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2013-10-30 23:34:03

MarketResearch.com announces the addition of a new market research report in Pharmaceuticals to their product offering: Asthma Therapeutics Market to 2019; http://www.marketresearch.com/land/product.asp?productid=7840710&progid=85830. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Asthma Therapeutics Market to 2019 The asthma market is forecast to grow marginally to 2019 across the leading eight developed nations, from $16.6 billion in 2012 to a projected value of $21.6 billion in 2019. This...

2013-09-09 00:21:15

Patients with baseline blood eosinophil counts above 0.1 cells/nL respond to treatment with CYT003 ZURICH, September 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cytos Biotechnology Ltd (SIX:CYTN) today announced additional results of the phase 2a clinical trial with CYT003, a first-in-class immune modulator in clinical development as a potential new treatment for allergic asthma. A post-hoc analysis of data published in the March issue of The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology [1] are...

2013-07-10 12:50:52

Study highlights importance of doctors asking parents, children about asthma symptoms The allergist's office might not be a child's favorite place to visit, but it is a place where they should be able to say how their asthma makes them feel. While children might rely on parents to tell their doctor about how they are feeling, according to a study released today, children should do most of the talking. The study, published in the July issue of Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology,...

2013-05-10 23:20:12

St. Elizabeth Health Center is one of the first hospitals in the nation to offer Bronchial Thermoplasty, a procedure to help patients with severe asthma breathe easier and gain long-lasting control over their asthma. Youngstown, OH (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 St. Elizabeth Health Center is among the first in the United States to offer a new procedure for severe asthma patients, known as bronchial thermoplasty. Patients who are 18 years and older and suffer from severe persistent asthma that is not...

2013-04-19 17:59:57

Baylor College of Medicine researchers will lead a three-year, $4.2 million study funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to determine whether drugs called beta blockers can ease airway narrowing in patients with asthma and examine potential mechanisms. Researchers from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, also will participate. "Previously, beta...

2013-03-22 15:27:53

New research conducted in 10 European cities has estimated that 14% of chronic childhood asthma is due to exposure to traffic pollution near busy roads. The results are comparable to the burden associated with passive smoking: the World Health Organization estimates that between 4% and 18% of asthma cases in children are linked to passive smoking. The findings, published online today (22 March 2013) ahead of print in the European Respiratory Journal, come as the European Commission...

2013-03-13 04:21:02

ZURICH, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cytos Biotechnology Ltd (SIX:CYTN) today announced the publication of the results from its phase 2a clinical trial with CYT003-QbG10 (CYT003), a first-in-class immune modulator in clinical development as a potential new treatment for allergic asthma. The data are published in the March issue of The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (JACI) in the article entitled "The novel TLR-9 agonist QbG10 shows clinical efficacy in persistent...

2013-02-06 12:55:57

Researchers at the Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health untangle complex web of factors behind high rates of asthma in urban environment An allergic reaction to cockroaches is a major contributor to asthma in urban children, but new research suggests that the insects are just one part of a more complex story. Very early exposure to certain components of air pollution can increase the risk of developing a cockroach allergy by age 7 and children with a common mutation in a...

2013-02-05 10:26:41

New study finds those living close to the equator are at higher risk Those living near the equator may find themselves sneezing and wheezing more than usual. And the reason may not be due to increasing pollen counts. According to a new study released today, in the February issue of Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, the scientific journal of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), living in locations closest to the equator can put you at increased risk of...

2013-01-24 08:32:29

WASHINGTON, Jan 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) and Teva Respiratory announced today the launch of Get Smart About Asthma, a comprehensive online asthma management resource that takes a unique look at the underlying cause of asthma - inflammation. The website - www.GetSmartAboutAsthma.com - aims to increase understanding of how inflammation in both the large and small airways plays an important role in asthma persistence or severity, in addition to...