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Results announced in vaccine for respiratory syncytial virus disease

Novavax, Inc.announced results from Prepare, a global Phase III clinical trial using ResVax an aluminum adjuvanted respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)...

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FDA gives 510(k) approval for the Accula RSV test for diagnosing respiratory syncytial virus.- Mesa Biotech.

Mesa Biotech announced that it received 510(k) clearance and Clinical Laboratory Improvements Amendments (CLIA) waiver from the FDA for its...

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AstraZeneca to divest US rights to Synagis to SOBI.

AstraZeneca has agreed to sell US rights to Synagis (palivizumab) used for the prevention of serious lower respiratory tract infection...

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British Thoracic Society guidelines for the investigation and management of pulmonary nodules

The detection of pulmonary nodules is common. In populations undergoing CTscreening and at high risk of lung cancer, nodules are detected in 20–50% of individuals, depending on the size of the cut-off point for reporting a nodule.

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Bronchiolitis in children: diagnosis and management

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing bronchiolitis in children. It aims to help healthcare professionals diagnose bronchiolitis and identify if children should be cared for at home or in hospital.

Added 4 years ago

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Journal articles

Treatment of refractory vasospastic angina complicated by acute pulmonary oedema with levosimendan: a case report.

Case summary: We present a case of recurrent episodes of VA complicated by acute pulmonary oedema and cardiogenic shock despite maximal tolerated therapy (intravenous calcium antagonist and nitrates) that was successfully...

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Remarkable Improvement in a Patient with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis after Treatment with Nintedanib.

Nintedanib has been shown to significantly reduce the annual rate of decline in the forced vital capacity (FVC) in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) in previous randomized trials. A 71-year-old man developed...

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A comprehensive and practical approach to the management of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Areas covered: This review summarizes the key aspects of a multifaceted, multidisciplinary, individualized approach to IPF care that incorporates available treatment options, strategies to improve compliance with antifibrotic...

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Clinical trials

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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A Clinical Study to Test How Effective and Safe GLPG1690 is for Subjects With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) When Used Together With Standard of Care (ISABELA1)

The main purpose of this study is to see how GLPG1690 works together with your current standard treatment on your lung function and IPF disease in general.

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A Clinical Study to Test How Effective and Safe GLPG1205 is for Patients With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) (PINTA)

This is a randomized, double-blind, parallel group, placebo-controlled, multicenter, exploratory Phase II study including subjects with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF), investigating GLPG1205 of top of local standard of care...

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