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Procalcitonin-Guided Use of Antibiotics for Lower Respiratory Tract Infection

We disseminated national antibiotic guidelines for lower respiratory tract infection and the procalcitonin ... Dr. Peck-Palmer is a recipient of a University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Dean’s Faculty Advancement Award. Disclosure forms provided ...

Source: The New England Journal of Medicine
Published: 21 May 2018

GLPG1690 results in IPF published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine and presented at ATS

Mechelen, Belgium; 20 May 2018; 20.30 CET; Galapagos NV (Euronext & NASDAQ: GLPG) announces publication milestones on GLPG1690 in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). In addition to presenting three abstracts on investigational drug GLPG1690 at the ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 20 May 2018

AstraZeneca is advancing clinical practice in respiratory medicine with new data at the American Thoracic Society 2018 International Congress

Phase III SYGMA trials investigated the value of Symbicort Turbuhaler taken as an anti-inflammatory reliever therapy ‘as needed’ in mild asthma A growing body of evidence on Fasenra’s role in severe eosinophilic asthma supports improved ...

Published: 16 May 2018

OPDs in hospitals flooded with patients suffering from respiratory disorders

Earlier, respiratory problems were common in the 50 to 60 age group ... is that children are also getting affected,” said Dr Kirandeep, an expert in pulmonary medicine. “Patients with sinusitis and asthma are worst effected during the harvesting ...

Source: The Tribune
Published: 18 May 2018

3rd Annual Inhalation & Respiratory Drug Delivery Congress

Further discussion focusses on the challenges of bringing respiratory products to market ... Associate Professor, Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland The two-day congress offers an interactive platform for high level scientific and business ...

Published: 08 May 2018

Burden of Human Metapneumovirus and Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections in Asthmatic Children

Corresponding author: Shunji Hasegawa, Department of Pediatrics, Yamaguchi University Graduate School of Medicine, 1-1-1 Minamikogushi, Ube, Yamaguchi 755-8505, Japan. E-mail:, Tel: 81-836-22-2258, Fax: 81-836-22-2257

Source: LWW Journals
Published: 10 May 2018

Report explores the anesthesia and respiratory devices market

This research report incorporates an in-depth analysis of the global market for anesthetic and respiratory devices, including market estimations and trends through 2020. Major players, competitive intelligence, innovative technologies, market dynamics and ...

Source: WhaTech
Published: 21 May 2018

MSSU optimistic respiratory therapy program to continue

Despite an impending deadline, officials with Missouri Southern State University say a new agreement to continue operation of its respiratory therapy consortium with Franklin Technology Center is in the works. An agreement between the two parties that lays ...

Source: Joplin Globe
Published: 14 May 2018

Janssen Announces DARZALEX® (daratumumab) U.S. FDA Approval for Newly Diagnosed Patients with Multiple Myeloma who are Transplant Ineligible

4 percent), upper respiratory tract infection (5 vs ... Bethesda (MD): National Library of Medicine (US). 2000-[cited 2018 March 19]. Available at: NLM Identifier: NCT02136134.

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 08 May 2018

World Asthma Day 2018! GSK Pharmaceuticals advocates for better Respiratory Health

Even better, you can lend your support to people living with Asthma by spreading the message of living with better respiratory health. As an asthmatic person, using your inhalers and regular check-ups is PRIORITY.

Source: BellaNaija
Published: 14 May 2018

Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome From E-Cigarette Use

She developed respiratory failure with hypoxia and was intubated, and ultimately met diagnostic criteria for acute respiratory distress syndrome. Chest tubes were placed to drain worsening pleural effusions. Computed tomography of the chest revealed ...

Published: 17 May 2018

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Deaths More Common in RA Sufferers

The data assessed more than 100,000 female registered nurses since 1976. It has further been found that the risk of death was associated with respiratory or cardiovascular causes. Due to the findings of the study, the researchers suggest that RA sufferers ...

Source: Newswire
Published: 15 May 2018

Eosinophilia linked to lung function decline irrespective of asthma symptoms

medwireNews: High blood eosinophil counts are associated with airflow obstruction and lung function decline in patients with asthma, but also in people without respiratory symptoms, population-based study findings show. Participants with average blood ...

Published: 08 May 2018

resTORbio Completes Dosing of Patients in Phase 2b Study to Reduce the Incidence of Respiratory Tract Infections in the Elderly

RTB101, resTORbio’s lead drug candidate, is a selective, orally administered, TORC1 inhibitor currently being investigated in a Phase 2b clinical trial as a first in-class immunotherapy for reducing the incidence of respiratory tract infections in the ...

