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2011-06-14 12:41:00

LISBON, Portugal, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hovione announced today the international filing of its latest patent covering a new, highly efficient dry powder inhaler (DPI), XCaps. XCaps fills a void in the pulmonary inhalation market, as a device which combines high efficiency in powder dispersion with ease of use.

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2011-05-13 07:57:28

Nicotine-free plastic inhalers may increase a smoker's chance of quitting, according to new research published online in the European Respiratory Journal.

2011-05-06 07:32:05

A new study shows a rarely-prescribed drug is easier to use and may be just as effective as treatment with inhalers.

2011-05-05 13:01:28

A rarely prescribed asthma drug is easier to use and just as effective as conventional treatment with inhalers.

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2011-05-05 10:25:00

A British study published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) suggests that pills marketed under brand names such as Singulair and Accolate work just as well as inhalers

2011-05-04 16:00:00

NORWICH, England, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A rarely prescribed asthma drug is easier to use and just as effective as conventional treatment with inhalers, according to a new study led by the University of East Anglia (UEA). Publishing tomorrow in the New England Journal of Medicine, the researchers followed 650 patients with chronic asthma for two years.

2011-04-19 06:35:00

BOSTON, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- InhalerWear announces a new neoprene cover for inhalers that will help make carrying around an inhaler trendy and cool to children and teenagers.


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  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
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