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2014-05-15 12:33:24

Investment Capital will Fund U.S. Commercialization of the FDA-Approved Inspire Therapy MINNEAPOLIS, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspire Medical Systems, Inc. announced today that it has completed a Series E financing of $40 million. The financing round was strategically timed to coincide with the commercial launch of the Inspire(®) Upper Airway Stimulation (UAS) therapy in the United States. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140514/87756 Last month, the FDA approved Inspire...

2014-05-08 23:06:00

The worldwide sleep apnea device market has demonstrated moderate growth from $3.6 billion in 2011 to 4.2 billion in 2013, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research publisher said that undiagnosed cases and new devices will drive market growth. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 The worldwide sleep apnea device market has demonstrated moderate growth from $3.6 billion in 2011 to 4.2 billion in 2013, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research...

2014-05-07 08:32:19

WARRINGTON, Pa., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSCO), a specialty biotechnology company dedicated to advancing a new standard of respiratory critical care, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a new patent and Notices of Allowance for patents covering critical aspects of its KL4 surfactant and drug delivery technology platform. The Company announced the issuance of U.S. Patent No. 8,701,658 entitled...

2014-05-01 12:32:29

Fully Implanted Device Represents New Treatment Option for Patients Unable to Use CPAP MINNEAPOLIS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspire Medical Systems, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Inspire Upper Airway Stimulation (UAS) therapy for use in a subset of patients with moderate to severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) who are unable to use Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP). Inspire therapy is a fully implanted neurostimulation...

2014-04-18 23:03:36

Goal to Lower 80% Incidence of Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Sleep Apnea Treatment Centers of America (SATCOA) will commemorate Sleep Apnea Awareness Day by wearing pajamas to work. This health observance day is Friday, April 18. With this event, the company’s goal is to raise awareness about obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Currently, it is estimated that 80 percent of people with OSA are walking around unaware that they have the condition. OSA is defined...

2014-04-04 23:32:40

Goal to Lower 80% Incidence of Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea Dublin, GA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Sleep Apnea Treatment Centers of America (SATCOA) recently expanded to include urgent care centers in partnership with Hillcrest Urgent Care. The company’s goal and mission is to assist in lowering the 80 percent incidence of undiagnosed and untreated individuals suffering with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). This condition is defined by pauses in breathing that can last a few seconds to minutes, and...

2014-03-14 08:27:13

SAN DIEGO, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To coincide with today's World Sleep Day, ResMed (NYSE: RMD), an innovator and pioneer in developing solutions for treating sleep-disordered breathing and other respiratory conditions, highlights its pick for the top five research discoveries about sleep apnea from the past year. Together, they paint an alarming picture: sleep apnea is on the rise and linked to sudden cardiac death, slower recovery from heart attacks, cancer, and high blood...

2014-03-12 23:30:45

Local Company Provides Sleep Apnea Testing and Treatments Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Even as a natural rejuvenator of the human body and spirit, sleep is something that some people—especially those with busy schedules—usually do not give enough importance. But in some cases, not getting enough sleep might not be a voluntary decision. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that over 70 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep problems. Sleep apnea is one of the more...

2014-03-05 23:02:32

National Sleep Awareness Week is March 2-9 Tequesta, FL (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 There is a not-so-silent killer in this country, and most who are vulnerable to it, don't even know. Snoring is more than an annoyance. It's both a symptom and a condition that signals serious, potentially deadly, health problems. Doctors estimate that 9.1% of men and 4% of women have sleep apnea. That translates to 18 - 25 million Americans. Regretfully, as few as 5% have been diagnosed. Snoring...

2014-02-19 08:29:44

DUSSELDORF, Germany, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Medical Corporation (APEX, TWSE: 4106) a leading player in the Respiratory Therapy and Pressure Area Care sectors issues the following press release: Apex announced at a press conference held on February 19, 2014 in Dusseldorf, Germany, that it has initiated challenges to four ResMed patents before the EPO and the German Federal Patent Court as well as the German Patent and Trade Mark Office. The ResMed patents being challenged...


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Oxygen Therapy
2013-04-30 10:27:06

Oxygen therapy is known as the administration of oxygen as a medical intervention. It is indicated in patients whose oxygen supply is compromised due to both acute and chronic health conditions and can be administered in many different ways. Oxygen therapy can be administered virtually wherever the patient is. Most commonly, oxygen is delivered to patients in an ambulance, hospital, or doctor’s office. These medical facilities carry oxygen in the form of a compressed gas. It is stored...

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siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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