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2013-11-21 08:28:12

New Amara gel cushion offers simplicity, exceptional seal and comfort in a full face mask MURRYSVILLE, Pa., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Philips Respironics, a unit of Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) and a pioneer in science-based sleep solutions, brings a new comfort option to its best-selling, most comfortable full face mask that fits most patients. The Amara gel cushion option is part of a groundbreaking series of new masks and services that are setting a new standard for...

2013-11-19 08:29:27

BOSTON, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, November 21, 2013 Human Design Medical, LLC (HDM) will release the most versatile cpap device ever. The Z1 is a new innovative cpap device that is significantly lighter, smaller, quieter and more integrated than other cpap machines and is changing the rules of design, portability and user experience in the cpap industry. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131119/PH19425-a) (Photo:...

2013-11-13 12:28:07

CLEVELAND, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Synapse Biomedical Inc. (www.synapsebiomedical.com) announced today it has received approval from the Health Canada for its NeuRx DPS® for ventilator-­dependent Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) patients who lack voluntary control of their diaphragms. With Health Canada approval, SCI patients throughout Canada can access this technology that was only previously available to clinical trial participants or through the Medical Devices Special Access...

2013-11-12 16:26:01

WARRINGTON, Pa., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSCO), a specialty biotechnology company dedicated to advancing a new standard of respiratory critical care, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Company's investigational new drug (IND) application for AEROSURF(®) and the Company can initiate its phase 2 clinical program. The phase 2 clinical program is expected to include two studies. The primary goal...

2013-10-23 23:23:55

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, InventHelp is attempting to submit this idea, The I.D.D., to applicable companies for their consideration. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 "I use a BiPAP machine to alleviate my sleep apnea," said one of two inventors from Richmond, Ky. "Though the machine helps with my breathing throughout the night, BiPAPs and CPAPs don’t protect against inhalation of harmful elements in the air." In order to solve this problem, the inventors...

2013-10-17 08:29:19

Important Neonatal Clinical Development Program Expected to Begin 4Q'13 WARRINGTON, Pa., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSCO), a specialty biotechnology company dedicated to advancing a new standard of respiratory critical care, today announced that it has submitted an investigational new drug (IND) application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate its AEROSURF(®) phase 2 clinical program. The FDA has confirmed receipt of...

2013-10-08 08:30:00

New technologies combine with industry-leading programs to improve patient care in the home ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Philips Respironics, a unit of Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI), will welcome nearly 8,000 home care providers to the largest conference and expo focused on the home medical equipment (HME) industry. Medtrade opens today at the Orange County Convention Center. Advancing the theme "Moving the HME Industry forward," Philips will present integrated...

2013-10-07 23:05:11

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Mechanical Ventilators Industry. London (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Mechanical Ventilators in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Critical Care, Neonatal, Transport, Portable, and Non-Invasive. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are...

2013-08-15 14:44:34

A neonatologist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is the senior author of a large new study that found that current non-invasive techniques for respiratory support are less effective than widely assumed, in reducing the incidence of severe lung injury in very premature infants. Neonatologists commonly use non-invasive nasal ventilation instead of mechanical ventilation via a breathing tube, in hopes of avoiding bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD). Frequently a by-product of...

2013-08-15 12:18:44

More time on CPAP was associated with reduced mortality after controlling for common risk factors A new study suggests that continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy reduces the mortality rate in people who have both chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), which the authors refer to as "the overlap syndrome." "This study adds to the growing body of literature regarding the combined impact of OSA in patients with COPD," said lead author...