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Vehicle Exhaust Drives Millions of New Asthma Cases Annually

WEDNESDAY, April 10, 2019 — Traffic pollution causes about 4 million new asthma cases in children worldwide each year, new research shows. Two-thirds of these kids live in urban areas, according to the study by researchers at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. “Our findings suggest that millions of new cases of pediatric asthma could… Read More »

Novartis goes after Roche asthma medicine Xolair with new drug

Logo of Swiss drugmaker Novartis is seen at its branch in Schweizerhalle near Basel, Switzerland, March 29, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann ZURICH (Reuters) – Novartis said it is pushing ahead with a late-stage study of its experimental drug ligelizumab after announcing the medicine outperformed Roche’s Xolair in a Phase II clinical trial against urticaria, also known… Read More »