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obesity
2014-12-05 11:31:28

New research from Canadian scientists has broken down the effect that obesity can have on the human body into the simplest of terms – it can cut your life short by as many as 8 years.

2014-12-04 23:06:58

Market Size - $381.99 million in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 5.9%, Market Trends - Growing usage rates of combination therapy - New report published by Grand View Research.

2014-10-29 23:05:31

For fitness professionals who want better results for their clients and a faster return on investment, Rice Lake Weighing Systems will have a powerful and affordable body composition analyzer

2014-10-23 20:29:41

TauRx Chairman Prof. Claude Wischik brings a clinical trial opportunity directly to caregivers and patients at breakfast event PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Oct.

2014-10-16 16:35:18

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Anti-Obesity Drugs in US$ Million.

2014-10-13 23:03:28

New Study Shows Link between Plaques and Tangles/Could Open Door to Therapeutic Target Boston (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 In what is being hailed by scientists

obesity
2014-09-18 03:30:43

The prevalence of abdominal obesity and average waist circumference increased among U.S. adults from 1999 to 2012, according to a study in the September 17 issue of JAMA.

2014-09-16 23:05:58

Detection, at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, while the patient is still alive improves accuracy of diagnosis and enables estimation of prevalence and risk. New

2014-09-09 23:15:05

A man’s likelihood of accumulating fat around his heart – an important indicator of heart disease risk – may be better determined if doctors consider his race and ethnicity, as well as where


Latest Medical signs Reference Libraries

Temperature Examination
2012-11-26 23:06:36

Taking a patient's temperature is an initial part of a full clinical examination. The moment the medical provider comes within inches of the patient’s skin, they can tell if there is a change in the patient’s temperature. Heat radiates from a febrile patient, skin becomes clammy when cardiac output is reduced, and cold skin can be an ominous sign when combined with other negative findings. Temperature is an important indicator for patient status. How the Temperature is Attained...

Palpation
2012-11-26 20:39:45

Palpation is a technique used by a physician or medical provider during a physical examination. By placing hands on a patient, data can be gathered that is otherwise unknown by visualization only. What Information it Provides Information such as the temperature of the skin, the moistness or dryness of the skin, the shape of a structure, the location of pain, the radiation of the pain, the quality of function, strength of a structure, amount of swelling, sensation, circulation and so...

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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.