Mylan launches Advair generic at one-third price

Mylan NV on Tuesday priced its generic version of GlaxoSmithKline's blockbuster asthma treatment Advair 70 percent lower than the branded medicine.
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ConclusionsOur results suggest that metformin users are more likely to initiate preventive therapies and engage in other healthy behaviours. Failure to account for these behaviours may introduce healthy user bias into studies evaluating the effects of oral antihyperglycemic therapies.RésuméObjectifsLe biais lié aux utilisateurs sains selon lequel les patients ayant recours aux soins de santé sont plus susceptibles d'entreprendre des traitements préventifs et d'adopter des comportements sains liés au mode de vie est bien connu dans les études observationnelles, particuli&egra...
Source: Canadian Journal of Diabetes - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 16 February 2019Source: Nitric OxideAuthor(s): M. Bobrowska-Korzeniowska, I. Stelmach, A. Brzozowska, J. Jerzyńska, M. Mitał, W. StelmachAbstractTo date, some studies suggest that passive smoking (PS) may be an important determinant of FeNO levels in children but sill there is a need of investigations using objective methods of PS exposure.The aim of our study was to examine the effect of PS, measured by urine cotinine levels, on FeNO and lung function (FEV1) in allergic and non-allergic asthmatic children.MethodsIt was a prospective, non-interventional study. 140 children, aged 4&ndash...
Source: Nitric Oxide - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
SO, AT WHAT AGE CAN ASTHMA BE DIAGNOSED? Allergol Immunopathol (Madr). 2019 Mar - Apr;47(2):105-106 Authors: Garcia-Marcos L PMID: 30770040 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Allergologia et Immunopathologia - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: Allergol Immunopathol (Madr) Source Type: research
Publication date: April 2019Source: Biomedicine &Pharmacotherapy, Volume 112Author(s): Akshay Chandel, Amit K. Goyal, Goutam Ghosh, Goutam RathAbstractPulmonary route is extensively studied for the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary and extra pulmonary disease conditions such as asthma, tuberculosis, emphysema, and bronchitis. Formulation design, inhalation device and particle size play key role in determining the aerosol performance. The lack of desired clinical outcome along with the problem regarding efficacy or any adverse drug effect may arise due to improper training and education in use of the device to contro...
Source: Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Conclusion: This cross-sectional study found no associations between abnormal serum lipids or HOMA-IR and the presence of current asthma in children or adolescents. PMID: 30759963 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: JCRPE Journal of Clinical Research in Pediatric Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Tags: J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 15 February 2019Source: Microbial PathogenesisAuthor(s): Qiyao Hu, Ryan P. Gilley, Peter H. DubeAbstractEnvironmental allergens elicit complex immune responses in the lungs that can promote the development of asthma or exacerbate preexisting asthma in susceptible individuals. House dust mites are one of the most common indoor allergens and are a significant driver of allergic disease. Respiratory infections are known factors in acute exacerbations of asthma but the impact of allergen on the pathogen is not well understood. We investigated the pathogenesis of influenza A infection followin...
Source: Microbial Pathogenesis - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 15 February 2019Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In PracticeAuthor(s): Scott A. Davis, Richard F. Brown, Robyn Sayner, Delesha Carpenter, Charles Lee, Nacire Garcia, Daniel S. Reuland, Gail Tudor, Ceila E. Loughlin, Betsy Sleath
Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
Trying to kick drug addiction without medicines is said to be like relying on willpower to overcome diabetes or asthma. Enter naltrexone, which has been around since 1984 and reduces the cravings for drugs and alcohol by fine-tuning the brain's chemical re...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
Adherence rates among asthma patients are generally low and decrease during adolescence, resulting in poorly controlled asthma. The aim of our study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the ADolescent Adherence Patient Tool (ADAPT), an interactive mobile health (mHealth) intervention, in supporting self-management and improving inhaled corticosteroid adherence in adolescents with asthma.
Source: Respiratory Medicine - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionThe injuries treated in pets in British Columbia included abscesses, sprains and abrasions. Dogs were also treated with medicinal plants for rheumatoid arthritis, joint pain and articular cartilage injuries. More than 40 plants were used. Anal gland problems were treated with Allium sativum L., Aloe vera L., Calendula officinalis L., Plantago major L., Ulmus fulva Michx., Urtica dioica L. and the lichen Usnea longissima Ach. Antioxidants in plants, such as diarctigenin from Arctium lappa, used in ethnoveterinary medicine for rheumatoid arthritis and joint pain in pets are said to be of use in treating pathologica...
Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
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