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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.
ONR helps develop low-cost ventilators to combat COVID-19

ONR helps develop low-cost ventilators to combat COVID-19

Elevated leptin levels may explain why COVID-19 is so dangerous for people with obesity

Elevated leptin levels may explain why COVID-19 is so dangerous for people with obesity

Affordable and easy-to-use emergency ventilator developed for COVID-19 patients

Affordable and easy-to-use emergency ventilator developed for COVID-19 patients

Study reports ominous resurgence of silicosis

Study reports ominous resurgence of silicosis

A teen’s death from COVID

A teen’s death from COVID

Pregnancy and fetal outcomes with COVID-19

Pregnancy and fetal outcomes with COVID-19

Smokers need to quit during coronavirus pandemic

Smokers need to quit during coronavirus pandemic

Small birthweight can cause breathlessness in later life, finds study

Small birthweight can cause breathlessness in later life, finds study

New cystic fibrosis drug now available through NHS England

New cystic fibrosis drug now available through NHS England

Former smokers and light smokers not exempt from lung function decline

Former smokers and light smokers not exempt from lung function decline

Stanford study finds genetic similarities among species that use sound waves to navigate

Stanford study finds genetic similarities among species that use sound waves to navigate

Exposure to BPA in the womb may lead to measurable differences in children's lung function

Exposure to BPA in the womb may lead to measurable differences in children's lung function

Researchers expand the knowledge of cardio-respiratory relationship

Researchers expand the knowledge of cardio-respiratory relationship

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