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Hissey Kientz Announces the Launch of Herbal Fen Phen Lawyers Website

... linked to serious side effects, including primary pulmonary hypertension (PPH), high blood pressure, heart ... who may have suffered injuries such as primary pulmonary hypertension after using products marketed as ... been associated with a condition known as primary pulmonary hypertension (PPH). Patients with PPH experience ...

FDA Approves TYVASO (Treprostinil) Inhalation Solution for the Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

... Inhalation Solution for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) using the TYVASO ... study to evaluate the risk of oropharyngeal and pulmonary toxicities among patients using TYVASO. "We ... that constricts the flow of blood through the pulmonary vasculature. TYVASO contains the same active ...

CryoLife Reports Record Quarterly Revenues of $28.2 Million

... from the distribution of CryoValve((R)) SG pulmonary heart valves increased to $1.5 million for the ... Revenues from the distribution of CryoValve SG pulmonary heart valves increased to $2.7 million for the ... U.S. and Canada. The Company's CryoValve((R)) SG pulmonary heart valve, processed using CryoLife's ...

Viagra Trial for Sickle Cell Lung Problems Halted

... -- The first clinical trial of a treatment for pulmonary hypertension in adults with sickle cell anemia ... erectile dysfunction and Revatio when used for pulmonary arterial hypertension, or high blood pressure in ... safety profile and has worked in every form of pulmonary hypertension. The preliminary data showed a ...

NHLBI stops study of pulmonary hypertension treatment in sickle cell patients

... a clinical trial testing a drug treatment for pulmonary hypertension in adults with sickle cell disease ... the safety and effectiveness of sildenafil for pulmonary hypertension in patients with sickle cell ... genetic blood disorders in the United States. pulmonary hypertension is a debilitating condition of high ...

MEDRAD Recognized by the Premier Healthcare Alliance for Commitment to Healthcare Quality Improvement and Innovation

... workflow. A clinical trial to rule out pulmonary embolism showed that P3T Cardiac provided greater contrast enhancement of the pulmonary arteries, resulting in a higher percentage of diagnostic exams to rule out pulmonary embolism when compared to standard injection ...

Former Utah Governor to Talk About Her Battle With PF on ABC 4 Salt Lake City, July 22nd

... struggle with a fatal lung disease. pulmonary Fibrosis (PF), a disease that will likely claim ... and a strong supporter of the Coalition for pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF). Gov. Walker participated in the ... U.S. House of Representatives in support of the pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act (H.R. 1079). ...

Genetic Breakthrough Spells Hope for Lung Fibrosis Patients

... doctors predict when patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis are becoming seriously ill have been ... they can get a lung transplant. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a lung-scarring disease that ... and Blood Institute has more about idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis . -- Robert ...

News briefs from the July issue of CHEST

... COPD Patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or chronic heart failure (CHF) may ... College of Chest Physicians. DEATHS FROM pulmonary FIBROSIS HIGHEST IN WINTER New research shows that mortality from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) ...

Travelers Face Greater Risk of Leg Clots

... this serious condition can sometimes lead to a pulmonary embolism, where a clot that forms in the leg ... leg, and leg redness or discoloration. Signs of a pulmonary embolism include shortness of breath or pain when ... that in general many of the things that increase pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis risk are ...

Drug Found Ineffective Against Lung Disease

... People with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis gain no survival benefit, research ... with a fatal lung disease called idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, according to a study that was halted ... that Ifn-g1b might benefit people with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, particularly those with mild to ...

CPF Announces Dates for Seventh Annual National Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Week

... 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) announced today it has scheduled its 2009 National pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) Awareness Week for September 14-21, ... and others affected by PF to take action on the pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act (PFREA), H.R. ...

NUCYNTA(TM) (tapentadol) CII Immediate Release Tablets Now Available for Relief of Moderate to Severe Acute Pain

... therapeutic doses may significantly decrease pulmonary ventilation. NUCYNTA(TM) should be administered ... reserve such as: asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or cor pulmonale, severe obesity, sleep ... in the management of circulatory shock and pulmonary edema accompanying overdose as indicated. Cardiac ...

