Latest Chronic lower respiratory diseases Stories

2014-04-24 12:28:48

Each of the Emerging LABA/LAMA Fixed-Dose Combinations Has Advantages Over Current Therapies on Efficacy Measures, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that surveyed U.S. and European pulmonologists agree that a therapy offering a greater reduction in exacerbations is among the areas of greatest opportunity for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) treatments. The majority of surveyed U.S....

2014-04-23 23:08:57

For the fourth consecutive year, Austin-based Alen Corporation will have a significant presence at the American Lung Association’s (ALA) Fight for Air Climb, taking place April 26 at the Frost Bank Tower in downtown Austin, Texas. Alen, an air purifier company, says its involvement is just one way that it is working to bring awareness to the health issues associated with poor indoor air quality. Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The Fight for Air Climb’s purpose is to call attention...

2014-03-28 12:22:00

DUBLIN, Mar. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8gxjqj/investigation ) has announced the addition of the "Investigation Report on China's Tiotropium Bromide Market, 2009-2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) As the air becomes more contaminated, incidence of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases also increases. Consequently, more market space is provided for relevant drug...

2014-03-20 23:29:32

Allergy season is in full swing and many of us are wheezing. The Pulmonica pulmonary harmonica helps loosen congestion to clear lungs and make breathing easier and this seminar will give practical information to improve your breathing. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Sarasota area residents who want to improve their breathing should circle March 25, 2014 on their calendar. Dana Keller, PhD, and his wife, Mary Lou, owners of Harmonica Techs, will lead a free Breathe Better Now seminar...

2014-03-17 23:03:42

Commonly Used Asthma and COPD Questionnaires Now Available on SITEpro Tablet Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 ERT, a leading global solution provider for high-quality patient safety and efficacy endpoint data collection, today announced it has received authorization to provide electronic versions of the St. George’s Respiratory Questionnaires (SGRQ) on SITEpro® Tablet – ERT’s electronic patient data collection system for use at clinical investigative sites. The...

2014-03-13 23:28:50

People with COPD, asthma and other breathing problems can improve their breathing through 12 simple steps. Sarasota, Florida (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 After learning that a family member had emphysema, Dana Keller, PhD, and his wife, Mary Lou, created the Pulmonica® – a pulmonary harmonica for nonmusicians that exercises the diaphragm and chest muscles to improve breathing. Together, the two announce 12 how-to tips for improving one’s breathing. “No musical talent is required for...

2014-02-25 08:32:43

ALBANY, New York, February 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Pulmonary Drug Delivery Systems Market(Products- Metered Dose Inhalers, Dry Powder Inhalers and Nebulizers; Applications- Asthma, COPD and Cystic Fibrosis) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global pulmonary drug delivery systems market was valued at USD 21.03billion in 2012 and is expected to grow...

2014-02-18 23:30:33

This unique program will bring together key stakeholders who have a shared goal of improving the treatment and management of patient’s with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 The Pulmonary Horizons (PH) Conference will be held at the DoubleTree Golf Resort in San Diego, Saturday, August 16, 2014 to Sunday, August 17, 2014. This unique program will bring together key stakeholders who have a shared goal of improving the treatment and...

2014-02-11 08:30:39

KONTICH, Belgium, February 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Flemish agency for Innovation by Science and Technology (IWT) has awarded a consortium led by the Belgian-based company FLUIDDA a grant of 1MEUR to conduct research to increase survival rates after lung transplantation through Functional Respiratory Imaging (FRI). The international consortium includes, besides FLUIDDA and its long-term research partner Materialise (Leuven, Belgium), also the University of Antwerp...

2014-01-23 04:21:29

OXFORD, England, January 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First clinical data from PSX1002, a novel, orally inhaled, drug-only, pMDI suspension formulation of glycopyrronium bromide, a long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA) Prosonix, an innovative speciality pharmaceutical company developing a portfolio of inhaled Respiratory Medicines by Design, announces positive top-line results from its Phase 2 clinical study with...

Latest Chronic lower respiratory diseases Reference Libraries

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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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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