June 24, 2010
Diabetes Seems to Up Risks for Lung Disease
People with diabetes who
are hospitalized for sudden worsening of symptoms of the common
lung disease known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
have longer hospital stays and are more likely to die than COPD
patients without diabetes, a new study has found.
Dulera Inhaler Approved for Asthma
Merck & Co.'s Dulera
inhaler has been approved for people 12 and older whose asthma
isn't controlled with other medication, the company said Thursday
in a news release.