Does MBW Have Utility in Evaluating Exposure-Related Airways Disease in Symptomatic Military Personnel following Deployment to Austere Environments?

Research Paper Title Multiple breath washout: A non-invasive tool for identifying lung disease in symptomatic military deployers. Background Military deployments to austere environments since 09 November 2001 may put “deployers” at risk for respiratory disease. Sensitive, non-invasive tools for detecting large and small airways injury are needed to identify early disease and help inform management… Read More


Swimming, Asthma & Children’s Fitness

Swimming is a good way for children with asthma to keep fit, according to a systematic review of eight trials. Swimming was well tolerated by children with stable symptoms and helped improve aerobic fitness and lung function compared with no prescribed exercise or golf (one trial). Swimming training made no difference to quality of life… Read More