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2011-07-13 13:42:00

STEVENSVILLE, Md., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vapotherm, a privately held manufacturer of respiratory care devices for hospital and home use, announced today that it has received approval from the Medical Device Bureau of Health Canada for the Precision Flow® Heliox device which will be launched later this year in the Canadian hospital market.

2008-09-30 15:00:17

Teleflex Medical, a leading global supplier of disposable products for critical care and surgical applications, has received clearance from the FDA to market the Hudson RCI Neb-U-Mask(R), a respiratory device that allows for the concurrent delivery of aerosolized medication and a high concentration of medical gases to treat acute asthma exacerbations.

2004-11-30 15:00:11

Italian researchers say a mix of helium and oxygen may help people with serious breathing difficulties use their lungs more effectively.


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  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
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