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2011-07-12 07:30:00

LITTLE FALLS, N.J., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Projects In Knowledge (www.projectsinknowledge.com), the leading developer of cutting-edge digital and mobile information tools for busy clinicians, has just launched its newest free electronic medical textbook series: MedImage Cases, offered online and soon as a free iPhone/iPad app. This point-of-care clinical companion explores the complexities of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and other imaging modalities used to diagnose and monitor...

2011-06-28 04:35:01

Hong Kong, June 28, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - Hai Kang Life Corporation Limited ("Hai Kang Life"), a Hong Kong-based biotechnology company founded by professor Albert Cheung-Hoi Yu, has just received significant worldwide attention by being featured in Science magazine, the leading global scientific journal. The Friday (June 24) issue of Science contained a full page 'News Focus on Biotechnology' article on a revolutionary new lab-on-a-chip technology that is poised to change the current...

2011-06-16 09:42:00

OMAHA, Neb., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Transgenomic, Inc. (OTC/BB: TBIO) today announced the launch of the Nuclear Mitome Test, a genetic test to aid physicians in the diagnosis of mitochondrial disorders. The Nuclear Mitome Test, employs next-generation sequencing technology to identify mutations in more than 400 genes, and represents the most comprehensive genetic test available for mitochondrial disorders. The announcement was made at the 2011 United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation...

2011-06-16 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo Corporation (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that multiple new clinical research studies presented this week at the European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA) Annual Congress in Amsterdam add to the growing body of evidence that Masimo noninvasive and continuous total hemoglobin (SpHb®) and Pleth Variability Index (PVI®) are accurate and useful noninvasive and continuous measurements in a variety of...

2011-06-15 15:05:06

PredictAD is an EU-funded research project that develops objective and efficient methods for enabling earlier diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. Diagnosis requires a holistic view of the patient combining information from several sources, such as, clinical tests, imaging and blood samples. "The aim of the PredictAD project is to develop an objective indicator to diagnose Alzheimer's disease at the earliest stage possible. Current diagnostic guidelines emphasize the importance of various...

2011-05-31 16:14:59

Many patients receive an incorrect dementia diagnosis. This is shown by a study carried out by neuropathology researchers in Lund, Sweden. "It is true that we know of around 70 different types of dementia, but these findings are shocking. We believed more patients were diagnosed correctly when we began the study", say researchers Elisabet Englund and Hans Brunnström at Lund University. The study included 176 patients, the vast majority from the cities of Lund and Malmö. All of them...

2011-05-25 15:08:00

AUSTIN, Texas, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rules-Based Medicine (RBM), a global leader in biomarker testing services, and its subsidiary, Psynova Neurotech, has achieved a significant milestone in a companion diagnostic development program with Roche. Using samples from a Roche clinical trial, the RBM DiscoveryMAP® platform, and Psynova's biomarker database and expertise, a biomarker pattern was identified that has utility in prognosis of disease progression and/or...

2011-05-17 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rules-Based Medicine (RBM), a global leader in biomarker testing services, today announced the acquisition of intellectual property assets from Satoris, Inc. The portfolio is based on extensive research to discover biomarkers and biomarker panels for clinical and research use in the areas of Alzheimer's disease, frontal temporal dementia, Parkinson's disease, and other conditions that affect the central nervous system. "These assets from...

2011-05-12 12:30:00

SHENZHEN, China, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- When people get ill, one first thinks of possible reasons and then tries to get some medicine from a drug store or a clinic, which can only offer medicine according to oral description about symptoms. The last choice of an ill person is to go to a hospital for a complete diagnosis, with hours of waiting, expensive diagnosis and medicine costs. No matter where we go for a diagnosis, a hospital, drugstore or clinic, with a better description...

2011-05-05 23:55:01

Scientists from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and the University of Melbourne have used innovative new technologies to identify the gene responsible for a rare but fatal hereditary brain disorder. The discovery will make it possible to diagnose the disease through a blood test rather than a brain biopsy. Dr Melanie Bahlo, Ms Katherine Smith and Ms Catherine Bromhead from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute's Bioinformatics division, in collaboration with neurologist and epilepsy...


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Electrocardiography
2013-04-30 09:55:53

Electrocardiography, sometimes called ECG or EKG, is a measurement of the electrical activity of the heart as the linear process unfolds. With the use of electrodes that are attached to the skin, this non-invasive test can provide vast information as to the patient’s status. By leaving the electrodes attached, the patient’s status can be monitored over intervals of time and recorded on the device. This data can be sent electronically for consults about potential treatments without delay....

Auscultation
2012-11-18 19:26:05

Auscultation performed by a physician during a physical exam can give the physician clues whether the body is performing as it should or help pinpoint problems that may be occurring. Immediate auscultation was a procedure used to assist the physician with diagnosis and dates back to possibly Ancient Egypt. This is where no instrument is used and the sounds are heard with the ear being placed upon the patient. History Ascultation is based on a Latin verb auscultare, which means to listen....

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2010-09-24 17:35:29

The stethoscope is an acoustic medical device used for listening the internal sounds of the body. It can be used to listen to lung, heart, and intestines as well as blood flow in the arteries. With a sphygmomanometer it can be used to measure blood pressure. Along with listening to bodies a stethoscope might be employed to listen to automobiles to diagnose any damage as well as used to check scientific vacuum chambers for leaks. A phonendoscope is a stethoscope that intensifies sounds. In...

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