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2013-04-12 13:09:16

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have pinpointed a genetic signature for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) from airway cells harvested utilizing a minimally invasive procedure. The findings provide a novel way to study COPD and could lead to new treatments and ways to monitor patient's response to those treatments. The study is published online in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...

2013-02-26 23:01:04

People with COPD, asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, CF, and lung transplants are using the Spiro PD Personal Spirometer to monitor their lung health and to get “baseline” readings to compare with peak allergy season. For more information, visit http://www.SpiroPD.com. Allentown, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) February 26, 2013 The recent blizzard in the Northeast notwithstanding, many areas of the U.S. have experienced a mild winter, with unseasonably warm weather. A mild winter can signify...

2013-02-21 23:00:29

Spiro PD Personal Spirometer supports four of the five critical steps to prevent flu transmission as the epidemic continues to affect people nationwide, particularly those with chronic lung conditions. For more information, visit http://www.SpiroPD.com. Allentown, PA (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 Many healthcare professionals consider the current flu epidemic the worst in years. It has posed a severe threat to people with chronic lung conditions like asthma and COPD who are particularly...

2013-02-19 10:27:13

A study in Australia suggests that reduced lung function in infancy was associated with wheezing beyond childhood at 18 years of age, according to a report published Online First by JAMA Pediatrics, a JAMA Network publication. Abnormal airway function is characteristic of asthma and chronic obstructive airways disease, and other studies have suggested that reduced lung function is already apparent in childhood and tracks through adulthood. However, the relationship between the age of onset...

2013-02-07 23:02:12

Board certified pulmonologist discusses the role of exhaled nitric oxide (eNO) testing in asthma diagnosis and management. Despite many advances in understanding the complexities of the disease, many patients do not receive adequate care to control their asthma. Portland, OR (PRWEB) February 07, 2013 The identification of potential asthma biomarkers has led to the development of noninvasive methods for assessing inflammation in the airways, including eNO testing to measure the level of...

2013-01-23 23:01:57

As flu season reaches epidemic proportions, use of the Spiro PD Personal Spirometer to monitor lung health may educate and motivate people with COPD, asthma, and other chronic respiratory conditions to get a flu vaccination. For more information, visit http://www.SpiroPD.com. Allentown, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 The flu epidemic now affects people in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The young, the elderly, and those who already have lung conditions are hit hardest....

2013-01-22 23:02:56

This study is a Phase 2, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Randomized Study to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy of a New Drug in Subjects with Asthma Inadequately Controlled by Corticosteroids Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 **Achieve Clinical Research is now enrolling for Asthma Clinical Trials in Alabama. To get started, visit Achieve Clinical Research or call us directly at (205) 380-6434. BACKGROUND & RATIONALE Asthma is a chronic disease characterized by...

2013-01-03 05:01:04

Spiro PD Personal Spirometer helps people with asthma, COPD, and other breathing problems monitor their lung health and remember to exercise, complementing American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology tips to make 2013 resolutions succeed. For more information, visit http://www.SpiroPD.com. Allentown, PA (PRWEB) January 02, 2013 For most people, the new year means new resolutions. To support the popular resolution to lose weight, the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology...

2012-12-19 05:00:45

PMD Healthcare announces that the Spiro PD Personal Spirometer is a favorite Christmas, Hanukkah, Eid, and Kwanzaa gift for people with chronic respiratory conditions to monitor their lung function. For more information, visit http://www.SpiroPD.com Allentown, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) December 18, 2012 Family and friends of people with chronic breathing problems, such as asthma, COPD, bronchitis, emphysema, cystic fibrosis, and a lung transplant, are choosing the Spiro PD Personal Spirometer as...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.