News tagged with inhaler
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
The American Thoracic Society has released new official clinical practice guidelines on the diagnosis and management of exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB), the acute airway narrowing that occurs as a result of exercise.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 01, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 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
(HealthDay)—A vocal cord problem that restricts athletes' breathing is often misdiagnosed as exercise-induced asthma, a small new study suggests.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Italy on Tuesday announced plans to raise the legal limit for buying electronic cigarettes to 18 years from a previous 16, citing the high dose of nicotine inhaled when using the smokeless product.
Health Apr 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The TOBI Podhaler (tobramycin inhalation powder) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat cystic fibrosis patients infected with Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a bacterium that can damage ...
Medications Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Maintenance and reliever therapy with a single inhaled corticosteroid plus a rapid-onset, long-acting, β2 agonist (formoterol) seems beneficial for patients with asthma, according to two stu ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Caffeine-related toxicity, deaths, and near-deaths are an undeniable fact. In Sweden, for example, four people died as a result of confirmed caffeine-related causes in one year. Yet caffeine use continues to grow, including ...
Health Feb 26, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
The high cost of medication, stigmatisation and poor acceptance of their condition are causing young adults to take a dangerous approach to managing their asthma, according to new research published today ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The drug aclidinium bromide (trade names Eklira, Bretaris) has been approved since October 2012 for widening the narrowed airways of adults with chronic-obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The German Institute for Quality ...
Medications Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—A panel of federal health experts is overwhelmingly recommending approval for a long-acting inhaler to treat people suffering from chronic lung disease.
Medications Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Testing asthmatic children for a specific gene could prevent their condition worsening, according to new research by scientists in Dundee and Brighton.
Inflammatory disorders Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Asthmatic children in New York City neighborhoods with high rates of asthma make many more visits to the emergency room (ER) than those who live in other parts of the city. While socioeconomic factors such as lack of adequate ...
Pediatrics Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
(AP)—A nursing home resident upset about being ill with cancer confessed to setting a fire that killed 12 fellow patients, most of them bedridden and too frail to escape, authorities in Taiwan said.
Health Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An inhaler or puffer is a medical device used for delivering medication into the body via the lungs. It is mainly used in the treatment of asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Zanamivir (Relenza), used to treat influenza, must be administered via inhaler. To reduce deposition in the mouth and throat, and to reduce the need for precise synchronization of the start of inhalation with actuation of the device, MDIs are sometimes used with a complementary spacer or holding chamber device.
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