New Source of Information on Pulmonary Hypertension Medications

... NeedyMeds.org and the pulmonary Hypertension Association announce a new source of information on pulmonary hypertension medications and the financial help ... page to its Web site tailored for those with pulmonary hypertension . The page is ...

CPF, Pulmonary Fibrosis Experts Guests on Sirius and XM Satellite Radio Show June 16th

... 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) today announced its co-founder and other pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) experts will be guests on the ... Host: Frank Adams, MD Subject: pulmonary Fibrosis Guests: Coalition ...

Pulmo BioTech Inc. Announces Fund Raising Agreement with Moody Capital Solutions, Inc.

... to complete Phase II/III Approvals for its pulmonary Hypertension (PH) diagnostic product candidate ... Molecular Imaging technique for the diagnosis of pulmonary Embolism, pulmonary Hypertension and Lung Inflammatory diseases under ...

Savara Closes Series A Financing Round

... Raised Will Be Used to Expand Technology into New pulmonary Markets - AUSTIN, Texas, June 9 /PRNewswire/ ... The key parameter to improving the efficacy of pulmonary products depends on being able to dial-in ... ( www.savarapharma.com ) develops next generation pulmonary drug delivery solutions using its NanoCluster ...

News briefs from the June issue of CHEST

... pulmonary HYPERTENSION: A CASE OF MISTAKEN IDENTITY? New ... shows that patients who are diagnosed with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) but fail to respond ... therapies may actually have a condition known as pulmonary veno-occlusive disease (PVOD), a subtype of PAH. ...

Healthier Lifestyle Can Cut COPD Symptoms

... people with mild to moderate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and was cost-effective, a new ... controlled trial showing that community-based pulmonary rehabilitation is feasible and effective, even ... program is based upon an integrated view on pulmonary and ...

Lifestyle program for patients with COPD is health and cost effective

... of five patients who were referred to in-patient pulmonary rehabilitation, the difference in costs between ... controlled trial showing that community-based pulmonary rehabilitation is feasible and effective, even ... program is based upon an integrated view on pulmonary and ...

Perforomist Inhalation Solution data to be presented today at American Thoracic Society conference

... in moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients were featured today at ... to maintenance tiotropium, resulted in improved pulmonary function, dyspnea (shortness of breath) and ... our treatments." Studies Find Improvements in pulmonary Function, Dyspnea, and Rescue Medication Use ...

Perforomist(R) Inhalation Solution Data in Patients With Moderate to Severe COPD to Be Presented at the International Conference of the American Thoracic Society

... in moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients were featured today at ... to maintenance tiotropium, resulted in improved pulmonary function, dyspnea (shortness of breath) and ... treatments." Studies Find Improvements in pulmonary Function, Dyspnea, and Rescue Medication Use A ...

Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Announces Awards and Activities at ATS International Conference

... 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) today announced awards received at ... ATS that, to date, has funded $400,000 in new pulmonary fibrosis research funding. The organization also ... . About pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) ...

Important Data Presented on Independent Predictors of Mortality in Patients With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

... and the risk of death in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) were presented at the 2009 ... the end of 2009. About IPF Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a disabling and ultimately ... has a pipeline portfolio addressing idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) ...

Perforomist Inhalation Solution data to be presented at American Thoracic Society conference

... to maintenance tiotropium, resulted in improved pulmonary function, dyspnea (shortness of breath) and ... Tiotropium Treatment Provides Added Benefits in pulmonary Function, Dyspnea, and Rescue Medication Use: A ... to the severity in individual patients. Its pulmonary component is characterized by airflow limitation ...

Dey, L.P. Highlights Perforomist(R) Inhalation Solution Data to Be Presented at the International Conference of the American Thoracic Society

... to maintenance tiotropium, resulted in improved pulmonary function, dyspnea (shortness of breath) and ... Tiotropium Treatment Provides Added Benefits in pulmonary Function, Dyspnea, and Rescue Medication Use: A ... to the severity in individual patients. Its pulmonary component is characterized by airflow limitation ...

Co-Sponsorship of Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act 2009 Increases to 27 Members

... -- The CPF today announced that the pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act (PFREA) (H.R. ... authorize $16 million in new federal funding for pulmonary fibrosis (PF) research - has now gained the ... legislation to improve research and awareness of pulmonary fibrosis, a terminal lung disease with no known ...

