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Latest Respiratory physiology Stories

Convergent Evolution Linked To Adaptation To High Altitudes
2012-12-08 08:00:16

A shared biological adaptation enables highlanders in both Tibet and Ethiopia to thrive in the low oxygen of high altitudes.

2012-10-20 04:01:03

The National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA) announced the formation of an International Breath Hold Blackout Task Force for the purpose of defining the physiology and safety of breath hold

Healthy App Measures Lung Function
2012-09-24 15:02:04

As part of an increasingly popular trend toward health-focused smartphone applications, a new iPhone app allows people to measure their lung function directly through their smartphones.

2012-09-18 23:02:29

Ongoing series of webinars featuring healthcare professionals and patients address the challenges faced by people with lung disease.


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  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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