The Respiratory Institute: World Class Collaborative Care

A joint effort by National Jewish Health and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, The Respiratory Institute will provide comprehensive care to patients in New York City while furthering national respiratory research, beginning October 1st.


GSK’s New Asthma Drug Gets FDA Approval

Arnuity Ellipta (fluticasone furoate inhalation powder) is a once-daily ICS for maintenance treatment of asthma as prophylactic therapy in patients aged 12 years and older.


UK Researchers: Benefits of E-cigarettes Outweigh Harms

Although long-term health effects of e-cigarette use are unknown, compared with conventional cigarettes they are likely to be much less harmful to users or bystanders, according to researchers at Queen Mary University of London.


New Device Detects Deadly Lung Disease

A researcher has developed a simple, cheap and highly accurate device for diagnosing a frequently fatal lung disease which attacks immune deficient individuals such as cancer patients and bone marrow transplant recipients.