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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.
Study: Social partners can help extend memory

Study: Social partners can help extend memory

Study confirms link between delayed access to tertiary care for IPF, higher risk of death

Study confirms link between delayed access to tertiary care for IPF, higher risk of death

Experts to develop pioneering tool for personalised asthma and COPD therapy

Experts to develop pioneering tool for personalised asthma and COPD therapy

First period before age of 10 linked to lower lung capacity later in life

First period before age of 10 linked to lower lung capacity later in life

Feeding regimens may improve respiratory health in premature babies with lung disease

Feeding regimens may improve respiratory health in premature babies with lung disease

e-cigarettes spark debate in U.S.

e-cigarettes spark debate in U.S.

IsoRay initiates study of Cesium-131 brachytherapy seeds for NSCLC cancer

IsoRay initiates study of Cesium-131 brachytherapy seeds for NSCLC cancer

Cs-131 brachytherapy seed implant can treat metastasized cancer

Cs-131 brachytherapy seed implant can treat metastasized cancer

Researchers find exposure to air pollution increases severity of asthma symptoms

Researchers find exposure to air pollution increases severity of asthma symptoms

New approach to lung cancer measurement holds promise for smokers

New approach to lung cancer measurement holds promise for smokers

Hunter Valley cancer cluster report to be made public

Hunter Valley cancer cluster report to be made public

9/11 rescue teams’ lungs still affected and aged by 12 years: say researchers

9/11 rescue teams’ lungs still affected and aged by 12 years: say researchers

Vertebroplasty helps patients become better equipped to continue with treatment for multiple myeloma

Vertebroplasty helps patients become better equipped to continue with treatment for multiple myeloma

One-legged cycling can improve overall fitness in COPD patients

One-legged cycling can improve overall fitness in COPD patients

King Center to host second annual 'Health and Wellness Forum'

King Center to host second annual 'Health and Wellness Forum'

Findings raise new hope for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Findings raise new hope for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Several DNA sequences linked to impaired pulmonary function, uncovers new study

Several DNA sequences linked to impaired pulmonary function, uncovers new study

Fitness levels linked to higher IQ in young adults

Fitness levels linked to higher IQ in young adults

FDA approves revised clinical trial protocol for CytRx' arimoclomol

FDA approves revised clinical trial protocol for CytRx' arimoclomol

Risk of serious flu-related sickness far outpaces risk of injectable vaccine in pregnant women

Risk of serious flu-related sickness far outpaces risk of injectable vaccine in pregnant women