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Wednesday 13th May 2015

AstraZeneca inks personalized medicine partnerships with Abbott, Montreal Heart Institute

AstraZeneca has formed collaborations with the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) in Quebec, Canada, to search the genomes of up to 80,000 patients for genes associated with cardiovascular diseases and diabetes, their complications and treatment outcom...

Health Tip: Pollen Isn't the Only Allergen

-- Pollen from weeds, grasses and trees are common culprits for seasonal allergies, but don't forget about other things that can trigger a case of the sneezes. The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology says other possible allergens...

Study finds seasons may affect immune system activity

"Winter immune boost may actually cause deaths," The Guardian reports. A new gene study suggests there may be an increase in inflammation levels during winter, which can protect against infection but could also make the body more vulnerable to other chronic diseases.The study looked at gene expression (the process of using a gene to make a protein) in blood samples taken from 1,315 child...

The Irvine Stem Cell Treatment Center Announces Adult Stem Cell Public Seminars in Irvine, Pasadena and Culver City, California

Upcoming Adult Stem Cell Lectures: Irvine – Sunday, May 17, 2015; Pasadena - Tuesday, May 19, 2015 and Culver City, California – Sunday, May 31, 2015. Irvine, Pasadena, and Culver City, California (PRWEB) May 13, 2015 The Irvine Stem Cell Treatment Center announces a series of free public seminars on the use of adult stem cells for various degenerative and inflammatory conditions. They will b...

AstraZeneca makes a move into precision medicine

AstraZeneca has signalled its intention to ramp up the use of personalised medicine strategies to find new candidate drugs and match patients to treatment – after striking major deals in the growing field. It is developing a diagnostic test to identify patients who response best to the therapy in a Phase III trial of a new investigational asthma treatment. It is also entering collaboration with ...

Drug target for asthma discovered

The over-active immune cells responsible for asthma depend on the gene BCL11B to develop into mature cells, according to a study published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine. The identification of this gene's role could help in the search for as...

Xencor, Inc. Appoints Mark Lotz, R.Ph., as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Wayne Saville, M.D., as Vice President of Clinical Oncology

MONROVIA, Calif., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Xencor, Inc. (NASDAQ: XNCR), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing engineered monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of autoimmune diseases, asthma and allergic diseases, and cancer, today announced the appointment of Mark Lotz, R.Ph., vice president, regulatory affairs and  the appointment of Wayne Saville, M.D., vice presi...

Report from the 2015 Annual General Meeting in Aerocrine

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Aerocrine AB (Nasdaq Stockholm: AERO) was held on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, in Solna Regulatory News: The Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Aerocrine AB (STO:AEROB) was held on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, in Solna The parent company’s and the group’s income statements and balance sheets were adopte...

Tuesday 12th May 2015

Interactive Health Network -- Appointment of Cesar D. Vazquez III to CEO and President

RENO, NV -- (Marketwired) -- 05/13/15 -- INTERACTIVE HEALTH NETWORK (OTC PINK: IGRW), a health company specializing in advances in Supplements for Health and Anti-Aging today announced the appointment of Cesar D. Vazquez III as CEO and President. Mr. Vazquez, who received his Degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida with specialization in International Marketing, has an e...

Asthma app helps control asthma: Alerts allergists when sufferers need assistance

(American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology) New study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology shows how an app directly connecting an allergist and an asthma sufferer can provide necessary intervention when asthma isn't under control.

Women With Acute Asthma in the ED Have a Higher Risk of Hospitalization

Women with acute asthma who go to the emergency department (ED) have a nearly doubled risk of hospitalization compared to men, despite having less severe attacks and better long-term care, according to new research. Reuters Health Information

Asthma app study data on ResearchKit shows mixed results for patient engagement

LifeMap Solutions posted data on ResearchKit’s blog about its Asthma Health app, part of a group of apps it’s developed with Mount Sinai Hospital to support patients with respiratory conditions....

Aerocrine Sales Grow to Record Levels Again for 1st Quarter, NIOX VERO Launch in the US Off to A Strong Start

Regulatory News: Aerocrine (STO:AEROB): January – March 2015 · Net sales increased by 52% to SEK 53.2m (35.0)*. Adjusted for exchange rates, net sales increased by 31%. - Clinical sales were SEK 38.9m, an increase of 32%. - Global Research† sales were SEK 12.4m, an increase of 192%. ...

Monday 11th May 2015

Inhaler ban boosts costs for people with asthma

(Reuters Health) - A 2008 ban on chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) has ended up being particularly costly for people with asthma.

Environmental concerns led to jump in cost of asthma inhalers: study

(HealthDay)—Federal action to protect the ozone layer has resulted in a dramatic increase in the cost of asthma inhalers in recent years, according to a new study.

Maternal PCOS Linked to Poorer Health of Offspring

Children born to mothers with polycystic ovary syndrome were more likely to have serious metabolic and neurologic conditions, as well as asthma. Medscape Medical News

Ligand Acquires Rights to More Than 15 Fully-Funded Development Programs from Selexis SA

Ligand’s Portfolio of Fully-Funded Partnered Assets Now Exceeds 120 Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ: LGND) has acquired a portfolio of potential future milestone and royalty payments for more than 15 biologic development programs from Selexis SA for $4 million in cash. Highlights of the transaction include the following: ...

New Asthma & Obesity Study Tracks 10,000 Patients in JACI

Asthma Control Requires Weight Loss Management in At-Risk Individuals Los Angeles & San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 11, 2015 Although studies have shown an association between obesity and increased asthma incidence, the role of obesity in asthma control is less clear. Now, researchers have addressed that issue by tracking asthma control and Body Mass Index (BMI) in a large, real world cohort of 10,...

Watertree Health Announces "A+" Rating from Better Business Bureau

DESTIN, Fla., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Watertree Health announced today that it has been accredited by the BBB and awarded the rating of "A+" – the highest possible grade a business can receive. This rating affirms Watertree Health's position as a trusted leader in the prescription discount card industry. BBB Accreditation means Watertree Health has adhered to—and contractua...

Wellcentive Customers Named Winners of Dorland Health Case in Point Platinum Awards

ATLANTA, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Wellcentive customers, Blanchard Valley Health System and the Children's Health Alliance, have been honored as winners in Dorland Health's 6th Annual Case in Point Platinum Awards. Both organizations were recognized for implementing sustainable, value-based care strategies and population health programs using Wellcentive's comprehensive solution and servic...

Xencor's XmAb®5871 Program to be Featured in Poster Presentation at European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) 2015 Annual Meeting

MONROVIA, Calif., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Xencor, Inc. (NASDAQ: XNCR), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing engineered monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of autoimmune diseases, asthma and allergic diseases, and cancer, today announced that data from the Phase 1b/2a study of XmAb®5871 will be featured in a poster presentation at The European League Against Rheu...

Sunday 10th May 2015

Pediatric Asthma

Program addresses asthma prevention, education and medication adherence in communities.

Breathing room in China

AstraZeneca hopes to propel its COPD and asthma franchises in China by working with hospitals to move SOC beyond acute care.

Saturday 9th May 2015

High-value research of 2014 presented for pulmonary med

(HealthDay)—Articles relating to diffuse parenchymal lung disease, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), lung cancer, pulmonary diagnostics, and respiratory infections are included in a special update summary published online April ...

Friday 8th May 2015

Asthma inhalers: Which one's right for you?

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