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2014-06-03 23:08:57

In the 20th century, COPD was considered a man's disease. Today, women account for more than half of all COPD deaths. Women who smoke or used to or have a family history of COPD should be tested. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Not long ago, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) was considered a man's disease. But men no longer hold a monopoly on this chronic and progressive lung condition, according to the May 2014 Harvard Women's Health Watch. Today, more women than...

2014-06-03 12:37:54

LONDON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Asthma and COPD Therapies: World Market 2013-2023http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/asthma/asthma_copd_therapies.html Report DetailsNew study reveals sales potential of this large, expanding marketSee what the future holds for asthma and COPD therapies. Visiongain's report gives you drug revenue predictions to 2023. You find data, trends, opportunities and commercial...

2014-05-22 11:31:43

American Thoracic Society Pulmonary function abnormalities may be a precursor to chronic respiratory disease in Iraq/Afghanistan and Gulf War veterans years after their deployment, according to a new study presented at the 2014 American Thoracic Society International Conference. "Previous studies of Gulf War and Iraq/Afghanistan veterans have found persistent respiratory symptoms decades after their deployment but have not always detected clinically significant pulmonary abnormalities,"...

healthy diet for COPD
2014-05-22 07:32:40

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An international team of researchers has discovered a direct link between eating fish, fruit and dairy products with improved lung function in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The study, which is being presented at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) 2014 International Conference, specifically examined COPD patients' lung function within 24 hours of consuming fish, cheese, grapefruit and bananas. "Diet is a...

2014-05-21 08:30:11

Company expands digital health platform and services to include real-time video consultations SAN DIEGO, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Thoracic Society International Conference (ATS 2014) -- Propeller Health, the FDA-cleared digital health solution for chronic respiratory disease, today announced the company will offer inhaler technique coaching via Helpouts by Google. People with asthma, COPD, or other chronic respiratory disease, and their family caregivers, can get...

2014-05-06 23:09:57

Gold Medal Service offers advice to help New Jersey residents keep the air inside their home clean and free of common asthma triggers. East Brunswick, N.J. (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Gold Medal Service, an award-winning heating, cooling, plumbing, electrical, drain cleaning, and waterproofing service company servicing all of New Jersey, advises area homeowners to take advantage of Asthma Awareness Month, particularly World Asthma Day, May 6, by improving their homes’ indoor air quality....

2014-05-06 08:34:19

New low-energy sensor eliminates charging, while enhanced analytics identify worsening patients MADISON, Wis., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- World Asthma Day -- Propeller Health, the FDA-cleared digital health solution for chronic respiratory disease, today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance to market its latest generation of the Propeller platform, including a new sensor. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140506/84619 Propeller is a digital therapeutic...

2014-05-01 23:15:53

With allergy season in full swing, medical professionals are hearing more complaints about congestion and trouble breathing. In addition to medications and lifestyle changes, the Pulmonica can help patients improve their breathing. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 “The Pulmonica was developed to help my brother-in-law who had emphysema, and has been used successfully by patients with COPD, asthma, and allergies,” said Dana Keller, PhD, co-inventor of the pulmonary harmonica. “The...

2014-05-01 23:06:26

Electronic cigarette “vapors” are made of small particles containing chemicals that may cause or worsen acute respiratory diseases, including asthma and bronchitis, among youth, according to a new study by RTI International. RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Electronic cigarette “vapors” are made of small particles containing chemicals that may cause or worsen acute respiratory diseases, including asthma and bronchitis, among youth, according to a new study by RTI...

2014-05-01 12:28:46

Reduction in Exacerbations Remains the Top Driver of Physician Prescribing Choice in Moderate to Severe Asthma, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that 90 percent of surveyed U.S. payers indicated a willingness to pay a premium-price for a novel therapy with substantially greater improvements in reducing exacerbations than Genentech/Novartis's Xolair in the treatment of severe asthma. Surveyed U.S....


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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