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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.
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

Prevalence of organ impairment in Long COVID patients 6 and 12 months after initial symptoms

Prevalence of organ impairment in Long COVID patients 6 and 12 months after initial symptoms

Study shows small airways disease with the presence of air trapping is a long-lasting sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection

Study shows small airways disease with the presence of air trapping is a long-lasting sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection

Study describes sequelae presenting more than six months after COVID-19 in non-hospitalized young adults

Study describes sequelae presenting more than six months after COVID-19 in non-hospitalized young adults

Race-based formula used to diagnose lung disease should be changed, study suggests

Race-based formula used to diagnose lung disease should be changed, study suggests

Mattresses and mold removal: Medi-Cal to offer unconventional treatments to asthma patients

Mattresses and mold removal: Medi-Cal to offer unconventional treatments to asthma patients

Study identifies small RNA molecule as a therapeutic target for COPD

Study identifies small RNA molecule as a therapeutic target for COPD

New study attempts to characterize long-COVID in all its complexity

New study attempts to characterize long-COVID in all its complexity

Long COVID patients at higher risk of small airway disease

Long COVID patients at higher risk of small airway disease

Evidence that elevated blood glucose is a significant risk factor for severe COVID-19

Evidence that elevated blood glucose is a significant risk factor for severe COVID-19

Researchers to conduct large meta-analysis of fetomaternal complications in COVID-19

Researchers to conduct large meta-analysis of fetomaternal complications in COVID-19

Could the keto diet help prevent or mitigate severe COVID-19?

Could the keto diet help prevent or mitigate severe COVID-19?

Rehabilitation speeds coronavirus recovery

Rehabilitation speeds coronavirus recovery

Persistent hiccups an unusual COVID-19 symptom

Persistent hiccups an unusual COVID-19 symptom

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

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