Duaklir Genuair (aclidinium bromide/formoterol fumarate 340/12 mcg) has been granted Marketing Authorisation by the European Commission (EC).
Breathing secondhand marijuana smoke may damage the heart and blood vessels as much as secondhand cigarette smoke.
A new study, conducted in Israel, shows that smokers consume fewer cigarettes during the day after smelling cigarette smoke combined with foul odors during sleep.
Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine will perform an investigational pilot study of a respiratory disease management platform for pediatric asthma patients.
A program at Washington University School of Medicine suggests that peer trainers who coach parents over the phone on managing their children’s asthma can significantly reduce the number of days the child experiences symptoms.
UC San Diego Health System has used a $7.6 million grant from Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals to launch the first national registry for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH).
A recent audit has revealed the need for more respiratory phsiotherapists to provide care for COPD patients, according to the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
For socioeconomically challenged smokers, offering financial incentives doubled smoking cessation rates.
The ExSpiron respiratory depression monitor may aid in the care of Ebola patients, according to a demonstration at Massachusetts General Hospital.
The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation, in collaboration with other groups, has launched a new campaign to expand awareness and educate patients about the importance of genomic testing in lung cancer.