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Tuesday | US News & World Report

The ABCs of COPD

Despite falling death rates, COPD is third leading cause of death in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, us Travel, Travel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, La Mesa, CA, UC San Diego

Mon Aug 25, 2014


NYU Langone Medical Center to Lead Research to Develop Breath Test...

NYU Langone Medical Center will lead a new clinical initiative -- funded by a $225,000 grant from The National Institutes of Health -- to determine a breath test's effectivness to identify volatile organic compounds in human breath that are biomarkers of chronic obstrutive pulmonary disease .


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law, Thoracic Surgery, Lung Cancer, Breast Cancer

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Theravance Biopharma: Neglected Spinoff Targeting A Huge Underserved Market

Theravance is probably a familiar name to many of you. The pharmaceutical company has received extensive coverage on Seeking Alpha over the years.


Related Topix: Startups, Theravance, Medicine, Health, Biotech, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Medical Daily

Lung Cancer Risk Increases For Patients Previously Diagnosed With A Respiratory Disease

Patients who have previously been diagnosed with a chronic respiratory disease, like bronchitis, are at an increased risk for lung cancer, according to a large study analysis conducted by the American Thoracic Society.


Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer, France, World News, Medicine, Smoking

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Hispanic Business

Findings from Tohoku University Yields New Data on Immunologic...

In search of a treatment target molecule, which is able to regenerate collapsed alveoli, we sought to identify a factor that induces differentiation in human alveolar epithelial stem cells using all-trans retinoic acid , whose alveolar repair capacity has been reported in animal experiments."


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Medical News

Umeclidinium/vilanterol outperforms monotherapies in COPD

A combination of umeclidinium and vilanterol is more effective than each drug as monotherapy for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease , research indicates.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, North Carolina

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Motley Fool

3 Value Stocks Worth Buying

Just as we often examine companies that may be rising past their fair values, we can also find companies trading at what may be bargain prices.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Biotech, Medicine, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Aquinox Pharmaceuticals' (AQXP) CEO David Main on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for standing by and welcome to the Aquinox Pharmaceuticals Second Quarter 2014 Conference Call.


Related Topix: Aquinox Pharmaceuticals, Medicine

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Why people with COPD may be putting themselves at unnecessary risk

Imagine experiencing shortness of breath, wheezing, and a cough so severe it requires you to visit the emergency room.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Business Insurance

Miner due Black Lung benefits despite smoking history: Court

A former coal mine worker with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease should receive benefits under the federal Black Lung Benefits Act despite his nearly 40-year history of cigarette smoking, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled has ruled.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

The Press On-Line

Christchurch patients wanted for health study

CLEARING THE AIR: Roger Dennis, of Sensing City, with sensors measuring particulate matter and Smartinhaler, a sensor-equipted inhaler that sends information when it is used by the patient.


Related Topix: Medicine

Wed Aug 06, 2014

BioMed Central

Effectiveness of the Assessment of Burden of Chronic Obstructive...

Effectiveness of the Assessment of Burden of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease tool: study protocol of a cluster randomised trial in primary and secondary care Annerika HM Slok , Johannes CCM in t Veen , Niels H Chavannes , Thys van der Molen , Maureen PMH Molken , Huib AM Kerstjens , Guus M Asijee , Philippe L Salome , Sebastiaan Holverda , ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Actavis welcomes AZ in boosting its LAMA/LABA

Actavis says it is excited to partner with AstraZeneca over its long-acting muscarinic antagonist/beta-agonist fixed dose combination respiratory drug following the latter's acquisition of Almirall.


Related Topix: Spain, World News, Medicine, Health, Asthma, Foradil, Formoterol (generic), Forest Laboratories, Biotech, Forest Labs, Healthcare Industry

Mon Aug 04, 2014

AstraZeneca coughs up $875m for Almirall to support asthma/COPD pipeline

The total price of the Barcelona, Spain-headquartered pharma firm could reach $1.22bn following development, launch, and sales-related milestones, but its respiratory assets will strengthen the Pharma Giant's inhaled asthma and COPD portfolio, adding to the inhaler and particle technology acquired in the $1.5bn Pearl Therapeutics transaction in ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Asthma, Health, Spain, World News, Foradil, Formoterol (generic), Pulmicort, Budesonide (generic)

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Big News

AstraZeneca agrees to strategic transaction with Almirall in respiratory disease

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.


Related Topix: Medicine, Foradil, Formoterol (generic), Marketing

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Striverdi Respimat found to help COPD sufferers breathe easier

In an effort to help patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease breathe easier, the FDA has approved the use of Striverdi Respimat inhalation spray to relax the muscles around the airways in the lungs stay and prevent symptoms.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Journal Watch

FDA Approves New COPD Treatment

The FDA has approved olodaterol inhalation spray as a once-daily maintenance therapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine

BioResearch Online

Boehringer Ingelheim Ups The Ante In Treating Lung Disorders

Respiratory Leader Boehringer Ingelheim Ups The Ante In "Real-World" Trial Design - And Pushes The Envelope In Treating Lung Disorders.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration

Wed Jul 30, 2014


The Financial Costs Of COPD Estimated To Be $36...

Image Caption: COPD is one of the many chronic lower respiratory diseases which are currently the number three leading cause of death of Americans.


Related Topix: Medicine, Smoking