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2013-07-16 23:22:38

Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialists of Northern Virginia, P.C. wants to help you better understand about the Air Quality Index (AQI) and how you can help protect yourself, children, and others from unhealthy levels of air pollution. Fairfax, Virginia (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 The Air Quality Index (AQI) is the system used to warn the public when air pollution is dangerous. The AQI tracks ozone and particle pollution which are the most widespread air pollutants and also the most dangerous....

2013-07-02 23:20:44

The 4th of July is only a couple of days away and Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialists of Northern Virginia, P.C. want to make sure that you are taking extra preventative measures when it comes to you and your asthma. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 When it comes to you and your asthma, it is important to be able to identify your asthma triggers and the proper steps to help avoid them. Asthma triggers can irritate your asthma symptoms – coughing, wheezing, and difficulty catching...

2013-07-01 08:27:49

Payers are Most Receptive to Reimbursing Premium-Priced Novel Therapies that Offer Clinical Improvements in the Rate of Severe Exacerbations, According to a New Report from Decision Resources BURLINGTON, Mass., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that surveyed pulmonologists in the United States and Europe agree that a drug's effect on reducing the exacerbation rate is...

2013-07-01 04:20:47

OXFORD, England, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Brings further international experience in the development and commercialisation of respiratory medicines Prosonix, an innovative speciality pharmaceutical company developing a portfolio of inhaled respiratory medicines by design, has appointed Frank Condella as Non-executive Director. Mr Condella has over 30 years of business experience, including senior leadership roles in both privately and publicly held companies...

2013-07-01 04:20:35

LONDON, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Verona Pharma plc (AIM: VRP), the drug development company focused on "first-in-class" medicines to treat respiratory diseases, announces that a paper entitled "The effect of the mixed phosphodiesterase 3/4 inhibitor RPL554 on human isolated bronchial smooth muscle tone" is now available on-line in the Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics.[1] Importantly, the reported results highlight the potential opportunity to combine...

2013-06-25 23:19:03

Coming Soon July 2013, PCCSNOVA is Opening a New Office Location In Haymarket, Virginia. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialists of Northern Virginia, P.C. is pleased announce the opening of their second Prince William County office. Their board certified physicians have been recognized as "top doctors" by Northern Virginia Magazine and Washingtonian. Doctors George Bazaco, Maura Foley and Kevin Glass will be providing services at their new...

2013-06-25 23:16:56

Study highlights health limitations for patients who have both conditions; Allsup focuses on awareness of long-term disability and SSDI benefits Belleville, Ill. (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Anyone with one chronic lung disease such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or asthma knows these serious respiratory conditions can make every breath difficult. But the struggle for thousands of Americans who have both COPD and asthma appears to be significantly more severe, highlighting the...

2013-06-20 08:25:52

Collaboration intended to advance techniques in modification of bronchial smooth muscle SAUSALITO, Calif., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanovas, Inc., a leading developer of micro invasive surgical solutions for the Interventional Pulmonary Science, announced today that it has entered into a patent license and joint development agreement with Mayo Clinic to commercialize a significant innovation in the emerging science of bronchial smooth muscle modification. The collaboration is...

2013-06-12 10:54:43

Simultaneously elevated levels of the biomarkers C-reactive protein, fibrinogen and leukocyte count in individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) were associated with increased risk of having exacerbations, even in those with milder COPD and in those without previous exacerbations, according to a study in the June 12 issue of JAMA. "Exacerbations of respiratory symptoms in COPD are of major importance because of their profound and long-lasting adverse effects on...

2013-06-11 08:31:48

Company to highlight how latest release supports member engagement and medication adherence in booth #743 June 12-13 MADISON, Wis. and LAS VEGAS, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Asthmapolis (az-MAP-?-lis), the FDA-cleared mobile health solution for asthma and COPD, will showcase its award-winning platform at America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Institute, June 12-13 at the Wynn Las Vegas in booth #743. Asthmapolis is designed to help improve the care of people with asthma, advance...


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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