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Saturday 8th November 2014

Blur the Lines Between Asthma and COPD, Clinicians Told

The growing recognition of asthma-COPD overlap syndrome is leading to a new collaboration between pulmonologists and allergists. Medscape Medical News

Pulse Of Penicillin Allergies - You May Not Be Allergic After All

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When asked about medical allergies, many people check the penicillin box because they had a reaction to penicillin at one point in their lives or they were told they have a penicillin allergy. Many, many people believe this. But the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (ACAAI) recently published findings which support the ide...

Friday 7th November 2014

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Community College District Join as 2014 Breath of Life™ Award Honorees

Los Angeles, CA, November 08, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Breathe California of Los Angeles County (BREATHE LA) is pleased to announce that two new honorees will be recognized at the 2014 Breath of Life™ Awards Gala on Thursday, November 20, 2014 beginning at 6pm at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. The two new honorees include Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Comm...

BREATHE LA’s 6th Annual COPD Conference

Los Angeles, CA, November 08, 2014 --(PR.com)-- On Wednesday, November 19, 2014, BREATHE California of Los Angeles (BREATHE LA) County will hold its 6th Annual COPD Conference. This year’s conference theme is New Technologies and New Hope for an Old Disease. The conference will be held at the University of Southern California’s Galen Center, 3400 S Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 900...

Spirometrix Closes $8.6 Million Series B Financing

Spirometrix, an emerging technology healthcare company focused on research, development and commercialization of novel breath analysis devices for applications in disease diagnosis and management, announced today the closing of an $8.6 million Series B Preferred Stock financing. The financing was led by biosensor manufacturing

Mouse exposure shows stronger link to asthma-related emergency department visits than cockroach exposure

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Newly Developed Vaccines Could Reveal Asthma Clues

A new method of developing vaccines could point the way forward in the fight against infectious diseases for which traditional vaccination has failed, according to a Rutgers study.  The method involves training white blood cells that have not previously been the primary focus of vaccine development.

Teva Presents Positive Safety and Efficacy Data for QNASL® (Beclomethasone Dipropionate) Nasal Aerosol in Treating Children with Perennial Allergic Rhinitis

Late Stage Data to be Presented at ACAAI 2014 Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., (NYSE:TEVA) today announced positive findings from a Phase III clinical study that examined the safety and efficacy of QNASL® (beclomethasone dipropionate) Nasal Aerosol 80 μg/day in children 4-11 years of age with perennial – or “year round” – allergic rhinit...

Teva Presents Data for Investigational Short-Acting Beta-Agonist Inhaler (Albuterol MDPI) at 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Late Stage Data from Multiple Studies Showcase Safety and Efficacy Profile Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., (NYSE:TEVA) today announced that four company-sponsored abstracts evaluating the safety and efficacy of albuterol multi-dose dry-powder inhaler (MDPI), an investigational breath-actuated, dry-powder, short-acting beta-agonist (SABA), will be ...

Blueair to Introduce Pro Series Air Purifiers at IHMRS 2014

NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blueair announced today that the company's Blueair Pro air purifiers will make their U.S. debut at the International Hotel, Motel and Restaurant Show (IHMR), November 9-11 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. The new Blueair Pro air purifiers provide the highest clean air delivery rate (CADR) of any standalone unit on the market. ...

MedExpress Reminds That Flu Season Brings More Than Flu

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Nov. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During colder months, MedExpress physicians remind patients that flu may not be the only cause of flu-like symptoms. It can be difficult to determine what might be causing aches and fevers because so many illnesses, particularly viruses, present themselves with the same list of symptoms.    From commonplace illnesses such as a cold, strep ...

Activaero GmbH - Medical Equipment - Deals and Alliances Profile

Recently added to the BioPortfolio report store, Activaero GmbH - Medical Equipment - Deals and Alliances Profile is a new report from GlobalData published on 2014-10-28. This 26-page report is available in PDF from $250. Summary Activaero GmbH (Activaero) is a product development company. The company focuses on the development of products for the treatment of respiratory diseases. It specialize...

Asthma vs. COPD: Similar symptoms, different causes and treatment

As many as 50 percent of older adults with obstructive airway disease have overlapping characteristics of asthma and COPD. And this percentage increases as people get older.

Mylan Signs Strategic Alliance Agreement with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts to Enhance Access to EpiPen® (epinephrine) Auto-Injectors

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced it has signed a multi-year strategic alliance agreement with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts to help increase awareness of anaphylaxis, a life-threatening (severe) allergic reaction. The agreement includes updated maps in Disney's domestic theme parks and on its cruise ships as well as updated signage in the parks that...

Orange Allergy Seen In Young Child For The First Time

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A two and-a-half year-old Pennsylvania girl recently suffered a deadly allergic reaction after eating an orange, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI). The little has girl has since recovered from the attack, and according to the researchers, this is the first case...

Thursday 6th November 2014

Does father really know best? Maybe not when it comes to controlling asthma

Asthma symptoms affect an estimated 26 million Americans and are one of the leading causes of work and school absences. People who suffer from asthma know it's a challenge to make sure symptoms are under control at all times. And it's even a challeng...

Indoor air pollution wreaks havoc on children's lungs

Children with asthma and hay fever often struggle with their breathing. Add secondhand smoke, kerosene and biomass fuel to the mix and allergy and asthma symptoms increase.

Asthma vs. COPD, similar symptoms—different causes and treatment

Coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath are symptoms asthma sufferers are used to. They are also the symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). For sufferers, as well as physicians, it can be difficult to tell the difference between...

Mouse infestations cause more asthma symptoms than cockroach exposure

Past research has been inconsistent in determining the relative effects of mouse droppings vs. cockroach exposure on asthma in children. According to a study being presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Sci...

Compared To Apes, Human Gut Bacteria Lack Diversity

Provided by Marc Airhart, University of Texas at Austin The microbes living in people’s guts are much less diverse than those in humans' closest relatives, the African apes, an apparently long evolutionary trend that appears to be speeding up in more modern societies, with possible implications for human health, according to a new study. Based on an analysis of how humans and three lineages of...

Telephone Peer Coaching Helps Parents Manage Kids' Asthma

Calls from peer trainers were especially effective among Medicaid patients. That group saw a significant drop in ED visits and hospitalizations over the course of 12 months. Medscape Medical News

AAPS PharmSciTech: Controlled Porosity Solubility Modulated Osmotic Pump Tablets of Gliclazide

Type: Original PaperA system that can deliver drug at a controlled rate is very important for the treatment of various chronic diseases such as diabetes, asthma, and heart disease. Poorly water-soluble drug with pH-dependent solubility such as glicla...

Infinity Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results and Provides Company Update

— Company Provides 2014 Guidance Update Based on Commencement of Its Global Strategic Collaboration with AbbVie to Develop and Commercialize Duvelisib in Oncology — — Clinical and Preclinical Data for Duvelisib to Be Presented at ASH — — Duvelisib Development in Blood Cancers Progressing, with Three Clinical Studies Expected to ...

CSL licenses asthma antibody CSL334 to Aslan

CSL Ltd. licensed Aslan Pharmaceuticals Pte. Ltd. rights to its preclinical antibody CSL334, an IL13 inhibitor for asthma.

KaloBios Reports Third Quarter Financial Results

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KaloBios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KBIO) today reported its financial results for the third quarter of 2014. Net loss for the three months ended September 30, 2014 was $8.1 million or $0.24 per common share, as compared to $11.3 million or $0.47 per common share for the same period in 2013.  No contract revenue was repor...


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