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Tuesday 14th July 2015

JACI Study Shows Inhalers May Not Protect Asthmatic Children From Pollution

Long-term, randomized, placebo controlled study examines lung function and metropolitan air pollutants. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) July 14, 2015 While inhaled corticosteroids are known to improve asthma control and reduce airway hyperresponsiveness in most children with persistent asthma, they have never been tested against the negative effects of air pollution. “Observational studies have shown us ...

Benjamin Moore Natura® Now Certified asthma & allergy friendlyTM

Natura Helps Families Avoid Common Triggers While Painting Benjamin Moore, North America's favorite paint, color and coatings brand, today announced its most environmentally friendly paint, Natura®, has been Certified asthma & allergy friendlyTM by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). This certification comes on the heels of Natura...

Phoenix Children's Hospital and Watertree Health® Team Up to Save Patients Money

PHOENIX, July 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Children's Hospital and Watertree Health, a leading provider of free prescription discount cards, today announced the formation of a partnership program that will not only benefit patients but also Phoenix Children's. Each time someone saves money with the Prescription Discount Card benefiting Phoenix Children's, Watertree Health makes a donation...

Survey Shows Patients Prefer Full Access to Medications Containing Pseudoephedrine

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Direct and immediate access to medications containing pseudoephedrine (PSE)—used to relieve common symptoms of cold, cough and allergy—continues to be important to patients. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) today announced results from a five-state survey, which highlights that cold, cough and allergy sufferers rel...

Stem cells might heal damaged lungs

Collectively, such diseases of the airways as emphysema, bronchitis, asthma and cystic fibrosis are the second leading cause of death worldwide. More than 35 million Americans alone suffer from chronic respiratory disease. Weizmann Institute scientis...

Monday 13th July 2015

Biota Pharmaceuticals' Direct-Acting Antivirals Target the Root Cause of Viral Conditions

The Life Sciences Report: What's the main differentiator for Biota Pharmaceuticals Inc. (BOTA:NASDAQ)? Joe Patti: Biota Pharmaceuticals is focused on infectious diseases. Our core competency is in antivirals. We have three major programs targeting different viruses, using a combination of oral and inhaled drug delivery systems. TLSR: What does Biota Pharmaceuticals bring to the antiviral therap...

Michigan continues to lead nation in patient-centered health care, thanks to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Patient-Centered Medical Home program

DETROIT, July 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is designating 1,551 primary care practices across Michigan as "patient-centered medical homes," a nine percent increase over the number of practices designated in 2014. Located in 78 Michigan counties and including more than 4,340 individual physicians, the number of designated practices make the Blue Cross Blue Shield...

Nebulizer Applies PRP Directly to Damaged Lungs

NEW YORK, July 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New York Based stem cell doctor with unique approach to make people lose weight by fixing hormone imbalance and sleep disorders beyond diet and exercise. Has offices in Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn. Dr. Prabhat Soni was recently interviewed by the American Health Journal on his innovative Nebulized PRP treatment. The Manhattan doctor demonstrated the ...

AnaptysBio Appoints Robert E. Hoffman As Chief Financial Officer

SAN DIEGO, July 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AnaptysBio, Inc., a leader in the discovery and development of therapeutic antibodies for inflammation and immuno-oncology, today announced the appointment of Robert E. Hoffman as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Hoffman joins the company after serving as Chief Financial Officer of Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Polaris Group.  "I am thrilled to w...

Immune Pharmaceuticals to present bertilimumab at The International Eosinophil Society workshop on Personalized Medicine

NEW YORK, July 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Immune Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: IMNP)  announced today that it will participate in the Personalized Medicine: Novel Targeted Biologics for Rare Eosinophilic Diseases workshop on July 14, 2015 preceding the July 15-18, 2015 Biennial International Eosinophil Society Symposium in Chicago, IL. The workshop will look at predictors of response ...

Aerocrine is Delisted Today

Aerocrine (STO:AEROB) As previously announced, today is the last day of trading in the Aerocrine stock on Nasdaq Stockholm. Following completion of the recent public tender offer, Circassia Pharmaceuticals Plc ("Circassia") has initiated a mandatory redemption procedure to acquire all shares not already held by Circassia. Further information on th...

