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In Prescrire's Spotlight

Drugs to avoid in the name of better patient care: 2016 update

1 February 2016

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Prescrire's Drug Awards for 2015 honour new indications for three older drugs

1 February 2016

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Prescrire's Drug Packaging Awards for 2015: still too many dangerous flaws

1 February 2016

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Prescrire's Information Awards for 2015: a handful of drug companies are honoured, amidst a general lack of transparency

1 February 2016

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"Adaptive licensing": the European Medicines Agency's unwise proposals. A discussion-debate at the annual Prescrire Awards

1 February 2016

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"Weak" opioid analgesics: codeine, dihydrocodeine and tramadol are no less risky than morphine

1 February 2016

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In the February issue of Prescrire International. Oseltamivir (Tamiflu°): over 15 years of data retention and systematic stonewalling

1 February 2016

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"Preventing Overdiagnosis": an international conference to be held in Barcelona on 20-22 September 2016

1 February 2016

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