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Tuesday 8th April 2014

Access Pharmaceuticals Provides Update On Development Of LexaGard, A Proprietary Formulation Of Amlexanox

NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP) provided an update on a new formulation of the anti-inflammatory drug amlexanox, called LexaGard™, for the treatment of inflammatory and ulcerative conditions of the esophagus. Amlexanox is a novel anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic agent that has been approved and used in the US, Japan and other co...

U.S. Spending on Hepatitis C Medications to Skyrocket 1,800 Percent by 2016

ORLANDO, Fla., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expensive treatments for broad patient populations are driving unprecedented growth in U.S. spending on specialty drugs to treat complex conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis and cancer, according to a new report issued today by Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX). As it has for the past two decades, the Express Scripts Drug Trend Rep...

Monday 7th April 2014

HPC POS System, Corp. Announces New Executive Vice President of Marketing

RENO, NV -- (Marketwired) -- 04/08/14 -- HPC POS System, Corp. ("HPC" or the "Company") (OTC Pink: HPCS) (PINKSHEETS: HPCS), a health company specializing in advances in supplements for health, and anti-aging, has named Cesar D Vazquez III as the Company's Executive Vice President of Marketing. Mr. Vazquez III received his Degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida with spec...

Smoking Bans Linked to Less Preterm Births, Asthma

The introduction of laws banning smoking in public places and workplaces in North America and Europe has been quickly followed by large drops in rates of preterm births and children attending hospital for asthma, according to the first systematic review and meta-analysis examining the effect of smoke-free legislation on child health, published in The Lancet. The analysis of 11 studies done in Nor...

State Highlights: 'Balance Billing' Protection In N.Y.; L.A. Nursing Home Complaint Backlog

A selection of health policy stories from New York, California, Hawaii and Georgia. Bloomberg: Surprise Medical Bills Lead To Protection Laws  Hospital patients in New York are the latest in the nation to gain legal protection against unexpected bills from doctors who won’t accept their insurance. New York this week extended patient protection laws to restrict out-of-network provid...

USPTO Grants a New Inhaler Patent to Hovione

LISBON, Portugal, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Hovione announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted a patent for a capsule-based, low-cost dry powder inhaler (DPI) to Hovione. This happened less than three years after the patent was filed and after just one Office Action - unusual speed for an inhaler application. Hovione have designed this in...

First Edition: April 7, 2014

Today's headlines include stories about the next round of health law challenges the Obama administration faces as well as the new Medicare Advantage rates scheduled to be announced today.   Kaiser Health News: Los Angeles County Audit Finds Backlog Of Nursing Home Complaints Kaiser Health News staff writer Anna Gorman, working in collaboration with the Los Angeles Daily News, reports: "A...

Stanley Steemer® is First Carpet Cleaning Service to Earn asthma & allergy friendly™ Certification

DUBLIN, Ohio, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stanley Steemer® has announced it is the first carpet cleaning service to meet the standards adopted by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) to earn the asthma & allergy friendly™ Certification Standard for Professional Carpet Cleaning. Stanley Steemer Spot Remover™ also earned AAFA's asthma & allergy friendly͐...

DBV Technologies Announces Creation of US Subsidiary and Appoints Ms. Susanna Mesa as Vice President of Finance, US Investor Relations & Strategy

DBV Technologies Announces Creation of US Subsidiary and Appoints Ms. Susanna Mesa as Vice President of Finance, US Investor Relations & Strategy Bagneux, France, April 7, 2014 - DBV Technologies (Euronext: DBV - ISIN: FR0010417345), creator of Viaskin®, a new paradigm for the treatment of allergies, today announced that it has established a US subsidiary, DBV Technologies Inc., in o...

Can a Natural Product Make Summer Colds Go Away?; polyDNA Answers This Question and Recommends Gene-Eden-VIR with Quercetin Against Summer Cold Viruses

In its March 2014 survey, polyDNA found that 79% of respondents did not know if natural products were effective against Rhinoviruses, which are responsible for the majority of common colds. polyDNA answers this survey question and recommends Gene-Eden-VIR, a natural antiviral which contains quercetin, proven to work against summer cold viruses. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Rhinovirues (RV...

