Navigation Links
FDA Grants Market Clearance to Aerocrine Inc.'s NIOX MINO(R): a New Hand-Held Device to Measure Airway Inflammation in Asthma
Date:3/4/2008

and control can be significantly improved through 'personalized' monitoring of the airway inflammation rather than just symptoms.

Among the benefits of NIOX MINO, physicians will have insights into treatment efficacy and can better predict a patients' response to therapy and the risk of an asthma relapse. Moreover, physicians will be able to identify patient non-compliance with medications, and can adjust the dose of medication based on individual patients' needs. NIOX MINO is reimbursable in the U.S. through CPT code 95012. The CPT code only applies to FDA-cleared devices (currently NIOX(R), NIOX(R) Flex and NIOX MINO).

"Historically, monitoring inflammatory airway diseases such as asthma focused primarily on measuring symptoms and lung function," said Trevor Bourke, Aerocrine, Inc." The availability of NIOX MINO in the United States represents a major advance in asthma management, because for the first time, doctors can measure the underlying inflammation that causes asthma within a few minutes directly in their offices."

NIOX MINO offers real-time delivery of accurate FENO measurement results within minutes. The device has been used extensively in Europe, where more than one million FENO measurements have impacted the lives of people living with asthma. Its innovative design has won numerous accolades, including a 2005 Medical Design Excellence Award -- the premier awards program in the medical technology community -- in the category of In Vitro Diagnostics.

FENO measurements by NIOX MINO compare favorably to other asthma monitoring methods in terms of providing accurate and reliable results. FENO measurement is an earlier metric than spirometry -- a test of the lungs' breathing capacity -- to inflammation changes following allergen exposure, making it a more sensitive marker of the disease.

"NIOX MINO measures something we can't feel until it is raging out of control -- airway inflammation," said Nancy Sander, president and fou
'/>"/>

