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Tuesday 10th March 2015

Scientists open door for asthma cure

Scientists led by molecular immunologists at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) have identified a way to target a recently discovered cell type that causes asthma, paving the way to cure the chronic respiratory...

Evaluating inhaler performance using idealised throats

The development of orally-inhaled drug products is a complex endeavour spanning multiple technical and medical fields. For the treatment of respiratory diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the inhalation delivery ...

The Apple Watch is finally here

After all the hype and expectation, Apple's smartwatch has finally been shown to the public and will go on sale on 24 April in the first nine countries.The Apple Watch formed the centrepiece of the company's Apple Live event yesterday, at which it tr...

Positive Outcome of the PURETHAL® Birch RUSH Study Results in an Approved, Accelerated up-dosing Regimen

LEIDEN, the Netherlands, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- HAL Allergy B.V. today announced that, based on the positive outcome of the PURETHAL® Birch RUSH study, a new accelerated up-dosing regimen for all registered PURETHAL® Pollen products has been approved in Germany. The RUSH study had a multi-centre, open, randomized, parallel group design. Patients with birch pollen induced allerg...

Rhinovirus Infection - Pipeline Review, H1 2015

Recently added to the BioPortfolio report store, Rhinovirus Infection - Pipeline Review, H1 2015 is a new report from Global Markets Direct published on 2015-01-29. This 53-page report is available in PDF from $2000. Rhinovirus Infection - Pipeline Review, H1 2015 Summary Global Markets Direct’s, ‘Rhinovirus Infection - Pipeline Review, H1 2015’, provides an overview of the Rhinovirus Infe...

Allergic Asthma - Pipeline Review, H1 2015

Recently added to the BioPortfolio report store, Allergic Asthma - Pipeline Review, H1 2015 is a new report from Global Markets Direct published on 2015-01-29. This 142-page report is available in PDF from $2000. Allergic Asthma - Pipeline Review, H1 2015 Summary Global Markets Direct’s, ‘Allergic Asthma - Pipeline Review, H1 2015’, provides an overview of the Allergic Asthma’s therapeut...

Monday 9th March 2015

Top stories in health and medicine, March 10, 2015

From MedPage Today: Kid’s Asthma Not Linked to Maternal SSRIs in Pregnancy. Children whose depressed mothers took newer antidepressants while pregnant were not at increased risk of childhood asthma. Menopausal HT Not Tied to Greater Death Risk. Hormone therapy in postmenopausal women was not linked to a significant effect on all-cause mortality, cardiovascular death, or breast […]

Keck School of Medicine of USC scientists open door for asthma cure

(University of Southern California - Health Sciences) Scientists led by molecular immunologists at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California have identified a way to target a recently discovered cell type that causes asthma...

Keller Rohrback L.L.P. Files Class Action Alleging Lumber Liquidators Sold Laminate Flooring Containing Cancer-Causing Chemicals

Attorney Advertising -- Keller Rohrback L.L.P. has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of people in three states who bought laminate flooring from Lumber Liquidators, Inc., with allegedly unsafe and non-compliant levels of cancer-causing formaldehy

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and LifeMap Solutions Launch Asthma Study for iPhone

First-of-its-kind asthma study developed using ResearchKit framework The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and LifeMap Solutions, a subsidiary of BioTime (NYSE MKT:BTX), today announced the launch of a large-scale medical research study that uses the new ResearchKit framework developed by Apple to make it easy for individuals who suffer from ast...

Apple Introduces ResearchKit, Giving Medical Researchers the Tools to Revolutionize Medical Studies

New Apps to Aid Research on Asthma, Breast Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes & Parkinson’s Disease Apple® today announced ResearchKit™, an open source software framework designed for medical and health research, helping doctors and scientists gather data more frequently and more accurately from participants using iPhone® apps. World-cl...

Apple to tap iPhone users for medical research

Apple on Monday unveiled an initiative to help researchers tackle some of the world's most critical medical conditions by gathering data from willing iPhone users. The plan will use, on a voluntary basis, data from medical tracking apps to aid r...

