We live in a fast-paced society. Everything needs to be done now, and there's always more we have to do. Multitasking is now the norm, and it's even more hectic when kids are added to the mix. Sound familiar? Being able to do it all is good, but to do it all at the expense...
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) recommended CE approval for four pharmaceuticals to treat respiratory diseases, including COPD and asthma, according to announcements on the EMA’s website. The drugs were recommended by the EMA’s Committee for Medicinal...
New research shows that a specific type of white blood cell can be manipulated to ease the body’s immune response to COPD. Two experimental therapies may be able to control chronic inflammation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
People with sleep apnea appear to be at higher risk of pneumonia than people without, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Sleep apnea is characterized by disrupted sleep, caused when the upper airway becomes obstructed by soft tissue,...
If you want to lose weight, then adopting a diet high in carbohydrates and calories is probably not the best way to go about it. But for individuals with motor neuron disease, such a diet could slow progression of the condition.
The FDA has approved a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Kalydeco (ivacaftor) for people with cystic fibrosis ages 6 and older who have one of eight additional mutations in the CF transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris has announced that the state Department of Justice will take a more active role in preventing and investigating data breaches after hundreds of such incidents occurred over the past two years, including...
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