Tag Archives: COPD

GSK Seeks Regulatory Approval to Extend RSV Vaccination to At-Risk Adults Aged 50-59

(IN BRIEF) GSK has submitted a regulatory application to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to expand the use of its adjuvanted recombinant respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine to adults aged 50-59 who are at increased risk for RSV disease. The … Read the full press release

Dupixent Shows Remarkable Efficacy in Reducing COPD Exacerbations in Second Phase 3 Trial

(IN BRIEF) In a significant development, the second investigational Phase 3 trial of Dupixent® (dupilumab) for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), known as NOTUS, has demonstrated promising results. The trial found that Dupixent reduced COPD exacerbations by 34% compared to … Read the full press release

Study identifies risk factors associated with long Covid

(IN BRIEF) New research from the University of East Anglia has found that being vaccinated against Covid-19 can halve the risk of developing long Covid. The study, which is the largest of its kind and includes more than 860,000 patients, … Read the full press release

Sanofi gibt auf seinem Immunology Investor Event ein Update zu seiner Immunologie-Strategie bekannt

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) PARIS, 29-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Sanofi (EPA: SAN), ein globales biopharmazeutisches Unternehmen, das sich auf die menschliche Gesundheit konzentriert , hat angekündigt, dass das Unternehmen auf seinem Immunology Investor Event, das am Dienstag, den 29. März ab 14:00 Uhr … Read the full press release

Sanofi to provide an update on its Immunology strategy at its Immunology Investor Event

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 29-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Sanofi (EPA: SAN), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health, has announced that the company will provide an update on its Immunology strategy at its Immunology Investor Event, which is taking place … Read the full press release

Covis Pharma takes over AstraZeneca’s COPD medicines Eklira and Duaklir for $270 million

Agreement sharpens AstraZeneca’s focus on priority medicines in Respiratory & Immunology portfolio (PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 1-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AstraZeneca (LON: AZN), a British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology company, has announced it sold the global rights of its chronic obstructive … Read the full press release

University of Birmingham: ground-breaking research will be conducted into the very early stages of the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

A thousand people are needed for ground-breaking research being carried out by the University of Birmingham into an incurable lung condition. BIRMINGHAM, 12-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Supported by the British Lung Foundation, Dr Elizabeth Sapey and Professor Robert Stockley, will be … Read the full press release

GlaxoSmithKline to present comprehensive portfolio of respiratory research and scientific innovation at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) conference

Brentford, United Kingdom, 17-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) will present extensive data from across its respiratory portfolio, pipeline and early phase research programmes at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) conference in San Diego, USA, 19-23 May 2018. Data presented … Read the full press release

GlaxoSmithKline, Innoviva: Landmark IMPACT study shows significant benefits of Trelegy Ellipta for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

LONDON, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Once-daily single inhaler triple therapy superior to Relvar/Breo Ellipta and Anoro Ellipta across multiple endpoints including exacerbations, lung function and quality of life. GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) and Innoviva, Inc. (NASDAQ: INVA) today announced the … Read the full press release

Royal Philips announces #BreatheBoldly social initiative on World COPD Day

Philips joins COPD Foundation and family of late Leonard Nimoy in asking the world to #BreatheBoldly on social media to raise COPD awareness AMSTERDAM, 16-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On World COPD Day, Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is proud … Read the full press release

New analyses confirm Novartis’ Ultibro® Breezhaler® more effective option for patients at risk of COPD flare-ups

Ultibro® Breezhaler® reduced rate of all COPD exacerbations across different patient sub-groups vs Seretide® in new analyses from FLAME study Analyses show that Ultibro Breezhaler lowered patients’ need for rescue medication and had improved benefit-risk profile compared to Seretide, with … Read the full press release

Boehringer Ingelheim launches campaign to raise public awareness of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Your Time campaign calls for earlier action in COPD WHO expects COPD to be the third leading cause of death worldwide by 2030 – exceeded only by heart disease and stroke1 By the time most people know they have COPD, … Read the full press release

Boehringer Ingelheim: new data from two trials showing Spiolto® Respimat® provides significant quality of life improvements in patients with moderate to severe COPD

OTEMTO® 1&2 post-hoc analysis reinforces quality of life benefits provided by Spiolto® Respimat® right from the initial stage when patients first need maintenance therapy* Head-to-head ENERGITO® study shows superior lung function improvements with Spiolto® Respimat® versus LABA/ICS FDC AMSTERDAM, 29-9-2015 … Read the full press release

Novartis announced positive results from two pivotal Phase III clinical trial programs for QVA149 and NVA237 in patients with COPD

QVA149 improved lung function, breathlessness and health-related quality of life in moderate-to-severe COPD patients, according to EXPEDITION trial results[1]-[7] GEM 1 & 2 studies showed NVA237 provided significant and clinically meaningful improvements in lung function in moderate-to-severe COPD patients[8],[9] In … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca: The Lancet Respiratory Medicine published encouraging safety and efficacy data from Benralizumab Phase II COPD study

Results are among key AstraZeneca respiratory data being presented at 2014 European Respiratory Society International Congress LONDON, 8-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — AstraZeneca today announced that The Lancet Respiratory Medicine has published encouraging safety and efficacy data from a Phase IIa … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca announced it acquired 100% of Redwood City, Calif. based Pearl Therapeutics

28-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — AstraZeneca today announced that on 27 June 2013 it completed its acquisition of Pearl Therapeutics, a privately held company based in Redwood City, California, focused on the development of inhaled small-molecule therapeutics for respiratory disease.  Upon completion of … Read the full press release