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In Prescrire's Spotlight

Prescrire's Drug Awards for 2014: a good vintage

1 February 2015

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Prescrire's Drug Packaging Awards for 2014: one winner, but still too many dangerous flaws

1 February 2015

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Prescrire's annual Information Awards: several firms are commended, but too many have underperformed

1 February 2015

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Drugs to avoid in the name of better patient care: 2015 update

1 February 2015

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New drug pricing: does it make sense? A discussion-debate at the annual Prescrire Awards ceremony

1 February 2015

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European directive on trade secrets: A threat to access to public health

10 February 2015

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Imatinib (Glivec°) and acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in children: prolonged survival in Philadelphia chromosome-positive cases

1 February 2015

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In the February issue of Prescrire International: Sciatica and epidural corticosteroid injections

1 February 2015

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Cholic acid (Orphacol°): major improvement in some bile acid deficiencies

1 February 2015

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Serving patients' best interests

1 February 2015

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Type 2 diabetes: canagliflozin (Invokana°) should be ruled out

1 February 2015

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Dental caries: can be drug related

1 February 2015

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Inhibiting onset of lactation: women should opt not to take bromocriptine

1 February 2015

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