Saturday 11th July 2015

The Manhattan Regenerative Medicine Medical Group Announces Adult Stem Cell Public Seminars in Syracuse, Albany and Staten Island, New York

Upcoming Adult Stem Cell Lectures in Syracuse and Albany, NY on Thursday, July 16, 2015; and Staten Island, NY on Friday, July 17, 2015. Syracuse, Albany, and Staten Island, New York (PRWEB) July 11, 2015 The Manhattan Regenerative Medicine Medical Group announces a series of free public seminars on the use of adult stem cells for various degenerative and inflammatory conditions. They will be pro...

Friday 10th July 2015

'My lungs, my life' website launched

Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland has launched a new website for patients and parents of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or asthma. The website has interactive content and free information on what COPD is, how it is diagnosed and how it can be treated, including demonstrations on how to use inhalers. It is available at 

Montelukast: Pediatric Asthma and Allergic Rhinitis

A number of new studies are adding to our understanding of the safety and efficacy of montelukast in children. Pediatric Pharmacotherapy

Federal report shows drop in preterm birth rate

The number of American infants born before the 37th week of pregnancy dropped slightly in 2013, as did the percentage of children with asthma under the age of 17. The percentage of teens who experienced a major depressive episode increased.

Inhaled Formoterol Prevents Hypoglycemia in Diabetes Study

The specific beta-2 adrenergic receptor agonist is already available in inhaled form for asthma and could also be a help to patients with type 1 diabetes and hypoglycemia unawareness. Medscape Medical News

The Air We Breathe: Addressing Indoor Air Quality

As staggering as the facts are about outdoor air pollution, most of our exposure to pollutants may actually come from poor indoor air quality. SOURCE: Green Builder Media DESCRIPTION:One of my favorite things about living at 9,000 feet in the Colorado Rockies is the fresh, crisp air. It’s particularly aromatic after a rainstorm, and it’s so clear in the evenings that, on a cloudless night, I f...

Thursday 9th July 2015

Optical dog's nose to detect diseases

Researchers from the University of Adelaide are developing an instrument they equate to an ‘optical dog’s nose’, which uses a special laser to measure the molecular content of a sample of gas. Their work has been detailed in the journal Optics Express. Lead researcher Dr James Anstie, ARC Research Fellow with the university’s Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing (IPAS), said the a...

Farm-related immunoregulation tied to dendritic cell subset

(HealthDay)—Lower levels of circulating myeloid dendritic cell subtype 2 (mDC2) in children who live on farms may contribute to a protective effect against asthma, according to research published online June 27 in Allergy.

Boston Scientific Bronchial Thermoplasty Treatment Recognized By American College Of Allergy, Asthma And Immunology

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., July 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) announces that Bronchial Thermoplasty (BT) delivered by the Alair™ System has received support from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and  Immunology (ACAAI). BT is an outpatient procedure proven to reduce asthma attacks in adult patients with severe asthma.1 This endorsement ...

Wednesday 8th July 2015

Gerresheimer Substantially Improves Operating Earnings in Second Quarter

DUSSELDORF, Germany, July 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Revenues up 6.3% to EUR 356.4m (1.9% on an organic basis)  Adjusted EBITDA rises 10.6% to EUR 72.1m   Net income grows by 7.4% to EUR 22.4m   Earnings per share lifted to EUR 0.65  Guidance confirmed for financial year 2015  Refinancing successfully completed  Gerresheimer AG kept up its successful trend in th...

Afferent Pharmaceuticals Raises $55 Million in Oversubscribed Crossover Financing

- Funds to advance pipeline, and clinical lead AF-219 for the treatment of pathologic cough, including in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) patients - Afferent Pharmaceuticals, a leader in the development of novel small molecule drugs for the treatment of neurogenic respiratory, urologic and pain disorders, today announced the completion of a $55 mil...

Regeneron to Report Second Quarter 2015 Financial and Operating Results and Host Conference Call and Webcast on August 4, 2015

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., July 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that it will report its second quarter 2015 financial and operating results on Tuesday, August 4, 2015, before the U.S. financial markets open.  The Company will host a conference call and simultaneous webcast at 8:30 AM Eastern Time that day. Conference Call InformationTo ...

Monday 6th July 2015

Incorrect Data in Table 4

In the Original Investigation entitled “Association Between Asthma and Risk of Developing Obstructive Sleep Apnea,” published in the January 13, 2015, issue of JAMA (2015;313[2]:156-164. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17822), Table 4 contained incorrect d...

Study shows second severe allergic reaction can occur hours after first

(American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology) New research offers clues as to why some kids can have a second, related severe allergic reaction hours after a first -- and what to do about it.


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