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  • Open Disclosure August 26, 2016
    Transparent and open healthcare is not something for doctors to fear, it is actually a golden opportunity to build trust in the doctor-patient relationship. Most healthcare professionals would agree with the concept of openness – but differences arise from country to country, and from organisation to organisation, on how to achieve it. In many jurisdictions […]
    Elmer Gono
  • Medical Reading August 26, 2016
    Change Your Brain, Change Your Life (Revised and Expanded) by Daniel G. Amen MD Published by Harmony Renowned neuropsychiatrist Dr Daniel Amen uses cutting-edge research and the latest effective “brain prescriptionsâ€� to help heal your brain and change your life. Completely revised and updated, this edition of the breakthrough best-seller Change Your Brain, Change Your […]
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  • NEW INDICATION APPROVALS August 26, 2016
    XTANDI SOFT CAPSULES 40MG Active Ingredient: Enzalutamide Licence Holder: Astellas Pharma Singapore Pte. Ltd. Date of Approval: 5 April 2016 Indications: Xtandi is indicated for the treatment of adult men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer who are asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic after failure of androgen deprivation therapy in whom chemotherapy is not yet clinically indicated […]
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  • NEW HSA Drug Approvals Source: HSA (http://www.hsa.gov.sg, April – May 2016) August 26, 2016
    OPDIVO CONCENTRATE FOR SOLUTION FOR INFUSION 10MG/ML Active Ingredient: Nivolumab Licence Holder: Bristol-Myers Squibb (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. Date of Approval: 4 April 2016 Indications: Melanoma OPDIVO as monotherapy is indicated for the treatment of advanced (unresectable or metastatic) melanoma in adults. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) OPDIVO as monotherapy is indicated for the treatment of […]
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