Asthma

Few studies have systematically investigated insomnia in adults with epilepsy. Researchers have performed a prospective cross-sectional investigation of the prevalence, severity,...



Asthma exacerbations are commonly precipitated by viral upper respiratory infections ( URIs ). Vitamin D insufficiency associates with susceptibility to...


A study sought to test the hypothesis that in persons with episodic migraine, asthma is a risk factor for the...


The role of Tiotropium ( Spiriva ) for the treatment of adolescents with asthma has not yet been clearly defined....


Researchers have discovered that a blood test called the Basophil Activation Test ( BAT ) has the potential to predict...


In a subset of patients with asthma, standard-of-care treatment does not achieve disease control, highlighting the need for novel therapeutic...


Additional results from an interim analysis of a pivotal phase 2b study of Dupilumab in adult patients with moderate-to-severe asthma...


The maturation, recruitment and survival of eosinophils in the respiratory tract are determined by IL-3, GM-CSF, but especially by IL-5,...


Bronchial thermoplasty is a procedure that consists of the delivery of controlled radiofrequency-generated heat via a catheter inserted into the...


In mild asthma exercise-induced bronchoconstriction is usually treated with inhaled short-acting beta2-agonists ( SABAs ) on demand. The hypothesis was that...


Although yoga is frequently used by patients with asthma, its efficacy in alleviating asthma remains unclear. A study has systematically assessed...


Despite currently available therapies and detailed guidelines, many people with mild asthma remain symptomatic; it is important to establish the...


In patients with symptomatic asthma receiving ICS or ICS+LABA, phase III studies have demonstrated improved lung function with Tiotropium (...


Once-daily Tiotropium ( Spiriva ) Respimat, a long-acting anticholinergic bronchodilator, has been shown in a phase III program to improve...


Data from phase 3 studies of Tiotropium ( Spiriva ) delivered via the Respimat inhaler in mild, moderate and severe...


Omalizumab ( Xolair ) has been recommended as an add-on option for the treatment of patients with moderate-severe allergic asthma...


Acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ( COPD ) are a major cause of hospital admission and mortality. They...


A new study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford has...


Results published in the New England Journal of Medicine ( NEJM ) and presented at the European Respiratory Society (...