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Asthma

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Pharmacy lung health services 'essential' for 95% of patients

Majority of people living with lung disease who access a community pharmacy service to help manage their condition describe it as "essential".

Asthma drug shortens at-home recovery from Covid-19

Early treatment with inhaled budesonide shortens recovery time among Covid-19 patients being treated in the community, PRINCIPLE has shown. 

Asthma exacerbation rates fall during pandemic

Fewer people with severe asthma attacks were admitted to hospital or seen by their GP during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Asthma significantly impacts mental wellbeing, report finds

Nearly half of adults with asthma also diagnosed with a psychological condition, according to a new survey.
 

Use of hormonal contraceptives linked to reduced asthma risk

A study claims the use of hormonal contraceptives may reduce the risk of severe asthma in women.

Batch-specific variation of Clenil Modulite 100mcg to be released

Chiesi UK, manufacturer of Clenil Modulite, will release more batches of the 100mcg inhaler after “dramatic” increase in demand.

Inhalers and insulin dominate new export ban products

Asthma medications and insulin products make up the vast majority of the medicines newly added to the DHSC’s parallel export ban list.

Asthma UK clarifies who is at high risk from Covid-19

Preventer inhaler plus preventer oral medication plus continuous oral steriods equals high risk.

Cochrane: Community pharmacy health promotion benefits patients

Health promotion in pharmacies “probably” improves patient health outcomes while being cost-effective, says Cochrane.

Reusable inhalers ‘could reduce NHS carbon footprint’

The newly launched reusable Respimat inhalers can be used with up to six refill cartridges.

Back to school asthma warning

Children are up to three times more likely to need medical help for their asthma at the start of the school year.

NICE goes green on asthma inhalers

Metered dose inhalers, containing hydrofluorocarbons, have estimated carbon footprints of 500g CO2eq per dose, compared to 20g in dry powder inhalers.

The pollution threat

Some 13 per cent of childhood asthma cases diagnosed globally each year are linked to traffic pollution, according to a new study.

New asthma treatment

The CHMP has approved dupilumab (Dupixent) as add-on maintenance treatment for some patients 12 years and older with severe asthma.

Greener pastures

NICE highlights that some inhalers have high carbon footprints and encourages the use of environmentally friendly versions.

Asthma rates falling

Researchers found that 6.52 per cent of the UK population had asthma in 2016 compared with 7.22 per cent in 2006.

The breathing cost

Increased prescription charges are causing over half of asthma patients in England, who are not exempt, to cut back on their medications, Asthma UK has warned.



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