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2014-04-01 08:27:28

LONDON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Inhalation & Nasal Spray Generic Drugs 2013 Around three quarters of the US$36.4 billion respiratory prescription drugs market comprises drugs that are delivered using inhalation or nasal spray technologies. The top five drugs used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) attracted combined revenues of around US$18.0 billion in 2012. All five are...

2011-07-14 13:10:28

Study describes subjective and objective measures of patient improvement in asthma patients receiving bronchodilator treatment vs placebo treatments vs. no treatment at all Placebos are "dummy pills" often used in research trials to test new drug therapies and the "placebo effect" is the benefit patients receive from a treatment that has no active ingredients. Many claim that the placebo effect is a critical component of clinical practice. But whether or not placebos can actually influence...

2010-09-14 12:43:05

Adding albuterol, a compound commonly used to treat asthma and other respiratory diseases, to an existing treatment for patients with multiple sclerosis appears to improve clinical outcomes, according to a report in the September issue of Archives of Neurology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic inflammatory disease characterized by the degeneration of myelin, which coats nerve cells in the white matter of the central nervous system. Patients with the...

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2010-05-17 06:56:53

People with asthma may be well-advised to avoid heavy, high-fat meals, according to new research. Individuals with asthma who consumed a high-fat meal showed increased airway inflammation just hours after the binge, according to Australian researchers who conducted the study. The high fat meal also appeared to inhibit the response to the asthma reliever medication Ventolin (albuterol). "Subjects who had consumed the high-fat meal had an increase in airway neutrophils and TLR4 mRNA gene...

2009-11-04 12:08:46

Children With Asthma May Benefit From Reduction in Daily Steroids(#9114, Tuesday, November 3, 3:45 PM ET) Children with status asthmaticus, those who experience prolonged and serious asthma attacks, may safely be able to reduce their daily corticosteroid dose. Researchers from Kosair Children's Hospital in Kentucky conducted before and after chart reviews of 292 patients younger than 18 years who were hospitalized with status asthmaticus. Eligible patients had received methylprednisolone,...

2009-05-19 12:30:00

SAN DIEGO, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Data from two presentations highlighting the use of Perforomist(R) (formoterol fumarate) Inhalation Solution in moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients were featured today at the International Conference of the American Thoracic Society in San Diego. In one analysis, use of Perforomist Inhalation Solution, when added to maintenance tiotropium, resulted in improved pulmonary function, dyspnea (shortness of breath) and rescue...


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