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Audrey Abella, 20 Dec 2019
The combination of the immunomodulatory agent lenalidomide and the monoclonal antibody rituximab (R2) proved effective and safe in individuals ≥70 years with relapsed/refractory indolent non-Hodgkin lymphoma (R/R iNHL) compared with rituximab alone, according to a post hoc analysis of the phase III AUGMENT* trial presented at ASH 2019. 
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Podcast: Professor R. Scott Wright speaks about the potential role of inclisiran in providing durable reductions in LDL-cholesterol levels in patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
Jairia Dela Cruz, 12 Dec 2019
Use of isatuximab (Isa) in combination with pomalidomide and dexamethasone (PomDex) appears to lead to more favourable outcomes in elderly patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM) as compared with PomDex alone, according to the results of a subgroup analysis of the ICARIA-MM trial presented at the 61st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH 2019).
23 Dec 2019
The use of dienogest at 1 mg per day to treat primary dysmenorrhoea is well tolerated and attenuates symptoms of pain, as shown in the results of a phase II trial.

Prenatal supplements: Are they essential building blocks for healthy mothers and infants?

Saw Pui San
BPharm, MSc (Pharmacy Practice), RPh
Lecturer
Monash University
01 Dec 2019

Nutritional requirements increase during pregnancy to maintain maternal metabolism and tissue growth as well as to support foetal development. Although a healthy and varied diet remains the preferred means of meeting nutritional requirements, some nutritional needs in pregnancy are challenging to meet with diet alone. As such, many pregnant women and those who are planning to conceive seek advice on prenatal supplements to optimize their chances of producing a healthy baby. Pharmacists play pivotal roles in assisting and counselling women in the selection and proper use of prenatal supplements.

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Audrey Abella, 20 Dec 2019
The combination of the immunomodulatory agent lenalidomide and the monoclonal antibody rituximab (R2) proved effective and safe in individuals ≥70 years with relapsed/refractory indolent non-Hodgkin lymphoma (R/R iNHL) compared with rituximab alone, according to a post hoc analysis of the phase III AUGMENT* trial presented at ASH 2019. 
26 Nov 2019
Podcast: Professor R. Scott Wright speaks about the potential role of inclisiran in providing durable reductions in LDL-cholesterol levels in patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
Jairia Dela Cruz, 12 Dec 2019
Use of isatuximab (Isa) in combination with pomalidomide and dexamethasone (PomDex) appears to lead to more favourable outcomes in elderly patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM) as compared with PomDex alone, according to the results of a subgroup analysis of the ICARIA-MM trial presented at the 61st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH 2019).
23 Dec 2019
The use of dienogest at 1 mg per day to treat primary dysmenorrhoea is well tolerated and attenuates symptoms of pain, as shown in the results of a phase II trial.