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Monday 8th September 2014

New data from Boehringer's Phase III trial program evaluates efficacy of tiotropium in asthma

Boehringer Ingelheim today presented new data from the company's Phase III trial program (UniTinA-asthma®) evaluating tiotropium in asthma, including the first study assessing the efficacy and safety of tiotropium in adolescent patients with symptom...

Study sheds light on asthma and respiratory viruses

(Washington University School of Medicine) In a new study that compared people with and without asthma, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis found no difference in the key immune response to viruses in the lungs and br...

Mundipharma reports Phase III flutiform trial results in paediatric asthma

Mundipharma has reported results from a randomised, multicentre, Phase III trial of flutiform, a combination of fluticasone propionate and formoterol in a single pressurised metered dose inhaler, to treat paediatric asthma.

Global Asthma Market 2014-2018

LONDON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Asthma Market 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2357796/Global-Asthma-Market-2014-2018.html About Asthma and its CategoriesAsthma is a disease that affects the lungs and is characterized by wheezing, coughing, breathlessness, and chest tightness. It is a chronic ailment of the respirator...

Benralizumab continuing despite Phase IIa COPD miss

A spokesperson for the MedImmune LLC unit of AstraZeneca plc (LSE:AZN; NYSE:AZN) told BioCentury the company started Phase III testing of benralizumab (MEDI-563) to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease even after the mAb missed the primary end...

Back to School Dental Care Packages Help 750 Titusville Children Smile

Coast Dental teamed up with the Smile Angel Foundation, Hope for North Brevard, Inc., The Kiwanis Club of Titusville, and other groups to improve the oral health and well-being of families in need. A recent study found kids with toothaches are more likely to have lower grades and miss more school. Titusville, FL (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 As children head back to school, Coast Dental is helping t...

CareConnectors Launches PatientGraph Platform for Healthcare Data - Seamless Data Exchange for Mobile Healthcare Application and Device Developers

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CareConnectors™, developers of the PatientGraph™ Platform, today announced a new set of software tools and services that provide mobile health application developers with a unified healthcare data sharing and exchange interface to enable faster time to market. The Apple iOS8 launch scheduled for September 9th is expected to expa...

Researchers improve severe asthma care through new, antibody-based treatment

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-base...

Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids: Study

MONDAY, Sept. 8, 2014 -- Men who smoke before becoming a parent may put their children at increased risk for asthma, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed the smoking habits of more than 13,000 men and women, and then looked at the incidence...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the Detroit Lions challenge kids to live healthier with #MIKidsCan Lions Experience Sweepstakes

DETROIT, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to support Michigan children and their families to develop healthier habits, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is partnering with the Detroit Lions on the #MIKidsCan Lions Experience Sweepstakes, a digital sweepstakes asking Lions fans to share what their kids can do to be healthy and active while receiving an opportunity to win prizes.  Th...

Mundipharma announces results of pivotal phase III study for flutiform® in paediatric asthma

New data from a randomised, multicentre, phase III study, being presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) annual congress in Munich, Germany, supports the potential of flutiform® for the treatment of paediatric asthma...

‘Electronic nose’ could bring personalized asthma treatment into closer view

More than 25 million people in the U.S. have asthma, but diagnosing it and figuring out what triggers it can be challenging, especially in young children. An “electronic nose” device...

GSK reports positive Phase III results of its mepolizumab in asthma

UK pharma major GlaxoSmithKline has reported positive data from its Phase III asthma studies of mepolizumab, an investigational IL-5 antagonist monoclonal antibody.

Exercise-induced asthma surprises many athletes, but it can be managed

Kelly O'Boyle has always been an athlete. As a child, she played lacrosse, basketball, soccer and softball. In high school, she ran track. At the University of Miami, she rows.

Asthma: new indication for Spiriva® (tiotropium) Respimat®* in the EU may offer millions of adults a significant advance in asthma care

Boehringer Ingelheim announced that the indication for Spiriva® (tiotropium) Respimat®* in asthma has been accepted by the regulatory authorities in the EU...

Most asthmatic kids lack health management plans at school

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In Chicago, most kids with asthma or food allergies don’t have a health management form on file at school, a new study shows.

A badger pelt in the bassinet could help reduce baby’s risk for asthma: study

Sleeping on animal fur shortly after birth could protect against allergies and asthma, according to German researchers who presented a large-scale, 16-year cohort study at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress in Munich Monday...

State Highlights: Texas Lawmaker Proposes '3 Strikes' For Nursing Homes

A selection of health policy stories from North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Iowa, New Mexico, Illinois, Missouri, Georgia, Wisconsin and California. Stateline: Southern States Now Epicenter Of HIV/AIDS In U.S. New Yorker Deadra Malloy was diagnosed with HIV in 1988, but she remained healthy for so long she wasn’t completely convinced she was positive. When she finally started getti...

Teva's Asthma Drug 'Significantly' Improves Lung Function In Phase 3 Trials

PETAH TIKVA (dpa-AFX) - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (TEVA) Monday said asthma patients with elevated eosinophils showed significant improvement in lung function and asthma control after be...

Biologic Eases Subset of Severe Asthma (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- For severe eosinophilic asthma, the novel monoclonal antibody mepolizumab cut exacerbations whether given as an injection or infusion and reduced steroid use in patients dependent on them, two trials showed.

Mundipharma reports positive Ph III results for flutiform in pediatric asthma

UK inhalation drug delivery specialist Skyepharma today announced that data from a randomized, multicenter, pivotal phase III study of flutiform for the treatment of pediatric asthma has been presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) annual...

New Phase III Study Shows Investigational Tiotropium Improves Lung Function in Adolescent Patients with Symptomatic Asthma

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim today presented new data from the company's Phase III trial program (UniTinA-asthma®) evaluating tiotropium in asthma, including the first study assessing the efficacy and safety of tiotropium in adolescent patients with symptomatic asthma. These data were unveiled during an oral session at the European Respiratory Soc...

Successful Completion of Phase III Program for Teva’s Reslizumab Two More Phase Iii Studies Support the Benefits of Reslizumab Treatment in Asthma Patients with Eosinophilia

New Phase III data presented at European Respiratory Society Congress (ERS) builds on recent exacerbation reduction data, creating a special efficacy profile for reslizumab Reslizumab shown to significantly improve lung function and asthma control Findings support reslizumab benefits specifically for moderate to ...

BI's Spiriva Respimat for asthma close to EU market

BI's Spiriva Respimat for asthma close to EU market

Children’s Hospital Colorado Urges Support for Legislation to Advance Care for Children with Complex Medical Conditions

One in 25 children is medically complex, and they include children who suffer from multiple medical conditions — like cancer, congenital heart disease, cystic fibrosis and down syndrome — as well as many children born prematurely who have a variety of lifelong, chronic health challenges. Thanks to advances in medicine, many children with compl...


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