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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.
Electronic cigarettes can cause immediate harm to the lungs

Electronic cigarettes can cause immediate harm to the lungs

Vitamin D link to lung function in smokers

Vitamin D link to lung function in smokers

Vitamin D might modify damaging effects of smoking on lung function

Vitamin D might modify damaging effects of smoking on lung function

Vitamin D may modify damaging effects of smoking on lung function

Vitamin D may modify damaging effects of smoking on lung function

Spacelabs receives FDA 510(k) clearance for Blease900 Ventilator

Spacelabs receives FDA 510(k) clearance for Blease900 Ventilator

ACCP, OneBreath and COPD Alliance to unite on World Spirometry Day

ACCP, OneBreath and COPD Alliance to unite on World Spirometry Day

New FIRS data reveals lack of understanding and concern among public about lung disease

New FIRS data reveals lack of understanding and concern among public about lung disease

ECC calls on policy makers across Europe to reduce burden of COPD

ECC calls on policy makers across Europe to reduce burden of COPD

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