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2010-04-29 13:36:00

PHILADELPHIA, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- In the United States alone, over 22 million people, including more than six million children, are known to have asthma, which is a leading cause of hospital emergency department visits and school absenteeism.

2010-04-26 08:45:00

WALTHAM, Mass., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, despite increased competition from several emerging agents, GlaxoSmithKline's Advair will remain surveyed pulmonologists' and primary care physicians' (PCPs) favored fixed-dose long-acting beta2 agonist (LABA)/inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) combination inhaler through 2013 for the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive...

2010-04-13 17:12:00

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BIPI) today announced that the U.S.

2010-04-13 12:59:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced, in accordance with longstanding U.S.

2010-04-13 12:49:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says that seven metered dose inhalers that contain chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) are being phased out in the United States. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) These inhalers use CFCs as propellants to spray the medicine out of the inhaler so patients can breathe the medicine into their lungs.

2010-03-18 10:11:00

PITTSBURGH, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- ChemImage, a world leader in chemical imaging products and services, will present the results of an ingredient-specific particle sizing (ISPST) study on a combination Metered Dose Inhaler product at Respiratory Drug Delivery (RDD) 2010 (www.rddonline.com).

2010-03-11 16:03:00

WILMINGTON, Del., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On March 10-11, 2010, the Joint Advisory Committees of the U.S.

2010-03-08 16:55:15

An asthma program specifically tailored to teens could help those in rural areas manage their disease and avoid potentially fatal complications, Medical College of Georgia researchers say.

2010-03-01 09:00:00

MIDLOTHIAN, Va., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, PARI Respiratory Equipment launched their newest aerosol delivery system, the Vios. Paired with PARI's gold standard reusable nebulizers, Vios delivers fast treatments, small particle size, and high respirable drug dose to the lungs.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.