SOURCE Aerocrine, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. Mirus Bio Awarded Grants & Contracts of Over $5 Million
2. FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation to TREANDA, an Investigational Treatment for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
3. Anesiva Grants Specific-Use License of Its Needle-Free Drug Delivery Technology to Particle Therapeutics for Diabetes Drug
4. NIH grants $750,000 to develop device to determine temperature of neonates brain
5. Edwards Lifesciences Grants UC Irvine $5 Million to Establish the Edwards Lifesciences Center for Advanced Cardiovascular Technology
6. Radius Grants Major Pharmaceutical Company Exclusive Option to License BA058 for Osteoporosis
7. Poniard Pharmaceuticals Announces European Commission Grants Orphan Medicinal Product Designation to Picoplatin for Treatment of Small Cell Lung Cancer
8. CV Therapeutics Reports Option Grants Under Nasdaq Marketplace Rule 4350
9. NASDAQ Panel Grants Merge Technologies Additional Time to Regain Compliance
10. FDA Grants Resverlogix Approval to Commence a Phase 1 Clinical Trial for RVX-208
11. Maryland Stem Cell Commission Issues Nationwide Request for Applications for New Post-Doctoral Fellowship Grants
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/17/2015)... BellBrook Labs announced today that ... the powerful Orthogonal Pooled Screening (OPS) Platform developed ... the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research (LCGC) in ... improve successful drug discovery outcomes using far more ... libraries available nowhere else, coupled to a state-of-the-art ...
(Date:4/16/2015)... (PRWEB) April 16, 2015 ... data solutions driven by Semantic Web technology, and ... specialist information and services for the academic and ... that its joint solution ‘Smart Data Lake for ... finalist for the 2015 Bio-IT ‘Best of Show’ ...
(Date:4/16/2015)... Proove Biosciences , Inc. is pleased ... for the 2015 BIO International Convention. Hosted by ... Convention will take place June 15-18 at the Pennsylvania ... BIO contest, industry leaders will be voting for companies ... The community voting period began on April 14, 2015 ...
(Date:4/16/2015)... (PRWEB) April 16, 2015 According ... overexertion involving an outside source was ranked first ... includes injuries related to lifting, pushing, pulling, holding, ... in direct costs. The David Round Company takes ... committed to working hard to develop and design ...
Breaking Biology Technology:BellBrook Labs and Lankenau Institute Partner to Accelerate Drug Discovery using Orthogonal Pooled Screening 2Cambridge Semantics and Informa Named Bio-IT Award Finalist for Smart Data Lake Solution for Clinical Trial and Competitive Intelligence 2Cambridge Semantics and Informa Named Bio-IT Award Finalist for Smart Data Lake Solution for Clinical Trial and Competitive Intelligence 3Proove Bisociences to Participate in the Buzz of BIO at the 2015 BIO International Convention 2Proove Bisociences to Participate in the Buzz of BIO at the 2015 BIO International Convention 3The David Round Company Helps Companies Meet OSHA Standards by Combining Safety, Ergonomics, and Productivity 2
... is known for its innovation and ability to take ... changing the dynamics and places like South Korea, China ... too. India, for example, is gaining ground in software ... that we hear so much about. The advantages the ...
... an idea of the intricacy possible in machining and tool ... EDM, you can tunnel into the thin side of a ... and leave the top and lower surfaces of that same ... used by Steve Plendl, the lead EDM instructor at ...
... exploring new technologies that will result in a more ... Systems based in Menasha, Wisconsin is strategically investing ... of care it offers by focusing on those initiatives ... ,Affinity has been able to prioritize such investments as ...
Cached Biology Technology:Keeping Innovation Vibrant in the U.S. 2Powerful, Intricate Technology Taught in CVTCs New Tool and Die Program 2Powerful, Intricate Technology Taught in CVTCs New Tool and Die Program 3Affinity Health Streamlines IT Governance 2
(Date:4/8/2015)...  Infinisource, a leading provider of SaaS-based Human Capital ... leading supplier of biometric identification and security solutions, ... advanced biometrically-enabled time clock, the companies announced today. ... setting a bold, new standard for the collection ... and mid-size employer. When connected to the iSolved ...
(Date:4/2/2015)... According to preliminary estimates Fingerprint ... higher than 125 MSEK. This exceeds the guidance provided ... revenues for Q1 2015 would be in line with ... 2014. The operating result for the first quarter is ... report will as previously communicated be published on May ...
(Date:3/31/2015)... March 31, 2015  Elephant Talk Communications Corp. (NYSE ... provider of Software Defined Network Architecture (ET Software DNA® ... revenue of approximately $20.4 million for the year ended ... million for the year ended December 31, 2013. ... Company had completed its multi-year transition away from its ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):iSolved Time Clock Offers Unmatched Accuracy due to Morpho Biometrics 2iSolved Time Clock Offers Unmatched Accuracy due to Morpho Biometrics 3Fingerprint Cards Revises Revenues for Q1 2015 2Elephant Talk Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 2Elephant Talk Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 3Elephant Talk Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 4Elephant Talk Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 5Elephant Talk Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 6
... will host its 2014 Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research ... Hotel in Washington, DC. The purpose of this ... out research to defend against the threat of bioterrorism ... recognizing that emerging infectious diseases serve as a paradigm ...
... RNA is not merely a transitional state between DNA and ... how genes are turned into a protein product. Gaining a ... on diseases that arise when this function goes awry. ... up to offer a new method for elucidating RNA regulation. ...
... deadly form of primary malignant brain cancer accounting for ... in adults between the ages of 45 and 70. ... only temporarily contained by combined surgery, chemotherapy and radiation ... in an average patient survival time of less than ...
Cached Biology News:Penn biologists establish new method for studying RNA's regulatory 'footprint' 2Penn biologists establish new method for studying RNA's regulatory 'footprint' 3Stopping tumors in their path 2
...
...
... data entry by collecting data from any ... Collect is extremely easy to use ... data entry. An excellent solution for ... spectrophotometers, force gauges, digital calipers, bar code ...
... the autofluorescent pigment lipofuscin accumulates in ... including neurons. The presence of lipofuscin ... fluorescence microscopy in the central nervous ... and emission spectra, which overlaps with ...
Biology Products: