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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 - Nicorette

22 Jun 2015
NICORETTE – Nicotine 10 mg, 15 mg, 25 mg Patch
• Week 1 abstinence is an important predictor of long-term success1,3
• Significantly more smokers were abstinent during week 1 with Nicorette patch 25 mg/16 hr compared to our previous patch programme (p<0.01)2
• 94% more effective than placebo at helping smokers to quit at 12 weeks (p<0.001)1,5
• 44% more effective at helping smokers quit compared with our previous patch programme at 12 weeks (p<0.005)1,4
• 16-hr patch is well tolerated with a good safety profile6

References:
1. Tønnesen P et al. Higher dosage nicotine patches increase one-year smoking cessation rates: results from the European CEASE trial. Eur Resp J 1999;13:238-246
2. Data on file – CEASE 2.
3. Stapleton JA et al. Dose effects and predictors of outcome in a randomized trial of transdermal nicotine patches in general practice. Addiction 1995;90:31–42.
4. Data on file – CEASE 3.
5. Data on file - CEASE 4.
6. Nicorette Invisi Transdermal Patch Package Insert 2014

Further information available in Section 18b, New in This Issue and mims.com. Full prescribing information is available upon request.

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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.