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2012-12-12 05:02:50

As CDC announces significant increases in flu activity in the US, indicating that an early flu season is underway, more people with chronic respiratory conditions are using Spiro PD Personal Spirometer to monitor their lung health. For more information, visit http://www.SpiroPD.com. Allentown, PA (PRWEB) December 11, 2012 The CDC has recently warned that the flu season is off to the earliest start in a decade, and that it could be severe. In order to protect their lung health, more people...

2012-12-11 16:24:07

Peace-keeping Tips From Leading Patient Education Organization MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "If it's December, many families are feuding over food allergies and asthma. Count on it," says Nancy Sander, president and founder of the nonprofit patient education organization Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA). Throughout the year, families with food allergies, asthma and a history of anaphylaxis avoid the things that make them sick. Then,...

2012-12-10 16:23:43

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the rise in reported food allergies among students in the last 15 years, it is crucial that policymakers understand how to best prepare school personnel to deal with related health emergencies. To help with those efforts, the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is launching a new initiative, in collaboration with Mylan Specialty, designed to help state boards of education as they develop student health...

2012-12-05 12:24:46

PETAH TIKVA, Israel, December 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Israeli biotech company AIT (http://www.ait-pharm.com) announced today it completed a $1.25 million raise. This funding will enable the company to begin two clinical trials. - Clalit Health Services, the largest Israeli health fund, through its Soroka Medical Center in Beersheba, Israel, and Mor Research Applications Ltd., will participate in research and clinical trials. -...

2012-12-03 08:28:04

SAUSALITO, Calif., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanovas, Inc., a life science technology company focused on developing and commercializing the next-generation of micro-invasive diagnostics, devices and drug delivery technologies, and the World Association of Bronchology & Interventional Pulmonology (WABIP) today announced that they have launched a joint research project entitled "The Breathing Innovation Survey - We Are Listening." The global initiative, being conducted via multiple...

2012-10-19 15:22:39

Anaphylaxis Community Experts Treat Families with Sweet News MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As ghosts and goblins race through neighborhoods chanting "Trick or Treat," parents of children with life-threatening food allergies, called anaphylaxis, feel shivers of fright and real terror according to Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA), the leading patient education, advocacy and outreach organization. For good reason. They've seen that one bite...

2012-10-17 07:26:56

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Specialty L.P. today announced the launch of a comprehensive, community-inspired resource for families, school staff and students designed to raise awareness of and preparedness for life-threatening allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) in the school setting: www.Anaphylaxis101.com. The enhanced website, which is part of the Get Schooled in Anaphylaxis(TM) initiative, now includes a personalized, virtual tour to access resources provided by...

2012-09-28 06:24:19

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What would you do if faced with a child experiencing a life-threatening allergic reaction? It's a question Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics' national network of Anaphylaxis Community Experts, or ACE Teams, pose in free training programs for educators, families and policymakers across the country. Knowing the answer could save a life and a lifetime of regret. "Allergies, particularly food allergies, can be deceiving,"...

2012-09-26 02:24:13

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmy-award winning actress Julie Bowen, known for her comedic role in "Modern Family," is for the first time publicly sharing her family's experience with life-threatening allergies to help drive a national conversation on this serious health issue. Bowen is partnering with Mylan Specialty L.P. to launch Get Schooled in Anaphylaxis(TM), a multi-faceted public health initiative that aims to increase awareness of and preparedness for...

2012-09-25 23:04:17

A new way of looking at COPD and the Aging Lung London, United Kingdom (PRWEB) September 25, 2012 International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (IJCOPD), published by Dove Medical Press, will highlight one of its most recently published articles: “Geroprotectors as a novel therapeutic strategy for COPD, an accelerating aging disease.” According to Dr. Richard E Russell, IJCOPD Editor-in-Chief, "This excellent review summarises a new way of looking at COPD and...