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FRASER, Mich., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 2011 Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA) Convention held in Indianapolis, IN, Olympus America, Inc.
IRVINE, Calif., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo Corporation (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that its Pronto-7(TM) handheld noninvasive hemoglobin, arterial oxygen saturation (SpO2), pulse rate, and perfusion index spot-check testing device has received the GOLD 2011 Medical Design Excellence Award--the highest award given in the general hospital devices and therapeutic products category.
The gold standard long-term glucose monitoring test for patients with diabetes proved to be of limited value in dialysis patients.
Researchers have discovered a tiny protein without which the soil and lab-dwelling worm C. elegans can't deliver iron-rich heme taken in from their diets to the rest of their bodies or to their developing embryos.
Using a tiny bloodless worm, University of Maryland Associate Professor Iqbal Hamza and his team have discovered a large piece in the puzzle of how humans, and other organisms, safely move iron around in the body.
IRVINE, Calif., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that findings from a new study published in the American Journal of Surgery demonstrate that noninvasive and continuous hemoglobin (SpHbÂ®) monitoring correlates strongly with invasive laboratory hemoglobin testing and "can be beneficial in the operating room and critical care setting and may potentially decrease the invasiveness of both elective surgery and critical illness."(1) This is the first study to...
New research shows a drug commonly used to treat sickle cell anemia in adults reduces bouts of acute pain and a pneumonia-like illness, cuts hospitalization time and eases other symptoms of the disease in young patients.
Nitric oxide gas appears to directly impact the source of the classic, disabling pain crises of sickle cell disease.
Pediatricians from Johns Hopkins Children's Center and elsewhere have discovered a link between low levels of vitamin D and anemia in children.
The latest issue of the journal Cell carries an article that is likely to help solve one of the long-standing mysteries of biomedicine. In a study that challenges currently held views, researchers at the Instituto Gulbenkian de CiÃªncia (IGC), in Portugal, unravel the molecular mechanism whereby sickle cell hemoglobin confers a survival advantage against malaria, the disease caused by Plasmodium infection.
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