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2014-07-21 23:03:59

PlatinumCode plans to distribute a new Specimen Collection Product Catalog featuring new products while exhibiting at AACC for the second year in a row. Minneapolis & Chicago (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 PlatinumCode, a leading manufacturer and supplier of specimen identification, and collection products for the healthcare industry, announced that they have secured a booth space at the 2014 AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo taking place July 29 – 31, 2014 at McCormick Place in...

2014-07-16 23:01:23

BOTOX® is the first and only FDA-approved preventive treatment proven to reduce headache days every month. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 For adults with Chronic Migraines, clinically indicated as 15 or more headache days a month, each lasting 4 hours or more, BOTOX® is the first and only FDA-approved preventive treatment proven to reduce headache days every month. BOTOX® can prevent up to nine headache days a month. Brody Henkel, M.D. of Neurological Specialties of Tampa is now...

2014-07-15 23:14:13

North American Seminars provides pre-approved course that can be used for re-licensure for physical therapists and physical therapy assistants in California and Nevada. Examination and Treatment of the Hip Joint, a PT Online Continuing Education Course from Healthclick has been pre-approved for 10 hrs for PT & PTA's licensed in CA and NV. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Examination and Treatment of the Hip Joint is an online physical therapy continuing education course...

2014-07-10 23:01:03

Scientists from around the world will gather in Copenhagen to release the latest findings in research on diagnostics, treatments, biomarkers, risk factors, and the potential for reducing risks. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Thousands of researchers from more than 60 countries will gather in Copenhagen this July 13-17 to reveal the latest study results, theories and discoveries bringing the world closer to breakthroughs in dementia science. The Alzheimer’s Association...

2014-06-30 08:31:10

With 79% of people newly diagnosed with a disease or medical condition turning to the Internet for answers to their questions, NeedMe anonymously connects those information seekers with successful past patients for honest advice. RED BANK, N.J., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeedMe Inc. has developed a new healthcare social network which takes the concept of doctor-rating sites to the next level. Instead of basing the website on the doctors, NeedMe centers itself on the patient and...

2014-06-18 12:37:19

June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month CHICAGO, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Migraines, often considered to be the most debilitating of all headaches, are believed to affect approximately 37 million people in the U.S. Sufferers frequently live in fear of the next headache onset, experience a disrupted sense of well-being, have a restricted ability to work and can develop family and other relationship problems. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120118/CG37630LOGO For relief, many...

2014-06-04 08:27:06

Dr. Edward T. Creagan explains how health plays a part in retirement decisions in "How Not to Be My Patient: A Physician's Secrets for Staying Healthy and Surviving and Diagnosis" OMAHA, Neb., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The big day has finally arrived. Your boss shakes your hand and wishes you well. Your colleagues gather around a cake and make small talk about landing the big fish in your retirement, or joke about what you'll do now. Photo -...

2014-06-03 08:31:01

LOS ANGELES, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California Cryobank (CCB), a worldwide leader in frozen tissue services, announced a key addition to the company's executive team: Medical Director Jaime Shamonki, M.D. Working closely with CEO/Corporate Medical Director Charles Sims, M.D., Shamonki brings an extensive background in pathology as well as an impressive CV to the Cryobank team. "We are thrilled to have Dr. Shamonki joining the organization," explains Sims. "She is a fantastic...

2014-05-29 23:14:06

Ace Medical Group Physicians discuss how holding back facts from your doctor can actually hurt you. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 How to talk to a Doctor? When in the room with an intimidating personality and patient in a vulnerable position, it is easy to fumble and come out of the doctor visit without getting that feeling of satisfaction. “You should be able to communicate with your doctor almost anything. And if you really can’t, may be it is time for you to find...

2014-05-29 12:28:18

LONDON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: EpiCast Report: Migraine - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/epicast_report_migraine_epidemiology_forecast_2023.html EpiCast Report: Migraine - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023 SummaryMigraine is typically characterized by recurring headaches, throbbing pain on one side of the head along with one or more of the following symptoms: nausea;...


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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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