FDA rejects Mylan ’ s Advair generic in win for GSK
Shares in Mylan (NSDQ:MYL) dropped -5% yesterday after the pharmaceutical company revealed that it received the dreaded ‘complete response letter’ from the FDA, denying its application for a generic version of GlaxoSmithKline‘s (NYSE:GSK) blockbuster Advair respiratory drug. Canonsburg, PA-based Mylan noted that the CRL was due to “minor deficiencies” identified in its application and that it expects to wait until it receives the full notice on June 27 to determine how the rejection will impact its 2018 financial outlook. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business ...
Source: Mass Device - June 14, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Pharmaceuticals Regulatory/Compliance Respiratory Wall Street Beat GlaxoSmithKline plc Mylan Novartis Source Type: news

Early-stage respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine trial begins
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of NIH, has launched a clinical trial of an investigational vaccine designed to protect against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). The Phase 1 study will enroll a small group of healthy adult volunteers to examine the safety of an experimental intranasal vaccine and its ability to induce an immune response. The study is being conducted at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 14, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Novel in vitro approaches for toxicity testing of inhaled substances
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Integrated approaches that avoid the use of animals to assess the toxicity of inhaled materials may include a computational model to screen for chemical reactivity, a human tissue-based assay to predict the absorption of a chemical into the respiratory tract, and other types of advanced systems based on in vitro and in vivo respiratory biology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hay fever boom hits 20 million
MORE than 20 million Britons face hay fever hell after research identified a boom in pollen generated by grass. Health and weather experts have warned that victims will suffer heightened symptoms including running eyes, sneezing and respiratory problems. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are you familiar with these 20 herbs that can be used as medicine?
(Natural News) We are more familiar with herbs when they are included in our culinary experience in restaurants we frequent or even at home. But years ago, these herbs were recognized by our ancestors as a solution for different ailments. (h/t ModernSurvivalOnline.com.) Thyme – This herb is recommended for respiratory diseases. Its most notable chemical compound,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pulmatrix touts Ph1 data for inhaled COPD therapy
Pulmatrix (NSDQ:PULM) touted data today from a dose-ranging Phase I trial of its once-daily inhaled therapy designed for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The company’s product is a reformulation of tiotropium bromide, the active component in Boehringer Ingelheim’s blockbuster drug, Spiriva. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Pulmatrix touts Ph1 data for inhaled COPD therapy appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - June 13, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Clinical Trials Drug-Device Combinations Pharmaceuticals Respiratory Wall Street Beat Pulmatrix Inc. Source Type: news

Should You Consider Prone Positioning Before ECMO? Should You Consider Prone Positioning Before ECMO?
Dr Aaron Holley on new data on prone positioning for patients with acute respiratory distress challenges, as well as some preconceived notions, including his own.Medscape Critical Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Viewpoint Source Type: news

NICE Bites; Respiratory Tract Infections (acute) antimicrobial prescribing
This monthly prescribing bulletin summarises key recommendations from NICE guidance. The latest topics are acute sore throat and otitis media. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Respiratory Virus (RSV) Strikes More Infants
Title: Respiratory Virus (RSV) Strikes More InfantsCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 12/14/1999 8:50:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:08 PM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - June 13, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Cigar Smoking ... Heart & Lung Disease & Cancer
Title: Cigar Smoking ... Heart& Lung Disease& CancerCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 7/23/1999 8:20:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:05 PM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - June 13, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Emphysema from Crack Cocaine?
Title: Emphysema from Crack Cocaine?Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 6/24/2008 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:06 PM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - June 13, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Wildfires: Protect Yourself from Wildfire Smoke
Title: Wildfires: Protect Yourself from Wildfire SmokeCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 10/4/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:07 PM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - June 13, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Mold Hazards, A Story From New Orleans
Title: Mold Hazards, A Story From New OrleansCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 9/21/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:08 PM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - June 13, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Pneumonia Vaccination: Who Should Have One?
Title: Pneumonia Vaccination: Who Should Have One?Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 2/8/2006 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:08 PM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - June 13, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Quit Smoking: A Novel Medication to Help Quit Smoking
Title: Quit Smoking: A Novel Medication to Help Quit SmokingCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 8/15/2006 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:08 PM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - June 13, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Secondhand Smoke How Deadly Is It?
Title: Secondhand Smoke How Deadly Is It?Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 4/8/2004 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - June 13, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Sensitive to Smoke, Lung Cancer Gene
Title: Sensitive to Smoke, Lung Cancer GeneCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 7/27/2004 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - June 13, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Serena Williams Battles Pulmonary Embolism and a Hematoma
Title: Serena Williams Battles Pulmonary Embolism and a HematomaCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 3/3/2011 12:42:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - June 13, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Smoking Cessation: FREE Help
Title: Smoking Cessation: FREE HelpCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 1/4/2006 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - June 13, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Teens Smoking Less Butt . . .
Title: Teens Smoking Less Butt . . .Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 6/18/2004 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - June 13, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Methotrexate Spares Steroids in Asthmatics
Title: Methotrexate Spares Steroids in AsthmaticsCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:04 PM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - June 13, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Asthma Rates Increasing
Title: Asthma Rates IncreasingCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 4/11/1999 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:04 PM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - June 13, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Asthma in Women, Asthma in Pregnancy
Title: Asthma in Women, Asthma in PregnancyCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 4/4/2001 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:04 PM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - June 13, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Exercise Preventing Asthma?
Title: Exercise Preventing Asthma?Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 3/29/2001 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:06 PM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - June 13, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

