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FDA expands approval of PD-L1 IHC 22C3 pharmDx assay in NSCLC

Agilent Technologies announced that the FDA has updated its approval of the company’s PD-L1 IHC 22C3 pharmDx assay. The assay...

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Pfizer has begun enrollment in three Phase III trials evaluating 20-Valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in adults.

Pfizer Inc. announced at the end of 2018, the initiation of a Phase III program for its 20-Valent pneumococcal conjugate...

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FDA approves extension of label for Keytruda for the first-line treatment of patients with stage III NSCLC

Merck Inc. announced that the FDA has approved an expanded label for Keytruda Merck’s anti-PD-1 therapy, as monotherapy for the...

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

View highlights from recent congresses presented in new expert videos with leading physicians.

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Cystic Fibrosis Knowledge Centre

Cystic Fibrosis Knowledge Centre

View disease awareness information, treatment options and European Cystic Fibrosis Society best practice guidelines.

Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis causes great strain on the workforce. Help to reduce sick days and improve productivity with appropriate treatment options.

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

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Guidelines

British Thoracic Society Guideline for the initial outpatient management of pulmonary embolism (PE)

The British Thoracic Society (BTS) Guideline for the initial OP management of PE provides guidance on how to risk-stratify patients with suspected and confirmed PE and subsequently manage them in an OP or ambulatory care setting.

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Stop smoking interventions and services

This guideline covers stop smoking interventions and services delivered in primary care and community settings for everyone over the age of 12.

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British Thoracic Society Guideline for the investigation and management of malignant pleural mesothelioma

The key aim of this guideline is to provide detailed, evidencebased guidance for the investigation of suspected MPM and the subsequent care and management of individuals with proven MPM.

Added 10 months ago

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Journal articles

Combined aclidinium bromide and long-acting beta2-agonist for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Objectives: To assess the efficacy and safety of combined aclidinium bromide and long-acting beta2-agonists in stable COPD.

Added 16 days ago

Epigenetic changes: An emerging potential pharmacological target in allergic rhinitis.

The importance of epigenetics has increased due to identification of its role in the pathophysiology of a number of diseases including allergic rhinitis. Amongst the different epigenetic changes in allergic retinitis, deacetylation...

Added 17 days ago

Increased salivary fluid flow in children with newly diagnosed allergic rhinitis.

Objectives: The pathogenesis of allergic rhinitis (AR) may involve dysregulation of the autonomic nervous system (ANS). Salivary fluid flow and salivary alpha-amylase (sAA) secretion are able to reflect the activity of...

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Clinical trials

A Study to Evaluate the Effects of BGF and GFF on Specific Image Based Airway Volumes and Resistance in Subjects With Moderate to Severe COPD

This is a randomised, controlled, two period cross-over, 4 weeks chronic dosing, study to evaluate the effects of Budesonide/Glycopyrronium/Formoterol Fumarate (BGF) and Glycopyrronium/Formoterol Fumarate (GFF)

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A Study Comparing the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of Fixed Dose Combination (FDC) of FF/UMEC/VI With the FDC of FF/VI and UMEC/VI; Administered Once-daily Via a Dry Powder Inhaler (DPI) in Subjects With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

The study evaluates the efficacy of fluticasone furoate/umeclidinium bromide/vilanterol (FF/UMEC/VI) to reduce the annual rate of moderate and severe exacerbations compared with dual therapy...

Added 1 year ago

Sublobar Resection Versus Lobectomy for cT1N0M0 Non-small-cell Lung Cancer

The incidence rate of ground-glass opacity (GGO) has been increasing these years. A great number of retrospective studies suggested that sublobar resection was better for some GGO patients.

Added 1 year ago

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Blog Posts

The Asthma Report

ERS 2018 | Day 5 Highlights

Posted 7 months ago

The Asthma Report wraps up from Paris, with our final report from ERS Congress 2018.

 

The Asthma Report

ERS 2018 | Day 4 Highlights

Posted 7 months ago

A look at two sessions from the ERS Congress dealing with devices for the management of asthma and an in-depth look at some of the allergic responses to asthma.

The Asthma Report

ERS 2018 | Day 3 Highlights

Posted 7 months ago

Day 3 Highlights: Monday 17 September from the European Respiratory Society International Congress: 15-19 September 2018

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