Tag Archives: Patients

FDA Approves Bronchitol (mannitol) Inhalation Powder to Improve Pulmonary Function in Adult Patients with Cystic Fibrosis

FDA Approves Bronchitol (mannitol) Inhalation Powder to Improve Pulmonary Function in Adult Patients with Cystic Fibrosis CARY, N.C., Nov. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Chiesi USA, Inc., the U.S. affiliate of Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A., an international research-focused healthcare Group (Chiesi Group), received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Bronchitol (mannitol) inhalation powder. Bronchitol… Read More »

Healthcare Costs, Access to Data, and Partnering With Providers: Patients’ Top User Experience Factors

As patients returned to in-person, brick-and-mortar health care settings after the first wave of COVID-19 pandemic, they re-enter the health care system with heightened consumer expectations, according to the Beryl Institute – Ipsos Px Pulse report, Consumer Perspectives on Patient Experience in the U.S. Ipsos conducted the survey research among 1,028 U.S. adults between 23… Read More »

Hospital launches online therapy in response to ‘dramatic increase’ in referral of patients with mental health issues

Saint John of God Hospital has launched a new online therapy programme for people struggling with their mental health due to a “dramatic increase” in admissions and referrals since the start of the pandemic. he hospital recently revealed that it has seen a dramatic increase in admissions and referrals from new and existing patients who… Read More »

FDA Approves Viltepso (viltolarsen) for the Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in Patients Amenable to Exon 53 Skipping Therapy

FDA Approves Viltepso (viltolarsen) for the Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in Patients Amenable to Exon 53 Skipping Therapy Print this page PARAMUS, N.J., Aug. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — NS Pharma, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Viltepso (viltolarsen) injection for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) who… Read More »

More Evidence Ventilators Deadly for COVID Patients

Mechanical ventilators may cause more harm than good in a significant number of COVID-19 patients, which is a conundrum for physicians used to treating severe hypoxia — low blood oxygen — with such machines. In some cases, COVID-19 patients have oxygen levels that are so low they’re considered “incompatible with life,” yet the patients have… Read More »

They spent months helping Covid-19 patients breathe. Now health care workers are kneeling for George Floyd – CNN

Registered nurse Rochelle Bradley told CNN that she’s been drilled throughout her career on the ABCs — airway, breathing and circulation. “His airway was compromised,” Bradley said. “At a moment like that, you immediately help someone.” Health care workers around the country have held rallies and marches in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter protests… Read More »

FDA Approves Retevmo (selpercatinib) for Patients with Advanced RET-Driven Lung and Thyroid Cancers

FDA Approves Retevmo (selpercatinib) for Patients with Advanced RET-Driven Lung and Thyroid Cancers Print this page INDIANAPOLIS, May 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Retevmo™ (selpercatinib, 40 mg & 80 mg capsules), the first therapy specifically indicated for the treatment of adult patients with… Read More »

Millions of at-risk patients have yet to get their flu jab this winter because of delivery problems

Millions of at-risk patients have yet to get their flu jab this winter ‘because of delivery problems to GP practices’, which has led to pharmacies and doctor clinics being asked to share stocks Just 33.8% of over 65s have been vaccinated compared to 53.7% last year Virus puts elderly people at risk of life-threatening pneumonia… Read More »