Tag Archives: Asthma

Generic for Popular Asthma Inhaler Gets FDA OK

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 31, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The first generic version of the widely used Advair Diskus inhaler for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has won U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval. This approval “is part of our longstanding commitment to advance access to lower cost, high-quality generic… Read More »

Early Intervention in Pediatric Asthma: What Are the Long-Term Effects?

January 25, 2019 Share this content: Pediatric asthma control and pulmonary function should be monitored over time to assess the long-term effects of certain interventions and to minimize the negative outcomes of uncontrolled asthma. Effective management of asthma in childhood could potentially preserve lung function and halt or slow disease progression. Identification of phenotypes specific… Read More »

Insurance Gaps May Increase Emergency Department Visits in Children With Asthma

November 26, 2018 Share this content: Children with asthma who have gaps in their health insurance coverage may use emergency department services more often than those who do not experience gaps. Insurance coverage gaps for children with asthma may result in increased emergency department use, possibly related to inferior access to health care, according to… Read More »