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2014-09-11 23:09:05

GIA initiates research coverage on the global “Pulse Oximeters” market, as part of its ongoing multiple research projects on diverse industries. The soon to be released report identifies growing emphasis on patient monitoring in facilitating clinical decision support, technology developments and preference for portable pulse oximeters, as primary growth drivers in the global market. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – GIA is pleased to announce...

2014-09-11 16:27:32

Colorado and Washington experience surges in marijuana tests positivity rate, but data suggests state legalization of recreational marijuana may not be sole driver of increases MADISON, N.J., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The percentage of positive drug tests among American workers has increased for the first time in more than a decade, fueled by a rise in marijuana and amphetamines, according to an analysis of 8.5 million urine, oral fluid and hair workplace drug test results...

2014-09-11 08:28:05

As the professional and private sectors continue to require ever expanding needs for the services of convenient drug and alcohol screening, one company offers a cost-effective way for clients to request and maintain safe continuity of care for guaranteed test results upon demand in total privacy and price conscious. SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile Drugs Screen, LLC - 100% Australian family owned based in Southern California http://www.MobileDrugsScreen.com...

2014-09-02 23:08:15

Save 10% on Drug Testing from Request A Test in September 2014. Use promo code DRUG10 when ordering to save. Brecksville, OH (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Request A Test, a leading national provider of direct to consumer lab testing, is offering a 10% discount on all drug testing in September 2014. To take advantage of this specials savings, customers just need to use promo code DRUG10 when placing their order. Request A Test offers a variety of drug testing on urine, blood and hair....

2014-09-02 04:21:35

DALLAS, September 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "2014 Market Research Report on Global and China Pulse Oximeter Industry [http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/296111-2014-market-research-report-on-global-and-china-pulse-oximeter-industry.html ] " and "2014 Market Research Report on Global and China Moisture Analyzer Industry [http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/296182-2014-market-research-report-on-global-and-china-moisture-analyzer-industry.html ] "...

2014-08-28 12:29:14

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of finger pulse oximetry and a leader in noninvasive medical monitoring, today announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Nonin Model 3231 OEM/eHealth finger pulse oximeter for use in the United States. The finger pulse oximeter plugs into a telemedicine hub or kiosk through a USB connector and measures oxygen saturation and pulse rate in pediatric to adult patients. The Model 3231...

2014-08-27 16:25:28

DUBLIN, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Pulse Oximeter Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global Pulse Oximeter Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global pulse oximeter industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain...

2014-08-25 16:27:31

DALLAS, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DeepResearchReports.com adds "2014 Market Research Report on Global and China Pulse Oximeter Industry" to its research database. 2014 Market Research Report on Global and China Pulse Oximeter Industry" is a professional and in-depth research report on China and Global Pulse Oximeter market. The report introduces Pulse Oximeter basic information, definition, classification, application, and industry chain structure and industry overview....

2014-08-13 12:28:41

-- Analysis of over 17,000 cases finds that clinical performance of PanoramaTM NIPT is consistent in high and low risk populations -- SAN CARLOS, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Natera, Inc., a leader in non-invasive genetic testing, today announced a study to be published in the November issue of American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, which shows that Panorama(TM) NIPT performs consistently well in all pregnant women, regardless of their prior risk level. This is the largest...

Disposable Biosensor Could Help Doctors Determine Which Patients Can Safely Eat Following Surgery
2014-08-12 03:39:29

University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences Invention monitors an important new vital sign A disposal, plastic listening device that attaches to the abdomen may help doctors definitively determine which post-operative patients should be fed and which should not, an invention that may improve outcomes, decrease healthcare costs and shorten hospital stays, according to a UCLA study. Some patients who undergo surgery develop a condition called post-operative ileus (POI), a...


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Endoluminal Capsule Monitoring
2013-03-04 16:02:35

Endoluminal capsule monitoring is categorized as a non-invasive medical procedure used in diagnosing and monitoring the progression of abnormalities in the gastrointestinal system. Procedure Once the need is identified to monitor the gastrointestinal system and the patient has a working system, they will ingest a water-tight capsule that contains a miniaturized wireless radio transmitter. Once it is ingested, it sends signals to a radio receiver. The data is then processed and presented...

Colposcopy
2013-01-18 11:34:29

The Colposcopy is a preventive procedure to identify a possible abnormal cells or tissue on the cervix, vagina and vulva. By illuminating and magnifying the area with a coloscope during the examination, areas of concern can be identified earlier by the colposcopist. The procedure was developed by a German physician Hans Hinselmann in 1925 with the help of Dr. Helmut Wirths. Cause for the Procedure This examination has multiple candidates. If a patient has been a victim of a sexual...

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2011-04-15 15:38:47

Helicobacter pylori is a Gram-negative, microaerophilic bacterium that can inhabit various areas of the stomach, particularly the antrum. It causes low-level inflammation of the stomach lining and is linked to gastric ulcers and stomach cancer. Out of those infected, 80%, are asymptomatic. It was initially named Campyloacter pyloridis and then renamed C. pylori to correct the Latin grammar error. It was later placed in the genus, Helicobacter. Over 50% of the population has H. pylori in...

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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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