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2014-07-23 16:27:13

Patients, caregivers and health care professionals share stories; offer awareness, hope and inspiration CHICAGO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation's advocates have come together to inaugurate PFF Ambassador program, a group of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) patients and caregivers who are committed to share personal stories of living with IPF as well as health care providers who deliver current disease education information to...

2014-07-21 20:22:22

Nintedanib and Pirfenidone Received Breakthrough Therapy Designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) - PFF Disease Education Webinars scheduled CHICAGO, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) is pleased to announce two upcoming webinars, one of which is related to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granting breakthrough therapy designation for two new investigational treatments for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)....

2014-07-15 10:29:05

BMJ-British Medical Journal Inability to register surprise strongest indicator; can help prioritize care, say doctors Patients with serious heart and lung conditions don't have the normal range of facial expressions, particularly the ability to register surprise in response to emotional cues, finds preliminary research published online in Emergency Medicine Journal. This finding could be used to help busy emergency care doctors decide whom to prioritize for treatment, and gauge who...

2014-07-07 04:21:00

MILAN, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WAIDID, the new International Scientific Society presided over by Prof. Susanna Esposito, has the objective of promoting scientific research and the dissemination of information on infectious and immunological diseases on both the national and international levels while raising public awareness with regard to such diseases, which can prove to be very widespread among both adults and children. On the international panorama there was no...

2014-07-01 11:31:24

American Thoracic Society In a new study of the causes underlying respiratory symptoms in military personnel returning from duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, a large percentage of veterans had non-specific symptoms that did not lead to a specific clinical diagnosis. Most patients who did receive a diagnosis had evidence of asthma or nonspecific airway hyperreactivity, which may have been due in some cases to aggravation of pre-existing disease by deployment exposures. "Earlier studies of...

2014-06-26 16:25:01

HAMPTON, N.J., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bellerophon Therapeutics LLC, a clinical stage biotherapeutics company, today announced that it has completed enrollment of its 159-patient Phase 2 clinical trial of INOpulse for the treatment of pulmonary hypertension associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (PH-COPD). PH-COPD is a serious complication of COPD that can significantly affect the health status of patients with this condition. Current standard of care is primarily...

2014-06-26 12:26:45

LONDON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) - KOL Insight and Consensus Outlookhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/therapeutic/chronic_obstructive_pulmonary_disorder_copd_kol_insight_consensus_outlook.html The prevalence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) is increasing globally, its impact on the wider health economy is significant and there remains considerable...

2014-06-25 23:08:06

Measuring home spirometry combined with administration of ACQ and/or EXACT-PRO increases data reliability while reducing trial costs. Philadelphia (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 ERT, a leading global solution provider for high-quality patient safety and efficacy endpoint data collection, today announced that its AM3® meter is the only integrated home spirometer and electronic Diary (eDiary) authorized to implement the most commonly used standardized instruments for both asthma and chronic...

2014-06-19 08:28:42

BURLINGTON, ON, June 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Results from a Phase III 52 week study, show tiotropium (delivered via Respimat(®)*)5µg, a once-daily long-acting anticholinergic bronchodilator, is efficacious and well-tolerated as an add-on treatment in Japanese adults with moderate to severe symptomatic asthma, despite treatment with inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) with or without long-acting beta-2 agonist (LABA). "Even with available treatments, the extent to which patients' asthma is controlled...

2014-06-18 12:32:44

--Data indicate ASM-024 DPI safe and generally well-tolerated in asthma-- QUEBEC CITY, Quebec, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asmacure Ltee, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel, proprietary compounds that target cholinergic receptors for the treatment of pulmonary diseases, today announced top-line results from a combined Phase 1 and 2a trial evaluating its lead compound, ASM-024, in moderate asthma patients. The data comes from Asmacure's recently...


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2011-01-05 16:00:36

Human parainfluenza viruses, belonging to the paramyxovirus family, are a group of four distinct serotypes of enveloped single-stranded RNA viruses. They are the second most common cause of lower respiratory tract infection in younger children. Many times the host has repeat infections throughout life with symptoms that may include upper respiratory tract illness or more commonly, a cold and sore throat. It can also cause severe pneumonia in immunosuppressed people. There is currently no...

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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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