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2012-09-10 10:26:17

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that it will host an Investor Day meeting for institutional investors and analysts on Thursday, September 20, 2012, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time at The Pierre Hotel in New York. The program will include presentations by Masimo Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Joe Kiani and other members of the company's executive management team, as well as a clinical panel discussion and question-and-answer session. A...

2012-09-10 06:28:01

MIAMI, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with Melanoma Exposed(TM), an educational campaign aimed to raise awareness of melanoma and its risk factors, the Miami Dolphins will be hosting a second free skin cancer screening event at Sun Life Stadium before the September 16 game against Oakland. At the first skin screening event in June, nearly 200 Dolphins fans were screened for skin cancer, where several suspicious moles were identified and individuals were referred on to see their...

2012-09-04 02:29:56

PHOENIX and IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Children's Hospital, ranked among the top 50 children's hospitals across four medical specialties by U.S. News & World Report (2012-2013), and Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced the hospital's conversion to Masimo SET(®) pulse oximetry, offering clinicians advanced noninvasive and continuous patient monitoring designed to improve patient outcomes and reduce cost of care. "As one of the leading children's hospitals...

2012-08-31 10:22:57

PINE BROOK, N.J., Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Diopsys, Inc. today announced the development and planned launch of the Diopsys(®) NOVA-PERG vision test, an office-based pattern electroretinography (PERG) test for use by eye care professionals. Currently, PERG vision testing is conducted in hospitals and research facilities as a specialized test with results that require interpretation by highly trained doctors. Diopsys has developed an easy-to-use, patient friendly PERG test that gives...

2012-08-30 06:25:40

MADISON, N.J., Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, today announced the availability of a new laboratory test that identifies molecular changes to cervical cells that increase the likelihood a woman may develop cervical cancer. The test is designed to help physicians identify women who are at increased risk of developing malignancy, unless treated, after receiving unclear results for cervical...

2012-08-29 23:00:20

The new QuickMedical Heightronic Digital Stadiometer has set new sales records for the company. The Heightronic was selected by the CDC, NHANES IV and approved by many pharmaceutical companies for clinical studies. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) August 28, 2012 According to QuickMedical, the new Heightronic Digital Stadiometer utilizes the same electronic sensor system scientists use for critical height measurements. The Heightronic stadiometer gives you a quick digital readout that's accurate to .01...

2012-08-22 02:24:30

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Caliber Imaging & Diagnostics, formerly Lucid, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LCDX), the leader in Rapid Cell Imaging and Diagnostics technology, today announced the release of two next-generation products in its FDA-cleared VivaScope(®) family. The new VivaScope 1500 and VivaScope 3000 produce high-quality images of living cells at the point of care. VivaScope imagers enable physicians to perform painless "optical" biopsies to diagnose...

2012-08-21 22:12:06

A lung cancer risk prediction model developed by scientists at the University of Liverpool has been shown to be a viable tool for selecting high risk individuals for prevention and control programs. The model, developed at the University's Cancer Research Centre and funded by the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation, was tested in international datasets and found to be a more effective predictor of individuals at risk than smoking duration or family history alone. The results are published in...

2012-08-21 06:27:47

LAKE MARY, Fla., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The staff at the Pediatric Associates of Davidson County in Nashville have become adept at using the latest technology to conduct vision screenings in their office during well visits. The experience was gained over the past four years, using a vision screening device from PediaVision. Now, they have started using Spot, PediaVision's new vision screener, which has taken accuracy and efficiency to an entirely new level. "Our patients are...

2012-08-21 02:26:36

SINGAPORE, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- VolitionRX Limited, a life sciences company focused on developing blood-based diagnostic tests, announces that its subsidiary Belgian Volition has signed an agreement with the Biobank of CHU UCL Mont-Godinne, an academic hospital in Yvoir, Belgium. This is the fourth large-scale external clinical trial for VolitionRX. The trial will begin in early September, and is scheduled for completion next year. The trial will be a prospective longitudinal study...


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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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