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2014-08-14 23:04:05

A leading medical institute breaks down the subject of headaches and migraines in an effort to clear up misconceptions and misdiagnosis of the two. Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Dr. Matthew Schocket, founder of the Capitol Pain Institute, recently provided an in-depth analysis of when is a “migraine” really a migraine headache. Dr. Schocket explained that a migraine is a common disorder that affects up to 12 percent of the general population, noting that migraine is more frequent...

2014-08-05 23:10:11

Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) says diagnostic errors are the biggest mistake doctors make. Dr. Ira Williams says diagnostic errors are only a subset of the much larger medical problem of the estimated annual rate of needless hospital deaths that has quadrupled during the past quarter century. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Dr. Ira Williams, author of Find The Black Box, continues his series of Open Letters (http://is.gd/wdU2CM) by comparing the efforts to...

2014-08-01 12:26:13

CHICAGO, Aug. 1. 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As one of the 10 largest medical exhibitions in the U.S., the 2014 AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo is the place where breakthrough innovations in clinical testing and patient care are introduced to the healthcare world. This year, many of the trailblazing products displayed by the Expo's 650 exhibitors will include the latest diagnostic technology in the field of mobile health....

2014-08-01 12:24:47

CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the world's largest conference and exhibit for laboratory medicine, AACC will showcase the cutting edge science and technology shaping the future of medical testing and patient care. This year, the meeting will include the latest news about mobile health, big data, and infectious disease testing, among many other major healthcare topics. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130701/PH41045LOGO From July 27-31, the 2014 AACC Annual Meeting...

2014-07-31 16:29:26

CHICAGO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 20,000 medical professionals and healthcare leaders gathered for AACC's 65(th) Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in Chicago from July 27-31. The meeting featured never-before-seen breakthroughs in diagnostic research and technology that will advance medicine and get patients the treatment they need. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130701/PH41045LOGO As of Wednesday, July 30, more than 19,500 attendees had registered...

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...


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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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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.