Navigation Links
Monoclonal antibody reduces exacerbations in asthmatics

b reduced the number of moderate exacerbations in patients with asthma, as monitored by morning and evening use of an electronic spirometer incorporating a clinical diary," said Dr. Hansel. "Although infliximab therapy did not show significant efficacy for the primary endpoint of monitoring peak expiratory flow (PEF), it did produce a significant decrease in the diurnal (during the day) variation in the PEF rate."

(With PEF monitoring, patients take as deep as a breath as possible, then exhale as forcefully as possible into the mouthpiece of the PEF meter for three tests. As a gauge for pulmonary function, it is especially useful in patients older than age five who have persistent moderate to severe asthma.)

"None of the exacerbations we saw in our study warranted treatment with oral corticosteroids or hospitalization, so they cannot be considered to have been severe," said Dr. Hansel.

The researchers noted there were no adverse events associated with using the monoclonal antibody for treatment.

"Given that infliximab therapy was well-tolerated and appeared to reduce the incidence of asthma exacerbations, anti-TNFá therapy merits further study in larger clinical trials in patients with severe asthma," concluded Dr. Hansel.


'"/>

Source:American Thoracic Society


Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Secrets to antibodys success against West Nile Virus surprise scientists
2. New antibody shows promise as cure for anthrax
3. Computer models aid understanding of antibody-dependent enhancement in spread of dengue fever
4. High resolution snapshots detail dynamics of a cocaine antibody
5. Buckyballs boost antibodys chemotherapy payload
6. Combination therapy with a monocloncal antibody and a vaccine leads to tumor rejection
7. A single sugar found responsible for an antibodys ability to treat inflammation
8. A key antibody, IgG, links cells capture and disposal of germs
9. Male circumcision reduces risk of HIV transmission from women to men
10. Deficiency of growth hormone and IGF-1 reduces cancer and kidney disease, but creates other problems
11. New miniaturised chip dramatically reduces time taken for DNA analysis
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Monoclonal antibody reduces exacerbations asthmatics

