Journal of Breath Research: Volatiles for Medical Diagnosis is dedicated to all aspects of breath science, with the major focus on analysis of exhaled breath in physiology and medicine, and the diagnosis and treatment of breath odours.
Scientists use exhaled breath to detect hypoxia
Researchers working in the United States have demonstrated a technique that may enable real-time, in-flight detection of hypoxia in pilots.
Sweet-smelling breath to help diabetes diagnosis in children
The potential to quickly diagnose children with type 1 diabetes before the onset of serious illness could be achieved using a simple, non-invasive breath test, according to new research published today.
Japanese mobile provider develops exercise breathalyzer device to test for fat burning
Pocket-sized sensor gives instant fat burning updates
Fitness fanatics may soon be able to gauge if their hard work is paying off without the need for weighing scales thanks to a new device that can instantly tell if your body is burning fat.
Breath study brings roadside drug testing closer
(Phys.org) —A group of researchers from Sweden have provided further evidence that illegal drugs can be detected in the breath, opening up the possibility of a roadside breathalyzer test to detect substances such as cocaine, ...
Researchers look to breath to identify stress
(Phys.org)—The perennial stress-buster—a deep breath—could become stress-detector, claims a team of researchers from the UK.
Breath test identifies bacteria's fingerprint
(Phys.org)—Scientists have identified the chemical 'fingerprints' given off by specific bacteria when present in the lungs, potentially allowing for a quick and simple breath test to diagnose infections such as tuberculosis.
Researching new detectors for chemical, biological threats
Sandia National Laboratories scientists are thinking small, building on decades of sensor work to invent tiny detectors that can sniff out everything from explosives and biotoxins to smuggled humans.