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FDA approves AstraZeneca’s FASENRA self-administration via FASENRA Pen

FDA approves AstraZeneca’s FASENRA self-administration via FASENRA Pen

AstraZeneca has bagged approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the self-administration of FASENRA (benralizumab) through FASENRA Pen, a pre-filled, single-use auto-injector, for the add-on maintenance treatment of severe asthma in patients aged 12 years and older, and with an eosinophilic phenotype. FASENRA is a monoclonal antibody which directly binds to the […]

GSK bags Nucala FDA approval for severe eosinophilic asthma in 6-11 years age group

Nucala FDA approval : GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has secured approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Nucala (mepolizumab) for the treatment of severe eosinophilic asthma in children, aged six years and older. Nucala, which is a monoclonal antibody that targets IL-5, is now the only targeted biologic to be approved by the FDA […]

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Pulmatrix secures FDA approval for Pulmazole phase 2 clinical study

Pulmazole phase 2 clinical study : Pulmatrix said that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized the Massachusetts-based biopharma company to begin a phase 2 clinical trial for Pulmazole (PUR1900), for the treatment of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) in patients with asthma. This was after the US drug regulator completed its review of […]

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Sanofi, Regeneron report Dupixent FDA approval for asthma

Dupixent FDA approval : Dupixent (dupilumab), an eczema drug the co-developed by Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration as an add-on maintenance therapy for two forms of asthma. Dupixent FDA Approval The new Dupixent FDA approval is for treating patients with moderate-to-severe asthma aged 12 years and older […]

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AstraZeneca, Amgen asthma drug tezepelumab secures FDA breakthrough designation

UK biopharma company AstraZeneca and Amgen have secured breakthrough therapy designation from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for their asthma drug tezepelumab. The FDA breakthrough therapy designation for tezepelumab is for the treatment of patients with severe asthma, without an eosinophilic phenotype, who are administered inhaled corticosteroids/long-acting beta2-agonists with or without oral corticosteroids […]

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Amazing Asafoetida benefits in treating Stomach Upsets

Asafoetida commonly known as hing is used in the seasoning of foods to add taste and flavor to the dishes in addition to providing many health benefits. Asafoetida is Telugu is known as Inguva and used in talimpu/popu/tiragamatha in different regions of Telugu states. Asafoetida or hing is a oleo gum resin that is obtained […]

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High consumption of cured and processed meats can worsen Asthma symptoms

Heavy intake of cured and processed meats in the form of ham, sausages and salami can worsen your asthma symptoms as suggested by a new study. Cured and processed meats are high in nitrites which play an important role in airway inflammation, which is a typical feature of asthma. As per the study, it was […]

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Introduction to Asthma, its causes, symptoms and treatment

Asthma definition : Asthma is generally a respiratory condition characterized by reversible bronchospasm and chronic inflammation of the airway passages. The incidence of asthma has been increasing in the recent years. Ashtma causes : Asthma is thought to be due to the genetic predisposition in the individuals due to the hyper reactivity in the airways. […]

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Asthma research leads to Gaucher's Disease treatment approach

A new treatment was discovered unexpectedly for Gaucher’s Disease, an inherited enzyme disease, while carrying out a regular research on asthma at the NYU Langone Medical Center based in New York City. The researchers were conducting experiments to study the action of proteins in protecting lungs from asthma related damage. Inherited Enzyme Disease, also known […]

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