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asthma

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Harvard-made lung muscle could yield asthma insights

Scientists synthesize human airway tissue, and in hopes of finding better asthma medication, watch it react to a variety of chemicals.

By September 23, 2014

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Wireless asthma inhaler teaches proper use

The T-Haler monitors how patients use their inhalers and sends real-time feedback on how to improve.

By March 12, 2012

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Learning to fly: Future space tourists train like fighter pilots

With commercial space flight on the horizon, a Pennsylvania training center offers would-be astronauts a chance to experience the rigors of blasting off. CNET sister site SmartPlanet investigates.

By November 4, 2013

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Making music with your pulse -- for health and science

Startup BioBeats plans to join biometrics with entertaining apps to create tools that help you stay healthy -- and that collect troves of data that medical researchers can use.

By August 1, 2013

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A breath of salty air for patients with cystic fibrosis

How surfers in Australia inspired the development a new device that taps the benefits of salt water mist to treat cystic fibrosis patients.

By May 24, 2013

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Youths tackle cancer, asthma for Google science fair (photos)

The winners of Google's first international science fair for young students beat out thousands of competitors with their research on ovarian cancer, carcinogens in chicken, and environmental contributors to asthma.

11 Images By July 12, 2011

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'Problematic Internet usage' more common than asthma

Studies examining the effect of media on youth in the U.S. find a correlation between over-usage and depression, sleep issues, obesity, and poor school performance.

By June 29, 2011

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See how healthy your lungs are -- just blow into your phone

Researchers in Seattle develop a new tool to monitor lung health that doesn't require new hardware. All users need is a smartphone.

By September 19, 2012

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Study links in-utero exposure to magnetic fields to child obesity

Wireless devices and household appliances may impact fetal development, changing endocrine and metabolic systems, according to a large study by Kaiser Permanente.

By July 30, 2012

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'Barcoding' viruses could help detect mutated strains

A team out of the University of Leeds has already produced molecular signatures for two forms of a childhood respiratory-disease virus, and plans many more.

By May 14, 2012