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Roshini Claire Anthony, 13 hours ago

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy with S-1 and oxaliplatin (SOX) may be a suitable treatment measure for patients with advanced gastric or esophagogastric junction adenocarcinoma, according to the RESONANCE* trial presented at ASCO GI 2020.

14 hours ago
Isoniazid preventive therapy is safe to use in pregnant women with HIV, especially those with a CD4 count <350 cells/μl, conferring protection against incident tuberculosis (TB) without deleterious maternal and foetal consequences, a study has shown.
16 hours ago
No significant difference is seen between entecavir and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) in terms of their effectiveness for preventing hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in patients with chronic hepatitis B (CHB), according to a recent study.
Yesterday
Treatment with tenapanor 50 mg twice daily (bid) results in improvement of constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-C) symptoms and is generally well tolerated, a phase III study has shown.
Yesterday
The combination of intravitreal aflibercept and antiplatelet-derived growth factor receptor β (anti-PDGFRβ) falls short of improving best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) in patients with treatment-naïve neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD), as compared with intravitreal aflibercept injection (IAI) monotherapy, a phase II study has shown.
Pearl Toh, 3 days ago
Donor selection for faecal microbiota transplant (FMT) can make a difference to maintenance of long-term remission in patients with ulcerative colitis (UC), reveals a study presented at the 2020 Crohn's & Colitis Congress (CCC).
Roshini Claire Anthony, 3 days ago

A US-based retrospective cohort study has shown no difference in the rates of mortality and cardiovascular disease (CVD) with initiation and continuous use of either analogue or human insulin in insulin-naïve adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D). 

Special Reports
23 Jan 2020
Bumrungrad International Hospital was founded in 1980 and has since grown to become one of the most reputable hospitals in the region. The recipient of numerous international awards and accreditations, Bumrungrad International is one of the largest private hospitals in Southeast Asia, catering to over 1.1 million patients from over 190 countries annually.

In an exclusive interview with MIMS, Kenny Lim, Chief Information Technology Officer of Bumrungrad International Hospital shared his views on how the hospital has continued to improve its services to patients with particular emphasis on the use of clinical decisions support tools.
23 Dec 2019
At a Menarini-sponsored symposium held during the Asian Pacific Society Congress, renowned cardiologist Prof John Camm provided the latest evidence for chronic stable angina with or without concomitant diseases, with a special focus on the antianginal agent ranolazine and combination therapies. The event was chaired and moderated by Dr Dante Morales from the University of the Philippines College of Medicine.
10 Dec 2019
Oral H1-antihistamines are the initial treatment of choice for allergic rhinitis (AR) and chronic urticaria in the primary care setting. However, in a diverse population of patients with AR and urticaria, primary care physicians are faced with the challenge of prescribing the best therapy amid a wide armamentarium of antihistamines available.
29 Nov 2019
Metformin Extended Release 500 mg,750 mg, and 1000 mg
29 Nov 2019
Saxagliptin 5 mg, dapagliflozin 10 mg FC tab
29 Nov 2019
Fenofibrate 145 mg, simvastatin 20 mg FC tab
27 Sep 2019
Quadrivalent influenza vaccine (split virion, inactivated) 0.5 mL inj
Conference Reports
Pearl Toh, 14 Feb 2020
Donor selection for faecal microbiota transplant (FMT) can make a difference to maintenance of long-term remission in patients with ulcerative colitis (UC), reveals a study presented at the 2020 Crohn's & Colitis Congress (CCC).
Pearl Toh, 13 Feb 2020
Dose escalation of ustekinumab appears to be an effective option for Crohn’s disease (CD) patients with luminal and perianal manifestations who were nonresponsive to previous therapies, according to a study presented at the Crohn's & Colitis Congress (CCC) 2020.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 13 Feb 2020

The humanized monoclonal antibody mirikizumab appears to reduce bowel movement urgency among patients with moderate to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC), according to a study presented at the Crohn’s and Colitis Congress 2020.

Pearl Toh, 12 Feb 2020
Vedolizumab was similarly effective as infliximab in the control of arthralgias in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in the real world, suggests a head-to-head study presented at the Crohn's & Colitis Congress (CCC) 2020.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 12 Feb 2020

Children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) do not appear to have an elevated risk of lymphoma following treatment with anti-tumour necrosis factor (TNF) agents, according to a study presented at the recent Crohn’s and Colitis Congress 2020.

Elvira Manzano, 07 Feb 2020
Thiopurine immunomodulators still represent a potentially inexpensive and effective therapy for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) maintenance even in the advent of biologics, according to a leading gastroenterologist.
Elvira Manzano, 05 Feb 2020
Not one diet is good enough to support treatment of Crohn’s disease (CD) or ulcerative colitis (UC), says an expert at the AIBD 2019 meeting.
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