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2012-12-03 08:26:59

LOS ANGELES and SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) and Lineagen, Inc. today announced the launch of a new clinical partnership to offer Lineagen's FirstStep(Dx)® genetic test to patients and their families. FirstStep(Dx) is a whole-genome genetic test customized with validated, novel proprietary genetic variants associated with ASDs. Under the terms of the partnership agreement, FirstStep(Dx), integrated with a pre-and post-test...

2012-11-30 20:22:51

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonin Medical, Inc. announced today the publication of two separate studies that demonstrate the clinical efficacy of the company's EQUANOX(TM) Model 7600 Cerebral and Somatic Oximetry System in adult and pediatric patients. The studies, published in the Annals of Thoracic Surgery (November) and the Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia (December), demonstrate the clinical effectiveness of Nonin's EQUANOX sensors in measuring critical...

2012-11-27 04:21:09

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV) and the PIO XII Foundation, affiliated with Brazil's Barretos Cancer Hospital, today announced that they entered into a research collaboration to evaluate the performance of a urine-based molecular assay for detection of HPV types associated with cervical lesions. The goal of the study is to determine whether this assay can potentially replace Pap smears as the primary screen for cervical cancer risk in Brazil's...

2012-11-15 08:30:41

PHOENIX and IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Maricopa Integrated Health System, among the most trafficked hospital systems in Arizona with more than 500 licensed beds, and Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced that Maricopa has deployed Masimo Patient SafetyNet(TM), clinically shown to help improve patient outcomes and save money.(1) The installation is part of the nationally recognized healthcare organization's standardization to Masimo SET(®) Measure-Through Motion and Low...

2012-11-14 08:32:07

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced that its management is scheduled to present at the 24th Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference at the New York Palace Hotel in New York on Wednesday, November 28, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. A live audiocast of the presentation will be available on the Masimo website at www.masimo.com. A replay of the audiocast will be available following the live presentation. About Masimo Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI)...

2012-11-12 16:25:47

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM), a life sciences company providing innovative diagnostic testing and genetic analysis solutions, today announced its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sequenom Center for Molecular Medicine (Sequenom CMM), presented results from a study of its RetnaGene AMD laboratory-developed test to predict risk of disease progression during the 2012 Joint Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Asia-Pacific Academy of...

2012-11-08 11:19:58

In 2011, a settlement between parents and the Texas Department of State Health Services resulted in the destruction of 5.3 million “blood spots” taken for newborn screening. The settlement alleviated some parents´ concern about using the left-over spots for research without their explicit permission, but experts from Baylor College of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and Harvard University and Brigham and Women´s Hospital in Boston warn in an article in...

2012-10-31 11:25:54

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced that its management is scheduled to present at the Lazard Capital Markets 9th Annual Healthcare Conference at The Pierre Hotel in New York on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, at 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. A live audiocast of the presentation will be available on the Masimo website at www.masimo.com. A replay of the audiocast will be available following the live presentation. About Masimo Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) is...

2012-10-31 07:28:11

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennedy Health System, encompassing three acute care New Jersey hospitals on the cutting edge of new technology and medical procedures, today renewed the health system's long-standing contract and commitment to Masimo SET(®) as its pulse oximetry standard-of-care. Kennedy Health System signed another five-year contract with Masimo for SET(®) pulse oximetry and added rainbow(®) Pulse CO-Oximetry for advanced, noninvasive patient...

2012-10-29 23:20:19

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that due to Hurricane Sandy it has rescheduled release of its third quarter 2012 financial results and associated conference call from Tuesday, October 30, 2012, to Thursday, November 1, 2012. Masimo will release its financial results for the period ended September 29, 2012 after the market closes on November 1, 2012 and conduct a conference call to review the results at 1:30 p.m. PT (4:30 p.m. ET). The call...


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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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