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2014-03-10 08:22:19

-- Bayer's Adempas (riociguat tablets) approved for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)(1), which affects up to 2000 Canadians(2) -- Adempas provides novel and specific approach to treat different types of pulmonary hypertension (PH), a serious condition of the heart and lungs -- Only drug in Canada indicated to treat two rare types of PH - PAH and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH)(1,3) TORONTO, March...

2014-03-08 23:01:47

Topseniorlifeinsurance.com (http://topseniorlifeinsurance.com) announces a new blog, “Pneumonia and lung cancer: how dangerous it is?” (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 Topseniorlifeinsurance.com has released a blog explaining how to find life insurance for people who have lung diseases! People who have lung diseases should purchase a life insurance policy as soon as possible. They can now purchase life insurance without having to take medical examinations. No medical exam life insurance plans...

2014-02-11 23:24:19

A team of researchers, led by physicians and scientists at Intermountain Healthcare's Intermountain Medical Center and ARUP Laboratories, has made a medical breakthrough by discovering genetic mutations that cause a rare and deadly lung disease. The Pulmonary Hypertension Association applauds their work. Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 A team of researchers, led by physicians and scientists at Intermountain Healthcare's Intermountain Medical Center and ARUP...

2014-02-05 23:04:20

Statement of Harold Wimmer, National President and CEO American Lung Association. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 "The American Lung Association applauds CVS Caremark for boldly acting to remove tobacco products at all CVS/pharmacy locations across the U.S.," said Harold Wimmer, National President and CEO of the American Lung Association. "CVS Caremark is stepping forward to save lives and safeguard the public health of millions of American women, men and youth. The...

2014-02-04 16:28:20

Chief Medical Officer and Chairman of the Steering Committee for the PFF Care Center Network and PFF Patient Registry Announced CHICAGO, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) today announced two key additions to their staff. Gregory P. Cosgrove, MD, has been named Chief Medical Officer and Kevin R. Flaherty, MD, MS, has been named Chairman of the Steering Committee of the PFF Care Center Network and PFF Patient Registry. "We are pleased to...

2014-01-31 16:23:46

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of an effort to reach the hundreds of thousands of people suffering from lung disease, New York City's Pulmonary Wellness & Rehabilitation Center in conjunction with the Better Breathers Club of the American Lung Association, have launched an online patient education initiative that includes live interactive lectures and town hall style question and answer sessions in an effort to reach those people that are homebound or otherwise...

2014-01-24 11:50:33

The Annals of the American Thoracic Society has released a comprehensive supplement on the 56th annual Thomas L. Petty Aspen Lung Conference entitled "The Lung Microbiome: A New Frontier in Pulmonary Medicine." More than 170 microbiologists, basic respiratory scientists, and pulmonary clinicians traveled from nine countries to convene at the three-day conference, which took place in June 2013 in Aspen, CO. Research from 12 state-of-the-art speakers, 24 oral research presentations, and 20...

2014-01-13 16:25:12

-- Ultibro(TM) Breezhaler®1(QVA149), a long-term once-daily dual bronchodilator, received Health Canada approval on December 23rd 2013 for the treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis and emphysema -- Pivotal Phase III IGNITE data showed QVA149 significantly improved lung function and patient-reported outcomes including...

2014-01-08 23:24:26

The new “Tips For A Healthy Respiratory System” report on the site Vkool.com covers useful tips on how to keep the respiratory system healthy. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 The new “Tips For A Healthy Respiratory System” on the website Vkool.com delivers to people tips on how to keep the respiratory system healthy. This article is actually suitable for those people who want to improve their lung function safely without using any kind of drugs or supplements. Firstly, the...

2014-01-08 12:30:46

ATLANTA, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Celtaxsys Board of Directors today announced that Greg Duncan has been appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and will join the board of directors effective immediately. Mr. Duncan joins Celtaxsys following his most recent role as an Executive Committee member and President of North America for Brussels based UCB, prior to which he served as a Senior Vice-President at Pfizer where his duties included leading US marketing, as...


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...

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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.