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In Prescrire's Spotlight

Overmedication of society: a concern for all

1 August 2017

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Medicines and culture

1 August 2017

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Prescrire applauds the work of the European Ombudsman over the past several years

28 July 2017

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"Top Texts of 2017", new from the Editors of Prescrire International

1 August 2017

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Equine oestrogens + bazedoxifene (Duavive°) and menopause. Inadequately evaluated harms

1 July 2017

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In the July issue of Prescrire International: The adverse effects of the cytotoxic temsirolimus and the opioid pholcodine

1 July 2017

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Pertuzumab: of variable benefit depending on the type of breast cancer

1 July 2017

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Pregnancy and Graves' disease: opt for treatments posing the lowest maternal and fetal risks

1 July 2017

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Who are we? A non-profit continuing education organisation, committed to better patient care

1 July 2017

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Global "No Free Lunch" Conference in Berlin 15-17 September 2017: "How do conflicts of interest harm health around the world?"

1 July 2017

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"Preventing Overdiagnosis 2017: Towards Responsible Global Solutions": an international conference in Quebec City,
17-19 August 2017

1 June 2017

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1 September 2016

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1 September 2016