Is neuroscience the key to treating breathlessness?

Is neuroscience the key to treating breathlessness?

Research assistant Lucy Marlow is a member of Breathe Oxford, a group of researchers investigating breathlessness from a neuroscience perspective. Here she outlines how neuroscientific research could change the way we treat breathlessness… Breathlessness is a very personal experience, be … Read more…

Chronic breathlessness: re-thinking the symptom (Faull et al, 2018)

Recently it was proposed that defining chronic breathlessness as a syndrome might raise awareness of its impact on people’s lives . Our collaborators at Breath Oxford responded. Their research explores the neuroscience of breathlessness, particularly the networks that generate perceptions. They … Read more…

Why is breathlessness invisible?

This is the first of a series of responses to the British Lung Foundation‘s Battle for Breath report. Join us on Twitter to discuss the issues, Thursday 24 November 2016, 12:00GMT #breathreport. Our principal investigator Prof Jane Macnaughton writes: Lung disease kills one … Read more…