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2011-06-09 07:00:00

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 2011 Medical Design Excellence Award winners were honored yesterday at a presentation ceremony...

2011-05-16 13:03:00

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 (SpHb®) 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...

2011-04-28 13:22:00

IRVINE, Calif., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo Corporation (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the availability of new, enhanced versions of its reusable, noninvasive carboxyhemoglobin (SpCO) sensors--with improved accuracy and reliability performance for patients with low oxygen saturation (SpO2) between 90% and 95% and elevated methemoglobin (SpMet®) between 0% and 2%. Low SpO2 and elevated SpMet states are known physiological factors that compromise SpCO accuracy...

2011-04-28 14:31:27

Novel surveillance effort based on technology from Children's Hospital Boston Using a combination of Facebook-like tools and personally controlled health records, researchers at Children's Hospital Boston have engaged members of an online diabetes social network as participants in public health surveillance. In an article published April 27 in PLoS ONE, Elissa Weitzman, ScD, MSc, and Kenneth Mandl, MD, MPH, of the Children's Hospital Informatics Program (CHIP) show that health-focused social...

2011-04-25 16:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HemaQuest Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (HemaQuest), a biotechnology company focused on developing small molecule therapeutics to treat hemoglobin disorders, announced today that clinical investigators have enrolled the first patient in a randomized multi-dose Phase 2 study of HQK-1001 in patients with sickle cell disease. The study, which is being conducted by investigators in clinical sites in the US, Canada, Jamaica, Egypt and Lebanon, is expected to...

2011-03-09 13:14:00

DUBLIN, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trinity Biotech plc (Nasdaq: TRIB), a leading developer and manufacturer of diagnostic products for the point-of-care and clinical laboratory markets, today announced that it will present at the ROTH Capital Partners 23rd Annual OC Growth Stock Conference at the Ritz-Carlton Laguna Beach on Monday, March 14, 2011 at 12:30 pm Pacific Time. Ronan O'Caoimh, Chief Executive Officer, will review the company's business strategy and recent corporate events....

2011-02-14 07:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OXIS International, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: OXIS; Paris: OXI) today announced that Anthony Cataldo, Chief Executive Officer, and Bernie Landes, President, will present to investors as part of the Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates Life Sciences & Medical Technologies On-Line Forum on Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 12:30 p.m. Eastern (9:30 a.m. Pacific). A webcast of the presentation will be accessible online on at the PrecisionIR...

2011-02-11 21:56:57

American Stroke Association meeting report Silent strokes, which have no immediate symptoms but could cause long-term cognitive and learning deficits, occur in a significant number of severely anemic children, especially those with sickle cell disease, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2011. One-quarter to one-third of children with sickle cell disease have evidence of silent strokes in their brains, according to Michael M....

2011-02-11 12:19:00

Abstract 185 Audio and video interviews available at ISC 2011 Multimedia Study Highlights: - Symptomless strokes occur in about 20 percent of children with sickle cell disease when their red blood cell levels severely drop. These silent strokes also occur in about 7 percent of hospitalized children without sickle cell who have severe drops in hemoglobin. - Acute anemic events could help account for the high prevalence of silent strokes in children with sickle cell disease. LOS...

2011-01-20 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI) announced today that a new study demonstrating the clinical accuracy and value of its noninvasive and continuous hemoglobin (SpHb®) monitoring technology breakthrough was presented this week at the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) Annual Critical Care Congress in San Diego. The largest multi-professional critical care event of the year, the SCCM Annual Congress reflects the latest in...


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