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Senior Clinical Pharmacist - Antibiotics (band 7)
(Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - November 28, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: BethBradshaw Source Type: news

Research Associate in Microbial Engineering and Synthetic Biology
(Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - November 28, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: BethBradshaw Source Type: news

Qool Therapeutics raises $8m to support temp management device
Early stage med device developer Qool Therapeutics said today it raised $8 million in a Series A-1 round to support development and trials of its Qool device designed for targeted temperature management and exercise recovery. Joining the funding round was Zhongji Holdings and Join Medical Technology, Tampcap LLC, BrilliMedical International, BioPacific Investors, Western Technology Investment and FundRx, the Silicon Valley-based company said. Qool Therapeutics said that in addition to the funding, it has also received an award from the US Department of Defense’s Defense Innovation unit Experimental organization. The ...
Source: Mass Device - November 28, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Research & Development Respiratory qooltherapeutics Source Type: news

Specialist Antifungal Pharmacist Band 8b
(Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - November 28, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: BethBradshaw Source Type: news

Academic Clinical Fellowship
(Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - November 28, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: BethBradshaw Source Type: news

NICE asthma guidance sets out plan to overhaul treatment and diagnosis
Long-awaited NICE guidance on asthma has set out plans for a significant overhaul of treatment and diagnosis of the condition, but clashes with existing advice and could prove impossible for GPs to implement immediately. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - November 28, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: 15.8 Respiratory Problems Source Type: news

First UK case reported of fungal lettuce wilt (Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. lactucae)
Tue, 11/28/2017 - 11:25News blog (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - November 28, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: BethBradshaw Source Type: news

Popcorn Lung (Bronchiolitis Obliterans Symptoms, Causes, Life Expectancy
Title: Popcorn Lung (Bronchiolitis Obliterans Symptoms, Causes, Life ExpectancyCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 11/28/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/28/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - November 28, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Can Trees Curb Asthma Flare-Ups in Polluted Cities?
Title: Can Trees Curb Asthma Flare-Ups in Polluted Cities?Category: Health NewsCreated: 11/27/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/28/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - November 28, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is a bronchospasm and what causes it?
Bronchospasm is when the muscles in the lungs tighten, causing restricted airflow. Learn about the causes of bronchospasm, symptoms, and treatments. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory / Asthma Source Type: news

GSK to use Owlstone ’ s breath biopsy device in Phase II COPD trial
GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:GSK) is slated to use Owlstone Medical‘s breath biopsy device in a phase II trial of its drug for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, danirixin. The diagnostics company’s breathalyzer will be used to help GSK identify which patients will most benefit from the drug, as well as evaluate the effects of danirixin, according to the pharma company. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post GSK to use Owlstone’s breath biopsy device in Phase II COPD trial appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - November 27, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Clinical Trials Diagnostics Drug-Device Combinations Pharmaceuticals Respiratory Wall Street Beat GlaxoSmithKline plc Owlstone Medical Source Type: news

Bayer ’ s antibiotic drug-device combo fails in late-stage trial
Bayer (ETR:BAYN) reported last week that its antibiotic drug-device combination product failed in a phase III trial. In the 725-patient Inhale trial, Bayer’s Amikacin Inhale did not out-perform a placebo as a treatment for Gram-negative pneumonia in patients on ventilators. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Bayer’s antibiotic drug-device combo fails in late-stage trial appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - November 27, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Clinical Trials Drug-Device Combinations Pharmaceuticals Respiratory Wall Street Beat Bayer nektartherapeutics Source Type: news

Boehringer Ingelheim to present highly anticipated data from landmark TIOSPIR ™ trial, and their respiratory pipeline products in COPD, asthma, IPF and lung cancer at ERS 2013
Boehringer Ingelheim to present highly anticipated data from landmark TIOSPIR ™ trial, and their respiratory pipeline products in COPD, asthma, IPF and lung cancer at ERS 2013 (Source: Boehringer Ingelheim Corporate News)
Source: Boehringer Ingelheim Corporate News - November 27, 2017 Category: Research Source Type: news

" European Respiratory Society International Congress 2014 TONADO ™ - further lung function and quality of life benefits with tiotropium + olodaterol Respimat® FDC* in COPD "
" European Respiratory Society International Congress 2014 TONADO ™ - further lung function and quality of life benefits with tiotropium + olodaterol Respimat® FDC* in COPD " (Source: Boehringer Ingelheim Corporate News)
Source: Boehringer Ingelheim Corporate News - November 27, 2017 Category: Research Source Type: news

PhD Studentship: Population Drivers, Demographics and Disease In Wild Snake Populations
(Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - November 27, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: BethBradshaw Source Type: news

BBSRC PhD Studentship: Modelling Climate Change Impacts on Mycotoxin Contamination of Coffee
(Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - November 27, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: BethBradshaw Source Type: news

