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2010-10-06 17:23:50

There is no evidence that increasing the dose of inhaled corticosteroids at the onset of an asthma exacerbation, as part of a patient-initiated action plan, reduces the need for rescue oral corticosteroids.

2010-09-08 14:00:28

Both drinking and withdrawal from chronic drinking can raise circulating glucocorticoid levels, known as cortisol in humans and corticosterone in rodents.

2010-06-03 06:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Soligenix, Inc.

2010-05-10 06:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Soligenix, Inc.

2010-04-16 07:24:57

Low levels of vitamin D are associated with lower lung function and greater medication use in children with asthma, according to researchers at National Jewish Health.

2009-10-23 13:22:19

Difficult-to-treat asthma often may have more to do with patients who do not take their medication as instructed than ineffective medication, according to researchers in Northern Ireland.

2009-10-06 08:00:54

Scientists have long struggled to understand the body's biological clock. Its tick-tock wakes us up, reminds us to eat and tells us when to go to bed. But what sets that circadian rhythm?

2009-09-16 07:10:00

VIENNA, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Teva Respiratory, a division of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Nasdaq: TEVA), today announced results from an analysis of the cost-effectiveness of three different inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) in a "real-life" asthmatic population.

2009-08-26 08:10:32

Mayo Clinic Proceedings published a peer-reviewed comparative effectiveness study performed by HealthCore, Inc. in its August edition. The study demonstrated that asthma patients in general had better clinical outcomes with oral controllers than inhaled corticosteroids.

2009-04-17 12:51:11

One lab’s groundbreaking approach to tailoring drugs that meet only a specific target within the body has focused on anti-inflammatory, anti-AIDS and anti-cancer drugs since 1982.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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