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Study: Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Reduce Asthma Risk in Children
December 29, 2016 1:41 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By ADVANCE Perspectives According to a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine , researchers have found taking certain omega-3 fatty acids during pregnancy reduces the risk of the child developing asthma by nearly one-third. The study from Read More...
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Spyryx Biosciences Presents Data on SPX-101
November 4, 2016 8:48 AM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras There is big news pertaining to Cystic Fibrosis (CF) coming out of the 2016 North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC), where three posters presented by Spyryx Biosciences provided data demonstrating the safety, stability and efficacy Read More...
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Q&A with Eli Diacopoulos from Philips Respironics
August 4, 2016 9:31 AM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras Philips Respironics recently announced exciting news about their SimplyGo Mini portable oxygen concentrator, which now conforms to all applicable Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirements for in-flight use. ADVANCE had the opportunity Read More...
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Philips' Care Orchestrator to Connect Trilogy Ventilators for Patients with COPD
July 21, 2016 2:01 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By ADVANCE Perspectives From PRNewswire, some exciting news about portable ventilation from Philips Respironics . Philips Respironics has announced that its Trilogy family of portable ventilators, the most widely used ventilators in North America, will Read More...
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New Opioid Use Among Older Adults with COPD Linked to Increased Risk for Respiratory-Related Death
July 14, 2016 1:18 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras (News-Medical.net) — Older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who start using opioids have a more than two-fold higher risk of dying from a respiratory-related complication compared to non-opioid users, St. Michael's Hospital Read More...
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Potential Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccine on the Way from Vaxart
June 30, 2016 2:02 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras ADVANCE has covered respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) consistently in the past year. Any why wouldn’t we? RSV is a major cause of severe respiratory infection in the elderly, in immunocompromised patients and in adults with other underlying Read More...
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GSK’s Triple-COPD Trial a Success
June 20, 2016 12:28 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras From Digital Look , some exciting — and relieving news — for GlaxoSmithKline. European and U.S. regulatory submissions are likely to be completed the end of 2016 based on the data from this Phase III clinical test by GSK and its regular Read More...
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Color Running into Respiratory Problems?
May 19, 2016 12:20 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras With spring here and summer just around the corner, opportunities to have fun outdoor exercise are aplenty. And for those looking to shed a few pounds or just improve their general health, events that make exercise more social and group-oriented Read More...
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Not Just Blowing Smoke
May 6, 2016 1:57 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras One of the great fallacies we sometimes entertain is the idea that smoking as a tempting boogeyman — particularly for curious adolescents — is largely a thing of the past, thanks to effective PSAs. The unfortunate truth of the matter, Read More...
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LUNGevity Launches #ThisIsHope Campaign
April 29, 2016 9:07 AM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras Cancer occupies a singular, ugly space in the hearts and minds of many. Those few unaffected — at least tangentially — by the disease dread the mere mention of it ever coming to their door. Those who have been affected, either personally Read More...
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Salting Away Sickness
March 10, 2016 12:55 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras There are few parts of the United States that haven’t been blanketed with their first touch of springtime weather this week. Although the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported recently that this winter was the Read More...
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Greater Than the Sum
February 25, 2016 10:46 AM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras There’s a saying that gets thrown around, often in the context of sports, that the “whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” Seemingly oxymoronic, the point is typically made when trying to explain how a team of unextraordinary players Read More...
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Winter Weakens Lungs
February 18, 2016 1:36 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras While people have differences of opinion about their favorite seasons , it’s safe to say that those of us that like winter most are in the minority. Gallup has periodically polled this question and repeated come back with the answer that Read More...
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Lung Cancer Screen Time
February 8, 2016 10:11 AM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras With the 2016 Iowa Caucuses now behind us, the election year officially feels as though it’s in full swing. While it’s anyone’s guess as to who might emerge from the crowded Republican field and surprisingly competitive Democratic battle, Read More...
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At-Home Allergies
January 21, 2016 1:00 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras Fall is a hotly debated season. Some love it for the colors, the mild temperatures and the fact that pumpkin spice flavoring can be added to seemingly everything. Others dread the beginning of school, the earlier darkness and of course, Read More...
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