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  • More Than a Bunch of Hot Air

    This summer has been the hottest in history around the world, experts say. However, many may not realize the potential health risks high temperatures pose, especially lung health and to older Americans in particular. In response, Dr. Marilyn Glassberg, MD, Director, Interstitial Lung Disease Program, University of Miami Health System, Miami, ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Respiratory Views (Weblog) on August 27, 2015
  • Americans Celebrate 80th Year of Social Security

    AARP released results of a survey this week as America marks the 80th anniversary of Social Security on August 14, 2015. Americans of all ages continue to have strong feelings of support for Social Security, and the survey found several key themes. According to the national survey of adults, Social Security remains a core part of retirement ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Respiratory Views (Weblog) on August 14, 2015
  • Platelet Rich Plasma for Damaged Lungs

    A New York City-based doctor was recently interviewed by PBS’ American Health Journal about his innovative nebulized platelet rich plasma (PRP) treatment. In the AHJ interview, Dr. Prabhat Soni, MD, FCCP, DABSM, DABOM, ABAARM, demonstrated his stem cell nebulizer mask and its effectiveness in treating lung problems, such as allergies, asthma ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Respiratory Views (Weblog) on July 16, 2015
  • Improving Aerosol Therapy for Respiratory Disorders

    Premier healthcare innovation marketplace, Edison Nation Medical, and the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC), have announced a global search to uncover innovations for improving aerosol therapy for patients with respiratory disorders. Inhaled therapy has been routinely employed for over half a century in ambulatory patients with ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Respiratory Views (Weblog) on May 1, 2015
  • 3B Medical Claims Lack Substance, ResMed Says

    3B Medical Inc., a sleep therapy equipment maker, this week filed suit against competitor ResMed alleging several antitrust violations, reportedly including trying to create a monopoly by “choosing winners and losers in the CMS competitive bidding process by preferential pricing” and bullying customers.  In response, ResMed’s Global ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Respiratory Views (Weblog) on April 3, 2015
  • Respiratory ‘Call for Targets’ Issued to World’s Researchers

    MRC Technology, an independent life science research charity, recently announced a ‘call for targets’ to find new therapeutic concepts for treatment of respiratory disease. The worldwide call to academic researchers offers the opportunity to collaborate with MRC Technology’s Centre for Therapeutic Discovery (CTD) on target validation and ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Respiratory Views (Weblog) on March 26, 2015
  • Community Asthma Funding Cut in Federal Budget Proposal

    Name three community asthma programs supported by the federal government. Now, imagine what patients would do without them. Due to budget shortfalls, Congress plans to cut federal grants to programs that support healthy outcomes in patients with asthma. These changes could take effect before the end of the year. The latest budget proposal would ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Respiratory Views (Weblog) on April 26, 2011
  • Researchers Find Gaping Hole in Quality Asthma Care

    Most children do not know how to use their inhalers correctly. Whose fault is that? Care providers. According to a new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Fewer than one in 10 children with asthma use traditional inhalers correctly. While children have more success with newer inhaler designs, at best only one child in four ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Respiratory Views (Weblog) on April 5, 2011
  • Applications Now Open For EPA Asthma Awards

    Here's something new for your consideration as an asthma education specialist. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is currently accepting applications for its National Environment Leadership Award in Asthma Management. Look at your program to see whether it addresses environmental triggers as part of a comprehensive asthma program, fosters ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Respiratory Views (Weblog) on February 3, 2010
  • Good Ventilation May Help Asthmatics

    Working home ventilation systems that dehumidify air while circulating it may help asthmatics sleep better at night, according to research reported from the United Kingdom. Beginning with a theory that dehumidified air would lower concentrations of dust mites, which trigger asthma symptoms, Neil C. Thomson, MD, and colleagues from the University ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Respiratory Views (Weblog) on December 16, 2009
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