A new study found that Anoro Ellipta ((umeclidinium /vilanterol) showed a statistically significant improvement in lung function compared with tiotropium for COPD patients.
IntelliQuit, the world’s first personal pocket size biosensor and ecosystem that biochemically measures tobacco consumption to help smokers quit, is now available on-line via Kickstarter.
Royal Philips and Radboud University Medical Center (Nijmegen, Netherlands) have launched a prototype monitoring device to support patients with COPD.
The FDA has issued 510(k) clearance for the Nellcor Portable SpO2 Patient Monitoring System (PM10N), according to a Covidien announcement.
Fractional exhaled nitric oxide measurement is a safe, reliable diagnostic of airway inflammation for asthmatics, but the technology is typically underused in clinical settings.
COPD patients reported improved symptoms and health status when they use a hand-held respiratory device called the Lung Flute, according to University of Buffalo study.
The Hamilton-T1 transport ventilator is now approved in the EU with a neonatal option, according to the company.
Breathe Technologies’ NIOV System, a one-pound noninvasive mechanical ventilator, has received a CE Mark for use in Europe.
Scripps Health has launched a pilot study of AirStrip ONE, a software system that securely delivers data from multiple hospital-based patient monitoring systems to mobile devices used by physicians both within and outside the hospital.
3B Medical Inc has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the BPAP 25A, a full featured Auto Bi-level device.