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Tuesday 16th September 2014

Combo Therapy Best for COPD: Study

TUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 -- A combination drug therapy aimed at opening the airways and reducing inflammation appears to be the best treatment for older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), especially those with asthma, a new...

Combination therapy for COPD associated with better outcomes

Among older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), particularly those with asthma, newly prescribed long-acting beta-agonists (LABAs) and inhaled corticosteroid combination therapy, compared with newly prescribed LABAs alone, was a...

Internist with Exceptional Expertise in Integrative Medicine Dushyant Viswanathan, MD, Highlighted as One of The Leading Physicians of the World

Board certified in internal medicine and integrative, Dushyant Viswanathan, MD, is being honored for his passion and dedication by representing the internal medicine and integrative medicine physicians of Maryland with inclusion into The Leading Phys...

Gold Mobile™ Launches GoMo Health™, a Division Devoted to Personalizing Remote Patient Engagement for Over a Million Lives Across Dozens of Clients

Gold Mobile™, the provider of a cloud-based commerce and engagement platform, has today announced the launch of its new health care division, GoMo Health™. This new division provides Medicaid, Medicare, and commercial health plans, as well as health care providers, with a personalized remote patient engagement and care coordination communication system...

American CareSource Completes Acquisition of Express Family Care Urgent Care Centers of Alabama

Company makes initial entrance into the state of Alabama American CareSource Holdings (NASDAQ: ANCI), operator of urgent care centers and a national network of ancillary health care providers, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Express Family Care, the owner and operator of three urgent care centers located in three growing suburb...

Mylan Commences Clinical Trials for Generic Versions of Advair Diskus and Insulin Analog to Lantus

Mylan today announced it is initiating Phase III clinical trials for its generic version of GlaxoSmithKline's Advair Diskus and its insulin analog to Sanofi's Lantus.In October 2014, Mylan will commence a Phase III clinical trial to evaluate the equi...

Healthbox Widens Industry Partnerships in Launch of Third Chicago-Based Accelerator

HCSC Leads Group of Innovative Hospital and Health Systems to Select Eight New Portfolio Companies Healthbox today announced its collaboration with HCSC (Health Care Service Corporation) and five leading hospitals and health systems—Advocate Health Care, Ascension, Community Health Network, Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare and Ridgeview Medical Center—fo...

Global Evidence for Peer Support: Humanizing Health Care

LEAWOOD, Kan., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Peers for Progress, a program of the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation, today announced the publication of its latest report, "Global Evidence for Peer Support: Humanizing Health Care". The report compiles research presented at a recent conference hosted by Peers for Progress and the National Council of La Raza. The conferen...

Mylan Commences Phase III Clinical Trials for its Generic Version of Advair Diskus® and Insulin Analog to Lantus®

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL), one of the world's leading global pharmaceutical companies, today announced it is initiating Phase III clinical trials for its generic version of GlaxoSmithKline's Advair Diskus® and its insulin analog to Sanofi's Lantus®. In October 2014, Mylan will commence a Phase III clinical trial to evaluate the equivalenc...

PURE Rooms Launches Booking Engine for Allergy Travel Hotels

PURE Rooms, an innovative pioneer in allergy travel, has recently launched a new online booking engine for hotels that offer its hypoallergenic rooms. By providing increased marketing support for allergy-friendly hotels, PURE Rooms solidifies its reputation for service and quality in the hospitality health and wellness industry. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Health-conscious hotels look...

Monday 15th September 2014

GSK exercises option from Five Prime

GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE:GSK; NYSE:GSK) exercised its option to license drug candidates discovered as part of a 2010 deal with Five Prime Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:FPRX). GSK took exclusive rights to an undisclosed muscle disease program, discovered ...

Prevent Overwintering Pests from Making Your Home Theirs

The National Pest Management Association offers tips on how to avoid fall pest infestations With fall approaching, pests will begin searching for shelter from the harsh winter elements, often ending up in homes and other structures. The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) advises homeowners to take steps now to prevent pests from invading their...

