Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Asthma Asthma en-us Thu, 27 Apr 2017 04:39:37 UTC Thu, 27 Apr 2017 04:39:37 UTC Obesity, Asthma, and Dietary Intake: Paying Attention Can Reduce Morbidity Patients who have asthma and who are also obese carry a heavy burden.  7:00 AM, Wed April 5, 2017 Mothers with Low Vitamin E Levels More Likely to Have Children with Asthma? Children born to mothers with low vitamin E levels may be more likely to require asthma medications.  1:50 PM, Tue March 7, 2017 Fish Oil for Treating Patients with Asthma? The results showed all participants responded to omega-3 fatty acids to some degree, with a reduction in IgE production. 9:09 AM, Fri February 24, 2017 FDA Extends Approval of Asthma Treatment to Children The FDA has expanded the indication of Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals’ Spiriva Respimat (tiotropium bromide).  3:40 PM, Thu February 16, 2017 5 Asthma Studies Every Pharmacist Should Know Over the years, a number of landmark clinical studies on asthma have been published, shaping how we treat the disease today. 9:57 PM, Wed February 8, 2017 Asthma Drug Reduces Alcohol Cravings, Study Shows Have scientists found a new drug that could curb alcohol cravings and treat addiction?  1:04 PM, Thu February 2, 2017 FDA OKs New Asthma Treatment for Adults and Adolescents The FDA has approved Teva’s newest asthma treatment for adolescent and adult patients.  2:42 PM, Tue January 31, 2017 Symbicort Now Approved for Young Children Officials with AstraZeneca recently announced that the FDA has expanded the indication of its 80/4.5 mcg budesonide and formoterol fumarate dihydrate inhalation aerosol (Symbicort), approving the drug for the treatment of asthma in patients aged 6 to 12 years. 5:18 PM, Fri January 27, 2017 Why Pharmacists Should Recommend Asthma Spacers Pharmacists should recommend asthma spacers to patients taking inhaler therapy for uncontrolled asthma because the devices can help improve hand-breath coordination while reducing side effects of inhaled medication. 9:44 AM, Thu September 29, 2016 New Point-of-Care Test Can Diagnose Severe Allergic Asthma Novartis has introduced a new point-of-care diagnostic tool that allows for in-office diagnosis of uncontrolled allergic asthma mediated by immunoglobulin E (IgE) in conjunction with other clinical findings. 7:00 AM, Fri September 16, 2016 Stiff Competition to Create a Smarter Inhaler 3M Drug Delivery Systems will be working to introduce its Intelligent Inhaler to the market by developing a partnership with pharmaceutical companies. 11:14 PM, Sun July 10, 2016 2 Chronic Health Conditions on the Rise Among Children Chronic health conditions are on the rise among children, especially those living in poverty. 11:00 PM, Mon May 30, 2016 Pharmacist Rescues Young Girl Having an Asthma Attack A New Jersey pharmacist recently went above and beyond to care for a young girl having an acute asthma attack. 8:36 AM, Fri May 27, 2016 Twitter Could Help Predict and Prevent Asthma Flare-Ups Tweets about asthma could provide clues to asthma-related emergency room visits. 11:00 PM, Sun May 22, 2016 5 Facts About AERD Pharmacists Should Know A patient presents with asthma, nasal congestion, and nasal polyps, and she says she has weird reactions to aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Do you know what condition this patient may have? 9:00 PM, Sun April 10, 2016 3 Indications Where Magnesium Sulfate Should Be Administered Faster Than Normal Magnesium sulfate for rapid administration 12:59 AM, Mon March 28, 2016 New Severe Asthma Maintenance Treatment Approved Patients with severe asthma now have a new treatment option: reslizumab (Cinqair). 5:29 AM, Wed March 23, 2016 Macrolides May Help Asthma Patients Battle Chronic Cough Greater than 10% of referrals to respiratory specialists are for chronic cough, given the condition’s persistent, refractory nature. 9:00 PM, Thu March 17, 2016 Dispensing Meds Before Hospital Discharge May Reduce Readmissions Patients who leave the hospital without their prescriptions in hand following an asthma-related visit are substantially more likely to be readmitted. 11:24 PM, Mon March 14, 2016 New Strength of Generic Pulmicort Respules Launched Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd has launched a new strength, 1 mg/2 mL, of the generic version of budesonide inhalation suspension. 7:00 AM, Fri March 11, 2016