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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.
Treating long covid is rife with guesswork

Treating long covid is rife with guesswork

SARS-CoV-2 infection triggers reactivation of latent viruses in people with chronic fatigue syndrome

SARS-CoV-2 infection triggers reactivation of latent viruses in people with chronic fatigue syndrome

Thrombocytopenia may increase the risk of preeclampsia in pregnant women with COVID-19

Thrombocytopenia may increase the risk of preeclampsia in pregnant women with COVID-19

Analysis finds link between cumulative occupational exposure and waning lung capacity

Analysis finds link between cumulative occupational exposure and waning lung capacity

Study on the lung-function trajectories in COVID-19 patients

Study on the lung-function trajectories in COVID-19 patients

Clearing pollution helps clear the fog of aging — and may cut the risk of dementia

Clearing pollution helps clear the fog of aging — and may cut the risk of dementia

Male hypogonadism associated with risk of hospitalization for COVID-19

Male hypogonadism associated with risk of hospitalization for COVID-19

Birmingham City University and Burton Albion Community Trust join forces to tackle long-Covid symptoms

Birmingham City University and Burton Albion Community Trust join forces to tackle long-Covid symptoms

Smaller lung airways in women can lead to a higher risk for COPD

Smaller lung airways in women can lead to a higher risk for COPD

Smoking increases risk of severe COVID-19 outcomes in hospitalized patients

Smoking increases risk of severe COVID-19 outcomes in hospitalized patients

Study: Three quarters of elite football players battled fatigue for six weeks after COVID-19

Study: Three quarters of elite football players battled fatigue for six weeks after COVID-19

Researchers explore long-term pulmonary sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection in the pediatric population

Researchers explore long-term pulmonary sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection in the pediatric population

Lower diaphragmatic thickness found among long COVID patients with unspecific fatigue and dyspnea

Lower diaphragmatic thickness found among long COVID patients with unspecific fatigue and dyspnea

The longitudinal progression of health outcomes in COVID-19 survivors with different initial disease severity

The longitudinal progression of health outcomes in COVID-19 survivors with different initial disease severity

Scientists investigate the association between walking pace and leucocyte telomere length

Scientists investigate the association between walking pace and leucocyte telomere length

Omicron caused an increase in COVID-19 cases in pregnant women, but less severe illness

Omicron caused an increase in COVID-19 cases in pregnant women, but less severe illness

The involvement of the skeletal muscles in long COVID-19

The involvement of the skeletal muscles in long COVID-19

Regular cycling can improve mobility in patients with myotonic dystrophy

Regular cycling can improve mobility in patients with myotonic dystrophy

The effect of COVID-19 on the lung function of young adults

The effect of COVID-19 on the lung function of young adults