B&B Medical Technologies has received FDA approval for it Bubbler Water Seal CPAP Valve. The B&B Bubbler can be used in neonatal critical care units, delivery rooms and special procedure units, according to a company announcement.
The ABL90 FLEX point-of-care (POC) analyzer is now available with optional wireless capability, enhancing the device’s utility, portability and flexibility for clinical applications, according to manufacturer Radiometer America.
Patients with COPD who participated in any level of moderate to vigorous physical activity had a lower risk of hospital readmission within 30 days, compared to those who were inactive, according to a Kaiser Permanente study.
The FDA has approved Ragwitek, a sublingual allergen extract to treat short ragweed pollen induced allergic rhinitis (hay fever) in adults 18 years through 65 years of age.
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Researchers say the modified tobacco plants produce higher levels of starch and sugars, which can be used to produce ethanol.
A new field called genomic epidemiology is using next-generation DNA sequencing to better inform public health officials faced with ongoing outbreaks.
The bacterium that causes whooping cough, Bordetella pertussis, has changed in Australia – most likely in response to the vaccine used to prevent the disease.
A study following more than 1,800 children from ages 6 months to nearly 8 years found a small but consistent association between increased television viewing and shorter sleep duration. The presence of a television in the room where a child sleeps also was associated with less sleep, particularly in minority children.
Researchers examined the role of central proteins, called c-FLIP proteins, which inhibit signaling cascades that can lead to apoptosis.