Asthma in children may worsen after an infection with the coronavirus, doctors warn. Additionally, among people who were previously infected with the coronavirus, a third dose of an mRNA vaccine from Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna may not boost their protection against the Omicron variant of the virus, according to new data.

Amgen and AstraZeneca unveiled their first, direct-to-consumer U.S. advertising campaign in severe asthma called “Be You.” Launching ahead of Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month in May, the “Be You” campaign leverages visually distinct animated characters who do not let their disease define them. The campaign aims to raise awareness about a new severe asthma medicine called TEZSPIRE (tezepelumab-ekko).

Approval based on Phase 3 data showing Dupixent significantly reduced severe asthma attacks and also improved lung function and health-related quality of life for children Data reinforce well-established safety profile […]

Maybe Spider-Man was on to something. Although spider silk and synthetic forms have been used for a wide range of applications – including bullet-proof clothing, biodegradable bottles, and bandages and surgical thread – new research suggests it may have a use for cancer therapies.


After 50 years, Sanofi is giving itself a bit of a branding make-over with a new logo and a restructuring of the France-based company’s corporate umbrella in support of its three-year-old “Play to Win” strategy.


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved AstraZeneca and Amgen’s drug Tezspire to treat severe asthma for those aged 12 years and older, the companies said on December 17.

Amgen announced new data from the pivotal NAVIGATOR Phase 3 trial demonstrating that tezepelumab reduced exacerbations and improved lung function and nasal symptoms in patients with severe, uncontrolled asthma and comorbid nasal polyps.


Drugmakers AstraZeneca and Amgen said on July 8 their experimental drug tezepelumab was granted a speedy review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for potential approval as a treatment for asthma.

Pivotal data from Amgen’s and AstraZeneca’s NAVIGATOR Phase III trial show tezepelumab, a potential first-in-class human monoclonal antibody, reduced asthma aggravations and exacerbations requiring hospitalizations better than placebo in patients with severe asthma. 

This Introduction to Asthma webinar with Dr. Alan Kaplan is a must-see for anyone living with asthma. Dr. Kaplan covers important basics like what questions to ask your doctor, how to properly take medication, and answers frequently asked questions.