UC San Diego Health System has used a $7.6 million grant from Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals to launch the first national registry for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH).
In the last decade, COPD has risen from the fourth leading cause of death in the US to the third, and COPD prevalence has also increased from from six to seven percent of adults ages 40 years and older.
The American Medical Association has adopted a new policy that supports restrictions on the marketing and sale of e-cigarettes to minors.
Register now for RT’s free webinar focusing on opportunities and challenges in home respiratory care, starting at 11am ET (8am PT) on Friday, November 21st.
As part of COPD Awareness Month in November, the CHEST Foundation and Sunovion Pharmaceuticals are encouraging Hispanics to learn more about COPD, and if they are at risk, to get tested.
Dräger has received the 2014 Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award in the Growth Excellence Leadership category for Mechanical Ventilation Equipment.
RT reports on the latest developments in the CPAP market, which is continually improving the form and function of its systems, masks, and interfaces.
With the help of a $2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, a Virginia Tech professor is working on a vaccine that could help smokers conquer their nicotine addiction.
The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) recently concluded in Moscow and included the adoption of several landmark decisions.
Royal Philips and Radboud University Medical Center (Nijmegen, Netherlands) have launched a prototype monitoring device to support patients with COPD.