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2008-09-22 18:00:12

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Sept. 22, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Icagen, Inc.

2008-09-19 21:00:11

A COMMON painkiller may be one of the key driving forces behind the worldwide epidemic of childhood asthma, reveals a major study today.

2008-09-04 21:00:07

By TOM VOGT Obesity can aggravate problems in one of the most basic life functions - breathing - according to a study that included some Southwest Washington asthma patients.

2008-08-27 03:00:24

By Cydulka, Rita K Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways that affects almost 10% of children, making it the most common chronic disease of childhood. Last year, children with asthma missed an estimated 12.8 million school days due to their disease.

2008-08-19 09:00:16

KENILWORTH, N.J., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation announced today that ASMANEX(R) TWISTHALER(R) 110 mcg (mometasone furoate inhalation powder) is now available in pharmacies nationwide.

2008-08-15 12:00:19

CHICAGO, Aug. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the school bells get ready to ring, parents and other caregivers of children who have asthma should prepare for a possible peak in asthma episodes (also known as attacks or exacerbations).

2008-08-12 15:00:21

By HELEN PUTTICK and JULIA HORTON A NEW treatment which could help millions of asthma patients ward off attacks could be tried in patients as early as next year. Research which helps explain why catching a cold triggers symptoms such as wheezing and breathlessness in asthmatics is unveiled today.

2008-08-09 03:00:09

By Duplessis, Christopher A Gumpert, Barton ABSTRACT Objective: An observational study was performed with a convenience sample of 38 submariners exposed to diesel exhaust for 9 hours, to assess the development of reactive airways dysfunction syndrome (RADS) after prophylactic corticosteroid treatment.

2008-08-04 18:01:03

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Air pollution is a serious health issue, especially in Beijing.

2008-07-23 09:00:21

MONTREAL--(Marketwire - July 23, 2008) - TOPIGEN Pharmaceuticals Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company specialized in developing products for respiratory disorders, today announced the completion of patient enrollment in a Phase II safety and efficacy study in asthma with one of its lead product candidates, TPI ASM8.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.