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Triple-combination therapy exceeds Symbicort Turbohaler for COPD

September 14, 2016
GlaxoSmithKline and Innoviva’s triple-combination therapy of fluticasone furoate, umeclidnium and vilanterol significantly reduced the amount…
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Physical activity decreases anxiety, depression risk in patients with COPD

September 12, 2016
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients and high levels of physical activity have a reduced risk of developing anxiety or…
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Overweight girls, underweight boys at greater risk for asthma admission in adulthood

September 12, 2016
A higher BMI in girls and a lower BMI in boys were associated with hospital admission rates for asthma during early adulthood, according to data…
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Breast-feeding protects infants with genetic predisposition for asthma

September 12, 2016
Breast-feeding could protect infants who have the gene associated with asthma risk, according to data presented recently at the European Respiratory…
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Benralizumab injections decrease exacerbations in severe asthma

September 9, 2016
Patients with severe, uncontrolled asthma receiving a 1-year course of benralizumab injections had significantly reduced rates of asthma-related…
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Smaller fetal size increases risk for asthma, lung deficiency up to age 15

September 9, 2016
Reduced fetal size in the first trimester was associated with an increased risk for asthma and reduced lung function that extended to children aged…
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Antibiotics in early life linked with increased risk for allergy

September 7, 2016
Exposure to antibiotics in early life is associated with an increased later risk for both eczema and hay fever, according to data presented at the…