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2014-10-23 08:36:49

"Take Control. Live Well." Provides Educational and Lifestyle Management Resources GLENVIEW, Ill., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Take Control. Live Well. is the message behind a new chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) campaign launched today by the CHEST Foundation of the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST). As part of National COPD Awareness Month in November, the campaign aims to encourage people with COPD to live well by adopting healthy lifestyles, working with...

2014-10-23 08:33:55

ANDOVER, Mass., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ndd Medical Technologies, a leader in innovative, mobile pulmonary function testing (PFT) technology is donating EasyOne Plus® devices for an October 27 free screening during Austin Lung Health Day. Nearly one in ten Austin, Texas residents have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and the same number may be undiagnosed, based on national averages. COPD is the 3(rd) leading cause of death in the U.S. The...

2014-10-17 08:25:14

ANDOVER, Mass., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ndd Medical Technologies, a leader in innovative mobile pulmonary function testing (PFT) employing precise ultrasound technology, announced that its EasyOne Pro® is now being used by the Choctaw Nation Healthcare Center, a 140,000 square foot, 44-bed hospital with many outpatient services. The Talihina, Oklahoma hospital serves a large number of Native Americans from several tribes living in southeastern Oklahoma and beyond. A portion of...

2014-10-14 20:23:15

-New Yorkers with Severe Lung Diseases, Here is Your Rescue! SEOUL, South Korea, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "About 123,000 patients with atopic dermatitis, rhinitis, and asthma and 32,000 patients with pulmonary emphysema, bronchiectasis, and pulmonary fibrosis have been cured." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141014/151916 There is a Korean medicine doctor who has cured hundred thousands of lives of patients with chronic allergic conditions, only with Korean medicine. He...

2014-10-09 08:27:25

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Biophysics Corporation of Austin, Texas announces its filing of U.S. patent protection for its revolutionary AffloVest®. The company has also recently confirmed exclusive ownership rights concerning the manufacture, sale and distribution of the AffloVest in its markets. The AffloVest® is the first self-contained, truly portable High Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation (HFCWO) vest available in the United States, having both...

2014-10-08 08:26:47

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that Striverdi® Respimat® (olodaterol) Inhalation Spray 5 mcg is now available by prescription in pharmacies across the United States. STRIVERDI RESPIMAT is a long-term, once-daily maintenance bronchodilator treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema. STRIVERDI RESPIMAT is not indicated to treat asthma...

2014-10-06 12:29:10

Annual Award from FierceMedicalDevices Names 15 Top Innovative and Market-Disrupting Medical Device Companies IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 6, 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 has been named to the 2014 FierceMedicalDevices Fierce 15. The designation is awarded to 15 companies selected by FierceMedicalDevices editors...

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...

Lung Flute Helps COPD Patients Breathe Easier: Study
2014-09-29 03:37:55

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 the University at Buffalo. Usually caused by smoking, COPD, which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is the third leading cause of death in the US. The Lung Flute, manufactured by Medical Acoustics, (Buffalo), uses sound waves to break up...


Latest Chronic lower respiratory diseases Reference Libraries

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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