Designed to fit small faces, the pediatric face mask is a single-use device, intended for children ages 5-12 to provide protection for the respiratory tract.
The 1-hour Webinar on managing pre-analytical processes to optimize results in the lab and at point-of-care will be held October 19.
A European study finds that in areas with a large number of livestock farms, people who suffer from asthma or COPD developed twice as much pneumonia and upper respiratory tract infections.
A new study finds that while it is common for patients to have both heart disease and COPD, the risk of developing both is largely unrecognized by doctors because of the overlapping clinical manifestations.
Researchers have found that diffusion-weighted MRI can better differentiate between benign and cancerous lung lesions, enabling more accurate diagnosis of the disease and less surgery.
Levosimendan, a drug normally prescribed for patients with acute heart failure, may be effective in improving muscle function in patients with respiratory muscle weakness.
Mayo Clinic announced yesterday at the annual Clinton Global Initiative its partnership with private and public sector entities to expand the number of employees of all sectors able to work in a smoke-free environment.
The researchers highly recommend esophageal testing for patients with end-stage pulmonary disease.
The summit will take place October 4-5, in Herndon, Va.
Using a series of wireless transceivers, such a system could be used to noninvasively measure the breathing of surgery patients, adults with sleep apnea, and babies at risk of SIDS.