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Statement

The Board of Directors of ICM Pharma Pte Ltd (the “Company”, and with its subsidiaries, the “Group”) wishes to announce that Dr Stuart Koe, the Company’s Managing Director, has taken an extended leave of absence. The Company’s Chief Executive Officer Mr Nandiraju Manohar continues to lead in the day-to-day operations and administration of the Group’s businesses and will cover the executive duties of Dr Stuart Koe during his absence. The Group’s businesses continue to operate as usual.   By Order of the Board Mdm Ang Poh Tee Executive Chairman

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Appointment of Chief Executive Officer

On behalf of the Board of Directors of ICM Pharma Pte Ltd, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Nandiraju Manohar (Manu) as Chief Executive Officer with effect 5 September 2016. Manu joins us with a rich experience of over 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry, having served reputed organisations such as SmithKline, Aurobindo, Bilcare, and prior to joining us, as Managing Director of Drug Houses of Australia Pte Ltd and Director of Ascent Pharmahealth Asia Pte Ltd (Teva group companies). Qualified with a Masters in Pharmacy and Masters of Business Administration, he is also a certified graduate […]

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ICM Pharma invests €5.25 million in Alloksys Life Sciences to support Phase 3 clinical study trials of RESCAP® drug

ICM Pharma invests €5.25 million in Alloksys Life Sciences to support Phase 3 clinical study trials of RESCAP® drug This is the largest investment by a Singapore pharmaceutical manufacturer for clinical trial development ICM Pharma will have exclusive manufacturing and marketing rights for RESCAP® used in cardiothoracic surgery for the Asia Pacific Phase 3 clinical trials to be conducted in Singapore and other countries with National University Heart Centre, Singapore (NUHCS) to take lead in multi-centre trial Utrecht/Singapore, 31 May 2016 – Dutch based Alloksys Life Sciences BV has signed and closed agreements with the fastest growing local pharmaceutical company […]

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Wound Management

Introduction Wounds are something that everyone of any age can relate to, from the child who grazed his knee in the park to the mother who accidentally cut herself with the kitchen knife. Most wounds that we encounter are superficial wounds that can be treated at home. Left unattended however, even minor wounds leave us vulnerable to infections due to the risk of germs getting into the body. Therefore, it is important to care for the wound promptly and carefully. Signs & Symptoms The symptoms of each wound would depend on the type and severity of the wound. In general, […]

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Psoriasis

Introduction Psoriasis is an inflammatory condition of the skin, in which the skin cells multiply approximately ten times faster than normal. The time that it takes for a normal skin cell to form and reach the surface is roughly 25 to 30 days, yet the skin cycle for psoriasis skin cells can be as short as 4 days. Patients can experience intense itch, swelling and pain. Psoriasis can also lead to anxiety, especially when others mistake their condition for a contagious one. There are a few subtypes of psoriasis, including plaque, nail, guttate, pustular, erythrodermic and inverse psoriasis. Out of […]

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Fungal Infections

Introduction The conditions that most of us know as “ringworm”, “athlete’s foot”, “white spots” and “sun fungus” all boil down to one root cause – fungus. There are many different types of fungal infections, affecting different parts of the body. These include: Tinea Pedis – Fungus of the feet, also known as athlete’s foot. Tinea Corporis – Fungus of the body. Tinea Cruris – Fungus of the groin area (jock itch). More often in males than females because of scrotal skin folds. Tinea Capitis – Fungus of the scalp. Beware of spreading among family members through sharing of hair accessories […]

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Cough

Information Coughing is an action that expels air from your lungs forcefully. There are two main types of cough – productive and nonproductive cough. Productive coughs (or wet coughs) produce phlegm, and coughing helps to get rid of this phlegm from your lungs. Nonproductive coughs, called dry coughs, are tickly coughs that do not bring up mucous.  They are usually caused by swelling or irritation of the throat. Signs & Symptoms Cough in itself is usually the symptom of another underlying condition (look under section “Causes”). When to Seek Medical Attention Even though cough is a very common during a […]

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Common Cold and Influenza

Introduction It is not difficult to understand why many people are confused whether they have the common cold or influenza. Because symptoms can overlap and vary from person to person, even health professionals have trouble distinguishing the two. Generally though, influenza, or the flu, is more debilitating and can cause more severe body aches, fatigue and fever than the common cold. Influenza can also lead to severe complications such as pneumonia and heart problems in vulnerable populations. Signs and symptoms Signs and symptoms of cold and flu overlap. These include: Fever Blocked nose Cough Sneezing However, the flu tends to […]

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Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)

Introduction Eczema is a term that encompasses many inflammatory skin disorders, such as atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, photosensitivity dermatitis and seborrhoeic dermatitis. However, when most people mention that they have eczema, they are usually referring to atopic dermatitis. The word “atopy” means the individual has a genetic tendency to be hypersensitive, while “dermatitis” refers to an inflammation of the skin. Most cases of atopic dermatitis manifest in early childhood, and sufferers have an increased chance of developing other atopic diseases such as asthma and allergic rhinitis. Signs & Symptoms Atopic dermatitis patients usually have skin that is Sensitive Red and […]

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Memory Loss

Memory Loss

Have you experienced looking high and low for your keys to realize that they are in your hand? Have you ever forgotten to turn the gas off when you leave the house? Cannot recall your password to your bank account? If these happen to you repeatedly, you may be suffering from memory loss. Memory loss occurs when areas of the brain that are vital for memory processing are affected. Symptoms Significant diminished memory in all ages Decrease in intellectual and analytical abilities Difficulty in recalling previously learned information Decrease in learning and recall abilities Common Causes Aging Work pressure and […]

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Joint Discomfort

Joint Discomfort

Joints are important in almost all the activities you do. Simple movements such as bending, walking and lifting require the use of your hip, knee and elbow joints. When the joint becomes inflamed, the resulting pain can severely limit your ability to move and work. Symptoms Pain, swelling, stiffness, and/or warmth in joints Red, swollen and painful to touch Restricted joint mobility Common Causes There are two types of joint discomfort which can be caused by: Non-arthritis related such as sprains, strains, fractures and back/spine related problems. Arthritis-related such as Osteoarthritis (OA), Rheumatoid arthritis (RA), Gout etc.

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Insomnia

Insomnia

Insomnia is a sleep disorder in which a person faces difficulty falling or staying asleep or a lack of quality sleep for a period of time.If left untreated, long term sleep disturbances can decrease quality of life and lead to increased morbidity and mortality. Symptoms Sleepiness during the day General tiredness Irritability Problems with concentration or memory Common Causes Significant stress that can be caused by job loss or change, death of a loved one, divorce, moving etc Illness, emotional or physical discomfort Environmental factors such as noise, light, or extreme temperatures (hot or cold) that interfere with sleep Medications that may interfere with sleep Interferences […]

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