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11:12 EDT 26th July 2014 | BioPortfolio

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Friday 4th July 2014

MKSAP: 38-year-old man with a 1-year history of cough

Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 38-year-old man is evaluated for a 1-year history of cough with mucoid sputum and a 6-month history of mildly progressive dyspnea. He has a 12-pack-year history of smoking. He has no history of asthma, allergies, skin disease, or liver disease. […]

Synairgen replenishes the coffers; broker points to value proposition

Shares in Synairgen (LON:SNG) are worth 108p each, or more than double their current value, broker finnCap said after the drugs developer revealed it raised £5.3mln via a placing of stock at 50p. The cash will be used to take its latest wave of...

A simple molecule inhibits asthma-related inflammation at an early stage

A promising new candidate for an asthma drug has been found: a simple synthetic molecule based on a sugar effectively inhibits the bronchial inflammation that arises with respiratory disease – moreover, at an earlier stage than the current, widely-...

Thursday 3rd July 2014

Contract Research Organization WCCT Global Announces Early Achievement of 2014 Social Media Patient Network Subscription Goal for Patient Recruitment.

COSTA MESA, Calif., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- WCCT Global (WCCTG), a full service contract research organization announced today that they have already achieved their 2014 goal to exceed 10,000 patient followers on Facebook and multiple other patient networks on other social media accounts.  This achievement provides WCCTG a powerful network of patients to quickly enroll clinical tr...

Health Tip: Take it Easy on Chemical Cleaners

-- Using harsh chemical cleaners can be irritating for people who have asthma, especially children. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency offers these suggestions: Change cleaners if you find that one in particular aggravates asthma. When...

Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Maywood, Ill. - Loyola's Velsor-Friedrich Named AAN Fellow

Barbara Velsor-Friedrich, PhD, RN, was selected for induction as a fellow into the American Academy of Nursing. The induction will take place at the Academy's 2014 conference on Oct. 18, 2014, in Washington, DC. Velsor-Friedrich is a professor and the director of the doctoral program at Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing (MNSON). Velsor-Friedrich was named a fellow fo...

Roche biotech drug offers new way to fight asthma

LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) - An experimental antibody drug from Roche has produced promising results in mid-stage tests for asthma, offering a new way to fight the breathing disorder.

New inhaled drug shows promise against asthma, allergies

A new inhaled medication has the potential to treat mild asthma and allergies by interrupting the production of an immune system protein that triggers allergic reactions, a new study reports.

PM Pediatrics to Open 11th Specialized Urgent Care Practice in Holmdel, NJ on Monday, July 14

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PM Pediatrics, an award-winning provider of specialized pediatric urgent care, serving patients from cradle through college, will open its doors in Holmdel, NJ on Monday, July 14. The new location marks PM Pediatrics' third New Jersey practice, and 11th overall in the New York Metropolitan area. The 4,770 square foot office is located at...

Houston Sleep & EEG Center for Infants, Children & Adults Receives Gold-Standard Accreditation

Academy Diagnostics, a regional leader in pediatric and adult sleep and EEG services, achieves the international gold-standard for quality and safety. For more pediatric sleep & epilepsy news: http://pedzzz.blogspot.com. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Academy Diagnostics Sleep Center in Houston recently received full program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)....

The North American Respiratory Disposables and Anesthesia Disposables Market - Including Masks, Circuits, Nasal Cannulae, Resuscitators, Humidifier Chambers and HMEs, is Poised to Grow 7.5% Annually Through 2019

LONDON and NEW YORK, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.abmrg.com/North-America-Respiratory-Disposable-Device-Market-Trends-and-Potential-2006-2019.html  The North American respiratory disposables and anesthesia disposables market has registered an annual growth of around 6% in the last decade and is forecast to grow more than double by 2019. Respiratory and anesthesia disposables or c...

Doctors' Role Commemorated on Doctor's Day by Creating World's Largest Pet Bottle Mosaic in the Shape of a Smile at JJ Hospital, Mumbai

MUMBAI, India, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ~All the expectorant pet bottles used in creating this smiley are to be donated to 32 Government Hospitals across the country to provide relief to less-privileged patients during monsoons~  ~Nationwide study conducted by Glenmark in Government Hospitals revealed increasing numbers of patients suffering from cough, cold, influenza and other related...

