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2011-06-16 08:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearl Therapeutics Inc. today announced the advancement of its dual combination product candidate, PT003 and its individual components, PT001 and PT005 into a series of planned Phase 2 studies in patients with moderate-to-severe COPD.

2011-06-16 05:35:00

According to new study, Respimat, a mist inhaler that delivers a widely-prescribed respiratory drug, increases the risk of dying by half.

2011-06-15 13:37:55

People who use a mist inhaler to deliver a drug widely prescribed in more than 55 countries to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may be 52 percent more likely to die.

2011-06-14 12:41:00

LISBON, Portugal, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hovione announced today the international filing of its latest patent covering a new, highly efficient dry powder inhaler (DPI), XCaps. XCaps fills a void in the pulmonary inhalation market, as a device which combines high efficiency in powder dispersion with ease of use.

2011-05-13 07:57:28

Nicotine-free plastic inhalers may increase a smoker's chance of quitting, according to new research published online in the European Respiratory Journal.

2011-05-06 07:32:05

A new study shows a rarely-prescribed drug is easier to use and may be just as effective as treatment with inhalers.

2011-05-05 13:01:28

A rarely prescribed asthma drug is easier to use and just as effective as conventional treatment with inhalers.

2011-05-05 10:25:00

A British study published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) suggests that pills marketed under brand names such as Singulair and Accolate work just as well as inhalers

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