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NICE recommends Vizimpro to treat Non Small Lung Cancer patients with EGFR mutation

NICE (The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) announces that Vizimpro (dacomitinib) will be available on the NHS for...

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CHMP positive for self-administration option for Fasenra Pen to treat eosinophilic asthma

AstraZeneca announced that the European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has issued a positive opinion...

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Positive overall survival results for Imfinzi for first line small cell lung cancer

AstraZeneca announced positive overall survival (OS) results from the Phase III CASPIAN trial with Imfinzi in 1st-line extensive-stage 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

Treatment of Adult Obstructive Sleep Apnea with Positive Airway Pressure: An American Academy of Sleep Medicine Clinical Practice Guideline.

Introduction: This guideline establishes clinical practice recommendations for positive airway pressure (PAP) treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in adults and is intended for use in conjunction with other American Academy...

Added 18 days ago

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.

Added 1 year ago

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Journal articles

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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A phase 3 study of tezacaftor in combination with ivacaftor in children aged 6 through 11 years with cystic fibrosis.

Background: Tezacaftor/ivacaftor is a new treatment option in many regions for patients aged ≥12 years who are homozygous (F/F) or heterozygous for the F508del-CFTR mutation and a residual function (F/RF) mutation.

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Delivering on the promise of gene editing for cystic fibrosis.

In this review, we describe a path for translation of gene editing into therapy for cystic fibrosis (CF). Cystic fibrosis results from mutations in the CFTR gene, with one allele predominant in patient populations.

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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

Added 13 days ago

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Blog Posts

The Asthma Report

ERS 2018 | Day 5 Highlights

Posted 9 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 9 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 9 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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Older lady with uncontrolled COPD

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