Product News

lung cancer vaccine
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.
Pulmatrix Inc has been granted two US patents that cover the composition of matter for the company's underlying iSPERSE inhaled dry powder technology.
Medtronic now offers the GenCut core biopsy system together with superDimension navigation system for lung tissue biopsies, as reported by Lung Disease News.
Acorda Therapeutics received $1.4M to develop a delivery system for a dry powder version of lung surfactant to treat neonatal respiratory distress syndrome.
THERAMetrics has been granted a patent for a pharmaceutical kit that includes targeted treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
flu vaccine
The first doses of Sanofi Pasteur's flu vaccine for the 2015-2016 influenza season have been released for shipment by the FDA.
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.
smartphone app
ResApp is a new smartphone app designed to diagnose respiratory problems with a cough from the user.
drug research
The US FDA has accepted Aridis Pharmaceuticals' Investigational New Drug (IND) application for AR-301 for treatment of hospital-acquired and ventilator-associated pneumonia.
Circadiance has acquired the SmartMonitor and NeoPAP product lines from Philips.
excellence award
The DuoResp Spiromax inhaler from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries received an award at the 2015 Medical Design Excellence Awards.
RT spotlights 9 secretion clearance devices from leading manufacturers like Hill-Rom, VORTRAN, Dima Italia, Electromed, and RespirTech.
RT Magazine takes a closer look at 8 patient monitoring devices from leading manufacturers like Covidien and Nonin Medical.
A quick look at Cenorin's offerings in medical disinfection and sterilization.
RT Magazine highlights 6 resuscitation, simulation and testing devices from leading manufacturers such as International Biomedical, VORTRAN, and ZOLL Medical.
Nine airway management devices from leading manufacturers like Dale Medical, B&B Medical, and Halyard Health.
Three blood gas analysis devices are highlighted from manufacturers Alere, Instrumentation Laboratory, and Radiometer America.
A closer look at 12 spirometers and cardiorespiratory diagnostic devices from leading manufacturers such as Vitalograph, ndd Medical, and nSpire Health.
Information on 10 of the leading ventilators on the market, from manufacturers like Covidien, GE, ResMed, Hamilton, and Dräger.