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Pearl Toh, 4 days ago
Vitamin D supplementation can reduce the incidence of advanced cancer among older adults, in particular those with a normal BMI but not those who are overweight or obese, suggests the large VITAL* randomized study presented during the ASCO 2020 Meeting.
Stephen Padilla, 19 Jul 2019
A quadruple combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) demonstrates similar effects when compared to a triple cART in treatment-naïve people with HIV, according to the results of a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Jairia Dela Cruz, 01 Jun 2020
Current three-drug combination antiretroviral therapy (ART) regimens have proven to be highly effective, and the use of the relatively inexpensive rilpivirine (RPV) appears to have considerably better tolerability profile than efavirenz or protease inhibitors in regimens containing abacavir plus lamivudine (ABC/3TC) for treatment-naïve patients, offering a good, less costly approach to suppressing HIV, as shown in a Singapore study.
05 Jun 2020
Darunavir lacks potent in vitro antiviral activity against SARS-CoV-2 and is therefore not supported for use in the treatment of COVID-19, according to a recent study.

Acne (Patient Counselling Guide)

05 Jun 2020
Acne is a common and chronic skin condition that is manifested by outbreaks of skin lesions commonly called pimples. This occurs when the hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells (called comedones). Acne lesions occur mostly on the face, neck, back, chest and shoulders. Sebum provides a growth medium for Propionibacterium acnes, an anaerobic bacteria that is a normal component of skin flora. Proliferation of this bacteria causes inflammation. Acne affects persons of all ages including women in their 30’s, 40’s or 50’s, but it is most common in teenagers and young adults. Acne is not a serious health threat. However, severe acne can lead to pitting, permanent scarring and psychosocial impact. The condition can be triggered and/or worsen by the following factors: increased hormone (androgen) levels during puberty, medications eg, corticosteroids, testosterone & lithium, and stress.

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Most Read Articles
Pearl Toh, 4 days ago
Vitamin D supplementation can reduce the incidence of advanced cancer among older adults, in particular those with a normal BMI but not those who are overweight or obese, suggests the large VITAL* randomized study presented during the ASCO 2020 Meeting.
Stephen Padilla, 19 Jul 2019
A quadruple combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) demonstrates similar effects when compared to a triple cART in treatment-naïve people with HIV, according to the results of a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Jairia Dela Cruz, 01 Jun 2020
Current three-drug combination antiretroviral therapy (ART) regimens have proven to be highly effective, and the use of the relatively inexpensive rilpivirine (RPV) appears to have considerably better tolerability profile than efavirenz or protease inhibitors in regimens containing abacavir plus lamivudine (ABC/3TC) for treatment-naïve patients, offering a good, less costly approach to suppressing HIV, as shown in a Singapore study.
05 Jun 2020
Darunavir lacks potent in vitro antiviral activity against SARS-CoV-2 and is therefore not supported for use in the treatment of COVID-19, according to a recent study.