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CDC narrows investigation of mysterious vaping-related lung disease to 380 cases

THC may be to blame in Minnesota’s severe respiratory illnesses linked to vaping. Max Faulkner | Tribune News Service | Getty Images U.S. health officials have narrowed their investigation of a mysterious lung disease that has killed at least six people to 380 “probable” and “confirmed” cases, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said… Read More »

FDA Approves Ofev (nintedanib) for Interstitial Lung Disease Associated with Systemic Sclerosis or Scleroderma (SSc-ILD)

Print this page September 06, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Ofev (nintedanib) capsules to slow the rate of decline in pulmonary function in adults with interstitial lung disease associated with systemic sclerosis or scleroderma, called SSc-ILD. It is the first FDA-approved treatment for this rare lung condition. “Patients suffering from… Read More »