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Measurements of lung capacity are a useful way to monitor the progression of many respiratory diseases, including COPD, asthma and cystic fibrosis. Devices used to measure pulmonary health include Lung Spirometers, Lung Plethysmography, and Pulse Oximetry.
A ‘fountain of youth’ pill? Sure, if you’re a mouse.

A ‘fountain of youth’ pill? Sure, if you’re a mouse.

Award granted to Neem Biotech to develop antimicrobial intervention for chronic lung infections

Award granted to Neem Biotech to develop antimicrobial intervention for chronic lung infections

Researchers find link between handgrip strength and lung function in older women

Researchers find link between handgrip strength and lung function in older women

Study: Traffic-related air pollutants appear to thwart benefits of walking among older adults

Study: Traffic-related air pollutants appear to thwart benefits of walking among older adults

Exposure to air pollution on route to school can decrease working memory growth, study reveals

Exposure to air pollution on route to school can decrease working memory growth, study reveals

Air pollution exposure on the way to school can have harmful effects on children's cognitive development

Air pollution exposure on the way to school can have harmful effects on children's cognitive development

Common heart disease medication may help treat pulmonary arterial hypertension

Common heart disease medication may help treat pulmonary arterial hypertension

Study could lead to improved treatment protocols for elderly patients requiring mechanical ventilation

Study could lead to improved treatment protocols for elderly patients requiring mechanical ventilation

Scientists develop new method to accurately determine functional age of cells

Scientists develop new method to accurately determine functional age of cells

MRI-based method for predicting brain age could help identify people at risk of early death

MRI-based method for predicting brain age could help identify people at risk of early death

Researchers find striking differences between countries, age groups in access to proper care for DMD

Researchers find striking differences between countries, age groups in access to proper care for DMD

Menopausal women may experience accelerated decline in lung function, research shows

Menopausal women may experience accelerated decline in lung function, research shows

ERAS programs help patients better prepare for surgery and recover faster, studies reveal

ERAS programs help patients better prepare for surgery and recover faster, studies reveal

New test developed by Loughborough University may offer one-stop diagnosis for asthma

New test developed by Loughborough University may offer one-stop diagnosis for asthma

New device may enable painless, effective diagnosis of Helicobacter in exhaled air

New device may enable painless, effective diagnosis of Helicobacter in exhaled air

Diet rich in fiber may reduce risk of developing lung disease

Diet rich in fiber may reduce risk of developing lung disease

Researchers use strain-gauge plethysmography system to assess cerebral outflow in microgravity

Researchers use strain-gauge plethysmography system to assess cerebral outflow in microgravity

Noninvasive ventilation and supplemental oxygen during exercise training benefit patients with severe COPD

Noninvasive ventilation and supplemental oxygen during exercise training benefit patients with severe COPD

Adult survivors of preterm births at higher risk of developing COPD

Adult survivors of preterm births at higher risk of developing COPD

Smoking during pregnancy increases ovarian and breast cancer risks for daughters

Smoking during pregnancy increases ovarian and breast cancer risks for daughters