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Phase III IMpower110 study of Tecentriq monotherapy meets endpoint in NSCLC

Genentech/Roche announced positive data from the Phase III IMpower110 study evaluating Tecentriq (atezolizumab) as a first-line (initial) monotherapy compared with...

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Pooled analysis shows Keytruda + chemotherapy improved overall survival v. chemotherapy alone as first-line treatment for advanced NSCLC where tumors do not express PD-L1

Findings from Pooled Analysis of KEYNOTE-189, KEYNOTE-407 and KEYNOTE-021 (Cohort G) Presented at the IASLC 2019 World Conference on Lung...

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Phase III Keynote -024 study of Keytruda shows benefits for long-term overall survival in NSCLC

First-line monotherapy with Keytruda (pembrolizumab) from Merck Inc provides durable long-term overall survival benefit compared to chemotherapy in non-small cell...

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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 Guideline on the Management of Asthma

The 2019 update includes a complete revision of the section on monitoring asthma including new information on predicting future risk of asthma attacks, and updates to the sections on pharmacological management of asthma

Added 4 years ago

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.

Added 1 month ago

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.

Added 1 month ago

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Journal articles

Effect of High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound Versus Plasma Radiofrequency Ablation on Recurrent Allergic Rhinitis.

Background: High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) and plasma radiofrequency ablation (PRA) have been used to treat recurrent allergic rhinitis (AR); however, there is a lack of literature comparing the efficacy of these 2 methods.

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Allergic Rhinitis in Children and Adolescents.

Allergic rhinitis is a common disorder that regularly occurs in children and adolescents. The disease is associated with other allergic diseases, such as asthma, and it carries a heavy burden, with effects on sleep, school performance...

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Platelet-Activating Factor (PAF) in Allergic Rhinitis: Clinical and Therapeutic Implications.

Platelet-activating factor (PAF) is a lipid mediator involved in several allergic reactions. It is released from multiple cells of the immune system, such as eosinophils, neutrophils, and mast cells, and also exerts its effect on most...

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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).

Added 2 months ago

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.

Added 2 months ago

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

Added 2 months ago

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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 1 year 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 1 year 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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Older lady with uncontrolled COPD

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