(Date:9/16/2014)... votes for independence later this week, its Government could ... that fracking is necessary, research has revealed. , The ... public perception of shale gas extraction in the UK ... north of the border are the least supportive of ... in the University,s School of Geography, said: "The clear ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... waters of Southeast Alaska to the white sand beaches ... and tourist towns, coastal residents around the U.S. share ... along political lines. That,s a primary finding of a ... this month in the journal Society & Natural ... differences from place to place to place. Each environment ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... million gallons of oil into Alaska,s Prince William Sound. ... in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. According to ... Research , news coverage of environmental disasters serves to ... the way fossil fuels are used. , "We found ... events helped to resolve many of the cultural anxieties ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Scottish people most sceptical on fracking, survey shows 2Scottish people most sceptical on fracking, survey shows 3Politics divide coastal residents' views of environment, UNH research finds 2Politics divide coastal residents' views of environment, UNH research finds 3Exxon Valdez 2014: Does media coverage of manmade disasters contribute to consumer complacency? 2
... a mission to sniff out trouble and display their ... of Naval Research (ONR)-hosted "Top Dog Demo 2012." ... move through the battle space," said Lisa Albuquerque, program ... ONR,s Expeditionary Warfare and Combating Terrorism department. "Marines can ...
... high speed rail lines in China will be the topic ... Liu takes the stage at the annual 91st Transportation Research ... gathering in transportation, if not all of engineering, with upwards ... an expert in high speed rail lines and other transportation ...
... EAST LANSING, Mich. -- A receptor found on blood platelets ... questioned may in fact be fruitful in drug testing, according ... team led by Dana Spence of MSU,s Department of Chemistry ... known as P2X1. By creating a new, simple method to ...
Cached Biology News:Marine's best friend shows explosive-detecting capabilities 2NJIT high speed rail expert to address DC conference next week 2NJIT high speed rail expert to address DC conference next week 3Chemists unlock potential target for drug development 2
(Date:9/15/2014)... , Sept. 15, 2014 ... on revolutionizing the treatment of cancer through the ... cells, announced that, together with the Asbestos Disease ... Cancer Institute New South Wales (NSW) Premier,s Award ... four recipients are the hospitals that will be ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... very idea of fibers made of carbon nanotubes is neat, ... , The single-walled carbon nanotubes in new fibers created at ... a process designed by chemist Angel Mart and his colleagues. ... its results this month in the journal ACS Nano ... drawn together into a fiber. , Left to their own ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... Idaho , Sept. 15, 2014  iVinci Health ... only comprehensive Patient Revenue Management system, branded as VisitPay®, ... company also announced the launch of a new extension ... that provides an easy and convenient way for patients ... for balances owed by them and their families. ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... Maryland , 15. September 2014 ... (IPAW) wird vom 12. bis 18. Oktober ... Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) und ... , Das globale Bewusstsein für die ... Beitrag von Plasmaspendern beim Retten und Verbessern von ...
Breaking Biology Technology:EnGeneIC Named a Recipient of the Cancer Institute NSW Premier's Award for Excellence in Translational Cancer Research 2EnGeneIC Named a Recipient of the Cancer Institute NSW Premier's Award for Excellence in Translational Cancer Research 3Rice rolls 'neat' nanotube fibers 2Rice rolls 'neat' nanotube fibers 3iVinci Health Raises $5M to Fuel National Expansion, Announces Launch of Personal Finance Portal for Healthcare 2iVinci Health Raises $5M to Fuel National Expansion, Announces Launch of Personal Finance Portal for Healthcare 3International Plasma Awareness Week feiert Spender und rückt seltene Krankheiten in den Mittelpunkt 2International Plasma Awareness Week feiert Spender und rückt seltene Krankheiten in den Mittelpunkt 3
... DENVER, Nov. 18, 2010 BioSpace ... Campaign this morning, showcasing biotechnological, pharmaceutical ... States and Canada. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040907/CLTU006LOGO) ... campaign promotes life science organizations within Oregon, ...
... Inc. (OTCBB: GNLK ), a leading consumer genomics biotech company, today ... Highlights: Gross Profit Margin ... for the second year in a row GeneLink announces Private ... GeneLink,s CEO stated, "The third quarter of 2010 continues to reflect ...
... Positive Phase 2 Efficacy and Safety Data for AEZS-108 in Advanced Endometrial Cancer at ENA Meeting in Berlin, Germany ... ... if (typeof(lpUnit)==,undefined,) var lpUnit=,PRN,; --> ... var shortURL = ""; BitlyCB.alertResponse = function(data) { var s = ,; var first_result; // Results are ...
Cached Biology Technology:BioSpace Highlights the Northwest's Growing Life Science Region 2GeneLink Reports Third Quarter Results 2Aeterna Zentaris Presents Positive Phase 2 Efficacy and Safety Data for AEZS-108 in Advanced Endometrial Cancer at ENA Meeting in Berlin, Germany 2Aeterna Zentaris Presents Positive Phase 2 Efficacy and Safety Data for AEZS-108 in Advanced Endometrial Cancer at ENA Meeting in Berlin, Germany 3Aeterna Zentaris Presents Positive Phase 2 Efficacy and Safety Data for AEZS-108 in Advanced Endometrial Cancer at ENA Meeting in Berlin, Germany 4Aeterna Zentaris Presents Positive Phase 2 Efficacy and Safety Data for AEZS-108 in Advanced Endometrial Cancer at ENA Meeting in Berlin, Germany 5Aeterna Zentaris Presents Positive Phase 2 Efficacy and Safety Data for AEZS-108 in Advanced Endometrial Cancer at ENA Meeting in Berlin, Germany 6Aeterna Zentaris Presents Positive Phase 2 Efficacy and Safety Data for AEZS-108 in Advanced Endometrial Cancer at ENA Meeting in Berlin, Germany 7Aeterna Zentaris Presents Positive Phase 2 Efficacy and Safety Data for AEZS-108 in Advanced Endometrial Cancer at ENA Meeting in Berlin, Germany 8Aeterna Zentaris Presents Positive Phase 2 Efficacy and Safety Data for AEZS-108 in Advanced Endometrial Cancer at ENA Meeting in Berlin, Germany 9Aeterna Zentaris Presents Positive Phase 2 Efficacy and Safety Data for AEZS-108 in Advanced Endometrial Cancer at ENA Meeting in Berlin, Germany 10Aeterna Zentaris Presents Positive Phase 2 Efficacy and Safety Data for AEZS-108 in Advanced Endometrial Cancer at ENA Meeting in Berlin, Germany 11
Presenilin-1, N-terminus....
Request Info...
Human DEP-1/CD148 Fluorescein MAb (Clone 143-41) Protein Family: Granulocyte Markers, Monocyte Markers, Phosphatases & Regulators, Other Dendritic Cell Molecules...
An excellent carbonyl-reactive FRET quencher paired with Trp or Tyr. Minimum Purity: 95%. Abs(max): ~350 nm; Em(max): none. Solvent System:DMSO or DMF....
Biology Products: