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Initiation or switch to the single-tablet regimen of bictegravir/emtricitabine/tenofovir alafenamide (TAF) led to low HIV-1 RNA viral load in people living with HIV (PLHIV), according to the BICSTaR study presented at HIV Glasgow 2020.

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Use of corticosteroids appears to be an effective treatment for paediatric drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS), suggest the results of a recent study. In severe cases, corticosteroids used in conjunction with intravenous immunoglobulin result in fast clinical improvement.
Stephen Padilla, 10 Nov 2020
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) seem to benefit from using chlorhexidine oral rinses twice daily as shown by the reduction in oral and sputum microbiota alpha diversity and by clinically significant improvements in COPD symptoms, according to a study presented at ID Week 2020.

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16 Sep 2020

The only once-weekly type 2 diabetes treatment unifying superior efficacy and CV benefits1

  • Up to 1.8% HbA1c reduction*1,2
  •  Up to 6.5kg weight reduction*1,2
  •  26% CV risk reduction vs placebo†1,3

  *Results apply to Ozempic 1 mg vs Dulaglutide 1.5 mg

 †When added to standard of care, which included oral anti-diabetic treatments, insulin, anti-hypertensives, diuretics and lipid-lowering therapies1,4



References:
1. Ozempic Malaysia Prescribing Information.
2. Pratley RE, et al; Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2018;6(4):275-286.
3. Marso SP, et al; N Engl J Med. 2016;375(19):1834-1844.
4. Marso SP, et al; N Engl J Med. 2016;375(suppl 1):S1-S108.


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Most Read Articles
04 Oct 2020
Obesity does not appear to be strongly correlated with an increased risk for febrile neutropaenia during levofloxacin prophylaxis in patients with haematological malignancies receiving intermediate-risk myelosuppressive chemotherapy, suggests a study.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 25 Nov 2020

Initiation or switch to the single-tablet regimen of bictegravir/emtricitabine/tenofovir alafenamide (TAF) led to low HIV-1 RNA viral load in people living with HIV (PLHIV), according to the BICSTaR study presented at HIV Glasgow 2020.

09 Nov 2020
Use of corticosteroids appears to be an effective treatment for paediatric drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS), suggest the results of a recent study. In severe cases, corticosteroids used in conjunction with intravenous immunoglobulin result in fast clinical improvement.
Stephen Padilla, 10 Nov 2020
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) seem to benefit from using chlorhexidine oral rinses twice daily as shown by the reduction in oral and sputum microbiota alpha diversity and by clinically significant improvements in COPD symptoms, according to a study presented at ID Week 2020.