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The drug, called depemokimab, showed “significant and meaningful reductions” in asthma attacks for patients with eosinophilic asthma, the company stated.

J&J looks to gain access to the privately held company’s experimental atopic dermatitis treatments.

“The APAC region reports the most asthma-related deaths. This underscores the urgent need for effective treatments and management strategies tailored to the unique challenges faced in the region. Addressing these challenges requires a multi-faceted approach, including enhanced patient education, early diagnosis, improved treatment accessibility, and adherence to therapies,” states GlobalData Analyst Sravani Meka.

The company stated it would cap out-of-pocket costs for its inhaled respiratory products at $35 per month in the United States, following a similar move by rival Boehringer Ingelheim earlier in the month.

The company said its new program will dramatically decrease costs at the pharmacy counter for patients, including those who are uninsured or underinsured.

The attorney general for one of the most populous U.S. states this week urged federal drug regulators to address safety risks associated with the widely used asthma and allergy medicine Singulair, saying current warnings on the drug’s packaging are insufficient, particularly for children.

Rapt Therapeutics said on Tuesday the U.S. FDA had placed on hold two mid-stage trials of the company’s drug to treat eczema and asthma, after liver failure was observed in one of the patients.

Aiolos focuses on therapies for respiratory and inflammatory conditions, and is currently developing ‘AIO-001’, a treatment for asthma which is ready to enter mid-stage clinical trials.

A thick layer of toxic smog wreathed Bangladesh’s capital of Dhaka on Wednesday as the air quality index plummeted into the “hazardous” category, while similar conditions prevailed in New Delhi, the capital of neighboring India.

With the settlement of a big acquisition behind them and a strong portfolio of therapeutics that continues to expand, hopes for smooth sailing are on the horizon.