GSK, Innoviva seek expanded label for triple inhaler
GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:GSK) and Innoviva (NSDQ:INVA) have submitted data from the landmark Impact trial to the FDA in the hopes of landing an expanded label for the Trelegy Ellipta triple inhaler. The two companies are hoping that their therapy could be used to treat airflow obstruction and to reduce exacerbations in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post GSK, Innoviva seek expanded label for triple inhaler appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - November 27, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Clinical Trials Drug-Device Combinations Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Pharmaceuticals Regulatory/Compliance Respiratory Wall Street Beat GlaxoSmithKline plc Innoviva Source Type: news

Panfungal DNA sequencing assay for invasive fungal infections shows good sensitivity (97%) and specificity (98%)
Mon, 11/27/2017 - 12:21News blog (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - November 27, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: BethBradshaw Source Type: news

Can Trees Curb Asthma Flare-Ups in Polluted Cities?
MONDAY, Nov. 27, 2017 -- Urban air pollution can trigger asthma. But lots of trees in cities might lower the odds of a flare-up, a new British study finds. " We wanted to clarify how urban vegetation may be related to respiratory health, " said study... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 27, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

A Case of Worsening Dyspnea and Cough
Bob is a 72-year-old male, with a 40-pack-year smoking history. He quit about 8 years ago, when severe COPD was diagnosed. Until last year, he had been stable on his regimen of Advair 250/50 and Spiriva Handihaler, other than an occasional “bronchitis,” usually treated with an antibiotic and/or steroids. Over the past year or so, however, he has noticed a marked turn for the worse. He no longer can walk up the steps in his house without stopping and gasping for breath. (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - November 27, 2017 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Jonathan Ilowite, MD Tags: Respiratory Diseases Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about double pneumonia
A look at double pneumonia, a condition where pneumonia affects both lungs. Included is detail on when to seek treatment and the recovery outlook. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory / Asthma Source Type: news

Respiratory failure following organophosphate poisoning: a literature review - Giyanwani PR, Zubair U, Salam O, Zubair Z.
Organophosphates (OPs) account for a large portion of suicides globally. OP manifests as cholinergic crises, which underlie  respiratory failure. There are many pathways by which respiration is inhibited secondary to organophosphate poisoning. These includ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Health Tip: Prevent Respiratory Infections
-- Our lungs have a natural defense system that protects them from dirt and germs. But that isn't enough to prevent all cases of lung disease. The American Lung Association says here's what you can do to keep your lungs healthier: Don't smoke. If... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 24, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Quartet of tests could help GPs spot pneumonia more easily
All factors that can be readily tested for; but pulse oximetry key element Related items fromOnMedica Could ultrasound replace CXR for spotting pneumonia? Significant fall in hospital deaths from pneumonia Pneumonia or sepsis linked to increased risk of CVD Childhood asthma overdiagnosed, warn respiratory doctors Flimsy evidence for pharmacy sore throat test, claims dtb (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 24, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

S.C. Officials Indicted for Exposing Firemen to Asbestos
The Marion, South Carolina, city administrator and its fire chief have been indicted on charges of knowingly exposing staff, volunteer workers and community members to toxic asbestos. Both were granted a personal recognizance bond at their arraignment Nov. 17 in the Marion County Courthouse. City Administrator Alan Thomas Ammons and Fire Chief Ralph Walton Cooper III were charged with misconduct in office, conspiracy to violate the Pollution Control Act, and violation of the Pollution Control Act. All three indictments — signed by South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson — were filed Nov. 2, 2017. The alleg...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - November 22, 2017 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Daniel King Tags: Alan Thomas Ammons Alan Wilson asbestos exposure Ashley Brady Marion Fire Station Pollution Control Act Ralph Walton Cooper South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Source Type: news

Medtronic Weathered Disasters by Bending, Not Breaking
Medtronic's revenue and earnings per share beat analyst expectations in the fiscal 2018 second quarter, despite getting hit with multiple natural disasters. The company delivered 3% comparable constant currency revenue growth during the quarter, CEO Omar Ishrak said during the company's earnings call. "These financial results are very encouraging when considered in the context of a quarter in which we faced three hurricanes and the California wildfires," he said. Ishrak said Hurricane Maria, in particular, took a significant toll on the company's manufacturing operations in Puerto Rico, and thousands of Medt...
Source: MDDI - November 22, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Medical Device Business Source Type: news

Study: HPV Vaccine Prevents Childhood Respiratory Disease
Researchers in Australia have found that the HPV vaccine prevents juvenile-onset recurrent respiratory papillomatosis, an uncommon but incurable condition, in that nation's children. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - November 22, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Evaluating CT guided lung biopsies for diagnosing fungal infection
Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:23News blog (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - November 22, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: ROrritt Source Type: news

Four simple tests could help GPs spot pneumonia and reduce unnecessary antibiotics
(European Lung Foundation) Testing for fever, high pulse rate, crackly breath sounds, and low oxygen levels could be key to helping GPs distinguish pneumonia from less serious infections, according to a large study published in the European Respiratory Journal. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - November 22, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Intranasal Omalizumab Does Not Increase Serum IgE Levels
No relevant change in allergen - specific/total IgE levels for subjects challenged with omalizumab (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - November 22, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: ENT, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Allergy, Journal, Source Type: news

