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2012-10-24 04:01:41

New 30-Day Provent Therapy Starter Kit allows users to gradually adjust to Expiratory Positive Airway Pressure (EPAP) Therapy Hudson, NH (PRWEB) October 23, 2012 DirectHomeMedical is excited to launch the all new Provent Starter Kit from Ventus Medical. The Provent Starter Kit is specifically designed to help people with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) adjust to Provent Therapy by introducing a gradual exposure to expiratory positive airway pressure. Provent Therapy is an alternative, FDA...

2012-10-22 04:01:51

Fisher & Paykel's highly anticipated new nasal CPAP Mask, the F&P Eson, is now available at DirectHomeMedical.com. During the launch promotion DirectHomeMedical is offering a free 30-day money back guarantee with each Eson Mask purchase. Hudson, NH (PRWEB) October 21, 2012 DirectHomeMedical is excited to introduce Fisher & Paykel Healthcare's new F&P Eson Nasal CPAP Mask for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The minimalist F&P Eson Nasal Mask performs in...

2012-09-10 23:03:25

New Equipment Purchased Through $24,000 Grant Pomona, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2012 Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center is the first hospital in the region to use new, life-saving technology for fragile, premature infants, thanks to a $24,000 grant from the Will Rogers Institute. Almost all premature infants are unable to breathe on their own because their lungs are not fully developed; respiratory distress is a leading cause of death for premature infants. The equipment — Neurally...

2012-07-21 23:01:54

Biovo announced today that the company was granted a patent covering a closed suction system with an integrated cleaning mechanism by the UK Patent Office. The new technology will be on the market in Europe later this year under the brand name Airway Medix. Tel Aviv, Israel (PRWEB) July 21, 2012 Biovo Technologies is an innovator and manufacturer of disposable medical devices for mechanically ventilated patients in the ICU. Biovo announced today that the company was granted a patent...

2012-07-19 12:06:27

When hospital patients need assistance breathing and are placed on a mechanical ventilator for days at a time, their lungs react to the pressure generated by the ventilator with an out-of-control immune response that can lead to excessive inflammation, new research suggests. While learning that lungs perceive the ventilation as an infection, researchers also discovered potential drug targets that might reduce the resulting inflammation - a tiny piece of RNA and two proteins that have roles...

2012-06-11 20:14:10

Molecular imaging study shows a therapy called adaptive servo-ventilation can improve important nerve function for patients with chronic heart failure Many chronic heart failure patients struggle with not just strenuous activity but even the essentials such as moderate exercise and normal breathing. Research revealed at the Society of Nuclear Medicine´s 2012 Annual Meeting presents an overnight breathing treatment called adaptive servo-ventilation as a potential protocol for...


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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.