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As a new era of digital drug delivery is making headway, Dr Steven Wick, vice president, Product Development & Commercialisation, 3M Drug Delivery Systems, gives us his thoughts on this digital future. more

Opinion

Diagnostics company, Owlstone Medical, has signed a service agreement with global biopharmaceutical company, AstraZeneca, to explore how breath can be used to identify novel biomarkers for personalised medicine applications. more

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A pilot study, performed at the University of Portsmouth, has shown that a drug commonly used to thin blood, heparin, may offer a significant improvement in symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). more

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Diagnostics company, Owlstone Medical, has announced that GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) will incorporate its Breath Biopsy platform into the clinical development programme of danirixin — a novel GSK pipeline drug candidate for respiratory disease. more

Technology

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has announced that its once-daily single inhaler triple therapy, Trelegy Ellipta, for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has been granted marketing authorisation by the European Commission. more

Technology

Clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, Pulmatrix, has received two key patents from the US Patent and Trademark Office for its inhaled drug delivery platform and its most advanced drug candidate for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) more

Technology

Digital solution provider for respiratory medicine, Propeller Health, is expanding its digital health collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) for the improvement of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) management. more

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‘Advanced simplicity’ will drive growth for inhalers in emerging markets, Peter Schmelzer, CEO of H&T Presspart tells us more. more

Opinion

A study published in the European Respiratory Journal, has revealed the high mortality rate and financial burden of non-tuberculosis mycobacterium pulmonary disease (NTM-PD) on patients is almost four times that of a matched group. more

News

GSK has sponsored the world’s first digitally enhanced randomised controlled trial (RCT) that looks at the effects of Relvar Ellipta on patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) more

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Aptar Pharma will unveil its Prohaler — the smart DPI for optimal patient compliance. more

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New chemistry strengthens Ario Pharma’s existing TRPA1 asthma programme and reduces time to selection of new drug candidates. more

The Domainex compound showed more than twice the effect of the comparator drugs in reducing the cigarette smoke-induced influx of inflammatory cells, particularly neutrophils, into the lung. more

Call me: Me&MyCOPD mHealth uses interactive mobile phone and internet-based health tools to improve condition management for patients suffering from COPD. more

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Quotient Clinical has entered a collaboration with Pulmatrix Inc., a biotech company based in Massachusetts, US, to support the development of PUR0200, a new bronchodilator therapy for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and the... more

Technology