Lung Transplant News -January 2014

Lung Transplant News Promising news  for  those waiting for a lung transplant! Dr. Thomas Egan, from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is using the fact that lungs live on for an hour or more after a person pass- es away to boost lung transplants. The air left inside the lungs keeps them…

Respiratory News-November-2013

    Respiratory News Novartis Pharma has launched once­daily Ultibro Inhalation Capsules in Japan. The new medication will be for relief of various symptoms due to COPD airway obstruction by combining the proven benefits and safety profiles of two established Novartis treatments, the long­acting bronchodilator, Onbrez Inhalation Capsules (indacaterol), and the long­acting muscarinic antagonist, Seebri…

Product News-November-2013

    Product News New Products Philips Respironics has introduced the SimplyFlo Stationary Oxygen Concentrator. If it looks familiar it is basically the SimplyGo, their portable oxygen concentrator (POC), without the batteries. This will be a convenient option for people who use oxygen only at night, that will make them totally independent when traveling or…