Benralizumab helps reduce the need for oral corticosteroids by over four folds while maintaining asthma control in adults with severe eosinophilic asthma compared with placebo, according to the ZONDA* study presented at the ATS Conference 2017 in Washington, DC, US.
An acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) is associated with an increased risk of subsequent cardiovascular (CV) events, especially during the first 30 days after AECOPD, in patients with a history of or at-risk of CV disease, according to a post hoc analysis of the SUMMIT* trial presented at the ATS Conference 2017 in Washington, DC, US.
Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is associated with an increased risk of new-onset atrial fibrillation (AF), particularly in women, according to a study presented at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) Conference 2017 held in Washington, DC, US.
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A recent study conducted by The University of Hong Kong (HKU) revealed that long-term use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) is associated with a significantly increased risk of gastric cancer even in patients who have had Helicobacter pylori eradicated.
New drug applications approved by US FDA as of 1 - 15 June 2017 which includes New Molecular Entities (NMEs) and new biologics. It does not include Tentative Approvals. Supplemental approvals may have occurred since the original approval date.