Urine Test Predicts Vein Clot Risk

... albumin levels were more likely to get DVT, pulmonary embolisms TUESDAY, May 5 (HealthDay ... if they travel to the lungs to produce a pulmonary embolism. But the presence of albumin in urine ... serious than a venous thrombosis on a leg. But pulmonary [lung] emboli are very important problems," he ...

Actor James Marsden To Appear on CMT Insider May 2, Talk About Pulmonary Fibrosis

... 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) is pleased to announce the airing ... with numerous other major musical hits, died from pulmonary fibrosis (PF) in 2006. Marsden was Dennis ... site at www.coalitionforpf.org . About pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) PF is a lung disorder ...

Experts Say Panic Over Swine Flu Is Premature

... is a little bit undue," said Dr. Len Horovitz, a pulmonary specialist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York ... College of Chest Physicians and a professor of pulmonary and critical care medicine at the University of ... Medical Center, New York; Len Horovitz, M.D., pulmonary expert, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City; Mark ...

New Study Shows Long-Term Benefits for Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

... survival benefits for patients living with pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH), a progressive, ... scarred and narrowed causing the pressure in the pulmonary arteries to rise to dangerously high levels, ... survival benefits for patients living with pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH), a progressive, ...

64-slice CT: Most dose efficient for evaluating pregnant patients with possible pulmonary emboli

... radiation dose to pregnant patients with possible pulmonary emboli (PE) providing less risk to the fetus, ... Medical Center in Stony Brook, NY. Simulated pulmonary and pelvic studies were performed on ... the fetus is outside the direct scan field for pulmonary angiograms," said Anthony Gilet, MD, lead author ...

Educating physicians about ventilation-perfusion scanning leads to reduced radiation exposure

... (VQ) as an alternative to CT for the diagnosis of pulmonary embolisms led to a 23% decrease in patient ... flow to the lung and airflow. When there is a pulmonary embolism, the air can enter normally, but the ... dose and comparable sensitivities of VQ and CT pulmonary angiography ...

Pot, Cigarette Smoke Wreaks Havoc on Lungs

... combination triples risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ,,,, MONDAY, April 13 ... increase their risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease almost threefold, but smoking pot alone ... researchers report. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive condition with no ...

Supervised exercise therapy can lead to improvements in COPD symptoms

... 2009) Those suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) often complain that exercise is ... reports that supervised exercise through pulmonary rehabilitation can actually reduce their feelings ... Dr. Casaburi surveyed previous studies on pulmonary rehabilitation for COPD and found that supervised ...

CPF Launches National PSA to Educate Public on Pulmonary Fibrosis

... 'Target' Video Dramatizes Message That pulmonary Fibrosis Can Strike Anyone, Anywhere; Urges ... JOSE, Calif., March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) claims a life every 13 minutes in ... them, or someone they love. The Coalition for pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) today launched a new public ...

Pulmo BioTech Inc. Announces Appointment of Professor John Wallwork as Chairman

... Board where his knowledge and background in pulmonary Hypertension as well as his experience in the ... the use of long-term Prostacycline for Primary pulmonary Hypertension. He was Director of the ... Molecular Imaging technique for the diagnosis of pulmonary ...

Ozone Pollution Taking Toll on American Lives

... most notably pneumonia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The findings carry the ... respiratory diseases," said Dr. Len Horovitz, a pulmonary specialist with Lenox Hill Hospital in New York ... of California, Berkeley; Len Horovitz, M.D., pulmonary specialist, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City; ...

Journal Chest: March news briefs

... one in four patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who are hospitalized with acute exacerbations may have pulmonary embolism (PE). Researchers from British Columbia ... in patients with uncontrolled chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). However, a new study shows that ...

Oridion Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Capnostream(TM)20 Monitor With Integrated Pulmonary Index(TM)

... for its Capnostream(TM)20 Monitor with Integrated pulmonary Index(TM). The Integrated pulmonary Index(TM), the latest Oridion ... on a scale from 1-10, where 10 indicates optimal pulmonary status. By using the ...
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