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Thursday Aug 28 | Swindon Business News

Vectura's pioneering asthma inhaler gets green light for use in another new market

An innovative inhaler for patients with asthma developed by Chippenham-based specialist drug firm Vectura has secured its first approval in Latin America.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Thursday Aug 28 | Hispanic Business

Patent Issued for Classification of Medical Diagnostic Images

Reporters obtained the following quote from the background information supplied by the inventors: "Current quantitative measures of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are limited in several ways.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, Medicine, Health, 3

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Wimmera Mail-Times

Wimmera people urged to see doctor to fight high rates of respiratory disease in the region

WIMMERA health practitioners have urged residents to see a doctor in order to curb high rates of respiratory diseases in the region.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Pharma. & Medical Packaging News

FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Approval of Tiotropium Respimat for ...

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Clinical Trials Week -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee voted [10 yes, 3 no] that existing data supports approval of Boehringer Ingelheim's investigational tiotropium bromide inhalation spray for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law, Medicine, Health, Chronic Bronchitis, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Herald Gazette

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) and Exercise

The confidence gained through a successful general conditioning exercise program can greatly improve quality of life when COPD is present.

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Pharma. & Medical Packaging News

FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Approval of Tiotropium...

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Clinical Trials Week -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee voted [10 yes, 3 no] that existing data supports approval of Boehringer Ingelheim's investigational tiotropium bromide inhalation spray for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law, Medicine, Health, Chronic Bronchitis, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Novel Fixed-Dose Combinations for COPD in Brazil and Mexico Will...

Therefore, new brands of LABA/LAMA fixed-dose combinations that are expected to launch in these countries-which will considerably expand the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease market-will compete with well-established marketed therapies, especially the twice-daily LABA/ inhaled corticosteroids FDCs.

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Hispanic Business

Skyepharma Trading As Expected As Loss Widens On Bond Settlement

The pharmaceutical firm recorded a pretax loss of said its acquisition of a respiratory therapy platform from Pulmagen, and the beginning of developing its SKP-2075 treatment for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease were keys steps to strengthening its pipeline.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Pharmaceutical Online

Sanofi Licenses 2 Respiratory Drugs To ZAI Lab

Shanghai-based drug development firm ZAI Lab announced that it has signed into a global licensing agreement with Sanofi to obtain rights to two novel compounds which are potential treatments for chronic respiratory diseases.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Smoking, Lung Cancer

Mon Aug 18, 2014

PS News

Asthma death rate plummets

A new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has found that the death rate from asthma in Australia has fallen by almost 70 per cent since the 1980s.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Hispanic Business

Rep. Pascrell Announces $223,029 HHS Grant to Fort Lee-based Menssana Research

"I commend for taking this important step in better diagnosing and treating this life-threatening disease," said Rep. Pascrell.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Postgraduate Medicine

Improving Early-Stage Diagnosis and Management of COPD in Primary Care

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a preventable and treatable disease, but it often remains undetected in its mild and moderate forms.

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Sys-Con Media

FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Approval of Tiotropium RespimatA ...

If approved by the FDA, the proposed proprietary name for tiotropium bromide inhalation spray will be SpirivaA RespimatA .

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Chronic Bronchitis

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Hispanic Business

Findings from Tohoku University Yields New Data on Immunologic...

In search of a treatment target molecule, which is able to regenerate collapsed alveoli, we sought to identify a factor that induces differentiation in human alveolar epithelial stem cells using all-trans retinoic acid , whose alveolar repair capacity has been reported in animal experiments."

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Related Topix: Copd, Medicine, Health

Medical News

Umeclidinium/vilanterol outperforms monotherapies in COPD

A combination of umeclidinium and vilanterol is more effective than each drug as monotherapy for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease , research indicates.

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Related Topix: Copd, Medicine, Health, North Carolina

Tue Aug 12, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Model to predict COPD hospital readmission developed

Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have identified predictors of early rehospitalization among patients hospitalized for complications of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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Related Topix: University of Texas Medical Branch, Medicine, Medicare, Medicaid, Heart Failure

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Circulation

ECG Response: August 12, 2014 [ECG Challenge Response]

ECG Challenge: A 76-year-old man with a history of hypertension being treated with a I2-blocker and diltiazem, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and mild mitral regurgitation presents to his primary care physician with complaints of occasional palpitations that have been present for the past 3 weeks.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Crescent-News.com

Why people with COPD may be putting themselves at unnecessary risk

Imagine experiencing shortness of breath, wheezing, and a cough so severe it requires you to visit the emergency room.

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Related Topix: Copd, Medicine, Health

Sat Aug 09, 2014

MYREPUBLICA.com

Doc s protest hits the poor as public hospitals turn patients away

Sita Mahat of Thoparka, Sindhupalchowk has been lying in a bed at Bir Hospital for the last two weeks.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Toledo Blade

Maureen O'Malley: 1930-2014; Actress loved to draw laughs, smiles on stage

Maureen O'Malley, who for years displayed her acting chops and creative talents with various theater groups, died Saturday at ProMedica Lake Park, Sylvania.

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Related Topix: Sylvania, OH, Medicine, Health, Toledo, OH

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