Woman with COPD

COPD And Women

In the last 30 years, COPD has become more prevalent in American women, who now make up more than half of patients currently diagnosed—an estimated 7 million women, in all.

Malawian newborn using Pumani bubble CPAP device

Saving Newborns In Malawi With Bubble CPAP

An innovative, low-cost bubble CPAP device designed by undergraduates at Rice University is saving the lives of Malawi’s preterm newborns suffering from severe respiratory complications.

Patient using an nnd Medical spirometer

Increasing Access To Spirometry

Initiatives across the country are expanding access to quality spirometry, a key component in the proper diagnosis and treatment of respiratory conditions like COPD and asthma.