Product News

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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.
25-2 Baby monitoring sock-maker Owlet picks up $7M, plans to launch this year
The company's “smart sock” tracks a sleeping baby's heart rate, skin temperature, blood oxygenation, and sleep data, which can all be accessed by a parent’s mobile device or computer.
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Thayer Medical has been awarded a group purchasing agreement for the Respiratory Therapy category with Premier Inc, according to a company announcement.
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Nonin Medical Inc has launched the NoninConnect Model 3230 Bluetooth Smart wireless finger pulse oximeter and Apple iOS mobile app to clinicians and patients outside of the United States.
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Novartis Healthcare has launched the Sequadra inhaler for the treatment of COPD.
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Nihon Kohden has entered into a three-year, dual-source agreement to provide sleep assessment/neurodiagnostic services and equipment for Novation's 100,000 members and affiliates.
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Drive Medical has completed a significant portion of its restructuring plan to integrate DeVilbiss Healthcare since its July 2015 acquisition.
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Cipla will soon launch Synchrobreathe, an inhaler intended to aid in the management of obstructive airway disease.
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Some 80,900 patients monitored COPD in 2014. By 2020, the number of patients monitoring COPD will grow at a CAGR of 29% to 371,000.
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Health Canada has announced the approval of VIBATIV for treatment of adults with hospital- and ventilator-associated bacterial pneumonia.
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PARI Respiratory Equipment, Inc, has announced that its proprietary Kitabis Pak has been added to the Preferred Drug List (PDL) in more states across the United States.
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inSleep Health has received 510(k) clearance for the company's Cloud9 Anti-Snoring System, which is designed to reduce or eliminate snoring in adults.
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CimaVax, a new lung cancer vaccine from Cuba, will soon be available in the United States thanks to improved relations between the two nations.
Propeller Health Receives FDA Clearance for Inhalers
Propeller Health has received US FDA 510(k) clearance to market its Propeller platform in association with medications using GlaxoSmithKline’s Diskus dry powder inhaler.
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Pulmatrix Inc has been granted two US patents that cover the composition of matter for the company's underlying iSPERSE inhaled dry powder technology.
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Medtronic now offers the GenCut core biopsy system together with superDimension navigation system for lung tissue biopsies, as reported by Lung Disease News.
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Acorda Therapeutics received $1.4M to develop a delivery system for a dry powder version of lung surfactant to treat neonatal respiratory distress syndrome.
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THERAMetrics has been granted a patent for a pharmaceutical kit that includes targeted treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
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The first doses of Sanofi Pasteur's flu vaccine for the 2015-2016 influenza season have been released for shipment by the FDA.
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The ZOLL X Series Monitor/Defibrillator is now available with CPR Extract capability, which includes 14 measures of CPR quality and five additional time parameters recorded during resuscitation attempts.