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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;...

2014-05-20 08:34:42

Actor Announces Investment in Crowdsourced Medical Diagnosis Platform SAN FRANCISCO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CrowdMed, an online crowdsourced medical diagnosis platform that helps solve even the world's most difficult medical cases, today announced that actor Patrick Dempsey has made an investment in the company. Almost one in 10 Americans - and 350 million people globally - are affected by the approximately 7,000 different types of rare or difficult-to-diagnose medical...

2014-05-07 12:30:17

ALBANY, New York, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Immunoprotein Diagnostic Testing Market (Radioimmunoassay, Enzyme Based Immunoassay, Chemiluminescence Assay, Immunofluorescence Assay, Immunoturbidity Assay and Immunoprotein Electrophoresis) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global immunoprotein diagnostic testing market was valued at USD 11.1 billion...

2014-05-02 16:24:28

SYDNEY, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/--Digestive Diseases Week, Chicago USA: A team of Australian scientists has presented evidence that a new blood test for bowel cancer based on two genes that "leak" into the blood can detect 65% of bowel cancer cases. The successful detection rate increased to 73% for cancers that are Stage II or higher. The data were presented in Chicago at the Digestive Diseases Week (DDW) conference by Professor Graeme Young from the Flinders Centre for Innovation...

2014-04-28 23:05:53

A new blood test that has the potential to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease in an individual and significantly advances drug testing and research on the disease, has been developed through grant funding by the Cure Alzheimer's Fund. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 A new blood test that has the potential to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease in an individual and significantly advances drug testing and research on the disease, has been developed through grant funding by the Cure...

2014-04-28 12:32:20

The IOM to tackle an issue that affects more than 12 Million Americans each year ST. JAMES, N.Y., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM), a non-profit organization whose mission is to reduce diagnostic error, today addressed the first meeting of a new Institute of Medicine (IOM) committee studying the problem. The IOM committee will examine a spectrum of issues, including definitions, epidemiology, the burden of harm and costs, and will...

2014-04-23 12:30:45

Quest Diagnostics' specialty neurology business unveils 10 new epilepsy diagnostic services, including industry's first clinical multi-analyte test for autoimmune epilepsy MADISON, N.J., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced a suite of new testing services from its Athena Diagnostics specialty neurology business designed to help physicians more reliably and quickly diagnose the...

2014-04-17 09:45:29

Equal to 12 million people nationwide; half of errors potentially harmful, say researchers At least one in 20 adults is misdiagnosed in outpatient clinics in the US every year, amounting to 12 million people nationwide, and posing a "substantial patient safety risk," finds research published online in BMJ Quality & Safety. Half of these errors could be potentially harmful, say the authors, who add that their findings should prompt renewed efforts to monitor and curb the numbers of...


Latest Medical diagnosis Reference Libraries

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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