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Obesity And Large Waist Size Are Risk Factors For COPD

Obesity And Large Waist Size Are Risk Factors For COPD

Canadian Medical Association Journal Obesity, especially excessive belly fat, is a risk factor for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to an article in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ). Excessive belly fat...

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2014-06-26 16:25:19

Improves Clinical Outcomes in Persons with Slow and Irregular Gait, Builds on Clinically Validated Physical Activity Sensor StepWatch(TM) WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new healthcare technology company, modus health, has been launched to provide accurate, actionable physical activity data and analytics that will improve care efficiency and enhance clinical outcomes in patients with slow and irregular gait. modus measures what matters using its unique, clinically validated...

2014-06-26 16:25:01

HAMPTON, N.J., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bellerophon Therapeutics LLC, a clinical stage biotherapeutics company, today announced that it has completed enrollment of its 159-patient Phase 2 clinical trial of INOpulse for the treatment of pulmonary hypertension associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (PH-COPD). PH-COPD is a serious complication of COPD that can significantly affect the health status of patients with this condition. Current standard of care is primarily...

2014-06-25 23:08:06

Measuring home spirometry combined with administration of ACQ and/or EXACT-PRO increases data reliability while reducing trial costs. Philadelphia (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 ERT, a leading global solution provider for high-quality patient safety and efficacy endpoint data collection, today announced that its AM3® meter is the only integrated home spirometer and electronic Diary (eDiary) authorized to implement the most commonly used standardized instruments for both asthma and chronic...

2014-06-18 12:32:44

--Data indicate ASM-024 DPI safe and generally well-tolerated in asthma-- QUEBEC CITY, Quebec, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asmacure Ltee, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel, proprietary compounds that target cholinergic receptors for the treatment of pulmonary diseases, today announced top-line results from a combined Phase 1 and 2a trial evaluating its lead compound, ASM-024, in moderate asthma patients. The data comes from Asmacure's recently...

2014-06-12 23:13:45

Nebulized Pure PRP for COPD is currently being offered at Advanced Rejuvenation in Sarasota, Florida. Inhaled PRP's goal is to help in the suppression of inflammation, activate stem cells in the lungs, improve breathing, and to improve the symptoms of many pulmonary complications including COPD, asthma and chronic lung infections. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Nebulized Pure PRP may offer COPD sufferers a less expensive and an effective alternative to stem cell therapy. When...

2014-06-11 23:10:50

Available in the US in time for Father’s Day, this specially constructed pulmonary harmonica helps improve breathing. No musical talent required, and there’s a coupon code below. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 This year buy something truly useful for the man in your life. Developed for a brother with breathing problems, the Pulmonica is a pulmonary harmonica designed for nonmusicians that exercises the diaphragm and chest muscles to improve breathing. The low tuning is meditative...

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...

2014-05-31 23:03:00

Results of a University of Colorado Cancer Center study presented at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 2014 show that a test of organic compounds in exhaled breath can not only distinguish patients with lung cancer from patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but can also define the stage of any cancer present. Chicago (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Results of a University of Colorado Cancer Center study presented at the American Society for...

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,"...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.