Quantcast

Latest respiratory disease Stories

2014-10-23 08:33:55

ANDOVER, Mass., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ndd Medical Technologies, a leader in innovative, mobile pulmonary function testing (PFT) technology is donating EasyOne Plus® devices for an October 27 free screening during Austin Lung Health Day. Nearly one in ten Austin, Texas residents have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and the same number may be undiagnosed, based on national averages. COPD is the 3(rd) leading cause of death in the U.S. The...

2014-10-17 08:25:14

ANDOVER, Mass., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ndd Medical Technologies, a leader in innovative mobile pulmonary function testing (PFT) employing precise ultrasound technology, announced that its EasyOne Pro® is now being used by the Choctaw Nation Healthcare Center, a 140,000 square foot, 44-bed hospital with many outpatient services. The Talihina, Oklahoma hospital serves a large number of Native Americans from several tribes living in southeastern Oklahoma and beyond. A portion of...

2014-10-13 23:09:25

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is not only incredibly passionate about making certain all diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in the United States get the best possible compensation for this rare form of cancer, they are also incredibly focused on making certain individuals who were exposed to asbestos decades ago at a workplace get annual checkups that include an x-ray exam. This week the group wants to encourage individuals who had heavy exposure to asbestos at a workplace to ask their...

2014-10-09 08:27:25

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Biophysics Corporation of Austin, Texas announces its filing of U.S. patent protection for its revolutionary AffloVest®. The company has also recently confirmed exclusive ownership rights concerning the manufacture, sale and distribution of the AffloVest in its markets. The AffloVest® is the first self-contained, truly portable High Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation (HFCWO) vest available in the United States, having both...

2014-09-30 23:19:01

Dr. Anthony Rebuck highlights prevalence of COPD and offers prevention plan in new book TORONTO (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Chronic Pulmonary Lung Disease (COPD) is rapidly becoming the third-leading cause of death in the world. What are the causes? Smoking, air pollution and occupational exposure. Who is affected? Everyone in the world. This largely unrecognized, incurable and highly preventable disease has become the life work of Dr. Anthony Rebuck, a well-known former medical doctor...

2014-09-29 12:30:12

WINNIPEG, Sept. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Enteroviruses cause a wide range of illness; most are associated with the common cold, but others are associated with lower respiratory tract, skin and mucous membrane, and central nervous system diseases. Enterovirus- D68 (EV-D68) is a previously rare enterovirus that can cause mild to severe illness. EV-D68 is unusual in that it is more often associated with lower respiratory illness. The virus is spread person-to-person through contact with the...

Lung Flute Helps COPD Patients Breathe Easier: Study
2014-09-29 03:37:55

By Ellen Goldbaum, University at Buffalo Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) report improved symptoms and health status when they use a hand-held respiratory device called the Lung Flute®, according to a new study by the University at Buffalo. Usually caused by smoking, COPD, which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is the third leading cause of death in the US. The Lung Flute, manufactured by Medical Acoustics, (Buffalo), uses sound waves to break up...

2014-09-19 23:01:19

Maria, referred to as Yasmin, is an inspirational 12-year-old who finally got to meet her biggest inspiration, Dog the Bounty Hunter, thanks to children's charity Kids Wish Network. Yasmin loved meeting with the Bounty Hunter and his family during a visit to his store in tropical Hawaii. Arlington, Va. (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Even though her smile was hidden behind a necessary respiratory mask, you could still see the sparkle in Maria Canales’s eyes as she meet her idol, Duane...

2014-09-18 23:12:32

People diagnosed with mesothelioma are given an average of ten months to live after their diagnosis. In honor of Mesothelioma Awareness Day on September 26, 2014, the attorneys at Phillips Law Group are working to educate the public about methods for early detection of this deadly cancer. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Mesothelioma is inextricably linked to asbestos exposure, and has an unusually low survival rate. The attorneys at Phillips Law Group are bringing attention to this...

2014-09-10 12:24:27

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announces the airing of Every Breath Counts: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis -- a documentary supported by the company and created in collaboration with the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation and the Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis in an effort to increase awareness and understanding of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) among the general public....


Latest respiratory disease Reference Libraries

Cystic Fibrosis
2013-07-19 15:03:45

Cystic fibrosis, also called mucoviscidosis, is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder of the viscous secretions in the body. In turn, it effects the lungs, pancreas, liver, and intestines, as well as all other exocrine glands in the body. The most common genetic mutation that causes CF is a deletion of three nucleotides that results in a loss of phenylalanine, an amino acid at the 508th position on the protein. It should be noted, however, that there are over a thousand other mutations that...

More Articles (1 articles) »
Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin