Latest respiratory failure Stories

2009-02-05 11:44:49

Heidelberg researchers have succeeded in preventing cystic fibrosis lung disease in an animal model by spraying amiloride into the lungs of young mice.

2009-01-23 12:37:15

Mortality in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) has not fallen since 1994, according to a comprehensive review of major studies that assessed ARDS deaths.

2008-11-04 09:00:30

WARRINGTON, Pa., Nov. 4, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSCO), reports that, as of the close of business on November 3, the U.S.

2008-10-14 09:00:00

Patients have on average a 70 percent lower chance of dying at the nation's top-rated hospitals compared with the lowest-rated hospitals across 17 procedures and conditions analyzed in the eleventh annual HealthGrades Hospital Quality in America Study, issued today by HealthGrades, the leading independent healthcare ratings organization.

2008-10-08 15:00:38

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mass casualty incidents -- such as terrorist attacks, pandemic flu outbreaks or natural calamities like earthquakes or hurricanes -- raise the life-and-death reality that existing medical equipment is not adequate to provide treatment for all who need it.

2008-08-09 03:00:09

By Duplessis, Christopher A Gumpert, Barton ABSTRACT Objective: An observational study was performed with a convenience sample of 38 submariners exposed to diesel exhaust for 9 hours, to assess the development of reactive airways dysfunction syndrome (RADS) after prophylactic corticosteroid treatment.

2008-07-24 00:00:19

A GIFTED disabled boy died after doctors mistakenly gave him a "cocktail of drugs" forbidden by medical textbooks, an inquest heard.

2008-07-22 09:01:13

Ikaria Holdings, through its subsidiary Ino Therapeutics, has announced that Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has approved INOflo for inhalation for improvement of hypoxic respiratory failure with concurrent pulmonary hypertension in neonates.

2008-06-19 09:01:09

Ikaria, through its subsidiary Ino Therapeutics, has announced that the Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare's Council on Drugs and Food Sanitation has recommended approval of the company's INOflo for inhalation.

2008-01-30 06:05:00

Researchers from academic institutions across the country who are developing and testing prototypes believe artificial lung clinical trials in humans, similar to studies already underway in Canada and Europe, may begin as early as this spring.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.