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Breathing Monitor Sewn in Smart ‘T-Shirt’ to Help Asthma, COPD Patients

Researchers have created a ‘smart’ T-shirt without wires or sensors that could effectively monitor breathing rhythm of the wearer in real time. The team from the University of Laval, Canada, ...

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Singing Loud in Groups May Benefit COPD Patients: Study

Participating in community singing sessions and singing their lungs out may benefit patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), said researchers whose previous studies on small numbers of participants and ...

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Half of Smokers Live with COPD Not Knowing About it: Study

More than half of the long-time smokers and former smokers who could pass the lung function test easily with breathing out forcibly may be suffering from COPD that was not ...

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Osteoporosis Affects Male Smokers Too, Not Merely Female Disease: New Study

Osteoporosis, a bone disease, found mostly in women is likely to affect smoking males too, said a study done on middle-aged to elderly smokers, which may effectively reverse the current ...

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Eat Good Diet, Nuts, Stop Smoking to Keep Chronic Lung Disease Away: Study

Besides quitting smoking, eating a diet rich in whole grains, polyunsaturated fats and nuts can help reduce the risk of chronic lung disease, a new research has found. Chronic obstructive ...

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Beetroot juice before exercise boosts heart function in patients: study

A significant study conducted on heart patients before starting their exercise showed that giving them beetroot juice has significantly improved their exercise function, especially in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary ...

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Vitamin D deficiency linked to depression, lung flare ups, early death

Vitamin D, which is freely available if one stand under sun for at least 20 minutes, is seen lacking in many people owing to the modern lifestyle confined to four ...

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