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Child's breathing can be misdiagnosed as ADHD

Two medical issues relating to children - mouth breathing and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - might not appear to have anything in common. However, confusing symptoms can lead to misdiagnosis.

Breathing adversely affected by too much alcohol

A new alcohol health alert: researchers have found that people who drink excessively have lower levels of nitric oxide in their exhaled breath, compared with the rest of the population. This lowers the defenses against harmful bacteria.

Family of brain-dead child moves legal battle to federal court

Oakland - The family of a brain-dead Oakland teen has filed a federal civil rights suit claiming her California doctors violated her rights by issuing a death certificate while the girl was still breathing.

Software lets paralyzed people speak by breathing

Another example of a potentially revolutionary new technology allows paralyzed people to speak by analysing their "breath signals". Software can recognise specific patterns of breathing and then translate those rhythms into a spoken word.

New finding offers clues about emerging asthma

Data suggests that a common blood-clotting protein plays a role in allergic asthma. The protein interacts with the immune system triggering respiratory attacks.

'Super toxic air' covers Beijing

Beijing - Hazardous smog has filled the air over Beijing, China making breathing difficult for everyone in the city. This is causing major health problems and spike in face mask sales.

Scientific breakthrough helps people live without breathing

Boston - It sounds like science fiction or magic, like when Harry Potter discovered he could breathe underwater with Gillyweed. But now scientists have developed microparticles injected into the bloodstream that can keep a person alive without breathing.

Scientists Discover the Way Dinosaurs Breathed

Scientists in Europe have discovered that theropod dinosaurs, like the Veloraptor, had respiratory systems similar to diving birds. They are the first to discover how dinosaurs used to breathe. That means that now we have got clues as to how they evolved.
 

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Researchers have created a device that turns  breath signals  into speech  giving paralyzed people a...
Researchers have created a device that turns "breath signals" into speech, giving paralyzed people a voice
Loughborough University

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