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2015-03-24 12:32:56

InBody, a leading manufacturer of body composition analyzers, is pleased to announce a significant revision to CPT code 0358T, the code by which insurance companies recognize bioelectric impedance

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2015-03-15 10:50:28

Intestinal gas is awful, but getting it measured may be even worse. Researchers are developing new and noninvasive ways to measure the microbe count in your gut.

2015-03-12 16:25:49

Large CHOP Study Finds Childhood Obesity Rates May Be Related to Infant Growth Patterns PHILADELPHIA, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Body mass index (BMI) during infancy

2015-03-11 20:23:33

InBodyUSA, a leading manufacturer of body composition analyzers, and Technogym, a world leading company supplying fitness and wellness products, will be teaming up at this year's IHRSA conference to

2015-03-02 23:00:16

A recent study published in the American Journal of Hypertension has found that body mass index (BMI) in healthy adolescents has a statistically significant association with both systolic blood

'transformers' proteins
2015-02-25 15:32:27

Like the shape-shifting robots of "Transformers" fame, a unique class of proteins in the human body also has the ability to alter their configuration. These so-named intrinsically disordered proteins (IDPs) lack a fixed or ordered three-dimensional structure, which can be influenced by exposure to various chemicals and cellular modifications.

2015-02-12 12:28:05

Skulpt Aim helps users exercise smarter by better understanding their bodies SAN FRANCISCO, Feb.

2015-02-04 20:21:59

COSMED's BOD POD Body Composition Tracking System is the Exclusive Tool for Body Fat Measurement of Combine Athletes INDIANAPOLIS, Feb.

2015-01-20 08:33:27

TauRx Publishes Positive Results of Phase II Clinical Trial in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease ABERDEEN, Scotland and SINGAPORE, Jan.

2015-01-12 23:04:38

Melasma—patches of dark pigment that appear on areas of the face exposed to the sun—can be a difficult skin condition to treat.


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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