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News

Monday, 14 October 2019
Pretomanid for highly drug-resistant TB

In mid-August the FDA approved the novel compound pretomanid for the treatment of XDR-TB and the treatment of MDR-TB for patients intolerant of, or not responding to, standard MDR-TB treatment.

Publication Date:
Sun, 01 Sep 2019 - 16:30
Safety of sunscreens

We are often asked about the safety of sunscreens. The American Academy of Dermatology have put together a very helpful set of ‘frequently asked questions’.

Publication Date:
Sun, 01 Sep 2019 - 16:30
Umbrella review of the efficacy of nutritional supplements and dietary interventions

A fascinating new systematic review of meta-analyses and trials assessing the efficacy of nutritional supplements has shown some interesting results.

Publication Date:
Sun, 01 Sep 2019 - 16:30
Dear Doctor letter: Avoid concomitant use of fluoroquinolones and ACEI/ARBs

A medicine safety letter highlights the risk of acute kidney injury in patients treated with fluoroquinolones concomitantly with ace-inhibitors (ACEIs) or angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs).

Publication Date:
Fri, 02 Aug 2019 - 11:30