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Test your lung function over a call

Researchers, including those of Indian-origin, have built up another health detecting tool that can precisely quantify lung capacity over a straightforward call made using any phone.

Many people who have asthma, cystic fibrosis or other chronic lung diseases have no real way to quantify how well their lungs are working. "With SpiroCall, you can call a 1-800 number, blow into the telephone and utilize the phone network to test your lung capacity," said Shwetak Patel of University of Washington.

SpiroCall transmits the gathered sound utilizing a standard telephone station - instead of a sound document that is exchanged by a cell phone application over the Internet. The group joined different relapse calculations to give dependable lung capacity gauges notwithstanding corrupted sound quality.

The group additionally built up a 3D printed whistle that can be utilized as a part of conjunction with SpiroCall that progressions pitch when the patient breathes out.