Sunday 6th April 2014

Breathe Easy

Treating asthma and the importance of dose counters

The Purpose of Healthcare

Gary Cohen April 2, 2014 Skoll World Forum   Access to healthcare has become one of the defining issues of our time. While in many countries the fundamental challenge is how to provide basic healthcare services and deliver essential vaccinations, in the United States healthcare has become a political football where Congressional leaders fight about who should get health insurance and who should...

Saturday 5th April 2014

Will bronchial thermoplasty for asthma be more widely used?

I first met Carol* (name and identifying details have been changed) when she came to my clinic after a severe asthma attack had sent her to the intensive care unit.  After a few days, she had been extubated and had acquired a new diagnosis: asthma.  When she saw me in clinic, she felt better than [...]

Friday 4th April 2014

MKSAP: 24-year-old woman with increasing asthma symptoms

Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 24-year-old woman is evaluated for increasing asthma symptoms. Her symptoms now require her to use her as-needed albuterol inhaler two to three times per week, and she has been waking up at night at least once a week with asthma [...]

Stress in pregnancy linked to children's asthma risk

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Stress during pregnancy brought on by events like divorce, job loss or death of a loved one appears to be linked to an increased risk of asthma and eczema among children.

A closer look into the TSLP cytokine structure

The PROXIMA 2 beamline at Synchrotron SOLEIL recently celebrated its first birthday. It's an occasion to reflect back upon a year of the collaborative work accomplished and its high scientific impact. In particular, a recent experiment performed on P...

Exploring ways to improve outcomes for urban teens with asthma

(Medical Xpress)—An article published in February's Journal of Asthma, and authored by School of Nursing associate professor of clinical nursing Susan Blaakman, Ph.D., A.P.R.N.,has identified some potential ways to improve the outcomes of city teen...

Thursday 3rd April 2014

NICE backs FeNO devices for asthma diagnosis

A simple, handheld test has been recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence to help clinicians in the diagnosis and management of asthma.

High air pollution levels prompt advice for asthma and COPD patients to carry reliever inhaler at all times

People with heart and lung conditions were warned by Public Health England yesterday (2 April 2014) that their symptoms may get worse due to high levels of air pollution. In the past couple of days the Department for Environment, Food and Rural A...

KaloBios Announces Upcoming Participation at Needham Healthcare Conference

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KaloBios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KBIO) today announced that the company will be presenting at the following upcoming investor conference: 13th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference   Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at the Westin Grand Central Hotel in New York City, NY    11:20AM – 11:50AM US ET (8:20AM &...

AvidBiotics Taps Nature for Two Ways To Fight Lethal Microbes

The trillions of microbes that live inside the human gastrointestinal tract are suspected of playing a role in disorders as varied as obesity, asthma, and diabetes. Scores of scientists are studying such possibilities at biomedical research companies...

CVS Caremark Charitable Trust Invests Millions of Dollars in Access to Health Care for Underserved Populations

WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, a private foundation created by CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS), today announced the recipients of nearly 70 grants awarded to free and charitable clinics, school-based health centers (SBHCs) and community health centers as part of a $5 million commitment to increase access to health care in communities na...

Contract Research Organization WCCT Global Announces Southern California Clinical Trial Volunteer Reach of Over 240,000 People with the use of Facebook Page Following

COSTA MESA, Calif., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- WCCT Global (WCCTG), a contract research organization headquartered in Southern California announced today that due to their quickly growing Facebook page following of clinical trial volunteers, they now have the ability to directly reach over 240,000 people. The use of social media (SM) for clinical trial patient recruitment has been contro...

Households Should be Prepared Inside And out as Air Pollution Stretches Across the Country, Says Fellowes

LONDON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- INDOOR AIR QUALITY CAN HAVE FIVE TIMES MORE POLLUTANTS   This week has seen the Government issued health warnings as high levels of air pollution spread across England. High pollution levels have been recorded in regions across the country and it looks set to continue until the end of the week. For both allergy sufferers, and non-sufferers alike, this...

Early Weight Gain Asthma and Atopy in Children

Learn more about the comorbid connection between weight gain and asthma in infancy. Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology

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