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2014-02-24 12:27:32

DUBLIN, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fp78dn/breath_analyzers ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Breath Analyzers Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Breath Analyzers are the devices that are used for estimating blood alcohol content through an exhaled breath. These devices were first introduced in 1940's for...

2013-12-17 12:26:26

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of finger pulse oximetry and a leader in noninvasive medical monitoring, announced that the company has sold a large number of RespSense(TM) capnography monitors to The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. The devices will be used by the hospital's respiratory care staff to monitor the breathing of patients at locations throughout the hospital such as the cardiac catheterization laboratory, the emergency room and...

2013-11-19 08:29:52

Respiratory Monitoring Maximizes Patient Protection BOWLING GREEN, Ohio, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood County Hospital recently expanded its use of capnography for respiratory monitoring outside the operating room, joining a growing group of healthcare leaders in embracing state-of-the-art patient safety technology. Capnography measures how effectively patients are breathing and can alert medical caregivers when life-threatening respiratory depression occurs. By measuring the...

Scientists Develop Breathalyzer That Can ‘Smell’ Infection
2013-08-01 17:32:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online No longer the sole the domain of law enforcement, breathalyzers are being used more and more by scientists who want a faster, less invasive way to assess patients. According to a new report in the open-access journal PLOS ONE, researchers from University of California, Irvine have developed breathalyzer technology capable of determining the severity of bacterial and other infections. In the study, the California researchers worked...

2013-06-11 21:17:43

Metal-oxide nanofiber based chemiresistive gas sensors offer greater usability for portable real-time breath tests that can be available on smart phones or tablet PCs in the near future Today's technological innovation enables smartphone users to diagnose serious diseases such as diabetes or lung cancer quickly and effectively by simply breathing into a small gadget, a nanofiber breathing sensor, mounted on the phones. Il-Doo Kim, Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering...

Diabetes Breathalyzer Test
2013-06-11 05:45:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Chemists from the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) have reportedly demonstrated sensor technology which could someday eliminate the need for glucose-related blood tests currently used to diagnose most diabetes patients. The blood tests are often followed by expensive and invasive methods required to monitor their conditions, the researchers said. However, they claim that their sensors could lead to cheaper and noninvasive methods...

2013-05-06 23:04:54

Exploring the latest innovations in healthcare. SOLNA, Sweden (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Aerocrine AB announced today that their NIOX MINO® device will be featured in an upcoming episode of Health Heroes, set to air later this year via the Discovery Channel. Aerocrine is focused on improving the management and care of patients with inflammatory airway diseases, such as asthma. This segment of Health Heroes will focus on Aerocrine's NIOX MINO®, a point-of-care device designed to measure...

2013-04-17 08:23:00

ORMOND BEACH, Fla., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CO2Meter.com, a worldwide provider of atmospheric gas measurement equipment, has released independent testing of the SprintIR Carbon Dioxide Sensor by Gas Sensing Solutions Ltd (GSS) in the UK which confirms it is the fastest carbon dioxide sensor in the world. Using a 5% CO2 version of the SprintIR sensor, a vacuum pump and custom software, CO2Meter.com's engineers recorded 20 carbon dioxide level readings per second during normal human...

Fingerprinting A Person's Breath
2013-04-04 11:15:39

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Doctors routinely use blood or urine samples to test for signs of illness or disease and a new study from a group of Swiss researchers indicates that a person´s breath could soon be added to that list. According to the study, which appeared in the open-access journal PLOS ONE, the researchers were also able to discriminate between individual breath signatures as if they were fingerprints. Previous research has shown that...

2013-02-07 23:02:12

Board certified pulmonologist discusses the role of exhaled nitric oxide (eNO) testing in asthma diagnosis and management. Despite many advances in understanding the complexities of the disease, many patients do not receive adequate care to control their asthma. Portland, OR (PRWEB) February 07, 2013 The identification of potential asthma biomarkers has led to the development of noninvasive methods for assessing inflammation in the airways, including eNO testing to measure the level of...