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2013-11-21 23:04:46

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: MediPoint: In-Vitro Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests - Current and Future Players. London (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 MediPoint: In-Vitro Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests - Current and Future Players Summary GlobalData has released its medical device report, “MediPoint: In-Vitro Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests - Current and Future Players”. The report is a vital source of up-to-date information with in-depth analysis on...

2013-11-20 23:32:03

The approval of NeuroTek Medical’s first United States Patent 8,560,075, “Apparatus and Method for the Treatment of Headache,” covers a portable transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulator (TENS) called TONES™, which delivers non-invasive headache treatment. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 NeuroTek Medical, Inc. announced today its issuance from the United States Patent office of patent 8,560,075 that covers “Apparatus and Method for the Treatment of Headache.” The company...

2013-11-20 23:21:36

Community health information network provides medication fill data through nation’s largest clinical network. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Healthconnect announced today that it is among the nation’s first community based HIEs to select Surescripts services to make prescription and medication fill data available to area hospitals through its cloud-based portal. This agreement will help area providers to reduce adverse drug events (ADEs) resulting from incomplete and...

2013-11-18 10:55:33

Are lab tests overused? Underused? Misused? Researchers take a close look at medicine's highest volume activity Laboratory testing is health care's single highest volume activity, with over 5 billion tests performed each year in the U.S. Now a new study examining 15 years' worth of published research reveals some surprising findings about the humble blood test. Led by investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and reported on-line today in the journal PLOS ONE, the...

2013-11-11 23:24:54

Mistakes during surgical procedures are the most common medical error in 2013, and LifeWings, a team of international patient safety experts, offers three proven solutions to prevent these traumatic patient-harming events. http://www.SaferPatients.com (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 The nation’s largest inspector of hospital safety and quality, The Joint Commission, reports that sixty serious surgical mistakes were reported in the first half of 2013. Surgical mistakes included performing...

2013-10-22 10:27:09

A survey finds that most patients are not being told about the possibility of overdiagnosis and overtreatment as a result of cancer screenings, according to report in a research letter by Odette Wegwarth, Ph.D., and Gerd Gigerenzer, Ph.D., of the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany. Cancer screenings can find treatable disease at an earlier stage but they can also detect cancers that will never progress to cause symptoms. Detection of these early, slow-growing...

Depression Risk For Migraine Sufferers
2013-10-18 04:25:00

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online People who suffer from migraines are roughly twice as likely to suffer from depression as those who do not experience the chronic, debilitating headaches, according to new research published online in this week’s edition of the journal Depression Research and Treatment. Dr. Esme Fuller-Thomson, Sandra Rotman Endowed Chair of the University of Toronto’s Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, and her colleagues report that the...

2013-10-16 23:00:58

A new treatment offered by Dr. Patiricia Stoker combines sports therapy techniques, neuroscience, and advanced dental concepts to relieve chronic dentofacial and headache pain. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Dr. Patricia Stoker now offers a comprehensive treatment program for patients suffering from chronic pain relating to headaches, migraines, tension, and whiplash. Dr. Stoker uses a combination of proven therapeutic, state-of-the-art techniques to evaluate and treat patients...


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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
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.