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Complete Response Letter for Ruconest sBLA for expanded indication in hereditary angioedema.- Pharming.

Pharming has received a Complete Response Letter (CRL) from the FDA regarding the supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for Ruconest...

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BORA trial shows long-term safety and efficacy of Fasenra in patients with eosinophilic asthma.-AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca announced results from the BORA Phase III extension trial evaluating the long-term safety and efficacy of Fasenra (benralizumab) as...

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Phase III CONVERT study of amikacin liposome suspension in nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease published in AJRCCM.- Insmed.

Insmed Incorporated announced that data from the pivotal Phase III CONVERT study evaluating the safety and efficacy of ALIS (amikacin...

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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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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.

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Journal articles

Spotlight on dabrafenib/trametinib in the treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer: place in therapy.

This paper summarizes the clinical evidence that lead to the recent approval of the combination of dabrafenib and trametinib to treat patients with advanced NSCLC who harbor a BRAF V600E mutation.

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Dabrafenib in combination with trametinib in the treatment of patients with BRAF V600-positive advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer: clinical evidence and experience.

Here, in this review, we outline the preclinical and clinical data for BRAF and MEK inhibitor combination treatment for NSCLC patients with BRAF V600E mutation.

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As-Needed Budesonide-Formoterol versus Maintenance Budesonide in Mild Asthma.

Background: Patients with mild asthma often rely on inhaled short-acting β2-agonists for symptom relief and have poor adherence to maintenance therapy.

Added 2 months ago

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Clinical trials

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...

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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.

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A Study of Atezolizumab Compared With Docetaxel in Participants With Locally Advanced or Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Who Have Failed Platinum-Containing Therapy (OAK)

This global, multicenter, open-label, randomized, controlled study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of atezolizumab (an anti-programmed death−ligand 1 [anti-PD-L1] antibody) compared with docetaxel...

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Blog Posts

The Asthma Report

ERS 2018 | Day 5 Highlights

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

 

The Asthma Report

ERS 2018 | Day 4 Highlights

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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

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

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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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Older lady with uncontrolled COPD

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