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Next army smokescreen could be eco-friendly, better on lungs

One is easier on the lungs, one on the planet, and two use compounds from fireworks. Any one of these being tested by the US Army could replace the WWII-era smoke grenades still in use.

By May 22, 2014

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Mayo Clinic unveils software that pinpoints risky lung nodules

Program called Computer-aided Nodule Assessment and Risk Yield, or Canary, provides noninvasive method to test for cancer.

By April 8, 2013

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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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Blow here: New breathalyzer may screen for diabetes, lung cancer

Researchers hope to soon be able to test our breath for a wide range of "biomarkers" -- molecules that could indicate the presence of a particular disease.

By May 8, 2012

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New artificial lung does not require pure oxygen

Researchers at Case Western Reserve say the artificial lung they developed, which uses air instead of pure oxygen as a ventilating gas, is as efficient as the organ it mimics.

By July 25, 2011

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Smokers can get a virtual look at their dirty lungs

A new app from SapientNitro uses augmented reality to show what smoking does to your lungs.

By July 21, 2011

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Lab-engineered lung tissue lives on in rats

One team of scientists implants functional lab-made lung tissue into rats, while another makes a microdevice that mimics real lungs and could be used to test drugs.

By June 24, 2010

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Improving CT scans to speed up lung cancer diagnosis

Researchers unveil new ways to improve the accuracy of CT scans as well as speed up the time it takes to find telltale changes in lung tissue that hint at lung cancer.

By April 28, 2010

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Diagnosing lung cancer through a simple exhale

Israeli researchers have developed a sensor made from gold nanoparticles that distinguishes between the breath of those with lung cancer from those without.

By September 8, 2009

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At least e-cigar is better for your lungs

The Ruyan Vegas Freestyle E-cigar works rather like the e-cigarette by using a microchip, atomizer, airflow sensor, and liquid cartridge to mimic the experience of cigar smoking.

By July 17, 2008