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Rick Mastracchio conducting a Capillary Flow Experiment
2014-04-18 07:18:36

Melissa Gaskill, International Space Station Program Office, NASA Johnson Space Center A new medical-testing device is being prepped to enter the battle against infectious disease. This instrument could improve diagnosis of certain diseases in remote areas, thanks in part to knowledge gained from a series of investigations aboard the International Space Station on the behavior of liquids. The device uses the space-tested concept of capillary flow to diagnose infectious diseases such as...

2014-04-11 08:24:29

MANCHESTER, England, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Warrington based testing laboratory is calling upon laboratories throughout the UK to free up resources to support legal and public organisations and consumers left high and dry as a result of the sudden closure of Manchester-based Trimega Laboratories. Alphabiolabs have been approached by several local authorities and law firms throughout the UK, which had recently discovered the news that Trimega...

2014-04-09 12:31:53

DUBLIN, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cdqkxc/cervical_cancer) has announced the addition of the "Cervical Cancer Test Market & Patients - Pap Smear, HPV DNA, VIA - Test & Patients - Worldwide" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cdqkxc/cervical_cancer ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Cervical cancer is one of the deadliest...

2014-04-09 12:31:38

DUBLIN, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2zb2gs/vital_signs) has announced the addition of the "Vital Signs Monitoring Market - Market Landscape Analysis of Blood Pressure Monitoring Devices, Pulse Oximeters and Temperature Monitoring Devices - Forecasts up to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2zb2gs/vital_signs ] report to their offering. (Logo:...

2014-03-26 16:25:15

DUBLIN, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3gb8bq/prenatal_and) has announced the addition of the "Prenatal and New-born Genetic Testing Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3gb8bq/prenatal_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Genetic testing is a...

2014-03-26 12:29:37

DALLAS, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Point-Of-Care Diagnostic Market by Products (Glucose Monitoring & Infectious Diseases Testing Kits, Cardiac & Tumor Markers), by End Users (Self & Professional Monitoring), Over the Counter & Prescription Based - Global Forecast to 2018", published by MarketsandMarkets, the market is expected to reach $27.5 Billion by 2018, at a CAGR of 9.3% from 2013 to 2018. Browse 198 market data tables and 48 figures...

2014-03-24 23:26:12

Transparency Market Research Report published "Drugs of Abuse Testing Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2018" to its database. Browse the report with full TOC at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/drugs-abuse-testing-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Drugs of Abuse Testing Market (Sample Based Testing - Urine, Saliva...

2014-03-22 20:20:22

Data presented at the Latest in Dermatology Research Symposia session of 72nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology DENVER, March 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Castle Biosciences Inc. today announced study results showing its gene expression profile (GEP) test (DecisionDx-Melanoma) can identify primary cutaneous (skin) melanoma tumors that are likely to metastasize in patients who had a negative sentinel lymph node biopsy. The data are being presented at the Latest in...

2014-03-18 08:31:43

Company is First to Offer Plasma-Based Next Generation Sequencing Tests FORT MYERS, Fla., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoGenomics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEO), a leading provider of cancer-focused genetic and molecular testing services, announced today that it has validated and launched the first two of a series of next generation cancer profiling tests. These tests are designed for profiling myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and solid tumor cancers. Additional cancer-type specific next...

2014-03-13 23:22:41

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer applauds the decision made by an expert panel at the FDA yesterday to include HPV testing as part of first-line primary screening for cervical cancer. The combination of the HPV test and the Pap test can reassure women about their screening results, and is especially important for women over 30 who may be able to extend screening intervals based upon these results. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 The Foundation for Women’s Cancer applauds the...


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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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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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