Thursday Feb 20
Captain JP's log
The Marine Quarterly: Winter 2013
Recently I've been recovering from chronic bronchitis and was hunting for something good to read to pass the time.
Daily walk of just 3km can reduce risk of hospitalization for respiratory problems
New research in Respirology shows that suffers of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can reduce their risk of being hospitalized with severe attacks, by maintaining an exercise regime of walking between three to six kilometers a day.
The Plain Dealer
Ben Venue recalls inhaled drug because of glass fragment: Food and Drug recalls
Bedford-based Ben Venue Laboratories, which was scheduled to shut down production by the end of the year, is recalling a lot of a drug called acetylcysteine because of the presence of a glass particle in one of the vials.
New Market Study Published: Rotech Healthcare Inc. (ROHIQ) - Medical...
The company supplies a wide range of medical equipment and services for home use including respiratory products, services, and supplies; respiratory medications; home medical equipment and accessories; and sleep disorder assessment and treatment.
COPD? There's an app for that
A smart phone and a connection to the "internet of things" could allow people with chronic lung disease to avoid risky areas where environmental conditions, pollution and weather might exacerbate their symptoms.