The FDA has approved updated labeling for Asmanex HFA and Dulera to include use in pediatric patients with asthma.
Undervaccinated and especially unvaccinated children were at greater risk for pertussis.
Having a health savings account can mitigate the effect of a high-deductible health plan.
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.
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…
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…
Several occupational categories increased the risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in nonsmoking/nonasthmatic individuals.
The FDA has approved Sirturo (bedaquiline; Janssen) for use in pediatric patients aged 12 to less than 18 years in MDR-TB.