Source: PharmiWeb
Published: 09 May 2018

Medical Respiratory Trainer Goes Mainstream With Smartphone-Enabled System That Improves Sports Performance by 50pc

BOSTON: Pro2FIT-the first multi-platform device to offer a proven inspiratory muscle training (IMT) workout-is now available for the masses. Using a clinically proven protocol for training the inspiratory muscles, which has been around for decades in the ...

Source: New Kerala
Published: 10 May 2018

Perfusion Systems Market: Increasing Organ Transplantations and Rising Cardiovascular and Respiratory Diseases Spur Growth

which is a reflection of a number of factors such as increasing demand for organ transplantation as a result of increases geriatric population and lifestyle inflicted cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, recent technological advancements, and increased ...

Published: 14 May 2018

Band 7 Respiratory Physiologist - Isle of Man

Mediplacements are looking for an experienced band 7 Respiratory Physiologist, to work a 6 month placement with our client based in the Isle of Man Successful candidates must have a minimum of 12 months experience working with adult and paediatric patients.

Published: 16 May 2018

New Diagnostic Test Could Help Detect Respiratory Viral Infection Faster

According to a study published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, a new test that measures mRNAs or proteins in human nasal epithelial cells could prove to be a quicker way to diagnose respiratory viral infections than current methods. Upper ...

Source: Sci-News
Published: 25 Dec 2017

Viagra, pill to be available over the counter

Patients could also buy non-addictive drugs used to treat conditions such as cardiovascular disease, respiratory illnesses ... UK and New Zealand by allowing consumers to buy contraceptive medicine and erectile dysfunction drugs without a prescription.

Source: The Queensland Times
Published: 21 May 2018

How Tech Can Turn Doctors Into Clerical Workers

I worry that such mistakes come because we’ve gotten trapped in the bunker of machine medicine. It is a preventable kind ... from disparate manufacturers display EKG, heart rate, respiratory rate, oxygen saturation, blood pressure, temperature and ...

Source: The New York Times
Published: 16 May 2018

National Jewish Health and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Announce Creation of Respiratory Institute in New York

Nation’s leading respiratory hospital and renowned New York-based health care system develop joint venture to provide care and research focused on respiratory and related diseases DENVER & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the Icahn School of Medicine at ...

Source: Business Wire
Published: 18 Dec 2013

The treatment - asthma

16 Dr Andrew Menzies-Gow is a consultant in respiratory medicine at the Royal Brompton Hospital, an honorary senior lecturer at Imperial College London and chair of the NICE asthma guideline development group. Dr Claire McBrien is a specialist registrar ...

Source: Pulse
Published: 01 May 2018

npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine

npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine is an open access online-only, multidisciplinary journal dedicated to publishing high-quality research in all areas of the primary care management of respiratory and respiratory-related allergic diseases. Papers ...

Source: Nature
Published: 09 Jul 2014

The proportion of general practitioner referrals to a hospital Respiratory Medicine clinic suitable to be seen in a GPwSI Respiratory Clinic

The purpose of this study was to examine the proportion of general practitioner (GP) referrals to a hospital Respiratory Medicine clinic which might be suitable for a General Practitioner with a Special Interest (GPwSI) Respiratory Clinic. All GP referral ...

Source: Nature
Published: 09 Feb 2005

Injecting Drugs Can Ruin a Heart. How Many Second Chances Should a User Get?

When he became president of the Knoxville Academy of Medicine in 2015, he came up with the idea of ... typically from sepsis or respiratory failure, which Dr. Pollard said indicated reinfection. The group discussed Dr. Pollard’s proposal for Cornerstone ...

Source: The New York Times
Published: 01 May 2018

Prescription pets: 'I got a doctor’s note to fly with my dog'

Something such as prescribing pain medicine would not lend itself well to such an arrangement ... Are they going to emergency land the plane if your dog is having, say, respiratory issues? Probably not, so another question is what are you subjecting ...

Source: The Guardian
Published: 12 May 2018


Health Minister J P Nadda said that air pollution was known to be one of the aggravating factors for many respiratory and cardiovascular diseases. Low doses of herbal medicine taken for a short duration do not pose health risk, Ayurvedic Drug Manufacturers ...

Source: Economic Times
Published: 09 Aug 2010

Respiratory relief

“If they were not based on science and medicine I would not have been chosen to present a paper on my finding at various medical conferences in the country.” He has presented his abstract, titled ‘Management of mucus related respiratory health ...

Source: The Hindu
Published: 07 Jun 2010


One out of every six premature deaths in the world in 2015 — about 9 million — could be attributed to disease from toxic exposure, according to a major study released on Thursday in The Lancet medical journal. While it was assumed that India's annual ...

Source: Economic Times
Published: 03 Sep 2014