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2014-04-19 04:20:44

DALLAS, April 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers COPD Drug Market Opportunity & Clinical Pipeline Analysis 2014 to 2018 industry research report in its store at http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/280894-copd-drug-market-opportunity-clinical-pipeline-analysis.html . The global market for COPD has been estimated to be close to US$ 12 billion in 2013. With a high number of new and more efficient and convenient drugs crowding the market, it is...

2014-04-17 15:25:19

Findings were consistent even after taking into account the severity of the person's illness A group of drugs commonly prescribed for insomnia, anxiety and breathing issues "significantly increase the risk" that older people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, need to visit a doctor or Emergency Department for respiratory reasons, new research has found. Benzodiazepines, such as Ativan or Xanax, may actually contribute to respiratory problems, such as depressing...

2014-04-17 08:30:02

Cowboy Charcoal products now available at Target and The Home Depot across Canada STOCKTON, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cowboy Charcoal, maker of top selling natural hardwood lump charcoal, chips and chunks, announced today the availability of its premium products at Target and The Home Depot Stores across Canada. Effective immediately, Cowboy Charcoal's 4kg bag of hardwood lump charcoal is available for $8.99 (MSRP). Its 180cu bags of Hickory, Mesquite or Apple Wood Chips...

2014-04-17 08:27:44

Potential to Provide Needed Breathing Support for Patients with Neuromuscular Diseases and Non-Oxygen Dependent Respiratory Diseases IRVINE, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Breathe Technologies, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the fifth 510(k) clearance for its Non-Invasive Open Ventilation (NIOV) System, allowing its use with compressed air supply for non-oxygen dependent patients. The previous four FDA clearances cover the...

2014-04-17 08:24:57

ALBANY, New York, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MRRBIZ includes new market research report "Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-Addiction Products Market (Nicotine Gums, Patches, Lozenges, Inhalers, Sprays, Sublingual Tablets, Zyban, Chantix/Champix, E-Cigarettes) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its large collection of research report. Smoking cessation or nicotine de-addiction can be achieved by various modes such...

2014-04-16 23:08:48

beBetter Health Announces Above-Average Quit Rates Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 beBetter Health and The West Virginia Tobacco QuitLine announce key findings from their latest evaluation report, which demonstrates that the state’s QuitLine yields above-average quit success and continues to improve the health of the State’s residents. The West Virginia Tobacco QuitLine Annual Report of six and twelve month follow-ups (enrollees from 01/01/2012 thru 12/31/2012) shows an overall...

2014-04-16 16:32:25

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has announced the following: "Susan Cameron elected President and CEO of Reynolds American Inc.; Daniel Delen to retire." Go to RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, to read the full release. Web Disclosure RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, is the primary source of publicly disclosed news about RAI and its operating companies. We use the website as our primary means of distributing...

2014-04-16 16:32:00

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L. Myers President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Chicago has set an example for other cities and the nation as a whole by reducing its high smoking rate to a record low of just 10.7 percent in 2013, representing a decline of over 20 percent since 2011 and nearly 60 percent since 2001. Chicago's high school smoking rate is well below the national rate,...

2014-04-16 08:35:59

KEYSVILLE, Va., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&M Brands, Inc., part of the American tobacco farming industry for over 100 years, and one of Virginia's largest privately held growers, manufacturers and distributors of premium quality tobacco products, announces expanding product lines within its LEX12(®) brand of premium tobacco products. It has introduced LEX12(®) Blend #7 Cigars, a proprietary blend composed of the finest dark air-cured tobaccos perfectly balanced with U.S....

2014-04-16 08:32:09

Late-Breaking Figures Reveal That the 777 eCigs Brand Provides the Widest Selection of Available Electronic Cigarettes BURBANK, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Health-conscious people everywhere are using electronic cigarettes as an alternative to tobacco cigarettes. They love the convenience of E-cigarettes and the way they protect both their health and the health of those around them. And now they have more choices than ever as to what kind of cigarettes they can...


Latest Smoking Reference Libraries

Nicotine Replacement Therapy
2013-03-04 16:06:28

Nicotine replacement therapy is the administration of nicotine by other means than smoking. This change in the way nicotine is delivered prevents the harmful effects of smoking and is usually used in smoking cessation. Types Nicotine replacement therapy can be administered in several forms. The type used depends on the patient and what fits into their lifestyle best. The forms available include: Nicotine patches – transdermal (through the skin) Nicotine gum – orally (through the...

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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