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Thank you, Jardiance: Diabetes drug sales ease Boehringer’s patent-loss pain

As sales of its blockbuster asthma and COPD drug Spiriva flagged in 2018, Boehringer Ingelheim needed a boost from its other products. Turns out diabetes was the key. The German drugmaker reported an impressive 52.5% increase in sales from its partnership with Eli Lilly on the Jardiance family of SGLT2 diabetes drugs, including Synjardi and… Read More »

Omega-3s May Ease Asthma Symptoms

Omega-3 fatty acids in foods may reduce symptoms of childhood asthma, while omega-6 fats may aggravate them, a small study suggests. Omega-3s are found in high concentrations in fish and walnuts. Omega-6 sources include corn oil and other vegetable oils. Some foods contain both. Researchers studied 135 asthmatic children, ages 5 to 12, living in… Read More »