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Lung Flute Helps COPD Patients Breathe Easier Study

Lung Flute Helps COPD Patients Breathe Easier: Study

By Ellen Goldbaum, University at Buffalo Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) report improved symptoms and health status when they use a hand-held respiratory device called the Lung Flute®, according to a new study by...

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2014-10-01 23:03:45

Asthma is a complex illness and new treatments are always being considered. The pulmonary harmonica has been designed to improve breathing with no musical talent required, and the potential benefits for people with COPD, asthma, allergies, and cystic fibrosis are being explored. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 While attending a recent Association of Asthma Educators conference in San Antonio, Dana Keller, PhD, inventor of the Pulmonica Pulmonary Harmonica, spoke with researchers,...

2014-09-30 23:19:01

Dr. Anthony Rebuck highlights prevalence of COPD and offers prevention plan in new book TORONTO (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Chronic Pulmonary Lung Disease (COPD) is rapidly becoming the third-leading cause of death in the world. What are the causes? Smoking, air pollution and occupational exposure. Who is affected? Everyone in the world. This largely unrecognized, incurable and highly preventable disease has become the life work of Dr. Anthony Rebuck, a well-known former medical doctor...

2014-09-25 08:27:29

Approval Marks New Inhaler Choice for tiotropium RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Spiriva® Respimat® (tiotropium bromide) inhalation spray for the long-term, once-daily maintenance treatment of bronchospasm associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis and emphysema and to reduce exacerbations in COPD...

2014-09-21 23:01:40

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds “Flovent (Asthma) – Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023” to its store. Obtain sales forecast for Flovent from 2013-2023 in top eight countries (the US, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the UK, Japan and Australia). Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 Originally approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1996, GSK’s Flovent (fluticasone propionate) is a synthetic ICS therapy with potent anti-inflammatory activity. It is used for...

2014-09-20 23:02:18

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds “Symbicort (Asthma) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023” to its store. Report provides Sales information covered for the US, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the UK, Japan and Australia. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 New PharmaPoint Drug Evaluation report, “Symbicort (Asthma) – Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023″. The asthma market saw very slow growth over the past decade, as it has become saturated with relatively efficacious...

2014-09-11 04:21:18

OXFORD, England, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Successful Completion of Biomedical Catalyst Programme Prosonix, an innovative speciality pharmaceutical company developing a portfolio of inhaled Respiratory Medicines by Design, announces that it has confirmed the potential of its Multi-component Particle(TM) (MCP(TM)) Technology for creating novel inhaled, dual and triple fixed dose combination (FDC) therapies for respiratory diseases. The Company...

2014-09-09 12:28:55

Breathe NIOV System Also Wins European Respiratory Society POINT Award IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Breathe Technologies, a developer and manufacturer of innovative medical technologies for patients with respiratory insufficiency diseases and neuromuscular diseases, announced today that it received CE Certification for its Non-Invasive Open Ventilation (NIOV) System, enabling the company to market and sell the device in the European Union. In addition, the NIOV...

2014-09-09 08:31:47

LONDON, ON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - New study results presented today at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) Conference in Munich Germany provide further evidence that the Aerobika* OPEP device developed by Trudell Medical International (TMI) provides an important treatment for the 250 million patients suffering from COPD globally. Many of these patients suffer from excessive mucus resulting in breathlessness, the inability to do everyday activities, and decreased quality of...

2014-09-08 16:24:59

WWII Veteran Bob Scott to Tour Washington, D.C. Memorials Using the Breathe NIOV System IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Breathe Technologies, a developer and manufacturer of innovative medical technologies for patients with respiratory insufficiency diseases and neuromuscular diseases, will sponsor World War II Veteran and Colton, Calif. resident Bob Scott on a September trip to Washington, D.C., as part of the Honor Flight Network. The Breathe Non-Invasive Open...

2014-09-08 12:29:32

For U.S. Media Only RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim today presented new data from the company's Phase III trial program (UniTinA-asthma(®)) evaluating tiotropium in asthma, including the first study assessing the efficacy and safety of tiotropium in adolescent patients with symptomatic asthma. These data were unveiled during an oral session at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress 2014 in Munich, Germany. Tiotropium is...


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Lung
2013-01-01 15:53:59

The lung is a vital organ that is a part of the respiratory system. Generally a person has two lungs; however, the body can function with only one. The lung’s main function is to move oxygen and carbon dioxide into and out of the bloodstream through gas exchange. The lungs are located lateral to the heart in the thoracic cavity. Each lung has a tip called the apex, which is superior in the body. The bases of the lungs rest on the diaphragm. They appear to be spongy due to their bundles of...

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