Depression during pregnancy linked to child's asthma risk

(HealthDay)—A child may face an increased risk of asthma if the child's mother experienced depression during her pregnancy or she took an older antidepressant to treat her condition, new research suggests.

Reslizumab Improves Outcomes of Asthma With Elevated Blood Eosinophil Counts

The anti-interleukin 5 monoclonal antibody reslizumab reduces asthma exacerbations in patients with inadequately controlled asthma with elevated blood eosinophil counts, according to results from two duplicate phase 3 trials. Reuters Health Informa...

San Diego Hospitals Seek "Bright Spots of Health" with Popular Teaching Kitchen Program

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Breaking down cultural barriers and preventing chronic disease just might be easier in the kitchen. That is the idea behind a hands-on Teaching Kitchen program in San Diego's City Heights neighborhood that is the subject of a new video produced by the California Hospital Association. The community benefit program, funded by Scripps...

Apple Unveils iPhone Tool to Build Research Apps

The first five apps made with ResearchKit, for Parkinson's disease, breast cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and asthma, rely on the phone's microphone, touchscreen, and motion sensor to collect data. Medscape Medical News

Kid's Asthma Not Linked to Maternal SSRIs in Pregnancy

(MedPage Today) -- But older antidepressant use did correlate with childhood asthma.

Kids' Asthma Not Linked to Maternal SSRIs in Pregnancy

(MedPage Today) -- But older antidepressant use did correlate with childhood asthma.

Egalet to Release 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial Results on March 16, 2015 and to Host Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss Commercial Launch on March 25, 2015

WAYNE, Pa., March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Egalet Corporation (Nasdaq: EGLT) ("Egalet") today announced that its fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014 financial results will be released on  Monday, March 16, 2015. In addition, on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, Egalet's management will host a live conference call and webcast at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time to review the company's commercia...

Lycera Expands Leadership Team, Names H. Jeffrey Wilkins, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer

NEW YORK and ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lycera Corp., a biopharmaceutical company developing breakthrough medicines to treat cancer and autoimmune disease, today announced that H. Jeffrey Wilkins, M.D., has been appointed to the newly created position of Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Wilkins will lead the advancement of Lycera's development pipeline of first-in-class immune ...

Survey Shows Allergy Sufferers are Losing Out on Sleep, Overlooking Easy Remedies

DUQUESNE, Pa., March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As Spring approaches, allergy sufferers are preparing to manage sniffling, sneezing and watery eyes, but allergens are pervasive in the home year-round, no matter the season. A new consumer survey* from AllerEase®, the leading manufacturer of allergen barrier bedding products, revealed that nearly half of Americans (46 percent) report sufferin...

Asthma Triggers: Hiding in Plain Sight

CHICAGO, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One in 12 Americans has asthma, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While we don't know what causes asthma, we know what can lead to an asthma attack: exposure to asthma triggers. Unfortunately, the home is loaded with asthma triggers. "Many asthma triggers are hiding in plain sight, in the bedroom, common living sp...

No Excess Asthma Risk Seen With Prenatal Antidepressant Use

A Danish study found more evidence of a link between prenatal maternal depression and increased asthma risk in offspring, but uncovered no excess risk with prenatal antidepressant use. Medscape Medical News

Are Fossil Fuels the Next Tobacco? They Should Be

Gary Cohen   March 9, 2015   Roll Call   In the 113th Congress, members took in more than $40 million dollars in campaign contributions from oil, gas and coal companies — the same companies that receive $37.5 billion in U.S. subsidies. We’ve seen this dependency on corporate money before, during the tobacco wars of the 1960s. From that campaign, we learned how critical divestment is for so...

Sunday 8th March 2015

Race, Poverty, and Medicine in the United States

I spent most of my career at the Boston City Hospital, now known as Boston Medical Center, that has emphasized “exceptional care without exception.” At Boston City Hospital the 2 worlds of race and poverty collide on an almost daily basis. Under ...


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