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2014-04-22 11:46:28

A new prediction tool can help doctors better identify patients who are at highest risk for respiratory failure after surgery and therefore prevent the often deadly condition, suggest data from a large multi-center study published in the May issue of Anesthesiology. Affecting nearly 200,000 Americans a year, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a sudden failure of the lungs caused by a number of issues ranging from smoke inhalation to pneumonia or blood infection. High-risk...

2014-04-03 11:35:16

Young adults who run or participate in other cardio fitness activities may preserve their memory and thinking skills in middle age, according to a new study published in the April 2, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Middle age was defined as ages 43 to 55. "Many studies show the benefits to the brain of good heart health," said study author David R. Jacobs, Jr, PhD, with the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. "This is one...

2014-03-13 08:28:38

Conference Call Today, March 13, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. ET WARRINGTON, Pa., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: DSCO), a specialty biotechnology company dedicated to advancing a new standard in respiratory critical care, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2013, as well as recent business updates. The Company will host a conference call today, March 13, 2014 at 10:00 AM ET. Conference call details are below. Key highlights...

2014-03-11 08:29:57

WARRINGTON, Pa., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: DSCO), a specialty biotechnology company dedicated to advancing a new standard of respiratory critical care, will report fourth quarter 2013 financial results on Thursday, March 13, 2014 before the open of the U.S. financial markets. The Company will host a conference call and live audio webcast at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time that same day. During the conference call, Discovery Labs' management will...

2014-02-18 23:30:33

This unique program will bring together key stakeholders who have a shared goal of improving the treatment and management of patient’s with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 The Pulmonary Horizons (PH) Conference will be held at the DoubleTree Golf Resort in San Diego, Saturday, August 16, 2014 to Sunday, August 17, 2014. This unique program will bring together key stakeholders who have a shared goal of improving the treatment and...

2013-12-05 23:49:10

Cardiac patients benefit from home-based high intensity training Rapid rehabilitation is a must after a heart attack or other cardiovascular event. Different forms of exercise as a part of rehabilitation have been examined by researchers, including high-intensity interval training (85-95 % of maximum heart rate), which has proved to be both a good and efficient form of rehabilitation. However, most of the studies that document these findings have been conducted in exercise laboratories,...

2013-11-27 15:34:30

New research from North Carolina State University shows that iron may play a role in preserving ancient tissues within dinosaur fossils, but also may hide them from detection. The finding could open the door to the recovery of more ancient tissues from within fossils. Mary Schweitzer, an NC State paleontologist with a joint appointment at the N. C. Museum of Natural Sciences, first announced the surprising preservation of soft tissues in a T. rex fossil in 2005. Her subsequent work...

2013-11-21 08:27:11

WARRINGTON, Pa., Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSCO), a specialty biotechnology company dedicated to advancing a new standard in respiratory critical care, today announced that management will present an overview and update on the Company's business at the 25(th) Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 1:10 PM ET. The conference will be held at the New York Palace Hotel in New York, New York. Discovery...

2013-11-19 08:29:52

Respiratory Monitoring Maximizes Patient Protection BOWLING GREEN, Ohio, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood County Hospital recently expanded its use of capnography for respiratory monitoring outside the operating room, joining a growing group of healthcare leaders in embracing state-of-the-art patient safety technology. Capnography measures how effectively patients are breathing and can alert medical caregivers when life-threatening respiratory depression occurs. By measuring the...

2013-11-12 16:26:01

WARRINGTON, Pa., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSCO), a specialty biotechnology company dedicated to advancing a new standard of respiratory critical care, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Company's investigational new drug (IND) application for AEROSURF(®) and the Company can initiate its phase 2 clinical program. The phase 2 clinical program is expected to include two studies. The primary goal...