Health Problems

Clinical trial to evaluate sepsis treatment in children

Sepsis – a life-threatening inflammatory condition triggered by the body’s massive response to an infection – is diagnosed in about 75,000 children in the U.S. each year and causes about 7,000 deaths. The condition can escalate so rapidly that national guidelines recommend treatment begin within 20 minutes of a patient’s arrival to the emergency department. […]

Medications

Verona Pharma Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial to Evaluate Dry Powder Inhaler Formulation of RPL554 for Maintenance Treatment of COPD

LONDON, Dec. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Verona Pharma plc (AIM:VRP) (NASDAQ: VRNA) (“Verona Pharma”), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for respiratory diseases, announces today the initiation of a Phase 2 clinical trial to evaluate the pharmacokinetic (“PK”) profile, efficacy and safety of a dry powder inhaler (“DPI”) […]