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In Prescrire's Spotlight

Updated list of "Drugs to avoid, in the name of better patient care" is published by independent French journal Prescrire

1 December 2019

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Emicizumab (Hemlibra°) in haemophilia A. A first-choice preventive treatment for patients with factor VIII inhibitors

1 December 2019

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In the December issue of Prescrire International: pertuzumab (Perjeta°) after surgery for some breast cancers at high risk of recurrence

1 December 2019

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The Mediator° disaster: so much time wasted, so many lives destroyed

1 December 2019

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Diclofenac: a habit that needs changing

1 December 2019

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Anti-inflammatory drugs: risks for the kidneys even in young, healthy adults

1 December 2019

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Sore throat: paracetamol is the best option

1 December 2019

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Enjoy these features, and more, in our upcoming issues

1 December 2019

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The European Medicines Agency's independence is paramount: concrete alternatives to the fee-for-service system must be found

1 November 2019

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"Faces of Mediator", a new book published by Prescrire

1 October 2019

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1 December 2018

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"Top Texts of 2019", new from the editors of Prescrire International

28 August 2019

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1 September 2018