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NICE seeks to limit the spread of blood-borne viruses among steroid users

With more people injecting themselves with steroids, NICE has updated its guideline on the provision of needle and syringe programmes with new recommendations about services for those who use image and performance enhancing drugs

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  • NICE opens consultation on 'spray-on skin' device for healing burn wounds

    The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has opened its consultation on draft guidance for a 'spray-on skin' device that aims to help improve the healing of acute burns.

  • More options proposed for tackling anaemia in cancer patients

    Cancer patients on chemotherapy, who are anaemic, are set to see six newly recommended treatments available through the NHS. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has drawn up draft guidance to recommend six treatments (known as erythropoiesis-stimulating agents or ESAs) which boost levels of red blood cells. NICE is now starting a consultation on the guidance

  • NICE draft guidance recommends a treatment for prostate cancer

    In final draft guidance published today (15 April, 2014), NICE has recommended degarelix (Firmagon, Ferring Pharmaceuticals), as an option for treating advanced hormone dependent prostate cancer in people with spinal metastases who present with signs or symptoms of spinal cord compression.

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