The Food and Drug Administration has cleared the BreatheSuite Metered-Dose Inhaler (MDI) V1 device, designed to turn existing MDIs into smart inhalers. The BreatheSuite system consists of a disposable, battery-powered BreatheSuite MDI companion device and the BreatheSuite app. The BreatheSuite MDI device is attached to the top of the patient’sRead More →

By Pat Anson, PNN Editor Doctors and patients should be more careful about using corticosteroid injections for pain relief, according to new studies that warn of rare but serious long-term complications for patients who receive epidurals during pregnancy. childbirth or high doses and multiple injections into their hips. Researchers atRead More →

Tobacco giant Philip Morris is trying to position itself as a pharmaceutical company and health advocates don’t like it. On September 16, Philip Morris announcement a $1.52 billion acquisition of Vectura, a British company that manufactures asthma inhalers. It was just the latest purchase in Philip Morris’ recent healthcare shoppingRead More →