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2009-12-02 17:52:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Markets for Asthma and COPD Drugs http://www.reportlinker.com/p0166826/Global-Markets-for-Asthma-and-COPD-Drugs.html Provides an in-depth analysis of the global market for medications that treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Contains global market forecasts through 2014 for medications that treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary...

2009-11-18 10:58:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Pulmonary Drug Delivery Technologies - A Global Market Perspective http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164238/Pulmonary-Drug-Delivery-Technologies---A-Global-Market-Perspective.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire Until recent years, respiratory conditions such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary, and emphysema disease...

2009-11-12 13:30:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Research presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting shows that an intervention to reduce over-dispensing and waste of asthma medications can succeed without compromising patient safety and can result in substantial cost savings. Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS) today released results of a study that examined the effectiveness and safety of a pharmacist-initiated...

2009-11-12 08:00:00

MIDLOTHIAN, Va., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, PARI Respiratory Equipment launched a newly updated continuing education class, Managing Respiratory Patients Through Efficient Aerosol Delivery, rounding out their free learning program with seven classes for respiratory therapists, nurses, case managers, and pharmacists. The updated class allows participants to self-study online, enabling easier access for caregivers to update their skills and receive necessary credits for maintaining...

2009-11-06 10:59:00

Asthma Insight and Management (AIM) Survey Reveals Unmet Needs in Current Asthma Care in the United States Asthma is a chronic condition affecting more than 22 million adults and children in the United States, according to the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute. In the past year, an estimated more than one million patients were hospitalized and nearly three million visited emergency rooms in the United States as a result of asthma. This estimate is from Asthma Insight and...

2009-11-06 05:00:00

MIAMI, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- In the past year, an estimated more than one million patients were hospitalized and nearly three million visited emergency rooms in the United States as a result of asthma, according to a new comprehensive national survey.(1, 2) Additionally, approximately one in three asthma patients 12 and older surveyed were hospitalized, visited emergency rooms or had other unscheduled healthcare visits due to their asthma in the past year.(2) Findings from Asthma Insight...

2009-10-22 12:19:07

Research to be presented in November at the 2009 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Annual Meeting and Exposition Researchers have developed an optimized mouthpiece design to aid efficient drug delivery to the lungs by reducing the amount of medication wasted as it passes through the mouthpiece of an aerosol inhaler. With current inhaler designs, only approximately 10 to 20 percent of asthma medications are delivered to the lungs. And, because the lungs provide a direct and...

2009-10-01 09:00:00

MIDLOTHIAN, Va., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, PARI Respiratory Equipment introduced the PEP S, a device that provides positive expiratory pressure that can be used with all PARI LC reusable nebulizers. PARI's PEP S can be used alone or in combination with nebulizer therapies for airway clearance and lung strengthening exercises by cystic fibrosis patients. "I believe the new PARI PEP S is an incredible new device that improves patient care in two very important areas. It reduces...

2009-09-16 07:10:00

VIENNA, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Teva Respiratory, a division of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Nasdaq: TEVA), today announced results from an analysis of the cost-effectiveness of three different inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) in a "real-life" asthmatic population. The study found QVAR(R) (beclomethasone dipropionate HFA), an ICS that is able to effectively treat both large and small airway inflammation, to be on average more effective than CFC-beclomethasone dipropionate (BDP) and...

2009-09-08 12:51:00

LOURES, Portugal, September 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Hovione is pleased to announce that its TwinCaps(R) inhaler licensees Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan) and Biota Holdings Ltd (Victoria, Australia) have both announced successful Phase III trials for CS-8958, a new long-acting neuraminidase inhibitor for treatment of influenza (known as a prodrug of laninamivir). CS-8958, co-owned by Daiichi Sankyo and Biota, is delivered by TwinCaps(R), a patented dry powder inhaler which Hovione...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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