Asthma Market to Reach 161.02 million Cases in 10MM by 2023

DALLAS, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Asthma is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that affects persons of all ages, but most commonly starts in childhood. It is a common long-term condition characterized by narrowing of the airways, leading to airflow limitation and airway hyper-responsiveness (AHR) whenever the lungs come into contact with endogenous and exogenous irritants. Exposure to...

WellStar Opens New Outpatient Facility In East Cobb

MARIETTA, Ga., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WellStar East Cobb Health Park opened its doors September 15, serving as a comprehensive, one-stop shop for outpatient medical needs.  Patients will now be able to see their doctor, have necessary tests performed and get prescriptions filled in one convenient location. East Cobb Health Park is an example of WellStar's commitment to creating i...

Hispanic Federation in Collaboration with Carnaval de la Cultura Latina Presents Eighth Annual ¡Vive Tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® Event

The Nation’s Premier Annual Physical Activity and Hispanic Family Health Celebration Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company Are Title Sponsor New York, NY (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 On Sunday, September 21, 2014, the Hispanic Federation will present its eighth annual family health and fitness fair ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® at Carnaval de la Cul...

Attack on Coal Will Not Save Lives, States the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)

TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Obama Administration's attack on coal-fired electricity, through draconian "carbon" rules imposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), makes bogus claims about lives to be saved, states the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS). The Administration is lumping together carbon dioxide—the basic building...

MedExpress Quotes Late Summer, Early Fall As Best Time to Receive Flu Shot

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedExpress Urgent Care, a national leader in delivering high-quality and convenient walk-in medical care, is now offering flu shots for ages four and up at each of its 135 centers across the country and advising patients to get their flu shot early. According to the CDC, all 2013-2014 flu vaccines expired at the end of June, making late summ...

Sunday 14th September 2014

Airborne particles beyond traffic fumes may affect asthma risk

(Wiley) Researchers in Sydney and Newcastle, Australia have found that elements of dust, particularly those coarse particles that contain iron traces, stimulate the production of inflammatory molecules in cells from the airways of mice and healthy hu...

Long-term effects of childhood asthma influenced by socioeconomic status

(University of Missouri-Columbia) Studies have shown that asthma is associated with attention and behavioral issues in children, yet little existing research examines how socioeconomic status may influence the ultimate effects of these difficulties. ...

Saturday 13th September 2014

Personal Air Filtering Device Invented by InventHelp Clients (TOR-9166)

InventHelp, a leading inventor service company, is submitting The Oxygenizer to appropriate companies for their consideration and possible feedback. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 “I had made a personal observation and noticed that the air we breathe, especially in major cities, is quite contaminated and polluted,” said one of two inventors, from Ancaster, Ontario, Canada. “I tho...

Friday 12th September 2014

Hamilton researchers improve severe asthma care through new antibody-based treatment

Hamilton, ON – A team of researchers at McMaster University and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton have successfully evaluated a new, antibody-based drug for certain patients with severe asthma. The drug named mepolizumab can replace traditional, steroid-based treatments for a specific subset of patients, resulting in improved outcomes and reduced side effects. The study and manuscript, [&h...

Few Students With Asthma, Allergies Have School Emergency Plan

FRIDAY, Sept. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Too few students with asthma and food allergies have emergency plans in place at school, which can leave the schools inadequately prepared in a health crisis, a new survey finds. Just half of students with ...

Teva wins another Symbicort patent challenge

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (Teva) has gained another win in its campaign to launch a generic version of AstraZeneca’s asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) treatment Symbicort (formoterol/budesonide) in Europe.

Embassy Suites Brea Makes Allergy Travel Easy With Hypoallergenic PURE Rooms

PURE Rooms, an innovative pioneer in allergy travel, installed 10 new hypoallergenic hotel rooms at the Embassy Suites Brea (CA) September 7th. Through their partnership with PURE Rooms, the Embassy Suites Brea looks to make travel easier for people with asthma and allergies. Brea, California (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 The Embassy Suites Brea (CA), North Orange County’s only full-service, all-...

Thursday 11th September 2014

Georgia and New York Health Departments Receive America's Health Rankings Champion Award from ASTHO and United Health Foundation

Award recognizes state and territorial health departments that use America’s Health Rankings data to improve health in their jurisdictions The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) and United Health Foundation announced that the Georgia Department of Public Health (GDPH) and


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