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2013-10-28 12:26:16

Apollo(TM) 2.0 Released Enhancing Clinical Experience CHICAGO, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VIDA Diagnostics, a leading provider of quantitative imaging and informatics services to aid diagnosis and treatment planning for patients with pulmonary disease, announces the release of Apollo 2.0, here at the 2013 American College of Chest Physicians (Chest) Conference. The software advance signifies the next generation product expansion of their flagship Apollo® pulmonary imaging...

2013-10-28 08:28:21

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PneumRx, Inc. (www.pneumrx.com), a leader in the field of interventional pulmonology, today announced that enrollment in the REVOLENS Study, a cost-effectiveness study of the PneumRx RePneu Lung Volume Reduction Coil (RePneu LVRC) in France, has been completed. The REVOLENS study was submitted last year to the French Ministry of Health by Professors Gaetan Deslee of the University Hospital of Reims and Charles-Hugo Marquette of the...

2013-09-26 08:26:53

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PneumRx, Inc., a leader in interventional pulmonology, announced that over 1500 procedures have been performed using the RePneu Lung Volume Reduction Coil (LVRC) System for patients with severe emphysema. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120514/SF06703LOGO) The RePneu LVRC is a minimally invasive device intended to improve lung function, exercise capacity and quality of life in emphysema patients by bronchoscopically...

2013-09-11 23:03:17

The number of patients using oxygen therapy in Europe is expected to increase significantly as the population ages and past smokers develop emphysema and related conditions. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 According to a report from iData Research entitled, Markets for Anesthesia, Respiratory and Sleep-Management Devices published September 1st 2013, the European oxygen therapy device market mimics former growth trends in the U.S. as it climbs to nearly €59 million and is...

2013-09-08 20:20:26

Phase 3 results presented for the first time at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) Annual Congress 2013 RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Sept. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Data from the olodaterol Phase 3 clinical program, presented for the first time at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) Annual Congress 2013 in Barcelona, showed the addition of olodaterol 5 and 10 mcg delivered once daily via the Respimat(®) inhaler provided improvements in lung function in patients with moderate to very severe...

2013-09-04 16:27:30

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week, the American Lung Association in California lost a true visionary and leader as President and CEO, Jane Warner, died unexpectedly in Palm Springs, California on Friday, August 30. Jane was born to lead. She was forthright and fearless in her commitment to making a difference in the lives of others, and she deeply inspired those she met with her energy, generosity, determination and warmth. Jane was a true champion...

2013-08-27 08:27:23

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carolus Therapeutics, Inc. and The Alpha-1 Project, Inc. (TAP), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Alpha-1 Foundation, today announced that they are collaborating to characterize human biological samples for the presence of the novel target, RANTES:PF4 heterodimer (the heteromer), a soluble protein complex that is secreted by activated platelets and implicated in many inflammation-related diseases, including genetic emphysema and COPD...

2013-07-29 23:28:42

Mike quit smoking 2 packs a day after 2 hypnosis sessions with Goldlite Hypnosis Institute. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2013 Mike has been smoking for the last 30 years. He knew that cigarettes are very bad and destructive for his health, but he did not care. He always thought that he was young and healthy and never believed that smoking could cause him harm. Sixth months ago, Mike started having problems with breathing. He went to see a doctor who did multiple tests for him and...

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...


Latest emphysema 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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