You are 6x more likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke 3 days after the flu: Study
(Natural News) A new study has found that people who have just had the flu are up to six times more likely to have a stroke or heart attack. In the biggest study to look at stroke and heart attack risk from specific respiratory infections, researchers found that some of the organisms that can cause... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intuitive Surgical drops $15m, inks collab dev and licensing deal in Broncus Medical Series A
Broncus Medical said today it raised $15 million in a Series A from robotic surgery giant Intuitive Surgical (NSDQ:ISRG). The investment comes in three parts, including the $15 million equity investment, a technology development collaborative agreement and a licensing deal that will put Broncus Medical’s intellectual properties in Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Intuitive’s hands. Broncus Medical is developing technologies focused on diagnostic and therapeutic lung procedures, and will use funds from the round to support continued development of its lung cancer tech, including clinical trials. The company is curre...
Source: Mass Device - June 12, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Imaging Respiratory Broncus Medical Intuitive Surgical Source Type: news

Mycology Day: Egypt
A " Mycology Day " was held at the Armed Forces College of Medicine in Egypt to celebrate " Fungal Disease Awareness " week held by CDC in August 2017.   This was the first day of its kind in Egypt and photos and information about the event can be foundTuesday, June 12, 2018 - 13:31Updates (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - June 12, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: GAtherton Source Type: news

Doctoral Researcher: Microbial Pathogenicity Mechanisms (Mycology Preferred)
(Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - June 12, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: GAtherton Source Type: news

Professor of Molecular Medicine of Life-Threatening Infections
(Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - June 12, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: GAtherton Source Type: news

Walkable Neighborhoods Might Lower Kids' Asthma Risk
Title: Walkable Neighborhoods Might Lower Kids' Asthma RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/11/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/12/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - June 12, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

New Insights into Animal-Borne Disease Outbreaks
In the wake of the recent Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa, a reevaluation of the ways plague spreads through prairie dog colonies in the western United States has yielded insights that could help explain outbreaks of plague, Ebola, and other diseases that can be transmitted by animals to humans. These include West Nile Virus disease and MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome). The study, led by Dan Salkeld and Mike Antolin of Colorado State University and described in the journal BioScience, suggests that even deadly diseases may persist unnoticed in a population for years as smoldering infections, rather than jump fro...
Source: BioScience Press Releases - June 12, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

The abbreviated burn severity index as a predictor of acute respiratory distress syndrome in young individuals with severe flammable starch-based powder burn - Lin KH, Chu CM, Lin YK, Chiao HY, Pu TW, Tsai YM, Chen YY, Huang HK, Chang H, Lee SC, Huang TW.
Here, we investigated whether the abbreviated burn severity index (ABSI) scoring system predicts acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in a retrospective analysis of a severe flammable starch-based powder burn population. Demographics, total body surf... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Propeller Health touts investment from McKesson Ventures
Building on a $20 million funding round announced last month, Propeller Health said today that it landed an investment of an undisclosed amount from McKesson Ventures. The company is looking to expand its digital therapeutics business beyond devices that manage the treatment of chronic respiratory diseases. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Propeller Health touts investment from McKesson Ventures appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - June 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Funding Roundup Pharmaceuticals Propeller Health Source Type: news

Two vacancies for Clinical Fellow vacancies in Infectious Diseases at Wythenshwe Hospital
Mon, 06/11/2018 - 13:19News blog (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - June 11, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: BethBradshaw Source Type: news

