News tagged with asthma drugs
The Food and Drug Administration says it has approved a new once-a-day inhaler drug from GlaxoSmithKline for patients with chronic lung disease.
Medications May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
An estimated 4,837,000 asthmatics with allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) could benefit substantially from antifungal treatment, say researchers from The University of Manchester and the University of Toronto.
Inflammatory disorders May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Allergy shots are commonly used to treat children with severe environmental allergies and asthma, but under-the-tongue drops may offer yet another beneficial—and stick-free—option for pediatric allergy sufferers, according ...
Immunology May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A panel of U.S. respiratory experts voted Wednesday in favor of approving an experimental inhaler drug from GlaxoSmithKline and Theravance for treating chronic lung disease.
Medications Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
For medicines intended for chronic use, the number of patients studied before regulatory approval is insufficient to properly evaluate safety and long-term efficacy, requiring the need for new legislation, according to a ...
Medications Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists from Brigham and Women's Hospital are on the brink of the next treatment advancement that may spell relief for the nearly nineteen million adults and seven million children in the United States ...
Inflammatory disorders Feb 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The troubled history of asthma drugs known as long-acting beta-agonists goes back to the 1990s when a large clinical trial in Great Britain of the GlaxoSmithKline drug Serevent produced disturbing results.
Medications Nov 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Healthcare professionals are as bad as patients when it comes to knowing how to use inhalers prescribed for asthma and other respiratory conditions correctly, says an editorial in Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Children who use inhaled steroid drugs for asthma end up slightly shorter at their full adult height than children who don't use the drugs, new results from a comprehensive asthma study show.
Immunology Sep 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—It's OK for some patients with asthma to stick with a combination of medications instead of abandoning one because of concerns about complications, a new analysis of existing research suggests.
Immunology Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The first generic versions of Singulair (montelukast sodium) have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Medications Aug 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have identified a subset of severe asthma that improves with drug regimens that suppress the immune system. In the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, they dubbed the condition asthmatic gr ...
Immunology Jul 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Treating asthma with leukotriene-modifying agents does not pose an increased risk of suicide in children, according to new research at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy.
Immunology Jul 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Many athletes with asthma may not be using the best treatment for their condition and could be putting their long term health at risk, according to a roundup by journalist Sophie Arie published by the BMJ today.
Inflammatory disorders Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Glucocorticoids are a type of steroid hormone that are used to treat everything from asthma to arthritis, but the impact of these powerful anti-inflammatory drugs particularly in prolonged, low-doses ...
Medical research Mar 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0