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 »

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2020: Nearly 30% of Breast Cancer Patients Gain Weight After Receiving Chemotherapy

Washington, October 25: Nearly 30 per cent patients with breast cancer gained weight after receiving chemotherapy treatment, suggested a study. The study was published in the journal BMC Medicine. Beyond weight gain, chemotherapy is also known to increase the risk of high blood pressure and glucose intolerance, a prediabetes condition. Although this is a familiar… Read More »

Repeal of Obamacare Could Leave Young Cancer Patients in the Lurch

THURSDAY, Oct. 22, 2020 — If Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is repealed, pediatric cancer patients could lose critical insurance coverage, a new study warns. Kids with cancer often require intensive treatment and long-term follow-up to beat the disease. The ACA allows them to stay on their parents’ insurance coverage to age 26… Read More »

The sweets that can fight dementia are created by British inventor hat could save patients

The sweets that can fight dementia: British inventor launches ‘rehydration’ tablets that could save the lives of elderly patients who forget to drink enough fluids Lewis Hornby created the sweets after his late grandmother ended in  hospital Jelly Drops are a sugar-free snack made from 95 per cent water and electrolytes Mr Hornby, from Burscough,… Read More »