Stony Brook awarded asthma monitor grant
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Researchers at Stony Brook University have been awarded a nearly $600,000 federal grant to help develop a low-cost, handheld device that can monitor asthma at home.
The monitor, expected to cost between $20 and $50, would use ultratiny sensors to measure the amount of nitric oxide, an indicator of airway inflammation, in a single breath, researchers say. An asthma sufferer could check for...