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Pearl Toh, 5 days ago
Having migraine during midlife appears to be associated with a higher risk of developing dementia in later life, according to a large population-based longitudinal Danish study presented at the AHS* 2020 Virtual Meeting, indicating that migraine may be a risk factor for dementia.
4 days ago
Patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) often suffer from liver abnormalities, which are associated with higher body mass index (BMI), daily consumption of alcohol, more severe disease, and some therapies, according to a recent study.
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Pembrolizumab in combination with chemotherapy significantly improves progression-free survival (PFS) vs chemotherapy alone in patients with previously untreated, locally recurrent inoperable or metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), results of the KEYNOTE-355 study have shown.

Pearl Toh, 25 Jun 2020
The type of face mask matters, in addition to sterilization method, in influencing subsequent filtration efficiency after sterilization process for reuse, a new study finds.

Product Highlight - Crestor

26 Jun 2020
Crestor now can be prescribed for patients with severe renal impairment1
  • The usual dose range applies in patients with mild to moderate renal impairment.
  • For patients with severe renal impairment not on haemodialysis, dosing of Crestor should be started at 5 mg once daily and not exceed 10 mg.
Crestor improves cardiovascular outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease.2
  • Among moderate CKD patients, rosuvastatin was associated with a 45% reduction in first cardiovascular events (myocardial infarction, stroke, hospital stay for unstable angina, arterial revascularisation, or confirmed cardiovascular death.

References:
1. Crestor Malaysia Package Insert, 2019
2. Ridker PM, et al. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010:55(12):1266-1273



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Pearl Toh, 5 days ago
Having migraine during midlife appears to be associated with a higher risk of developing dementia in later life, according to a large population-based longitudinal Danish study presented at the AHS* 2020 Virtual Meeting, indicating that migraine may be a risk factor for dementia.
4 days ago
Patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) often suffer from liver abnormalities, which are associated with higher body mass index (BMI), daily consumption of alcohol, more severe disease, and some therapies, according to a recent study.
Christina Lau, 3 days ago

Pembrolizumab in combination with chemotherapy significantly improves progression-free survival (PFS) vs chemotherapy alone in patients with previously untreated, locally recurrent inoperable or metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), results of the KEYNOTE-355 study have shown.

Pearl Toh, 25 Jun 2020
The type of face mask matters, in addition to sterilization method, in influencing subsequent filtration efficiency after sterilization process for reuse, a new study finds.