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FDA Approves First Generic Version of Advair for Asthma, COPD

FDA Approves First Generic Version of Advair for Asthma, COPD

The first generic form of the Advair Diskus (fluticasone propionate and salmeterol inhalation powder) inhaler has been approved by the US FDA.

No Asthma Benefit Seen With n3PUFA in Overweight Teens

Overweight/obese teens, young adults taking supplements do not have improved asthma control.

Asthma Undiagnosed in 1 in 5 Urban Adolescents

Odds of being undiagnosed higher for girls, Asian-Americans vs white non-Hispanics.

Opinion

ICD-10 codes may improve asthma care

The new ICD-10 coding system may seem inappropriate for some disease models, but asthma care may benefit from the required changes.

Features

Telling Time by Asthma, Allergy Symptom Severity

Telling Time by Asthma, Allergy Symptom Severity

Clinicians are gaining a better understanding of how asthma and allergies are regulated by the circadian clock, which will help patients better alleviate their symptoms.

Endobronchial Valve Therapy: A Nonsurgical Option for Advanced Emphysema

Endobronchial Valve Therapy: A Nonsurgical Option for Advanced Emphysema

Bronchoscopic lung volume reduction with valve replacement shows the most promise for improving lung function, exercise tolerance, and quality of life in patients with advanced emphysema.

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