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2013-07-01 23:16:50

Mobile Health, an employee screening company specializing in drug testing, releases an infographic displaying the detection times for marijuana in urine drug tests. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 Mobile Health released an inforgraphic image displaying the detection times for urine drug tests for marijuana. Pre-employment drug testing is a very important part of an employee-screening program, and understanding the detection times allow employers to understand the results given. Due to...

2013-06-18 23:25:43

As methods for cheating drug tests become more sophisticated, drug screening technicians continue to rely on a tried and tested method for detecting diluted urine samples: refractometers to measure urine specific gravity Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 For as long as employers, sporting officials, and probation officers have administered drug tests, drug testees have found ways to cheat them. It´s an incessant, drug testing arms race: drug testers will find a seemingly fool-proof...

2013-06-11 14:06:05

Molecular imaging technique detects arterial disease in the heart earlier and in finer detail than other leading imaging methods Coronary artery disease (CAD) is one of the world´s most prevalent and silent killers. Positron emission tomography (PET), which images miniscule abnormalities in cellular metabolism, can tip off clinicians about cardiac disasters waiting to happen– including sudden death from a heart attack–better than standard angiography, researchers revealed...

2013-06-07 23:01:52

New hours of operations for Mobile Health's 6 medical clinics in New York City and Long Island. All procedures affected including drug tests and medical exams. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 Starting May 6th 2013, Mobile Health is adjusting their medical centers´ hours of operations to accommodate earlier and later appointments. These changes now allow for appointments as early as 7:30am and as late as 6:30pm. Special Saturday hours were added for PDD readings after an implant. The...

2013-06-03 23:22:59

Save 10% on all Men's Health lab testing this June with promo code MEN10. Hurry, this offer expires June 30, 2013. Brecksville, OH (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 With Father´s day around the corner, June is an ideal time to focus on all the important men in our lives. For the entire month of June 2013 Request A Test, a national provider of direct to consumer lab testing, is offering 10% off of all tests in the Men´s Health category. This discount applies to a variety of testing options...

Vinegar Test Cervical Cancer Screening
2013-06-03 14:54:58

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In more affluent countries, Pap smear tests have been credited with an 80 percent reduction in deaths from cervical cancer. However, costs and cultural norms have prevented India from conducting widespread testing, resulting in cervical cancer being the leading cancer-related cause of death among the country´s women. In a new study, a test using simple vinegar was found to have a rate of accuracy comparable to that of Pap smears,...


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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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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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