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Pearl Toh, 2 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.

Back Pain (Patient Counselling Guide)

05 Jun 2020
Back pain is defined as recurrent or constant pain in the back area affecting almost every adult. Mostly, back pain is caused by a damage to the muscles or ligaments due to improper lifting habits and weakened or strained muscles in the lower back. Other causes include improper posture, strain, physical stress (eg, lifting heavy objects, obesity) or mental stress, inflammation of the joints, muscles or ligaments of the spine, lack of exercise and prolonged standing. There are two types of back pain: acute back pain, which is severe and occurring for less than 6 weeks, usually improving after a few days of treatment, and chronic back pain, which persists for more than 6 weeks and may range from mild to severe. Although back pain sometimes occurs for no apparent reason, it is important to note that some back pains may be a manifestation of an underlying medical condition, including cancer involving the vertebrae or spinal joints, that might require professional help.

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Pearl Toh, 2 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.