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Pearl Toh, 24 Apr 2019
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26 Jul 2019
Supplementation with specific micronutrients results in a significant reduction in the frequency and severity of adverse effects during oral contraception treatment, a study has shown.
Pearl Toh, 18 Aug 2017
The traditional medicinal herbs ginseng, dong-quai, and turmeric do not appear to affect platelet aggregation and increase bleeding risk when used alone or together with aspirin, despite the belief that these herbs have “blood-activating” properties in traditional medicine theory, a recent study shows.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 6 days ago

Adding veliparib to a carboplatin-paclitaxel combination improved progression-free survival (PFS) in patients with BRCA1/2 hormone receptor-positive (HR+) or triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), subgroup analysis of the phase III BROCADE3* trial showed.

Pain (Patient Counselling Guide)

05 Jun 2020
Pain, simply defined, is an unpleasant sensation or a symptom occurring in various degrees of severity as a result of an injury, a disease or an emotional disorder. The degree to which pain is felt and how one reacts to it are the result of one’s own biological, physiological and cultural makeup, as well as past encounters with a painful injury or illness, which could influence one’s sensitivity to pain. Pain may affect various parts of the body from the head down to the feet. There are two basic types of pain: acute and chronic. Acute pain is often triggered by tissue damage and is seen in illnesses, injuries or surgery. It may be mild and may last for a moment, or severe and last for weeks or months. Chronic pain lingers even after an injury has healed. Pain is often termed as chronic if it lasts for more than 6 months and may manifest as a tingling, jolting, burning, dull or sharp sensation. Examples of conditions that result in pain are headache, migraine, arthritis, other joint problems, body ache, bruises, toothache and menstrual periods. In some cases, pain is experienced along with inflammation or swelling.

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Pearl Toh, 24 Apr 2019
Adding high-dose vitamin D3 to standard chemotherapy for metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) may confer potential benefit to previously untreated patients in terms of progression-free survival (PFS) compared with supplemental standard-dose vitamin D3, suggests the phase II SUNSHINE* study.
26 Jul 2019
Supplementation with specific micronutrients results in a significant reduction in the frequency and severity of adverse effects during oral contraception treatment, a study has shown.
Pearl Toh, 18 Aug 2017
The traditional medicinal herbs ginseng, dong-quai, and turmeric do not appear to affect platelet aggregation and increase bleeding risk when used alone or together with aspirin, despite the belief that these herbs have “blood-activating” properties in traditional medicine theory, a recent study shows.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 6 days ago

Adding veliparib to a carboplatin-paclitaxel combination improved progression-free survival (PFS) in patients with BRCA1/2 hormone receptor-positive (HR+) or triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), subgroup analysis of the phase III BROCADE3* trial showed.