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FDC vs. Multipill Regimen: Impact on Medication Adherence and Clinical Outcomes in Elderly Hypertensives

Elderly hypertensive patients administered single-pill fixed dose combination (FDC) rather than multipill regimen have a marked improvement in...

20 Jun, 2018

 
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SBP ≥130 mmHg at the Age of 50 Years, a Risk Factor for Dementia

A recent longitudinal study that included over 8000 individuals confirmed that mid-life rather than late-life elevations of systolic blood pressure...

20 Jun, 2018

 
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Ultra-Processed Food Products Positively Linked to Risk of Asthma and Wheezing among Adolescents

Consumptions of ultra-processed products and incidence of asthma are common during adolescence. Yet, the epidemiological evidence with regards to...

20 Jun, 2018

 
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DPP4i Score above Sulfonylureas as an Add-on Glucose Lowering Therapy, States DARWIN-T2D Study

DARWIN-T2D, a large retrospective real-world study revealed that addition of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor (DPP4i) rather than gliclazide to the...

19 Jun, 2018

 
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Key Trials

Budesonide–Formoterol More Effective than SABA Alone in Mild Asthmatic Patients

This 52 –week trial presents the efficacy and safety results of budesonide-formoterol used as needed in comparison with short-acting β2-agonists (...

Short Term Proton Pump Inhibitor Use Can Increase Risk of Hip Fracture in Elderly Alzheimer Patients

The results of the study revealed that long-term or cumulative PPI use was not associated with an increased risk of hip fracture in community-...

TARGET Workshops Resources Improved Antibiotic Dispensing in Primary Care

This trial evaluated the influence of Target workshops on antibiotic prescription and antibiotic use among healthcare providers. The study found...

Long-Term Maternal Use of Acetaminophen during Pregnancy Increases the Risk of ADHD in Offspring

Long-term but not short-term maternal use of acetaminophen during pregnancy significantly increases the risk of ADHD in offspring, as per this study...

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Luliconazole

This presentation includes information pertaining to the molecule Luliconazole, which is a novel topical imidazole antifungal agent used for the...

 
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Functional Dyspepsia

This slide set covers the basics of pathophysiology and treatment for functional dyspepsia, which is defined as per the Rome III criteria.  

 
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Stress Management

Stress is a common problem in everyday life. The slide set discusses about signs and symptoms of stress, effective stress management strategies, and...

 
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Understanding Depression

The slide set encompasses basic understanding of depression and its symptoms, treatment and support, common myths and facts, and healthy lifestyle...

 
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Our Publications

Synchrobreathe Technical Dossier

The inhaled route of drug delivery is the mainstay for treating chronic respiratory diseases like asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (...

Clarithromycin: An Emerging Treatment Recourse in Lower Respiratory Tract Infections

Parenteral macrolide therapy is needed for patients with moderate to severe CAP/AECB. This booklet gives an overview of the efficacy and safety of...

Optimizing Inhaled Drug Delivery: Focus on Dry Powder Inhalers

Inhalation therapy is the main route of drug administration in patients with asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Inhaled drug...

Omalizumab for Management of Severe Allergic Asthma: Your Questions Answered

This booklet addresses common queries on diagnosing and identifying severe asthma and management with Omalizumab.

Patient Education

Quit Smoking with Nicotine Chewing Gum

Nicotine Chewing Gum offers a nicotine that enables quitting with the principle of Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT).  Nicotine Chewing Gum...

Eye Ergonomics

Visual discomfort is a frequent complaint of computer workers. Eyestrain, headaches and blurred vision are the most common problems reported. This...

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is an inflammatory disease caused when the immune system attacks body’s own tissues. This leaflet gives an...

Food Rich in Calcium and Vitamin D

Eating foods rich in calcium and vitamin D may help prevent bones from becoming weak and less likely to fracture.  This article gives a list of food...

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