Spirometry News and Research

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

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

Canadian comedian helps raise awareness about COPD

Canadian comedian helps raise awareness about COPD

Aradigm commences patient dosage in Phase 2 trial of novel inhaled ciprofloxacin formulation

Aradigm commences patient dosage in Phase 2 trial of novel inhaled ciprofloxacin formulation

NHLBI survey results reveal COPD awareness continues to grow in the United States

NHLBI survey results reveal COPD awareness continues to grow in the United States

Phase 3 trial results of LEVADEX orally inhaled migraine therapy to be presented

Phase 3 trial results of LEVADEX orally inhaled migraine therapy to be presented

nSpire Health awarded over $9 million for clinical research trials

nSpire Health awarded over $9 million for clinical research trials

Covidien introduces Leak Compensation software for Puritan Bennett 840 ventilator

Covidien introduces Leak Compensation software for Puritan Bennett 840 ventilator

Exposure to tobacco smoke early in life may lead to emphysema later on

Exposure to tobacco smoke early in life may lead to emphysema later on

Mutations in a gene may stunt lung development in children

Mutations in a gene may stunt lung development in children

Abdominal obesity puts the squeeze on lungs

Abdominal obesity puts the squeeze on lungs

Even with medication, asthma patients show chronic airflow changes in lungs

Even with medication, asthma patients show chronic airflow changes in lungs

Nitric oxide monitoring does not help most children with asthma

Nitric oxide monitoring does not help most children with asthma

Long-term use of a macrolide antibiotic reduce COPD exacerbations, raise questions

Long-term use of a macrolide antibiotic reduce COPD exacerbations, raise questions

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease sending more people to hospital

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease sending more people to hospital

Asthma may be over-diagnosed by up to 30 per cent in Canadian adults

Asthma may be over-diagnosed by up to 30 per cent in Canadian adults

Latest research on diagnosis and treatment of allergic diseases

Latest research on diagnosis and treatment of allergic diseases

Obesity can worsen the impact of asthma

Obesity can worsen the impact of asthma

Low dose inhaled corticosteroids improve lung function in mild asthma patients

Low dose inhaled corticosteroids improve lung function in mild asthma patients

Ozone response greater with increasing BMI

Ozone response greater with increasing BMI

Managing asthma

Managing asthma