Tagged With "Severe Asthma"

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Dupilumab Shows Benefit for Those With Severe Asthma During Clinical Trial

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Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) and Sanofi today announced that the Phase 3 investigational study evaluating dupilumab in adults and adolescents with severe, steroid-dependent asthma met its primary endpoint and key secondary endpoints.
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FDA Grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Tezepelumab for Severe Asthma

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AstraZeneca and its partner Amgen Inc. (Amgen) announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation for tezepelumab in patients with severe asthma, without an eosinophilic phenotype, who are receiving inhaled corticosteroids/long-acting beta2-agonists with or without oral corticosteroids and additional asthma controllers.
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Michigan Woman With Severe Asthma Has New Hope Through Bronchial Thermoplasty

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For people with severe asthma, medicines may not help keep their asthma under control. A procedure called bronchial thermoplasty may offer relief, reducing asthma episodes or attacks in people with severe asthma. Lexi Larabee, who has severe asthma, is currently undergoing bronchial thermoplasty. Lexi shares her experience in her own words.
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The Significant Negative Impacts on Life With Asthma in 2017

AAFA Community Services ·
Earlier this year, we asked you to tell us about your life with asthma in our My Life With Asthma online survey. Your responses gave us insight into your unique experiences with asthma. Asthma is a chronic condition that can be different for each person. This means there is no “one size fits all” approach to managing asthma. Many people manage it well with the right treatment. But 5 to 10 percent have trouble even on maximum treatment. These people have severe asthma.
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Marie E Natzke ·
What I really find annoying about asthma is it robs me of being able to have a good belly laugh...I starting coughing and lose my breath. So because people don't see me laugh too much they think I'm a crab!!!
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Severe Asthma Impacts Relationships, Activities and Emotions

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It’s obvious that asthma affects your health. But how does it impact other areas of your life? The results of our My Life With Asthma online survey showed us how severe asthma can affect relationships, emotions and activities.
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Melanie Carver ·
@Marie E Natzke , laughter is one of my biggest asthma triggers. It stinks because I consider myself to have a great sense of humor and I'm the type who laughs so hard I have tears streaming down my face. But it comes at a cost, every time.
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Shea ·
What I dont like about it is that it made me feel less important to people than their pets and that for many years I also treated myself that way and put myself around animals that made me suffer so badly until I had a heart attack due to allergic eosinophils surrounding my heart and choking it, then I took it seriously but still others dont and I struggle to stay strong and remember what happened to me so that that never happens to me again and its difficult because friends get dogs and I...
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Re: FDA Grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Tezepelumab for Severe Asthma

Deborah Bartlett ·
I would like to speak with my doctors about this. Good question is...will insurance cover any part of the cost?
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Melissa G ·
Deborah that is a very good question! It is always so hard to know what our insurance is going to do.
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Re: Michigan Woman With Severe Asthma Has New Hope Through Bronchial Thermoplasty

Melanie Carver ·
Hi Lexi, Thank you for sharing your story! Wishing you a speedy recovery from the procedure.
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Re: Michigan Woman With Severe Asthma Has New Hope Through Bronchial Thermoplasty

Melissa G ·
Thinking of you Lexi! Good luck today!
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Re: Michigan Woman With Severe Asthma Has New Hope Through Bronchial Thermoplasty

Kathy P ·
Wishing you a quick recovery Lexi!
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Re: Michigan Woman With Severe Asthma Has New Hope Through Bronchial Thermoplasty

Lexi Larabee ·
You’re welcome! Thank you for taking the time to talk
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Re: Michigan Woman With Severe Asthma Has New Hope Through Bronchial Thermoplasty

All The Above Inc ·
I am severely allergic to cats. I am glad you are ok now.
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Re: Michigan Woman With Severe Asthma Has New Hope Through Bronchial Thermoplasty

Lexi Larabee ·
I underwent my second Bronchial Thermoplasty on October 4th, 2018. My recovery from BT 2 was a bit longer than the first procedure because my left side is weaker than my right. I was back to work though after 5 days off and back to my everyday life. I just had my third and final procedure done and being day 1 it has been ROUGH. my ribs feel like they're all cracked, I get winded just sitting up in bed but this is all expected and normal. I just keep telling myself it will all pay off in the...
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Re: Michigan Woman With Severe Asthma Has New Hope Through Bronchial Thermoplasty

Kathy P ·
That's very exciting Lexi! Hope the healing us continuing to go well.
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K8sMom2002 ·
Oh, my goodness! Know that we are cheering you on and sending you good and encouraging thoughts! Can't wait to see where the road takes you now!
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Study Shows Mepolizumab to Be a Safe and Effective Long-Term Treatment Option for Severe Asthma

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The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America is sharing this press release from GlaxoSmithKline to bring you the latest research news quickly. [PRESS RELEASE] Nucala (mepolizumab) study reports long-term safety data, consistent exacerbation reduction and improved asthma control New study showed one third of patients had no exacerbations on long-term treatment with Nucala GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) today presented new data from the longest study of an anti-IL5 biologic treatment in severe...
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FDA Approves Dupixent® for Treatment of Asthma

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The FDA has approved another biologic treatment, Dupixent, for the treatment of both moderate and severe asthma patients with eosinophilic phenotype and oral corticosteroid-dependent asthma, regardless of phenotype.
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K8sMom2002 ·
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Tomek ·
You send out waaaaaaaaay too many emails.
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