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2014-10-08 12:28:51

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clinical laboratory testing ensures that thousands of infants receive life-saving treatments every year, yet certain pediatric testing programs could lose their funding if Congress does not finalize the Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act of 2013. On October 14, AACC will host a congressional briefing to discuss how this legislation could save even more children from death and disability by enabling advances in...

2014-10-07 08:29:37

WAYNE, N.J., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maquet Medical Systems announced a collaboration with PULSION Medical Systems wherein Maquet will distribute PULSION's PiCCO hemodynamic monitoring technology and ProAQT perioperative hemodynamic management products. Maquet is the majority shareholder in Pulsion. "Nearly 1,000 publications worldwide have confirmed the accuracy and clinical benefit of the PiCCO technology, and we're delighted to augment our product portfolio through this...

2014-10-06 12:23:20

Cost effective oral swab test now available to healthcare providers and families BLUE BELL, Pa., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TOXYScreen, a patented, non-invasive and cost effective oral fluid test for heavy metals such as lead, announced that it is now available to healthcare providers, communities and families. TOXYScreen test kits use a simple oral swab to collect ultra-filtrated blood plasma from oral fluid to test for exposure to Lead (Pb), Mercury (Hg), Cadmium (Cd), and Arsenic (As)....

2014-10-06 08:29:24

Enhanced clinically-validated risk assessment test now available for Caucasian, African-American and Hispanic American Women CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phenogen Sciences, Inc. today announced the availability of BREVAGenplus, an easy-to-use predictive risk test for the millions of women at risk of developing sporadic, or non-hereditary, breast cancer. The test is an enhancement of the company's first generation product, BREVAGen(®). BREVAGenplus assesses both...

2014-10-03 23:01:46

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Pulse Oximetry Market: Trends & Opportunities (2013-18)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 The report entitled “Global Pulse Oximetry Market: Trends and Opportunities (2013-18)” provides an insight into the market dynamics and changing trends in the global pulse oximetry market. The report covers the actual and forecasted market sizing of the global pulse oximetry market and also outlines the various...

2014-09-29 08:31:04

Strongly Positive Results, Presented at European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2014 Congress, Demonstrated Oncotype DX® Prostate Cancer Test was an Independent Predictor of Tumor Aggressiveness REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced strongly positive results from an additional independent clinical validation study of the Oncotype DX® prostate cancer test, conducted in collaboration with the Uniformed Services University...

2014-09-25 23:11:40

Low-cost app-device by LionsGate Technologies (LGTmedical) that connects pulse oximeter sensors to mobile phones and tablets is now available on iOS 8. Vancouver, BC, Canada (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 LionsGate Technologies, Inc. (LGTmedical) has launched an iOS 8 pulse oximeter app-device called Kenek Edge™. “Apple says that iOS 8 just might be the beginning of a health revolution. Their timing is excellent. Mobile health is a rapidly growing market, responding to the increasing...

2014-09-24 23:01:05

Joe Beck, the Background101.com Director of Corporate Sales, is offering every business, industry or organization in need of background screening and drug testing services, a free evaluation to ensure that each client is on the most suitable plan based on its current and future needs. Every type of organization can be confident implementing these professionally managed, FCRA certified, drug testing and background check programs. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 U.S Based...

2014-09-24 08:27:58

Prostate Cancer Survivor Joe Torre, Three Prominent Advocacy Organizations and Genomic Health Partner to Encourage Men to Seek Genomic Testing to Enable More Confident Treatment Decisions and Avoid Life-altering Side Effects REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with Men's Health Network (MHN), Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN), ZERO - the End of Prostate Cancer and Joe Torre, four-time world champion baseball Hall-of-Famer and prostate cancer survivor,...

2014-09-23 08:30:21

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Terumo Cardiovascular Group today announced that, beginning immediately, it will distribute Nonin Medical's SenSmart(TM) Model X-100 Universal Oximetry System to adult and pediatric cardiovascular hospitals in the United States. This is an expansion of the distribution agreement between Terumo and Nonin, which was originally entered into on May 1, 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140922/147524 The Nonin SenSmart Universal Oximetry...


Latest Medical tests Reference Libraries

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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