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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.
3D scans uncover the truth about Richard III’s spinal condition

3D scans uncover the truth about Richard III’s spinal condition

Fat mass not linked to lung function in children with asthma

Fat mass not linked to lung function in children with asthma

Researchers lead two major trials to test potential treatments for asbestos-related cancer

Researchers lead two major trials to test potential treatments for asbestos-related cancer

Study confirms exposure to arsenic in drinking water can impair lung function

Study confirms exposure to arsenic in drinking water can impair lung function

Research: Larger lungs are associated with increased chance of survival

Research: Larger lungs are associated with increased chance of survival

University of Iowa study links bigger lungs with improved survival for transplant patients

University of Iowa study links bigger lungs with improved survival for transplant patients

First global benchmarks for assessing lung function across entire life span

First global benchmarks for assessing lung function across entire life span

Study signals biomarker hope for monitoring COPD

Study signals biomarker hope for monitoring COPD

FibroGen receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for FG-3019 to treat IPF

FibroGen receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for FG-3019 to treat IPF

Choir participation improves quality of life factors for cancer survivors and their carers

Choir participation improves quality of life factors for cancer survivors and their carers

High-efficiency oxygen inhaler from Dehaier

High-efficiency oxygen inhaler from Dehaier

Prenatal exposure to air pollution can be serious for children with asthma

Prenatal exposure to air pollution can be serious for children with asthma

Inhaled interferon-gamma may effectively treat IPF

Inhaled interferon-gamma may effectively treat IPF

Lung function, obstructive airway diseases linked with increased risk of heart failure

Lung function, obstructive airway diseases linked with increased risk of heart failure

Asthmatic mothers encouraged to breastfeed without fear as it boosts baby’s lung power: Study

Asthmatic mothers encouraged to breastfeed without fear as it boosts baby’s lung power: Study

Occasional marijuana use does not affect lung function: Study

Occasional marijuana use does not affect lung function: Study

Laminar air flow therapy via novel device could be beneficial for asthmatics: Study

Laminar air flow therapy via novel device could be beneficial for asthmatics: Study

Nocturnal temperature controlled laminar airflow treatment for atopic asthma

Nocturnal temperature controlled laminar airflow treatment for atopic asthma

Late pregnancy snoring could harm mother and baby alike

Late pregnancy snoring could harm mother and baby alike

Aspirin desensitization procedure can benefit patients with sinusitis, asthma and AERD

Aspirin desensitization procedure can benefit patients with sinusitis, asthma and AERD