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2011-09-14 07:00:00

Oasis Diagnostics has received a grant from NIH to develop a point of care test that will determine from saliva specimens how stressed an individual is, in 15 minutes or less. Oasis Diagnostics will collaborate with the University of New Orleans and Restore Biodiagnostics [Madison, WI] on this project. Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) September 14, 2011 Oasis Diagnostics Corporation, a leader in the development of saliva-based collection and test systems for specimens in the laboratory and at the...

2011-09-01 12:08:49

Medical diagnosis -- but not as we know it! A new hi-tech £1million-plus non-invasive disease detection facility, developed by the University of Leicester, has been unveiled today (Sept 1st 2011) for use in Leicester Royal Infirmary's A&E department. It is designed to detect the "sight, smell and feel" of disease without the use of invasive probes, blood tests, or other time-consuming and uncomfortable procedures. Scientists use three different types of cutting-edge...

2011-08-02 06:59:41

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ The innovative development of the lab-on-a-chip is allowing scientists to perform complex laboratory assays with such simplicity that these tests can be carried out in the most remote regions of the world. Samuel K. Sia, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Columbia Engineering, developed the innovative strategy for an integrated microfluidic-based diagnostic device.Sia and his team performed testing in Rwanda over the last four years in partnership...

2011-07-14 11:58:00

PORTLAND, Ore., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- QuantRx® Biomedical Corporation (OTCQB:QTXB), an emerging leader in the development and commercialization of innovative diagnostic products based on its patented technology platforms, is pleased to announce that following the successful resolution and full settlement of all matters related to the QN Joint Venture as disclosed in a Form 8-K filed with the SEC on July 8, 2011, the Company is currently implementing a go to market...

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...


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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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This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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