Study: Air pollution may be causing more people to commit petty crimes
(Natural News) Air pollution is known for negatively impacting the lives of many. It causes several health problems such as increasing the risk of heart disease, stroke, lung cancer, and respiratory issues. More than that, it’s really bad for the environment. But recently, another adverse effect of air pollution was added to the list. In... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pneumococcal Vaccination (Pneumonia Vaccine)
Title: Pneumococcal Vaccination (Pneumonia Vaccine)Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 4/12/1999 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/11/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - June 11, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Mount Sinai team diagnoses asthma with nasal brush test
(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Mount Sinai researchers have identified a genetic biomarker of asthma that can be tested for using a simple nasal brush and basic follow-up data analysis. This inexpensive diagnostic test can accurately identify mild to moderate asthma and differentiate it from other respiratory conditions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about aspiration pneumonia
Aspiration pneumonia is an infection that may occur if a person breathes something in instead of swallowing it. The germs from food particles, saliva, vomit, or other substances may infect the airways and lead to aspiration pneumonia. In this article, learn more about the treatment and complications. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory Source Type: news

Tonsillectomy May Worsen Long-term Health Outcomes Tonsillectomy May Worsen Long-term Health Outcomes
Removal of tonsils, adenoids before age 9 years may have long-term health consequences, including increased risk for upper respiratory tract diseases and infections, a population-based study showed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News Source Type: news

Allergies More Common in Kids With Autism
FRIDAY, June 8, 2018 -- Children with autism are more likely to also have a food, respiratory or skin allergy, new research suggests. What's not clear from the new study, however, is whether there's a common cause behind these conditions. " More... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 8, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Adenoid, Tonsil Removal May Affect Later Respiratory Risks
FRIDAY, June 8, 2018 -- Adenoidectomy and tonsillectomy in children are associated with increased long-term risks of respiratory, infectious, and allergic diseases, according to a study published online June 7 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head& Neck... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Health Tip: Breathe Easier in a Volcano Zone
Title: Health Tip: Breathe Easier in a Volcano ZoneCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/8/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - June 8, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Are antibiotics overused in treatment of outpatient acute respiratory infections?
(JAMA Network) Antibiotics are most commonly prescribed for acute respiratory infections, although most of these infections are caused by viruses for which antibiotics aren't effective. A new study found that among almost 15,000 outpatients with acute respiratory infections during flu seasons, 41 percent of outpatients were prescribed antibiotics and 41 percent of them had diagnoses for which antibiotics weren't indicated. The results suggest antibiotic overuse remains widespread in the treatment of outpatient acute respiratory infections. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Tonsillectomy in childhood raises risk of respiratory diseases
Removal of tonsils or adenoids linked to two to threefold higher risk of diseases of the upper respiratory tract Related items fromOnMedica Antibiotic fails to improve lung function in children with CF Texting can improve flu jab uptake Recurrent viral RTIs in first 6 months linked to type 1 diabetes risk Paracetamol unlikely to increase child ’s asthma risk Pregnancy raises risk of critical illness with swine flu (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - June 8, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Think Twice About Tonsil, Adenoid Removal
THURSDAY, June 7, 2018 -- Having tonsils removed in childhood is supposed to end chronic earaches and breathing problems. But what if it also increases risk of respiratory infections? " We found that long-term risks of diseases -- in particular... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 7, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Respiratory Pathogens May Up Treatment Failure Risk in Asthma
THURSDAY, June 7, 2018 -- Respiratory pathogens are associated with increased risk of treatment failure in children with asthma exacerbations, according to a study published online June 4 in Pediatrics. Joanna Merckx, M.D., from Montreal Children's... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Funding opportunity announcement from The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).
Link: Funding OpportunityContent-type: links (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - June 7, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: GAtherton Source Type: news

Professor (W1 with tenure track to W2) for Molecular Medicine of Life-threatening Infections
(Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - June 7, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: GAtherton Source Type: news

Do Not Misinterpret Study That Says Non-Drinkers Miss More Work
This study showed that non-drinkers were more likely than moderate alcohol drinkers to have missed work due to mental health issues, musculoskeletal problems, digestive disorders, and respiratory diseases. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

AAFP Joins Call on FDA to Reduce Nicotine Content in Cigarettes
AAFP and other signatories also call on FDA to apply the proposal to other combustible tobacco products (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 6, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news