A group of Portuguese researchers has found significant differences in clinical particularities and survival between smokers and non-smokers who develop NSCLC.
For the first time, European researchers have succeeded in defining three distinct types of severe asthma by analyzing patient sputum samples, according to research presented at ERS 2015.
The findings, presented at ERS 2015, could speed up current diagnosis times for the disease and uncover COPD before serious exacerbations and further loss of lung function have occurred.
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An investigational inhaled drug for COPD inhibited neutrophil enhancement and inflammatory cytokine release in a small clinical study, according to research presented at ERS 2015.
A pooled analysis from three phase III studies show a 38% reduction in risk of death after up to two years on Esbriet treatment.
Philips Respironics is showcasing its latest portfolio of sleep-disordered breathing and respiratory solutions at ERS 2015 in Amsterdam.
University of Southern Indiana will transition its two-year Associate's degree to a four-year Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy (BSRT) degree in fall 2016.
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Personalized medicine for conditions such as asthma and COPD will be a key theme at the European Respiratory Society International Congress 2015.
Camp 911 teaches children safety, CPR
A summer camp in the Detroit area called "Camp 9-1-1" is teaching kids how to perform basic CPR.
The School of Health Professions at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will offer a new master of science degree in respiratory care beginning this fall.
Skyline College in San Bruno, Calif will begin offering a four-year baccalaureate degree in respiratory therapy as early as next year.
While webinars, lectures, and self-study courses may be useful techniques to increase knowledge, participatory learning may have a more long-lasting impact on the ability to acquire and retain new material.
Upcoming Webcast: Pediatric Sleep Opportunities and Considerations
RT magazine's sister-publication Sleep Review will host a free webcast on pediatric sleep medicine on February 25 at 2 PM ET/11 AM PT.
The COPD Foundation is currently seeking abstracts for its COPD9USA conference, to be held in Chicago in June. The deadline to submit abstracts is March 2, 2015.
As healthcare reform and reimbursement procedures grow more complex, integrating COPD navigator education into the curriculum of respiratory care programs is critical to the clinical and career success of students.
Now available on demand: Learn more about reducing COPD readmissions by watching RT Magazine's free webinar, which features speakers from the COPD Foundation and UC Davis Health System.
RT Magazine will host a free webinar presentation on COPD readmissions on Wednesday, January 28 at 2:00pmET (11:00amPT) sponsored by Nonin Medical and Philips Respironics. Sign up today!
Thirty-four community colleges in California are seeking to add four-year respiratory therapy degrees to their curriculums.
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RT's free webinar focusing on opportunities and challenges in home respiratory care is now available on demand. The webinar features speakers from Cleveland Clinic, as well as American Association for Homecare president and CEO Thomas H. Ryan.
The 6th Annual COPD Conference held by BREATHE LA will feature the theme of New Technologies and New Hope for an Old Disease.