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  • Color Running into Respiratory Problems?

    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 are also available in spades. One of the most popular of these is the ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Respiratory Views (Weblog) on May 19, 2016
  • Salting Away Sickness

    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 warmest one ever recorded for the lower 48 states, there nonetheless seemed to be a ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Respiratory Views (Weblog) on March 10, 2016
  • Greater Than the Sum

    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 somehow topples a juggernaut. And far from being a rare occurrence, it’s actually ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Respiratory Views (Weblog) on February 25, 2016
  • The Inhaler Hacking Arms Race

    By Tamer Abouras There are many, many blog entries and articles written daily which begin something like this: “There’s no getting around the fact that we’re currently living in the age of … [insert modern buzzword here].” Probably everyone is guilty of it at some point — waxing poetic when levying a kind of commentary on the state of things is ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Respiratory Views (Weblog) on December 4, 2015
  • Allergens Keeping Many Americans Up at Night

    Three-quarters of U.S. adults experience occasional to frequent sleep disruptions, according to a new survey from AllerEase. (www.aller-ease.com) Respondents to the summer survey of 1,015 adults in the U.S. cited several possible causes, including temperature-related discomfort or needing to use the bathroom and experiencing allergy symptoms. ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Respiratory Views (Weblog) on September 24, 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
  • CVS Funds Smoking Cessation Program for Veterans, Others

    Easter Seals is marking World No Tobacco Day on May 31, by launching a national smoking cessation program to help veterans, people with disabilities and caregivers live healthier, tobacco-free lives. Funding for the new program is supported by a $400,000 grant from the CVS Health Foundation. CVS stopped selling cigarettes in its stores ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Respiratory Views (Weblog) on May 28, 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
  • 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
  • Beware: Respiratory Illness On The Loose

    It seems unexplained outbreaks are the name of the game this year ... and this time it's hitting home in the U.S. The CDC has reported a recent outbreak of enterovirus 68 (EV-D68 ) in Illinois and Missouri, with warnings that it could spread to neighboring states. It's time for pediatric RTs to strap on their battle gear with this one, as EV-D68 ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Respiratory Views (Weblog) on September 10, 2014
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