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Novel Drug Candidate Aims To Tackle Superbug Infections In Cystic Fibrosis Patients

Jan 18, 2020 , Forbes
What makes the Antabio’s molecule candidate so unique is that it’s not an antibiotic. Antibiotics typically work by killing bacteria, whereas this molecule aims to disable the bacteria, making it less able to attack and inflame the...
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More Studies Link Vaping to Asthma, COPD

Jan 15, 2020 , WebMD
Lung illnesses and deaths from vaping have been grabbing headlines for months, and now two new studies offer fresh evidence pointing to long-term respiratory...
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U.S. Cancer Mortality Rate Declines, But Disparities In Treatment Point To Access Problems

Jan 10, 2020 , Forbes
Disparities in lung cancer treatment may point to an access problem. Less than 62% of lung cancer patients in the U.S. receive treatments recommended by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)...
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Texas 15-year-old's death is youngest vaping lung injury fatality in the United States

Jan 10, 2020 , CNN Health
Vaping-related lung injuries have caused 57 confirmed deaths in 27 states and the District of Columbia, including the youngest victim yet at 15 years old, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday....
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Biggest Ever One-Year Drop In Cancer Death Rates Attributed To Strides Made In Lung Tumor Treatments

Jan 10, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Even patients with late-stage cancers are surviving for several years — rather than months — after treatment starts. The overall cancer death rate fell by nearly 30% from 1991 through 2017. The study wasn't all positive: declines in the death rates from prostate, breast and colon cancer are slowing, despite those cancers being easy to scan for....
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Children’s Hospital Spinout, Airway Therapeutics, Closes $15.5M Series C

Jan 09, 2020 , Forbes
An Ohio-based biopharmaceutical startup that’s developing new interventions for acute and chronic lung diseases – including for very preterm infants – has closed a $15.5 million oversubscribed Series C financing round....
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Strides in lung cancer lead steep decline in U.S. death rates

Jan 09, 2020 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Cancer death rates in the United States fell 2.2% from 2016 to 2017 - the largest single-year drop ever recorded - fueled in large part by progress against lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer death, the American Cancer Society (ACS) reported on Wednesday....
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Lung Cancer Treatment Fuels Drop in Cancer Deaths

Jan 09, 2020 , WebMD
Cancer deaths in the United States fell 2.2% between 2016 and 2017, the largest-ever single-year...
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Strides in lung cancer lead steep decline in U.S. cancer deaths

Jan 09, 2020 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Cancer deaths in the United States fell 2.2% from 2016 to 2017 - the largest single-year drop ever recorded - fueled in large part by progress against lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer death, the American Cancer Society (ACS) reported Wednesday....
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Merck's Keytruda shows mixed results in phase 3 trial for small cell lung cancer

Jan 07, 2020 , Reuters
Merck & Co said a phase 3 trial of cancer drug Keytruda in combination with chemotherapy showed an increase in the amount of time patients lived with small cell lung cancer without it getting worse, but did not extend overall survival....
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CDC says 55 people have died of vaping lung illness across 27 states

Jan 01, 2020 , CNBC Health
The total number of people hospitalized with the illness so far this year now stands at 2,561 with 55 new cases diagnosed and one new fatality over 10 days, according to the...
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Obesity May Boost Effectiveness of a Lung Cancer Therapy

Dec 31, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Obesity May Boost Effectiveness of a Lung Cancer TherapyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/30/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/30/2019 12:00:00...
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Health Officials Blame ‘Vast Majority’ Of Vaping Illnesses On Vitamin E Acetate, But Don’t Rule Out Other Chemicals

Dec 24, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The cause of the vaping-related illnesses has long-stumped health officials, but they had been slowly zeroing in on vitamin E oil in recent weeks. Although there has been a drop in emergency room visits for vaping-related lung injuries, government officials emphasized new cases continue. And officials are warning that the patients are prone to relapse....
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Vaping-Associated Lung Injuries: Here Is The Latest On Vitamin E From CDC

Dec 22, 2019 , Forbes
Does all of this mean that vitamin E is a cause of e-cigarette or vaping associated lung injury (EVALI)?...
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Dec 21, 2019 , CNN Health
From lung cancer to gum disease, smoking tobacco can cause serious damage to your health....
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As U.S. vaping injuries taper off, new evidence points to vitamin E

Dec 21, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a series of reports on Friday indicating that the outbreak of vaping-related lung injuries appears to be waning, as evidence mounts that vitamin E acetate, a cutting agent used in marijuana vape cartridges, is playing a role in the illnesses....
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Vaping-related lung injuries surpass 2,500 cases nationwide, CDC says

Dec 20, 2019 , CNN Health
There were 2,506 hospitalized cases of lung injury linked to vaping in the United States as of December 17, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday....
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Vaping No Better Than Cigarettes for Your Lungs, Study Suggests

Dec 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Vaping No Better Than Cigarettes for Your Lungs, Study SuggestsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Adamas shares plunge 45% after drug to help MS patients walk disappoints

Dec 18, 2019 , Reuters
Adamas Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday its drug to treat walking impairment in patients with multiple sclerosis did not show the clinical benefit the drugmaker was hoping for in a late-stage trial, sending shares of the company down 45%....
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Vaping’s Damage To Lungs Goes Beyond Acute Illness To Chronic Risk Of Respiratory Disease

Dec 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Although much attention has been focused on the recent outbreak of a dangerous vaping-related lung disease, a new study drives home the message that the practice can have longterm consequences as well. In other news, New York bans nearly all flavored e-cigarette products and Texas students face felony charges over...
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