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SOMATULINE AUTOGEL – Lanreotide 120 mg solution for injection (pre-filled syringe) – Ipsen Pharma
  • The 1st and only Somatostatin analogue approved for pancreatic and midgut tumour control1.
  • Significant prolonged progression free survival over deferred treatment2.
  • Can make a difference as a 1st line anti-tumor therapy2.
  • Single-use prefilled syringe, no reconstitution or mixing is required,suitable for self-administration3.
  • Innovative syringe with retractable needle to prevent needle stick injury3

References:

  1. Somatuline Autogel UK SmPC 2015
  2. Caplin M et al., NEJM 2014, 371(3):224-233
  3. Johanson V, et al., Patient Preference and Adherence 2012, (6): 703-710

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Obesity has a slight and substantial negative impact on the cognitive functioning of healthy individuals and major depressive disorder patients (MDD), respectively, a new study shows.
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is currently the 10th commonest cause of death in Singapore, with a disease burden of 5.9 percent according to a 2015 population-based survey (EPIC-Asia survey) in Singapore. Pearl Toh spoke with Dr Augustine Tee, chief and senior consultant of the Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine at Changi General Hospital (CGH) in Singapore, on how COPD is often underdetected in the primary care population as symptoms are not specific and diagnosis requires a combination of clinical risk factors, symptoms and spirometry testing.