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2014-04-09 12:31:38

DUBLIN, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2zb2gs/vital_signs) has announced the addition of the "Vital Signs Monitoring Market - Market Landscape Analysis of Blood Pressure Monitoring Devices, Pulse Oximeters and Temperature Monitoring Devices - Forecasts up to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2zb2gs/vital_signs ] report to their offering. (Logo:...

2014-04-08 08:30:59

Canadian Healthcare Professionals Now Can Receive Lab-Accurate Diagnostic Results at the Point-of-Care using the Piccolo® Blood Chemistry Analyzer. UNION CITY, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, today announced Health Canada approved the Piccolo Xpress® and Piccolo Reagent Discs as a Class III medical device for use throughout Canada. With this reclassification,...

2014-04-04 23:38:06

While most people think they don’t need colonoscopy screenings, Western Washington Medical Group explains dangers of underestimating susceptibility to colorectal cancer. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 “Think of this,” says a new article released by Western Washington Medical Group, “Nearly all of the 150,000 cases of colorectal cancer that are developed each year could have been prevented or detected in early stages if people had had their recommended screenings.”...

2014-04-02 11:14:07

In a personal view published today, a general practitioner says that the new targets for diagnosing dementia will lead to more harm than good The government is putting pressure on commissioners, and in turn general practitioners, to make more diagnoses of dementia, but no analysis has been done to assess the harm that these targets could cause. Dr Martin Brunet, a GP from Surrey, says that "medicine depends on a fundamental, unspoken agreement between patients and doctors […] the only...

2014-04-01 20:21:40

DUBLIN, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8s2xh4/clinical) has announced the addition of the "Clinical Laboratory Services Analysis 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8s2xh4/clinical ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Clinical Laboratory Services in US$ Million by the following Product...

2014-03-17 12:27:41

LONDON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: China Independent Clinical Laboratory Industry Report,2013-2015 Restricted by the health care system and the medical inspection level (Chinese firms mainly lag behind foreign counterparts in molecular diagnostics and other special tests), Chinese independent clinical laboratory market only values RMB2.5-3 billion, equivalent to 2%-3% of the total revenue of medical diagnosis, much...

Cefaly for migraines
2014-03-12 11:06:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a statement released on Tuesday, the Food and Drug Administration announced the approval of the first-ever medical device made to prevent migraines. Called Cefaly, the device is shaped like a tiara and delivers a “tingling” electric current to the wearer’s forehead. According to a report published in the journal Neurology last month, Cefaly decreased chronic migraine onset by two per month on average, and 38 percent of users...

2014-03-06 16:27:04

OAKLAND, Calif., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grandmother Sherry Jansma had never faced a serious health problem. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO But in 2011, Sherry became one of the 150,000 Americans to be diagnosed that year with colon cancer after an at-home screening test came back positive. Just a few weeks prior, Sherry had opened her mailbox to find the screening test, called a Fecal Immunochemical Test, known as FIT, from Kaiser Permanente. The test sat on...

2014-02-25 12:27:58

LONDON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Lu AE58054 (Alzheimer's Disease) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022Lu AE58054 (Alzheimer's Disease) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 SummaryGlobalData has released its new PharmaPoint Drug Evaluation report, "Lu AE58054 (Alzheimer's Disease) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022". There are no long-term effective therapies for Alzheimer's Disease (AD), so this remains at...

2014-02-20 23:28:14

This year’s HIMSS ICD-10 Symposium in Orlando FL on Sunday, February 23, 2014, is set to deliver some of the best content and speakers on the hard topic of ICD-10 compliance. Jvion, the leader in ICD-10 analytics, drove the agenda and content for what is expected to be a record crowd. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 This year’s HIMSS ICD-10 Symposium titled “Stop Being Polite and Start Getting Real about ICD-10” is set to deliver some of the best content and speakers on the...


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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