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Pollen count warning: Forecast today revealed – the worst time to go outside for hay fever

Hay fever is a common condition that’s caused by an allergy to different types of pollen, according to the NHS. Pollen is a fine powder that’s released by plants, and it contains proteins that can irritate the nose, throat and eyes. With around 20 per cent of the UK affected by hay fever, pollen count spikes… Read More »

Shocking effects of smoking compared with vaping e-cigarettes revealed

A new film documents the contrasting effects of smoking cigarettes compared to vaping – and the results are shocking. Public Health England (PHE) conducted an experiment to outline the devastating effect smoking can have on your body, and showed how such subsequent damage can be avoided by switching to e-cigarettes or quitting all-together. The footage… Read More »

Multiple Breath Washout Test Inaccuracies Revealed Via Over-Reader Assessment

December 07, 2018 Share this content: The disqualified tests had a significantly larger lung clearance index coefficient of variation compared with acceptable tests. Over-reading, or data quality control assessment, identified 12% of multiple breath washout measurements lacked technical accuracy or raised quality concern issues. These study findings, published in Respiratory Medicine, indicate that the inclusion of… Read More »