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Analyzing data from 58,000 heart stress tests, Johns Hopkins cardiologists report they have developed a formula that estimates one's risk of dying over a decade based on a person's ability to exercise on a treadmill at an increasing speed and incline.
Non-Invasive Breath Test Offers Sensitivity, Versatility and Head Start for Healthcare Treatment BLOOMINGTON, Minn., Feb.
Funds to Support Continued Adoption of FirstStepDx PLUS and NextStepDx PLUS Tests for Pediatric Development Disorders SALT LAKE CITY, Feb.
The Salimetrics Technology Center in Carlsbad, CA is expanding support for advances in drug-discovery and development by providing economical, validated and accurate non-invasive saliva testing
PORTLAND, Ore., Feb.
Large-scale study shows potential for non-invasive test to be made available to millions of women worldwide who are unscreened for the detection of cervical cancer SAN DIEGO, Feb.
PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectros Corporation announced today that 2014 sales revenue rose 42% over 2013 (year-over-year).
Multi-year fee-based contract for Quest's test data and analytics expertise aims to reveal insights from national testing trends to promote guideline-based care and better outcomes for 4.4 million
New survey on cervical cancer screening suggests women and healthcare providers are hesitant to change screening practices WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan.
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...
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...
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...
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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