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2015-02-03 08:32:39

-- In Quebec alone 386,000 people suffer from COPD and it is the fourth leading cause of death in Canada.

2015-02-02 16:26:40

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Susan M.

2015-02-02 12:27:25

GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc.

2015-02-02 08:28:02

Phase 3 registrational studies of TD-4208 are anticipated to begin in 2015 GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman and PITTSBURGH, Feb. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Theravance Biopharma, Inc.

2015-02-02 08:27:35

-- Trial to accelerate development of BNC210 after reacquisition MELBOURNE, Australia, Feb.

2015-01-28 12:29:52

GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc.

2015-01-22 16:25:56

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a Statement of Matthew L.

2015-01-22 12:27:28

Fewer Minnesotans smoking than ever before ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan.


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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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Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.