Aerocrine: New clinical review gives practising physicians’ recommendations for how to use Aerocrine’s FeNO-test in routine clinical practice

Aerocrine AB (STO:AERO-B) announces that the result of a clinical evidence review[1] (http://file:///H:/Act%202014/Press/Aerocrine%20Respiratory%20Medicine%20PM_eng_2.docx_ftn1), conducted by a group of highly recognized experts was published today in the medical journal Respiratory Medicine. The article outlines a guide for how to interpret the value of...

Tuesday 1st July 2014

Kidney Donation and Risk of ESRD—Reply

In Reply Drs Niemi and Mandelbrot express concerns that some of our NHANES exclusion criteria might be too stringent, rendering the healthy nondonor comparison group healthier than donors and less likely to develop ESRD. Although we agree that a hist...

Genetic evidence that body mass increases the risk of asthma in mid-childhood

Some of the increase in asthma risk toward the end of the 20th century could be attributed to the increase in body mass index (BMI) in mid-childhood, according to new research published in this week's PLOS Medicine. The study, led by Raquel Granell f...

Vectura establishes US collaboration for asthma therapy

Vectura Group plc has established a US development and licence agreement for VR506, the company’s clinical-stage asthma monotherapy delivered using proprietary technology. The agreement is with an existing undisclosed US partner for VR315, a combin...

New Technology Changes How Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease is Treated

Torax Medical today announced the release of new data from two leading U.S. medical centers that further establishes the LINX Reflux Management System as a safe and effective procedure for patients suffering from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Chronic GERD, when not completely responsive to medical therapy, can progress to serious complic...

Beating Osteoporosis While Lowering Healthcare Costs

LOS ANGELES, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "A cumulative savings of $6.8 billion from 2013 to 2020 in avoidable hospital utilization costs is potentially realizable if all U.S. women over the age of 55 diagnosed with osteoporosis were to use magnesium dietary supplements at preventive intake levels," states a new economic report entitled Smart Prevention—Health Care Cost Savings Resultin...

New drugs to combat asthma and the like

Science and industry are collaborating to develop future pharmaceuticals for treating chronic inflammatory diseases. The medicines will combat immunological processes that have gone wrong.

GSK, Theravance submit sNDA to FDA for fluticasone furoate/vilanterol to treat asthma

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Theravance have submitted a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a fixed dose combination of the inhaled corticosteroid, fluticasone furoate and the long-acting beta2 agon...

Monday 30th June 2014

Kevin Goldberg Pushes to Restrict Energy Drink Sales to Minors, Citing Recent Scientific Evidence of Cardiac Risks in Healthy Adults

Wash D.C. attorney Kevin Goldberg continues to fight for stricter laws surrounding the marketing and sales of energy drinks, especially to teenagers, citing new research that even healthy adults are prone to increased cardiac strain from the unregulated beverages. WASH. D.C. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Energy drink injury lawyer Kevin Goldberg of the Wash. D.C. metro-area law firm Goldberg, Finnegan &a...

PerformRx's Award-Winning Drug Therapy Management Program Curbs Increases in Health Care Costs

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwired - July 01, 2014) - PerformRx (www.performrx.com), a URAC-accredited, full-service pharmacy benefits manager with industry-leading clinical programs, announced the results of two pivotal programs demonstrating that its member-centric drug therapy management (DTM) product, which engages pharmacists to help optimize therapeutic outcomes, curbs participants' increases in...

Deployment-related respiratory symptoms in returning veterans

In a new study of the causes underlying respiratory symptoms in military personnel returning from duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, a large percentage of veterans had non-specific symptoms that did not lead to a specific clinical diagnosis. Most patients...

GSK and Theravance submit supplemental new drug application to FDA for asthma treatment

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Theravance have submitted a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a fixed dose combination of fluticasone furoate and vilanterol (FF/VI) as a once-daily treatment for asthm…

GlaxoSmithKline, Theravance seek FDA nod for combo once-daily asthma inhaler

UK GlaxoSmithKline plc (LON:GSK) and US Theravance Inc (NASDAQ:THRX) said Monday they had filed a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) with the US FDA for a fixed-dose combination of fluticasone...


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