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2009-06-30 11:53:00

MIDLOTHIAN, Va., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- In two recent COPD studies sponsored by DEY LP, PARI's LC Plus nebulizer and PRONEB compressors (Ultra and Ultra II) were used to show that nebulized formoterol fumarate (Perforomist, DEY LP, Mylan Inc.) improves pulmonary function. "We are pleased that researchers chose PARI products as the exclusive nebulizer systems for recent studies comparing maintenance treatments for COPD. Sutherland et al. used an open-label crossover design allowing...

2009-06-29 16:45:12

A clinical trial led by a U.S. hospital found growth hormone can be delivered via inhalation to children, researchers said. The five-center study of 22 patients led by Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis found that in a one-week period the inhaler safely and effectively delivered growth hormone to the bloodstream of children being treated for a deficiency in this small peptide hormone usually administered by daily injections. Dr. Emily Walvoord of the Indiana University School of...

2009-06-22 08:00:00

- Asthma Awareness Event Open to the Public - PHILADELPHIA, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Phillie Phanatic, 2008 World Series trophy and Phillies Ballgirls will be on hand at the Haddington Health Center, a part of Spectrum Health Services, to promote asthma awareness. Stop by for photos with The Phanatic, the Phillies Ballgirls, and the World Series trophy. Clinic staff will offer free inhaler medication checks, proper inhaler use demonstrations and provide valuable educational...

2009-06-03 01:07:07

Being overweight or obese does not make asthma worse, however, it may affect how the patient responds to asthma medication, U.S. researchers said. Researchers at National Jewish Health in Denver said previous studies have suggested obesity predisposes people to developing asthma, to suffer more severe asthma symptoms and to respond less to medications. Lead author E. Rand Sutherland and colleagues examined 1,256 patients who had participated in a federal study. Those with a lean body mass...

2009-05-20 14:26:00

Positive Results Based on New DSCG Formulation & eFlow Technology Delivery MUNICH and MONTEREY, Calif., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, Swiss researchers presented positive data from an ongoing Phase II clinical study at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference that compared PARI Pharma's inhaled IsoCrom, an isotonic 1% disodium cromoglycate (DSCG) solution, to inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) in 28 children with atopic asthma. Results showed decreases in mean asthma...

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...

2009-05-19 00:00:00

Schering-Plough Assumes Exclusive Worldwide Marketing Rights for Mometasone Furoate/Formoterol Combination for Asthma and COPD KENILWORTH, N.J., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP) today announced changes to its global collaboration with Novartis for the development and commercialization of fixed-dose combination therapies for the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The changes will result in Schering-Plough assuming...

2009-05-14 08:00:00

NAPA, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Dey, L.P., a subsidiary of Mylan Inc. (NYSE: MYL), announced today that data from two presentations highlighting the use of Perforomist(R) (formoterol fumarate) Inhalation Solution will be featured in poster format at the International Conference of the American Thoracic Society on May 19, 2009 in San Diego. In one analysis, use of Perforomist Inhalation Solution, when added to maintenance tiotropium, resulted in improved pulmonary function, dyspnea...

2009-05-05 08:45:00

NORTH WALES, Pa., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of World Asthma Day, May 5, 2009, Teva Respiratory has extended its partnership with Direct Relief International, a nonprofit humanitarian medical relief organization, to donate thousands of units of QVAR(R) (Beclomethasone HFA), an Inhaled Corticosteroid (ICS) to its Charitable Medicine Access Program. Direct Relief will distribute the medication to economically disadvantaged and uninsured patients through the National Association of...

2009-04-29 08:34:55

Very few athletic trainers associated with National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) programs said that they were following best practice standards for managing asthma among their athletes, according to a new study.For athletes with asthma, the dangers of the condition can be as mild as impacting athletic performance or so severe to be incapacitating, or deadly. The lead report is published in the American College of Sports Medicine's journal, Medicine & Science in Sports &...