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2014-08-05 12:26:07

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The Worldwide Market for Respiratory Deviceshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/worldwide_market_respiratory_devices.htmlThe worldwide respiratory device market continues to grow despite economic downturns mainly due to the aging of the world population and increasing incidence of COPD. The market encompasses many different products to help treat and monitor...

2014-06-17 08:29:40

WARRINGTON, Pa., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSCO) today announced that it has been awarded the final $1.9 million of a $2.4 million Fast Track Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This award will provide support for the ongoing phase 2a clinical trial for AEROSURF®, Discovery Labs' investigational combination drug/device product....

2014-05-20 12:33:07

- Company Reinforces Commitment to Pipeline Advancement and Scientific Excellence - WARRINGTON, Pa., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSCO), a specialty biotechnology company dedicated to advancing a new standard in respiratory critical care, today announced that it has strengthened its scientific leadership. Effective immediately, Steve Simonson, M.D., M.H.S. has joined the Company as Vice President, Clinical Development, and Lawrence Weinstein has...

2014-05-07 08:32:19

WARRINGTON, Pa., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSCO), a specialty biotechnology company dedicated to advancing a new standard of respiratory critical care, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a new patent and Notices of Allowance for patents covering critical aspects of its KL4 surfactant and drug delivery technology platform. The Company announced the issuance of U.S. Patent No. 8,701,658 entitled...

2014-04-18 12:35:28

A Dana-Farber/Boston Children's and VA Hospital/University of South Florida team created the antiviral therapy, which harnesses the power of stapled peptide and nanoparticle technologies to thwart the respiratory virus New therapies are needed to prevent and treat respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) – a potentially lethal respiratory infection that can severely affect infants, young children and the elderly. Despite a wide range of anti-RSV efforts, there are no vaccines or drugs on 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...

2014-01-16 12:31:19

LONDON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: North America Respiratory Devices Market Growth and Forecast To 2018 Short Description The Market Intelligence report provides critical market data for respiratory devices and its product categories for the North American region and its countries; Canada and the US. The data includes market size in terms of value and volume; average selling price for each product type, growth trends...

2014-01-16 12:31:16

LONDON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Europe Respiratory Devices Market Opportunity and Growth Trends Forecast Till 2018 Short Description The Market Intelligence report provides critical market data for respiratory devices and its product categories for the European region and its countries; France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK. The data includes market size in terms of value and volume; average selling price for...

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...


Latest Respiratory system 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...

Pharynx
2013-03-05 15:00:19

The pharynx is situated directly after the mouth and nose and lies right before the esophagus. Formation and Orientation The pharynx is divided into three separate sections. The nasopharynx is the first part of the pharynx that lies between the soft palate and the base of the skull. The pharyngeal tonsils are located on the back wall of the nasopharynx. This portion of the pharynx is connected to the middle easr by the Eustachian tubes. The nasopharynx is linked to the nasal cavities...

Trachea
2013-01-18 11:28:50

The trachea, commonly called the windpipe, is the air passage-way from the mouth to the lungs. Non-fish vertebrae all have a trachea. The moist with mucus walls of the tube-like structure trap inhaled particles to keep them from entering the lungs. Structure The trachea is an open-ended cylindrical structure that starts at the larynx and ends at the bifurcation. It is about one inch in diameter and can run four to six inches in length. Within the pipe there are anywhere from 15 to 20...

Lung
2013-01-01 15:53:59

The lung is a vital organ that is a part of the respiratory system. Generally a person has two lungs; however, the body can function with only one. The lung’s main function is to move oxygen and carbon dioxide into and out of the bloodstream through gas exchange. The lungs are located lateral to the heart in the thoracic cavity. Each lung has a tip called the apex, which is superior in the body. The bases of the lungs rest on the diaphragm. They appear to be spongy due to their bundles of...

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