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2014-01-27 16:25:06

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 25 million people in the United States have asthma, a chronic lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways causing recurring periods of wheezing, chest tightness, shortness of breath and coughing. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111114/DC06171LOGO) Although several types of drugs are available to treat asthma, long-acting beta agonists (LABAs) are among the most commonly used and work well for...

2014-01-27 14:57:08

More than 25 million people in the United States have asthma, a chronic lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways causing recurring periods of wheezing, chest tightness, shortness of breath and coughing. Although several types of drugs are available to treat asthma, long-acting beta agonists (LABAs) are among the most commonly used and work well for most people. However, for a small subgroup of people with asthma, LABAs can cause severe, life-threatening side effects and carry a...

2014-01-27 13:33:18

Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have successfully carried out what is believed to be the first initiative conducted exclusively among teenagers to show significant improvement in their asthma outcomes. The quality improvement initiative, conducted in a primary care setting, dramatically improved asthma control and outcomes for high-risk adolescents. The study is published online in the journal Pediatrics. "Improving asthma is particularly difficult for...

2014-01-23 04:21:29

OXFORD, England, January 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First clinical data from PSX1002, a novel, orally inhaled, drug-only, pMDI suspension formulation of glycopyrronium bromide, a long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA) Prosonix, an innovative speciality pharmaceutical company developing a portfolio of inhaled Respiratory Medicines by Design, announces positive top-line results from its Phase 2 clinical study with...

2014-01-20 12:24:00

LONDON, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Asthma Therapeutics Market to 2019 - Breakthrough Biologics to Enhance Treatment of Severe Asthma and Drive Market Growth Asthma Therapeutics Market to 2019 - Breakthrough Biologics to Enhance Treatment of Severe Asthma and Drive Market Growth Summary GBI Research, a leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research report, "Asthma Therapeutics Market to 2019 -...

2014-01-20 12:22:04

LONDON, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Mechanical Ventilators Market (Critical Care, Neonatal and Transport & Portable Mechanical Ventilators, and Swivels & Connectors) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019The global mechanical ventilators market is expected to witness notable growth primarily because of rapid technological innovation in the design and portability of these...

2014-01-16 14:04:47

An endotracheal extubation training video produced by Rafael Ortega, MD, the vice-chair of academic affairs for the department of anesthesiology at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and professor of anesthesiology at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), and his colleagues is featured in this week's New England Journal of Medicine. The training video, which is the seventh BMC-produced video to appear in the NEJM's Videos in Clinical Medicine section, provides best practices for physicians...

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...

2014-01-14 12:27:43

Dynamic Healthcare Services Strategically Expands Its Business and Product Offerings in the Pittsburgh, PA Market with the Progressive Home Medical Equipment Acquisition HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dynamic Healthcare Services, Inc. ("DHS"), a portfolio company of GMH Ventures LLC ("GMH"), announced today that it acquired Progressive Home Medical Equipment, Inc. ("Progressive") of Clarion, PA on January 7, 2014. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed....


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Tracheal Intubation
2013-04-30 13:26:36

Tracheal intubation (commonly known as intubation) is the placement of a flexible plastic tube into the trachea in order to maintain an open airway or to serve as a conduit through which to administer oxygen or other drugs. It is commonly performed in emergency situations and critically ill or injured patients, but intubation is also used in patients who will be undergoing a lengthy surgery that requires them to be under anesthesia for a significant number of hours. In order to intubate,...

Oxygen Therapy
2013-04-30 10:27:06

Oxygen therapy is known as the administration of oxygen as a medical intervention. It is indicated in patients whose oxygen supply is compromised due to both acute and chronic health conditions and can be administered in many different ways. Oxygen therapy can be administered virtually wherever the patient is. Most commonly, oxygen is delivered to patients in an ambulance, hospital, or doctor’s office. These medical facilities carry oxygen in the form of a compressed gas. It is stored...

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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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