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Union Springs Pharmaceuticals Introduces New, More Effective Respirator

UNION, Ky., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Springs Pharmaceuticals, LLC, today announces the unveiling of their revolutionary ViralClyns(TM) P95 disposable respirator, a product that offers a virtually impenetrable barrier against airborne viruses and other opportunistic pathogens. (Phot...

Liquid Respiration Respirator For Premature Babies

Breathing is the most important and natural activity we carry on in order to live. Before birth it is done through the placenta, and after with the Lungs. // Normally the lungs of the foetus are filled with amniotic liquid and, at birth, the first cry activates this respiration surface. But the mai...

100+ Nurses to Rally in SF Wed. to Demand Stronger Swine Flu Safety Protections: California Hospitals Remain Unprepared Despite First Nurse Death

... Among the preliminary reports from working nurses: At Sutter Solano hospital in Vallejo, Calif., nurses were refused access to adequate N-95 respirator masks, prompting RNs to file a complaint currently under investigation by Cal-OSHA. Nurses throughout California widely report that swine flu pa...

Nurses File Cal-OSHA Complaint After Hospital Refuses to Supply Swine Flu Masks for Units with Infected Patients

...s a key reason for mask failure, and allowing the penetration of viral particles. The article, "Performance of an N95 Filtering Facepiece Particulate respirator and a Surgical Mask During Human Breathing: Two Pathways for Particle Penetration," by Sergey A. Grinshpun et. al ., reports that, "The number of par...

Comfort Matters - The new Draeger Series of Filtering Facepiece Respirators Demonstrate Exceptional Wearer Comfort

...e series includes masks of N95, N95 with valve, N95 Odor with valve and R95 with valve. Overview of the Draeger X-plore 1700 Filtering Facepiece respirator Filter material: CoolSAFE(TM) to protect against solid and liquid non-volatile particles Odor version: ...

Swine Flu Prevention: Information & Products from Allegro Medical

...u report this morning on Bloomberg.com, "N95 respirator masks , when properly used, filter germs from the ...e spread of flu." You can find all types of respirator masks at AllegroMedical.com , along with medical...ash. For extra precaution wear an N95 Particulate respirator Mask. These are being used worldwide to help cont...

AFGE: TSA Must Do More to Protect Its Workforce and the Public

... following: That a respirator, gloves and hand sanitizer be provided any TSO who requests them; That TSOs be issued an N-95 respirator as prescribed by OPM Director John Berry in his April 27, 2009 memorandum; That shifts during the pandemic be rotated so that TSOs can wash th...

Trust for America's Health Applauds U.S. Response to Swine Flu

...lity. Responding to this outbreak will require using a significant portion of the currently stockpiled Tamiflu(R) and other medical equipment, such as respirator masks. These medications and equipment will need to be restocked. In addition, the stockpile has existing shortfalls in the number of masks, respirato...

Historic LASIK Surgery Performed on Quadriplegic Patient to Preserve his Communication Abilities

... BERGENFIELD, N.J., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Eric Abrue (30), a quadriplegic patient who is dependent on a respirator since he was eight years old, had a historic and highly successful LASIK procedure performed by Drs. Jeffrey and Joseph Dello Russo. Eric fell from a ...

Creating a Healthy Home Environment: Mold and Mildew Free

...material will have to be removed and discarded. -- Protect Yourself While Cleaning -- The Environmental Protection Agency recommends wearing an N-95 respirator mask, gloves, and goggles while cleaning mold. Black mold or toxic mold (usually found in buildings with severe water damage) produces dangerous toxin...

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Respirator in Medical Technology

Next Safety, Inc.'s Innovative Drug Delivery System Will Replace Cigarettes and Significantly Advance Pulmonary Medication Delivery

.... Next Safety's bPure8000(TM) line of respirators provide higher protection against airborne viruses and fine particulate air pollution than any other respirator available globally. Next Safety now brings the same innovative approach to the science of pulmonary drug delivery and nicotine replacement. For more...
Respirator in Biological News

Rhythmic breathing adapts to external beat through 'brain calculus'

... breath, says Poon, filling his lungs, the Hering-Breuer reflex tells you not to breathe in anymore. Its time to relax and expire. But if a mechanical respirator is keeping a patients lungs artificially inflated with continual air pressure, a common therapy for patients with sleep apnea or in critical care to k...

Survey finds elevated rates of new asthma among WTC rescue and recovery workers

...of developing asthma. Workers who arrived on September 11, 2001, and worked more than 90 days reported the highest rate of new asthma (7%). Though respirator use increased as the clean-up progressed, many workers did not wear respiratory protection at the outset. Certain respirators can reduce exposure to h...

Liquid ventilation

...ngs of the premature baby with liquid and then the respirator introduces and extracts the required quantity of l...hange between blood and the gases, O2 and CO2. The respirator syringes introduce the oxygenated perfluorocarbon ...e same way as on the respiration surface. Then the respirator extracts part of the perfluorocarbon from the lung...
Respirator in Biological Technology

Next Safety Releases Advanced Respirator for Infectious Diseases

JEFFERSON, N.C., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Safety, Inc. (NSI) announces advanced respirators that give people more confidence to go to work in a pandemic environment. Next Safety is releasing for sale to the public respirator products the company developed for the bird flu influenza A ...

Avon Protection Systems Receives NIOSH Approval for ST53 SCBA System

...n leader in the design and manufacturing of industry-leading respiratory protection products, Avon Protection is the sole supplier of the M50 military respirator to the U.S. Government under the U.S. Joint Services General Purpose Mask program. Avon Rubber p.l.c. is an international polymer engineering ...

Innovative Fosshield(R) Antimicrobial Technology Shown to Continuously Kill MRSA 'Superbug'

...e and transportation." From Technology to Product - SpectraShield(TM) 9900 respirator Mask One of the most high profile product applications of the Fosshield(R)...engaged in the development; manufacturing and distribution of antimicrobial respirator and surgical masks, as well as other antimicrobial textile based medical pr...

MIT: Leveraging learning for artificial respiration

...t of the lungs on set intervals. As a result, doctors often must sedate or paralyze patients to prevent them from fighting an unfamiliar rhythm. Other respirator designs rely entirely on the patient to trigger the airflow. These systems, however, are costly and tend to be unreliable for weak patients such as ne...

MIT: Leveraging learning for artificial respiration

...t of the lungs on set intervals. As a result, doctors often must sedate or paralyze patients to prevent them from fighting an unfamiliar rhythm. Other respirator designs rely entirely on the patient to trigger the airflow. These systems, however, are costly and tend to be unreliable for weak patients such as ne...
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