May 29, 2014

Clinical Trial Results Signal an Advance for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Dr. Kevin BrownAfter a string of failed clinical trials in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, the results from studies of two experimental medications signal progress in the treatment of this deadly disease, according to researchers at National Jewish Health and around the nation. The trial results were presented May 18 at the 2014 American Thoracic Society annual conference and simultaneously published online in the New England Journal of Medicine. Read more.
 

April 30, 2014

National Jewish Health Named Lung Cancer Screening Center of Excellence

Lung Cancer CT ScreeningNational Jewish Health has been selected as a Lung Cancer Screening Center of Excellence by the Lung Cancer Alliance. The designation signifies that the National Jewish Health program implements screening in a safe, responsible, effective and equitable manner. Read more.


April 24, 2014

National Jewish Health Welcomes First Steps at Regulation of E-Cigarettes

National Jewish Health welcomes the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) initial efforts to protect the health of Americans, especially young people, by regulating e-cigarettes as well as other tobacco products. Read more

April 1, 2014

FDA Approves Nation's First Prescription-Strength Tablet To Treat Hay Fever Allergies

For the first time in the U.S., the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of daily tablets to treat hay fever, particularly allergies to grass and ragweed pollen. Read more.

 

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