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2012-04-04 23:01:51

Meet the Next Generation of Monitored Medication Dispensers Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 04, 2012 In a world where technology keeps making everything easier, Pittsburgh-based Automated Security Alert is offering some new products to make life easier for people with chronic health problems. One of the company´s newest offerings is the Dispense-A-Pill, a sophisticated but easy-to-use electronic pill dispenser. Although the company has different monitored medication dispensers to choose...

2011-12-21 06:25:30

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Adding inhaled powder mannitol to standard therapy for cystic fibrosis produced consistent lung function improvement for up to 52 weeks, according to this study. Mannitol treatment is not only efficient and safe, but it´s easy to administer as well. In the double-blind study, which was supported by Pharmaxis Limited, 318 patients were randomized to treatment with 400 mg bid inhaled mannitol or 50 mg bid inhaled mannitol (control group) for 26 weeks, followed...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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