By Scáthach, Staff News Writer
Device the size of a cell phone will soon allow asthmatics to avoid attacks hours ahead of time.
Siemens has developed a hand-held device the size of a cell phone that will allow asthma sufferers to detect potentially life threatening asthma attacks that would normally land them in a hospital bed.
"Dr Elaine Vickers, Research Relations Manager at Asthma UK, said: ‘We know that exhaled NO levels and inflammation in the lungs often go hand in hand, and that high levels of NO can indicate that a person’s asthma is uncontrolled."
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Source: Daily Mail
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