Latest Medical tests Stories
A new device enables people to see their own brain activity in real time and control or retrain function in specific brain regions.
A study published this week in PLOS Medicine suggests that screening women for cervical cancer beyond age 50 clearly saves lives, and also that there are benefits for women with normal (negative) screening results to continue screening up to the age of 69 years.
Houston area pharmacogenomics lab utilizes regional health information network to ensure broad provider access to genetic profiles. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) January
DUX Dental Donates $1 for Each Teal-Colored Product Sold in 2013 OXNARD, Calif., Jan.
New offerings advance iHealth's leadership in personal mobile health LAS VEGAS, Jan.
First Nonin direct-to-consumer eHealth pulse oximeter to use Bluetooth® Smart wireless technology for convenient, battery-saving connections to Bluetooth-Smart-ready iOS®, Android® or Windows®
MarketReportsOnline.com adds “Global Pulse Oximetry Market: Trends & Opportunities (2013-18)”report to its store.
ResearchMoz.us includes new market research report "China Medical Monitor Industry Report, 2013 - 2015 " to its huge collection of research reports.
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...
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.