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2010-07-09 13:51:17

Having discovered a dramatic increase of an easy-to-detect enzyme in the red blood cells of people with diabetes and prediabetes, Johns Hopkins scientists say the discovery could lead to a simple, routine test for detecting the subtle onset of the disease, before symptoms or complications occur and in time to reverse its course.

2010-06-28 07:14:00

IRVINE, Calif., June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Masimo Rainbow Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM), Masimo Rainbow Acoustic Monitoring(TM), and Masimo SET® Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, today announced FDA 510(k) clearance for the Pronto-7(TM)--a new handheld device designed for quick and easy noninvasive hemoglobin (SpHb®) spot-check testing, along with SpO2, pulse rate, and perfusion index, in virtually any environment. (Photo:...

2010-06-23 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Rainbow Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM), Rainbow Acoustic Monitoring(TM), and Masimo SET® Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, today announced the international limited market release of Masimo Pronto-7 -- a new handheld device designed for quick and easy noninvasive hemoglobin (SpHb®) spot-check testing in virtually any environment.

2010-06-16 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) and Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, announced today that a new independent study demonstrating the clinical accuracy of Masimo noninvasive and continuous hemoglobin (SpHb) monitoring was presented this week at the European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA) Annual Congress in Helsinki, Finland.

2010-05-26 10:31:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Complex wounds affect more patients in the United States than heart attack and stroke combined. About 150,000 amputations a year result from complex wounds, while about 80,000 are attributed to diabetes and peripheral arterial disease.

2010-05-12 15:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Staten Island University Hospital and Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) and Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, today jointly announced the system-wide conversion of Staten Island University Hospital to Masimo's advanced noninvasive oximetry technology.

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2010-05-03 06:05:00

Scientists discovered that mammoths had blood that displayed “antifreeze” like qualities, which kept their bodies supplied with oxygen at sub-zero temperatures.

2010-04-27 14:03:58

Black children with chronic kidney disease have more severe anemia than white children even when they receive the same treatment, according to a multicenter study led by Johns Hopkins Children's Center to be published in the May issue of the American Journal of Kidney Disease.

2010-03-24 14:35:00

IRVINE, Calif., March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) and Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, announced today that a new clinical study presented this week at the IARS Annual Meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii, demonstrates that noninvasive and continuous hemoglobin (SpHb) from Masimo Rainbow SET Pulse CO-Oximetry provides comparable accuracy as point-of-care invasive measurements of total hemoglobin versus standard...

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2009-12-18 08:42:57

Scientists at Washington University have isolated a channel that shuttles the vital but vulnerable heme molecule across biological membranes.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.