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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.

Memory Decline (Patient Counselling Guide)

05 Jun 2020
Memory is a term used to describe the cognitive mechanism by which information is acquired, retained, and recalled. Mild changes in memory occur as a person grows old. Memory decline, or mild forgetfulness, that occurs as a part of the normal aging process is also referred to as Age-Related Memory Decline, Age-Associated Memory Impairment, Age-Related Memory Loss, or Late Life Forgetfulness. Memory problems due to aging may result from the physical changes in the brain and not from a neurological disorder. The hippocampus, a part of the brain involved in the formation and retrieval of memories, often deteriorates with age. Hormones and proteins that repair and protect brain cells and stimulate nerve growth also decline with age. Decreased blood flow to the brain also occurs in older people, which can impair memory and lead to changes in cognitive skills. Memory has various forms eg, remote memory, procedural memory (performing tasks), semantic recall (general knowledge), and recent memory. However, Age-Related Memory Decline only affects recent memory (learning and recalling new information) in persons >50 years of age. Other causes of memory problems include stress, depression, dementia, dehydration, sleep apnea, thyroid problems, vitamin B12 deficiency, stroke, head injury, brain tumor, infection, medication side effects and alcoholism. Memory loss not related to aging may require immediate medical attention.

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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.