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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...

2014-09-18 23:00:44

Newborn screening market is driven by several factors which include benefits offered by newborn testing programs, legislations and mandates, technological advancements, government support, and the expanding panel of newborn diseases. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/newborn-screening-market-141676244.html (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 According to a new market research report, "Newborn Screening Market by Test Type (Dried Blood Spot, Hearing Screening, CCHD), Technology...

2014-09-15 23:06:26

Consumer sales of pulse oximeters through retailers such as Amazon and Walgreens and other distribution channels provide manufactures with lucrative cash sales, reports iData Research. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 According to a report by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the market for pulse oximeters in the U.S., Asia Pacific and Europe is expected to grow to over $1.3 billion by 2020. This market...

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...


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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