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2013-07-01 23:23:06

De Queen First Assembly Church is taking advantage of an out-of-the-box way to reach out to their community and spread the Word with an LED Sign. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 ADvantage LED Signs recently announced the completion of their latest project; a new LED sign for De Queen First Assembly Church. The sign, according to Richard James, spokesperson for ADvantage LED Signs, says it enables the church to get their message out quickly and communicate more effectively with their...

2012-08-30 23:00:59

Lakeside Vision in Hawley, PA uses their new LED Sign to help promote their family run optometry practice as well as community events with dynamic and timely content. Hawley, PA (PRWEB) August 29, 2012 A new LED sign provided by Dragonfly Signs and manufacturing partner Vantage LED was recently installed at Lakeside Vision in Hawley, PA. The sign has proven to be beneficial for both the Optometry practice and local community by providing a versatile and dynamic way to communicate with the...

2012-04-01 23:03:17

"Symptoms and Diagnosis" project releases a video on pneumonia symptoms in adults in which Nabin Sapkota, MD, a board certified internist in Nebraska, talks directly to his patients. He uses a whiteboard to explain complex medical concepts in a very simple way that can be understood easily by people without any medical background. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) March 31, 2012 Nabin Sapkota, MD, author of "Symptoms and Diagnosis" project makes it very clear in his instructional video that he is not...

2011-05-02 06:35:46

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- There's a new way for kids with cystic fibrosis to keep their airways clearer. According to a new study, videogames that are controlled by the player's breath may help these children. Cystic fibrosis is one of the most common chronic lung diseases in children and young adults. It causes mucous to build up in the lungs and digestive tract. To clear this mucous from the airways, patients have to perform breathing exhalation maneuvers, known as "huffing," several times a...

2011-03-11 16:04:50

Monitoring blood for tiny particles released by cells lining the lungs may help clinicians diagnose emphysema in its earliest stages, according to researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College. The particles, called endothelial microparticles (EMPs), are shed during the disease process as tiny blood vessels in the lungs, called pulmonary capillaries, are injured and die. The findings were published online ahead of the print edition of the American Thoracic Society's American Journal of...

2011-01-22 00:00:44

CNS Vital Signs announces new concussion management application, Concussion Vital Signs, designed to provide schools, universities and clinicians with an efficient concussion management solution. The platform allows unlimited baseline testing as well as unlimited post injury testing on a convenient web platform. Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) January 21, 2011 CNS Vital Signs announces the introduction of a new sports concussion web-based assessment platform, Concussion Vital Signs....

2010-09-15 00:59:00

NOTTINGHAM, England, September 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Compandia has announced a name change to CompanDX. The company is a biomarker discovery company providing services to the Pharma and Biotech sectors but increasingly, as a result of in-house R&D, is identifying biomarkers that may lead to new diagnostic services and products of its own. Andy Sutton CEO of CompanDX explained "we have grown the service side of the business over the last 9 months and are delivering biomarker...

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2010-04-06 12:04:35

CT scans can detect differences in lung blood flow patterns, which identify smokers most at risk of emphysema Using CT scans to measure blood flow in the lungs of people who smoke may offer a way to identify which smokers are most at risk of emphysema before the disease damages and eventually destroys areas of the lungs, according to a University of Iowa study. The study found that smokers who have very subtle signs of emphysema, but still have normal lung function, have very different blood...

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2009-11-10 07:25:00

American and Australian scientists say they are working on a new breed of software which could turn your cell phone into a Star Trek-like device capable of diagnosing what ails you simply by coughing into the microphone. Researchers at the research firm STAR Analytical Services say that if medical experts are able to tell whether a patient has pneumonia or just a cold, or whether an infection is viral or bacterial just by the sound of a cough, then there's no reason why a computer program...

2008-07-24 09:01:14

GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), and Vital Signs, Inc. (NASDAQ:VITL) announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement for GE to acquire Vital Signs. Under the terms of the agreement, shareholders of Vital Signs will receive $74.50 per share in cash for each Vital Signs share they own. Vital Signs is a global provider of medical products applicable to a wide range of care areas such as anesthesia, respiratory, sleep therapy and...


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'.