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Pearl Toh, 19 Jun 2016
Infants with persistent rhinitis have a higher abundance of Actinobacteria, especially Corynebacterium spp., in their nasal microbiome compared with healthy controls, according to a Singapore-based study presented at the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) Annual Congress 2016 held in Vienna, Austria.
Gabriel Angelo Sembrano, 16 Sep 2014

“At present, there is a limited development of new antibiotics. There is also a fast development of resistance to antibiotics. There are pathogens no longer susceptible to all antibiotics, and many pathogens are no longer susceptible to most antibiotics,” said Dr. Andre Villanueva, chief of party of the USAID’s Innovations and Multisectoral Partnerships to Achieve Control of TB (IMPACT) Project at the recent Annual Convention of the Philippine Pharmacists’ Association in Davao City.

Audrey Abella, 06 Jan 2017
Persistent wheeze or childhood asthma may be reduced by fish oil supplementation, particularly n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFAs), during pregnancy, a recent Danish study found.
Pearl Toh, 31 May 2016
Synbiotic mixture of oligosaccharides and Bifidobacterium breve (B. breve) M-16V probiotic strain in infant formula restores gut colonisation by B. breve and supports healthy gut development in infants delivered by Caesarean-section (C-section), according to a study presented at the recent European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) annual meeting held in Athens, Greece.

New Product Highlight - Flutiform

22 Jun 2015
FLUTIFORM®– Fluticasone propionate and Formoterol fumarate Inhalation 50 mcg/5 mcg, 125 mcg/5 mcg and 250 mcg/10 mcg  
• flutiform® combines the ICS and LABA that doctors prefer:1,2
     - Well-tolerated and potent anti-inflammatory effects of fluticasone1-5
     - Fast onset and sustained bronchodilatory action of formoterol1-5
• flutiform® delivers a consistently high fine particle fraction across flow rates.6

References:
1. Price D, Bousquet J. Real-world perceptions of inhaled corticosteroid/long-acting β2-agonist combinations in the treatment of asthma. Resp Med 2012; 106 (S1): S4-S8.
2.
Thomas M, Haughney J, Price D. Physicians’ attitudes towards combination therapy with inhaled corticosteroids and long-acting β2-agonist: an observational study in UK specialist care. Prag Obs Res 2011; 2: 25-31.
3. Flutiform® Approved Prescribing Information/Data Sheet.
4. Bodzenta-Lukaszyk A et al. Fluticasone/formoterol combination therapy is as effective as fluticasone/salmeterol in the treatmentof asthma, but has a more rapid onset of action: an open-label, randomized study. BMC Pulm Med 2011; 11: 28-37.
5. Aalbers R et al. Onset ofbronchodilation with fluticasone/formoterol combination versus fluticasone/salmeterol in an open-label, randomized study. Adv Ther 2012; 29 (11):958-969.
6.
Johal B, Howald M, Fischer M, Marshall J. Comparison of the fine particle fraction of fluticasone propionate/formoterol fumarate combination with other combination products. Poster presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) 22nd Annual Congress, 1–5 September 2012, Vienna,Austria.

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Pearl Toh, 19 Jun 2016
Infants with persistent rhinitis have a higher abundance of Actinobacteria, especially Corynebacterium spp., in their nasal microbiome compared with healthy controls, according to a Singapore-based study presented at the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) Annual Congress 2016 held in Vienna, Austria.
Gabriel Angelo Sembrano, 16 Sep 2014

“At present, there is a limited development of new antibiotics. There is also a fast development of resistance to antibiotics. There are pathogens no longer susceptible to all antibiotics, and many pathogens are no longer susceptible to most antibiotics,” said Dr. Andre Villanueva, chief of party of the USAID’s Innovations and Multisectoral Partnerships to Achieve Control of TB (IMPACT) Project at the recent Annual Convention of the Philippine Pharmacists’ Association in Davao City.

Audrey Abella, 06 Jan 2017
Persistent wheeze or childhood asthma may be reduced by fish oil supplementation, particularly n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFAs), during pregnancy, a recent Danish study found.
Pearl Toh, 31 May 2016
Synbiotic mixture of oligosaccharides and Bifidobacterium breve (B. breve) M-16V probiotic strain in infant formula restores gut colonisation by B. breve and supports healthy gut development in infants delivered by Caesarean-section (C-section), according to a study presented at the recent European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) annual meeting held in Athens, Greece.