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2014-10-20 16:27:01

Boehringer Ingelheim launches comprehensive support resources for people with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has announced that OFEV® (nintedanib) capsules are now commercially available in the United States. OFEV was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on October 15, 2014 for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). It is the only kinase inhibitor approved to treat...

2014-10-14 20:23:15

-New Yorkers with Severe Lung Diseases, Here is Your Rescue! SEOUL, South Korea, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "About 123,000 patients with atopic dermatitis, rhinitis, and asthma and 32,000 patients with pulmonary emphysema, bronchiectasis, and pulmonary fibrosis have been cured." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141014/151916 There is a Korean medicine doctor who has cured hundred thousands of lives of patients with chronic allergic conditions, only with Korean medicine. He...

Potential New Target To Treat Asthma Attacks Brought On By Colds
2014-10-06 03:05:56

Provided by Francesca Davenport, Imperial College London Researchers have identified a molecular mechanism that could explain why the common cold can bring on life-threatening asthma attacks. Published today in Science Translational Medicine, the findings indicate this may be a potential target for new drugs that could be more effective than existing treatments. Viruses that infect the airways are the most common cause of asthma attacks, accounting for 80-90 per cent of cases. The...

2014-09-29 08:30:35

'Reach for the Sky' contest aims to increase awareness on a growing public health issue in Canada KIRKLAND, QC, Sept. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Serious allergies are on the rise and to raise awareness of anaphylaxis, Pfizer Canada, Canadian distributor of EpiPen® (epinephrine) Auto-Injectors, and WestJet are launching a social media contest called Reach for the Sky, offering Canadians with severe food allergies, or those at risk of anaphylaxis, the chance to win a WestJet Vacations package...

2014-09-11 04:21:18

OXFORD, England, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Successful Completion of Biomedical Catalyst Programme Prosonix, an innovative speciality pharmaceutical company developing a portfolio of inhaled Respiratory Medicines by Design, announces that it has confirmed the potential of its Multi-component Particle(TM) (MCP(TM)) Technology for creating novel inhaled, dual and triple fixed dose combination (FDC) therapies for respiratory diseases. The Company...

ball python
2014-09-10 03:30:37

Jim Sliwa, American Society for Microbiology Researchers have identified a novel virus that could be the source of a severe, sometimes fatal respiratory disease that has been observed in captive ball pythons since the 1990s. The work is published this week in mBio®, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology. Investigators observed the virus, which they named ball python nidovirus, in eight snakes with pneumonia; virus levels were highest in the animals’...

2014-08-28 12:29:18

Food desensitization trial could mean new hope for children with peanut allergies HOUSTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For children with food allergies, a trace amount of a substance can trigger deadly anaphylaxis within minutes of ingestion - the fear of which can be life altering for many families. To give hope to these patients and their families, researchers at Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine are embarking on a landmark peanut immunotherapy...

2014-08-25 08:24:15

Video Will Aim to Address Gaps in Knowledge About Life-Threatening (Severe) Allergies PITTSBURGH, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Specialty, the fully integrated specialty pharmaceutical business of Mylan Inc. (NASDAQ: MYL), and pro football player and EpiPen(®) (epinephrine) Auto-Injector spokesperson Adrian Peterson today announced the three winners of the Ready2Go(TM) MVP Draft, a nationwide search to find kids who have potentially life-threatening (severe) allergies and are prepared...

2014-08-13 08:28:16

Two New States Named to the 2014 Asthma and Allergy School Honor Roll During a Record Year for Medication Access, but More Still Needs to Be Done. WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In just a few weeks, schools will be back in session for the millions of students with asthma and food allergies. So what are schools doing to protect students and teachers with these chronic diseases? Today the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) revealed its 2014 State Honor...

2014-07-24 16:26:32

OTTAWA, July 24, 2014 The Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (CSACI) would like to comment on the death of Mrs. Lucie Roussel, Mayor of La Prairie, on Sunday. As previously reported, Mrs. Roussel stepped on a wasp nest and was stung multiple times. Unfortunately, the autopsy report is not yet available. It is thought that Mrs. Roussel died from a toxic reaction to the stings which usually requires at least 50 stings, or anaphylaxis which can occur after one sting....


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