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2014-09-08 16:24:59

WWII Veteran Bob Scott to Tour Washington, D.C. Memorials Using the Breathe NIOV System IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Breathe Technologies, a developer and manufacturer of innovative medical technologies for patients with respiratory insufficiency diseases and neuromuscular diseases, will sponsor World War II Veteran and Colton, Calif. resident Bob Scott on a September trip to Washington, D.C., as part of the Honor Flight Network. The Breathe Non-Invasive Open...

2014-09-08 12:30:18

Additionally, data from the WISDOM trial on stepwise withdrawal of ICS in COPD was also presented at ERS and simultaneously published in the New England Journal of Medicine RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim today presented the first data from the pivotal Phase III TONADO(TM) 1&2 studies (NCT01431274/NCT01431287) for the fixed-dose combination (FDC) of tiotropium plus olodaterol delivered via the Respimat(®) inhaler in patients with moderate to...

2014-09-08 12:29:32

For U.S. Media Only RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim today presented new data from the company's Phase III trial program (UniTinA-asthma(®)) evaluating tiotropium in asthma, including the first study assessing the efficacy and safety of tiotropium in adolescent patients with symptomatic asthma. These data were unveiled during an oral session at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress 2014 in Munich, Germany. Tiotropium is...

infant sleeping on fur
2014-09-08 04:00:44

Lauren Anderson, European Lung Foundation Sleeping on animal fur in the first three months of life might reduce the risk of asthma in later childhood a new study has found. The new research, presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress in Munich on September 8, 2014, suggests that exposure to the microbial environment in animal skin and fur could have a protective effect against asthma and allergies. Previous studies have suggested that exposure to a...

2014-09-08 08:29:55

-- LANTERN study met primary endpoint demonstrating non-inferiority of Ultibro® Breezhaler® 110/50 mcg vs Advair* Diskus* (SFC) 50/500 mcg followed by statistically significant superiority in post dose trough FEV1 after 26 weeks of treatment in patients with moderate-to-severe COPD1 -- In addition, LANTERN study met an endpoint demonstrating that Ultibro®Breezhaler ® reduced...

2014-09-05 04:20:47

ANDOVER, Mass. and MUNICH, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Philips Respironics, a division of Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), will showcase its innovative range of sleep and respiratory disease management solutions at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress in Munich from 6 - 10 September, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140219/NE67640LOGO-b At the ERS International Congress, Philips will exhibit sleep and respiratory innovations that span the continuum...

2014-09-04 23:03:46

MedicationDiscountCard.com offers Veramyst discount cards, along with discount cards for other similar medications. These discount cards can save patients 10-75% on prescription drugs that treat or help manage COPD. Margate City, NJ (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Recent reports from the Centers for Disease Control indicate that nearly 7% of the US population is currently dealing with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD (cdc.gov/Features/copdadults/). It may also be called COLD...

2014-09-03 12:31:06

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Resolute Health announced today that it acquired the latest patient ventilator technology, designed to provide respiratory support for acutely ill patients in the intensive care unit. This new technology provides clinicians with a simple, safe and smart way to care for ventilated patients in the acute care setting. The ventilator is designed to help clinicians move patients off mechanical ventilation as soon as possible. Patients...

2014-09-02 16:25:40

Mayor Rahm Emanuel declares September Global Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month in Chicago--the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation sponsors events to enhance disease awareness and provides patient and caregiver feedback to the FDA CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) launches a full month of events and initiatives for September's Global Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) Awareness Month, starting with a proclamation by Chicago's mayor; surpassing a...

2014-09-02 12:29:53

ALBANY, New York, September 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Latin America Home Healthcare Market (By Device Types: Diagnostics and Monitoring Devices, Therapeutic Home Healthcare Devices, Mobility Assist Devices and Medical Supplies; By Services: Rehabilitation, Telehealth and Telemedicine, Respiratory Therapy, Infusion Therapy and Unskilled Home Healthcare Services) - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth,...


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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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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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