Five lessons learned from ResApp ’s botched trial
Brisbane, Australia-based ResApp intended to have its software, which uses a smartphone microphone to diagnose respiratory conditions based on coughs, well on its way through the FDA by now. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 22, 2017 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Higher β - Blocker Dose Linked to Lower Mortality Risk
Effect is larger in chronic heart failure patients with diabetes than CHF patients without diabetes (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - November 21, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Increased Repolarization Dispersion Seen in SCD Survivors
Detected by non - invasive electrocardiographic imaging, but not standard ECG, after exertion (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - November 21, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Black mould and condensation: Could your house be giving you lung disease?
MOULD and damp in the home could cause a number of respiratory diseases, including asthma, bronchitis and lung disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spit Test May Diagnose, Predict Duration Of Concussion In Kids
By Susan Scutti, CNN (CNN) — A saliva test may someday be able to diagnose a concussion and predict how long symptoms last, according to a study published Monday in the JAMA Pediatrics. A concussion is one type of traumatic brain injury caused by a bump, blow or jolt to either the head or the body. Though not life-threatening, these injuries to the brain can be serious and cause symptoms of headache (or “pressure” in the head), nausea, vomiting, dizziness, balance problems, double or blurry vision, sluggishness, confusion, memory problems and difficulty concentrating. In their study, Penn State College of...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Concussion JAMA Source Type: news

SMS Reminders Moderately Effective for Flu Vaccination
One additional high - risk patient immunized for every 29 SMSs sent, costing $ 3.48 (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - November 20, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Chronic Conditions Increasing Among Childbearing Women
Identification of at least one chronic condition rose from 66.9 to 91.8 per 1,000 delivery hospitalizations (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - November 20, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Journal, Source Type: news

FDA approves Kaleo ’ s allergy auto-injector designed for infants
The FDA has approved Kaleo‘s Auvi-Q epinephrine auto-injector designed to treat life-threatening allergic reactions in infants and small children, according to the privately-held biopharma company. The device, which Kaleo touts as the first of its kind, was given priority review by the FDA. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post FDA approves Kaleo’s allergy auto-injector designed for infants appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - November 20, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Pediatrics Pharmaceuticals Regulatory/Compliance Respiratory Kaleo Inc Source Type: news

How to Spot the Virus That Puts Some Babies in The Hospital
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Common Infant and Newborn Problems, Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to Spot Respiratory Syncytial Virus That Puts Some Babies in the Hospital
SUNDAY, Nov. 19, 2017 -- Is your baby's stuffy nose and cough just a cold or something more serious? It could be respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), the leading cause of infant hospitalization in the United States, experts say. RSV causes symptoms... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 19, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

How to Spot the Virus That Puts Some Babies in the Hospital
SUNDAY, Nov. 19, 2017 -- Is your baby's stuffy nose and cough just a cold or something more serious? It could be respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), the leading cause of infant hospitalization in the United States, experts say. RSV causes symptoms... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 19, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Higher Positive End - Expiratory Pressure No Benefit in ARDS
Outcomes in acute respiratory distress syndrome no better with higher PEEP than lower PEEP (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - November 18, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pulmonology, Critical Care, Journal, Source Type: news

Upper Respiratory Infection
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - November 17, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Express Scripts, Propeller partner to make inhaler sensor more widely available
Express Scripts members will now have access to Propeller ’s FDA-cleared digital platform for respiratory health. Today, the two companies announced a partnership which they claim is the largest respiratory digital health deployment with a pharmacy benefit manager yet.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 16, 2017 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

HPV Vaccine Tied to Reduced Respiratory Papillomatosis Rate
Reduction in incidence of juvenile - onset recurrent respiratory papillomatosis from 2012 to 2016 (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - November 16, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Infections, Nursing, ENT, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

First CPAnet symposium identifies four key research areas for chronic pulmonary aspergillosis
Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:40News blog (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - November 16, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: BethBradshaw Source Type: news

Propeller Health, Express Scripts ink smart inhaler sensor deal
Propeller Health said today it inked a strategic partnership deal with Express Scripts (NSDQ:ESRX) to provide Propeller’s digital solutions to Express Script members. Through the deal, St. Louis-based Express Script members will be able to use inhaler sensors and connected mobile applications to manage their asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The companies touted it as the largest respiratory digital health deployment with a pharmacy manager to date. Read the whole story on our sister site, Drug Delivery Business The post Propeller Health, Express Scripts ink smart inhaler sensor deal app...
Source: Mass Device - November 16, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Drug-Device Combinations Patient Monitoring Respiratory Express Scripts Propeller Health Source Type: news

Respiratory nurse educator named ‘nurse of year’ by RCN Wales
A respiratory nurse has been named as “nurse of the year” by the Royal College of Nursing in Wales for her work in tackling some of the worst mortality rates from chronic lung disease in the UK. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 16, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Europe approves GlaxoSmithKline's new triple lung drug
LONDON (Reuters) - Europe has approved GlaxoSmithKline's new three-in-one inhaler for chronic lung disease, which the group hopes will help it keep its lead in respiratory medicine despite falling sales of older drug Advair. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news