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2011-12-01 08:00:00

Surviving Mesothelioma reports that the incidence of mesothelioma and the number of countries whose citizens are dying of this disease are both on the rise. (PRWEB) December 01, 2011 Surviving Mesothelioma reports that the incidence of mesothelioma and the number of countries whose citizens are dying of this disease are both on the rise. A recent World Health Organization (WHO) bulletin reports that more than 92,000 people in 83 countries died of mesothelioma between 1994 and 2008. The...

2011-11-18 00:20:01

Tokyo, Nov 18, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co. Ltd announced today that it has entered into a Japan co-promotion agreement with Novartis Pharma K.K. for three Novartis Pharma therapies for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). These include Onbrez Inhalation Capsules 150 mcg (indacaterol maleate), which were launched in Japan on September 20, 2011, and, if approved, the investigational drugs NVA237 (glycopyrronium bromide) and QVA149 (fixed-dose combination of indacaterol maleate...

2011-11-16 07:27:53

Early screening of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may help to detect lung cancer at an earlier stage, according to a new study. The research, published online today (16 November 2011) in the European Respiratory Journal, suggests that if COPD can be detected at an earlier stage, this will also aid the early detection of lung cancer. The news comes on World COPD Day, which aims to improve awareness of the condition and care of people with COPD around the...

2011-11-14 11:00:00

As consumers seek answers tailored to their personal health needs, MedHelp provides a unique ability to improve doctor-patient communication and connect patients to the #1 respiratory hospital in the U.S. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 14, 2011 MedHelp, the worldâs largest health social network, and National Jewish Health, the #1 respiratory hospital in the United States located in Denver, CO, recently celebrated their tenth anniversary of partnering to provide consumers...

2011-11-11 08:00:00

MesoAuthority is the largest collection of resource sites on the internet for families and victims of mesothelioma and asbestos exposure. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 11, 2011 In an effort to help those families and victims of asbestos exposure and the deadly cancer mesothelioma with all legal needs, The Sizemore Law Firm is pleased to announce the launch of MesoAuthority.com. The largest collection of asbestos and mesothelioma resource sites on the internet, MesoAuthority.com provides...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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