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FDA approves Tecentriq + chemotherapy (Abraxane and carboplatin) to treat metastatic non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer.- Genentech/Roche

Genentech, a member of the Roche Group announced that the FDA approved Tecentriq (atezolizumab) in combination with chemotherapy (Abraxane [paclitaxel...

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Imfinzi granted FDA Priority Review for the treatment small cell lung cancer and with PDUFA date in Q1 2020.-AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca announced that the FDA has accepted a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) and granted Priority Review for Imfinzi (durvalumab)...

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Actelion Pharma withdraws filing of Opsumit for CTEPH

Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, has announced its decision to voluntarily withdraw...

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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

ERS guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of chronic cough in adults and children.

These guidelines incorporate the recent advances in chronic cough pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment. The concept of cough hypersensitivity has allowed an umbrella term that explains the exquisite sensitivity of patients to external stimuli

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Pneumonia in adults: diagnosis and management

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing community- and hospital-acquired pneumonia in adults.

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Tuberculosis

This guideline covers preventing, identifying and managing latent and active tuberculosis (TB) in children, young people and adults.

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Journal articles

Comparison of disease progression subgroups in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Background: Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a progressive interstitial pneumonia with an unpredictable course. The aims of this study were to retrospectively re-evaluate a cohort of patients with IPF according to the 2011...

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Gender differences at presentation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in Sweden.

Background: Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a disease with poor prognosis mainly affecting males. Differences in clinical presentation between genders may be important both for the diagnostic work-up and for follow-up.

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Viral Infection Increases the Risk of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Meta-analysis.

Objective: This meta-analysis aims to present a collective view on the relationship between viral infection and IPF.

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Clinical trials

Inhaled NAC in Treatment of IPF

This study plans to learn more about the safety and tolerability of inhaled N-Acetylcysteine (NAC) in patients with pulmonary fibrosis. The study will also create a bank of data, blood, and sputum from IPF patients for future research.

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A Dose-finding Study of Inhaled OligoG vs Placebo in Patients With Cystic Fibrosis (SMR3372)

Randomized, double blind, placebo controlled study. The study has two parts:
Dose-finding part, followed by longer term follow-up (6 months)

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Acute Exacerbations Treated With BenRAlizumab (The ABRA Study) (ABRA)

Exacerbations of asthma and COPD are an important cause of hospital admission and the main cause of annual winter bed shortages. Despite current guideline treatment with prednisolone, 40% of patients require further treatment...

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Blog Posts

Georgina Mason

ERS 2018 | Day 5 Highlights

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

 

Georgina Mason

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.

Georgina Mason

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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