Health Headlines: Island services at risk, RA drug accepted by NICE and treatment cuts spread of HIV

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Island services at risk - The Scotsman
Doctors on a Scottish island have claimed services are at risk due to plans to remove funding for three GPs.
Funding row fear for island GPs

RA drug accepted by NICE - The Daily Telegraph
Hundreds of thousands of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) sufferers could benefit from a new treatment after the drugs spending watchdog changed its mind about prescribing it on the NHS.
New arthritis drug given green light

Anti-retrovirals prevent spread of HIV- The BBC
An HIV-positive person who takes anti-retroviral drugs after diagnosis, rather than when their health declines, can cut the risk of spreading the virus to uninfected partners by 96%, according to a study. Anti-retroviral drugs 'help reduce' HIV transmission

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