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Vaping and waterpipes ‘multiply risks of developing lung diseases’

Both smoking and vaping can stiffen the arteries and increase the risk of developing adverse lung conditions, scientists have said. Their findings are based on a clinical review of the available evidence gathered from multiple studies. An analysis by an international team of researchers found that tobacco cigarettes, in general, were more harmful than electronic… Read More »

Bristol Myers Squibb finally breaks into first-line lung cancer with Opdivo-Yervoy nod

It’s been a long road for Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Opdivo, but the immuno-oncology star finally has a place in the lucrative market for previously untreated non-small cell lung cancer. The FDA Friday approved Opdivo alongside fellow BMS checkpoint inhibitor Yervoy for first-line patients whose tumors test positive for biomarker PD-L1, giving patients a chemo-free option and… 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 »

Sanofi, Regeneron take aim at Keytruda with Libtayo’s first lung cancer win

Sanofi and Regeneron may be late to the PD-1/PD-L1 party with sixth-to-market Libtayo, but they sure don’t intend to miss out on the lucrative lung cancer market. And with just-released data, they’re on their way to a chance to wrest share away from Merck’s leader, Keytruda. A phase 3 trial comparing solo Libtayo against platinum… Read More »

Can asthma occur in one lung

That may indeed occur, lung infections that are left untreated can cause even more difficulty breathing and a number of one serious conditions. For a very few with particularly severe asthma, it differs in that it centers around inflammation of the pericardium. See WebMD’s article Infections and Asthma. So your can can double, resting and… Read More »