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Latest Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Stories

2014-04-10 10:11:39

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who participated in any level of moderate to vigorous physical activity had a lower risk of hospital readmission within 30 days compared to those who were inactive, according to a study published today in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. Researchers examined the electronic health records of 6,042 Kaiser Permanente patients in Southern California who were 40 years or older and who were hospitalized with COPD between Jan....

2014-04-09 16:25:55

PASADENA, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who participated in any level of moderate to vigorous physical activity had a lower risk of hospital readmission within 30 days, compared to those who were inactive, according to a study published today in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Researchers examined the electronic health records of 6,042 Kaiser Permanente...

2014-03-30 23:04:28

Respiratory Therapists (RTs) represent the single best resource to help improve the health outcomes, quality of life, and reduce the costs associated with the treatment and management of patients who are diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The clinical trial will validate the effectiveness of RTs in improving health and financial outcomes. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will include patients admitted for...

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...

2014-03-13 23:27:32

This unique program will bring together key stakeholders who have a shared goal of balancing the treatment and management of patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 The Pulmonary Horizons (PH) Conference Program Committee is pleased to announce that Thomas Kallstrom, MBA, RRT, FAARC, Executive Director and CEO of the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) will be delivering the keynote address at the conference. The PH...

2014-03-10 23:04:07

The 47 billion-dollar worldwide respiratory device market continues to grow mainly due to the aging of the world population and increasing incidence of respiratory diseases, according to Kalorama Information in the new report “The World Market for Respiratory Devices.” New York, NY (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 The 47 billion-dollar worldwide respiratory device market continues to grow mainly due to the aging of the world population and increasing incidence of respiratory diseases, according...

2014-03-10 08:26:32

SAN DIEGO, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Changing lives with every breath." That's the new tagline accompanying a refreshed ResMed (NYSE: RMD) brand that aligns ResMed's appearance in the marketplace with its global focus on innovation that benefits patients' lives. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140310/LA79234LOGO-a ResMed's new logo includes an updated wordmark combined with a visually appealing "pulse" curve that shifts in color from bright blue to rich red, symbolizing...