July 5, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Novartis for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the FDA said Friday.

June 10, 2011

A drug for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease made by Forest Labs will be available by the middle of this month, Forest said Thursday.

May 12, 2011

Japan-based Takeda Pharmaceutical may acquire Switzerland’s Nycomed for $12 billion, according to published reports.

March 24, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has extended its regulatory review period for Novartis' new drug application for its once-daily, long-term maintenance bronchodilator treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, as well as chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema, the drug maker said.

March 15, 2011

Two organizations focused on chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder have joined Drive4COPD, an organization founded by drug maker Boehringer Ingelheim that seeks to raise awareness of the disease.

March 1, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease made by Forest Labs, the agency said Tuesday.

February 2, 2011

A coalition of companies, celebrities and health organizations has achieved its goal of screening 1 million Americans for risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

December 17, 2010

A link may exist between diabetes and the use of inhaled corticosteroids to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to published reports.

December 10, 2010

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is the third-leading cause of death in the United States, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

November 16, 2010

Patients living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease said the illness prevented them from living life...

June 1, 2010

Johnson & Johnson’s biotech division said Tuesday that it had acquired a small company that...

March 4, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing a drug for treating a lung condition that...

January 13, 2010

Data from a recent review of a treatment for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease do not...

January 11, 2010

A Belgian biotech company plans to work with Swiss drug maker Roche to develop treatments...

August 12, 2007

The global respiratory drug market is projected to exceed sales of $44 billion by 2010,...