wyss dialysis
A team of scientists at the Wyss Institute has developed an improved sepsis device that cleanses pathogens and toxins from blood flowing through a dialysis-like circuit.
cell phone data
According to a study, tracking mobile phone data may aid in understanding how infectious diseases are spread seasonally.
CF lab research
Scientists discover a small molecule that can substitute for a protein and restore a key cellular function related to the one missing in individuals with cystic fibrosis.
asthma COPD overlap
The effective use of clinical asthma features helped researchers diagnose asthma-COPD overlap syndrome in a group of COPD patients in a recent study.
online lung cancer
A partnership between the American Lung Association and Inspire will strengthen the Lung Cancer Survivors Community, which has over 40,000 members.
CPAP therapy
In a recent study, CPAP therapy improved cognitive function in patients with obstructive sleep apnea after 3 months of treatment.
singing COPD
Students from the University of Northampton's School of Health are working with COPD patients to offer singing sessions, which may have positive health benefits.
e-cigarettes and youth
Researchers found that 36% of e-cigarette users surveyed neither locked up e-liquid bottles nor used childproof caps.
raptor logo
Raptor Pharmaceutical has signed an agreement with Tripex Pharmaceuticals to acquire Quinsair, which is approved to manage chronic pulmonary infections in cystic fibrosis patients.
cystic fibrosis study
A study reveals that different bacterial populations in regions of the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients descend from the same bacterial strain, suggesting diverse bacteria exist in each region.
According to University of York researchers, more than a quarter of a million people die each year from using smokeless tobacco.
breath intervention
The Breathlessness Intervention Service is a multidisciplinary intervention delivered to patients' homes designed to treat shortness of breath.
New findings relating to how diaphragm muscle cells behave could lead to new respiratory treatments for people with diabetes, according to a Diabetes.co.uk report.
CF research grant
The Research Development Program of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has expanded its network and awarded grants to various research sites in the US.
mexico pandemic
A study on the 2009 A/H1N1 influenza pandemic found the inconsistent regional timing of pandemic waves in Mexico was a result of interactions between school breaks and regional variations in humidity.
The real-time blood loss monitoring system could help reduce the perceived need for transfusions, which Gauss says are inappropriately used up to 60% of the time.
RT's 2015 Product Guide, which includes more than 75 leading respiratory care products, is now available on our enhanced mobile application for tablets and smartphones.
According to a study in the Journal of Critical Care, overall use of invasive mechanical ventilation increased 73.8% from 1993 to 2009, with a decrease in overall mortality.
The use of mobile phone technology to alert bystanders trained in CPR is helping cardiac arrest victims receive prompt and critical care.
e-cig liquid
Proposed rules by the FDA were pending a public comment period that was expected to end August 31. It will now remain open until September 30.