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Treatment Adherence in Adults With Asthma and COPD

In Europe, researchers conducted a study to determine whether adult patients with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who use the budesonide/formoterol inhaler are very satisfied.
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Effects of a Video Intervention on Asthma Control in Adolescents

An interventional video and question prompt list were not associated with improvements in asthma control and quality of life, according to a study recently published in the¬†Journal of Asthma. Researchers of this study observed 359 patients aged 11 to 17 years with persistent asthma, 91.3% of whom spoke English at home instead of Spanish. These…
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Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients With Asthma and Allergies

The presence of persistent asthma and comorbid allergies has been linked to a significant adverse impact of certain measures of health-related quality of life (HRQoL). A retrospective analysis was conducted of patient survey responses and administrative pharmacy claims from the Observational Study of Asthma Control and Outcomes (OSACO), and the results were published in the…