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Spirometry is a type of pulmonary function test that provides information about the function of the lungs that can be used for a variety of purposes. The test uses a spirometer, a specialized machine with a tube connected, to measure the speed and volume of air that is exhaled into the tube.
International Lung Disease conference welcomed to Birmingham by Minister of State for Health

International Lung Disease conference welcomed to Birmingham by Minister of State for Health

Oxidative stress burdens obstructive sleep apnea patients

Oxidative stress burdens obstructive sleep apnea patients

Airway inflammation linked with asthma-related mortality rates in older adults

Airway inflammation linked with asthma-related mortality rates in older adults

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

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

Asthma treatment still inadequate in Australia

Asthma treatment still inadequate in Australia

Prenatal, early childhood mechanisms are potential intervention targets for asthma prevention

Prenatal, early childhood mechanisms are potential intervention targets for asthma prevention

Lung function changes linked with asthma occur very early in life

Lung function changes linked with asthma occur very early in life

iSonea launches post-market study of WheezoMeter device for pediatric asthma

iSonea launches post-market study of WheezoMeter device for pediatric asthma

New outcome measures may reduce disparities in children with asthma

New outcome measures may reduce disparities in children with asthma

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

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

Quantitative CT can offer valuable prognostic information for COPD patients

Quantitative CT can offer valuable prognostic information for COPD patients

Structural changes associated with frequent exacerbations identified in lungs of COPD patients

Structural changes associated with frequent exacerbations identified in lungs of COPD patients

U.S. physicians to receive nearly $10M from Humana's Provider Quality Rewards Program

U.S. physicians to receive nearly $10M from Humana's Provider Quality Rewards Program

MAP Pharmaceuticals submits LEVADEX NDA to FDA for treatment of migraine in adults

MAP Pharmaceuticals submits LEVADEX NDA to FDA for treatment of migraine in adults

EMP levels may help clinicians diagnose early emphysema

EMP levels may help clinicians diagnose early emphysema

Test that measures destruction of lung air sacs, could help prevent progression of emphysema

Test that measures destruction of lung air sacs, could help prevent progression of emphysema

Elevated rates of 'Sarcoid Like' Granulomatous Pulmonary Disease found in WTC responders

Elevated rates of 'Sarcoid Like' Granulomatous Pulmonary Disease found in WTC responders

CF patients with normal to mildly impaired lung function may benefit from new investigational drug

CF patients with normal to mildly impaired lung function may benefit from new investigational drug

AMGA, AMGF announce grantees in COPD Best Practices Learning Collaborative

AMGA, AMGF announce grantees in COPD Best Practices Learning Collaborative

Abnormal levels of circulating auto-antibodies found in blood of COPD patients

Abnormal levels of circulating auto-antibodies found in blood of COPD patients