respiratory conditions correctly, says an editorial in Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—People who regularly take medicines, such as aspirin, paracetamol and triptans could be causing themselves more pain than relief. New guidance out today (Wednesday 19 September) from the ...
Medications Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The strength of sun cream recently recommended by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) to stave off sunburn is far too low and "not in the interests of public health," warns the Drug and Therapeutics Bu ...
Health Jun 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Patients are currently being enrolled in the first clinical trial to investigate the efficacy of immunological therapy for chronic pulmonary sarcoidosis. The trial is being conducted by researchers at the Icahn School of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study by health economists at the University of York has, for the first time, produced an estimate of the impact on other NHS patients of new and more costly drugs and other treatments.
Health Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Mayo Clinic today announced that it has completed a multiyear implementation of a new laboratory information system for the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology and Mayo Medical Laboratories. The new system, which ...
Cancer Apr 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at the University of York perform evaluations of the clinical and cost-effectiveness of drugs for the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).
Health Feb 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Pregnant women in Britain, where the government provides free health care, may soon be able to get a cesarean section on demand thanks to a rule change that critics describe as the health system caving ...
Health Nov 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The study, commissioned by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and undertaken by the UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies (UKCTCS), reviewed published studies from between 1990 and 2007 to establish ...
Health May 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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