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FDA accepts elexacaftor, tezacaftor and ivacaftor, triple therapy, to treat cystic fibrosis and assigned a PDUFA date of 19 March 2020- Vertex Pharma

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated announced the FDA accepted its New Drug Application (NDA) for the VX-445 (elexacaftor), tezacaftor and ivacaftor triple...

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Phase III NEPTUNE trial of Imfinzi with tremelimumab for Stage IV NSCLC did not meet the primary endpoint.- AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca announced final overall survival (OS) results from the Phase III NEPTUNE trial , a randomised, open-label, multi-centre, global trial...

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FDA approves pretomanid for drug-resistanttuberculosis

The FDA has announced its approval of PaMZ (pretomanid), from TB Alliance, a new drug developed to treat Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (XDR-TB)...

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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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Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a chronic condition characterised by recurrent interruptions in breathing throughout the sleep cycle. Learn about the two main types of sleep apnea and hear from experts as they present the latest research at the Sleep and Breathing conference (Marseille, 2019).

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Guidelines

Motor neurone disease: assessment and management

This guideline covers assessing and managing motor neurone disease (MND). It aims to improve care from the time of diagnosis, and covers information and support, organisation of care, managing symptoms and preparing for end of life care.

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Specialist neonatal respiratory care for babies born preterm

This guideline covers specific aspects of respiratory support (for example, oxygen supplementation, assisted ventilation, treatment of some respiratory disorders, and aspects of monitoring) for preterm babies in hospital.

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Lung cancer: diagnosis and management

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing non-small-cell and small-cell lung cancer. It aims to improve outcomes for patients by ensuring that the most effective tests and treatments are used, and that people have access to...

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Journal articles

New developments in optimizing bronchodilator treatment of COPD: a focus on glycopyrrolate/formoterol combination formulated by co-suspension delivery technology.

COPD causes considerable health and economic burden worldwide, with incidence of the disease expected to continue to rise. Inhaled bronchodilators, such as long-acting muscarinic antagonists (LAMAs) and long-acting β2-agonists (LABAs)...

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Cardiovascular safety profile of a fixed-dose combination of glycopyrrolate and formoterol fumarate delivered via metered dose inhaler using co-suspension delivery technology.

Background: Glycopyrrolate/formoterol fumarate (GFF) metered dose inhaler (MDI) is a fixed-dose combination of the long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA), glycopyrrolate (GP), and the long-acting β2-agonist (LABA)...

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Emerging gene therapies for cystic fibrosis.

Areas covered: We review emerging gene therapies and gene delivery strategies for the treatment of CF particularly viral and non-viral approaches with potential to treat CF.

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Clinical trials

A Study to Evaluate Safety and Efficacy of Subcutaneous Administration of Anakinra in Patients With CF (ANAKIN)

Primary Ojective:
- To evaluate efficacy of treatment with anakinra in subjects with CF who are ≥ 12 years of age by means of lung clearance index (LCI).

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Symdeko in Cystic Fibrosis Patients

This clinical study will enroll 22 participants without the F508del mutation, carrying partial function mutations not approved for Symdeko, and who are not expected to be approved for CFTR modulator treatment in the immediate future.

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Evaluation of Efficacy and Safety of Pamrevlumab in Patients With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

This is a Phase 3 trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of 30 mg/kg intravenous (IV) infusions of pamrevlumab administered every 3 weeks as compared to placebo in subjects with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

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Blog Posts

The Asthma Report

ERS 2018 | Day 5 Highlights

Posted 11 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 11 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 11 months ago

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

CME

Managing acute exacerbations of COPD in primary care

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: diagnosis and assessment of severity

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Managing Symptomatic Asthma

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