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Alphas Need Fitness Program to Improve Breathing, Says Fitness Trainer Dealing with Her Own Breathing Challenges

Jodi Fillmore was in the best shape of her life more than four years ago when she entered a bodybuilding competition. When the event was …

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Study: Music Therapy Improves COPD Symptoms

A new study has found that patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other chronic respiratory conditions showed signs of improvement in symptoms, psychological …

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Alpha-1 Foundation Scientific, Clinical Directors Edit Book on Alpha-1 for Clinicians and Researchers

A new book edited by two prominent Alpha-1 experts explores the causes and symptoms of the condition, and highlights the role of healthcare organizations in …

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Health Tips for Alphas

For Alphas, the most important way to prevent disease or slow disease progression is avoiding risk factors. The biggest risk factor for lung disease is …

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Arrowhead’s ARC-AAT Granted EMA Orphan Drug Designation

PASADENA, Calif. — Arrowhead Research Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company that is developing targeted gene therapies, today announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has granted …

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Skyrocketing Drug Prices Leave Cures Out of Reach for Some Patients

Sophisticated drugs are opening the door, scientists say, to an era of “precision medicine.” They’re also ushering in an age of astronomical prices. New cancer …

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FDA releases Video and Transcript of Meeting on Alpha-1

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has posted video footage and a full transcript of its Sept. 29, 2015 public meeting to discuss Patient-Focused Drug Development for …

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