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2014-01-28 08:26:03

ALBANY, New York, January 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Drugs of Abuse Testing Market (Sample Based Testing - Urine, Saliva and Hair Onsite and laboratory Testing) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2018," the global drugs of abuse testing market was valued at USD 2.6 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.8% from 2013 to 2018, to reach an estimated...

Retraining Brain In Real Time
2014-01-21 14:57:25

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Ever wonder what your brain is thinking? Well, a new device developed by scientists from the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital at McGill University enables people to see their own brain activity in real time and control or adjust function in specific brain regions. In their report, which was published in the journal NeuroImage, The McGill team speculated that their device could be used as a possible remedial tool to manage...

2014-01-15 14:22:15

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. Peter Sasieni and colleagues, from Queen Mary University of London, UK, examined the link between screening women aged 50 to 64 for cervical cancer and cervical cancer diagnosed at ages 65 to 83. Their study included all 65 to...

2014-01-14 23:04:55

Houston area pharmacogenomics lab utilizes regional health information network to ensure broad provider access to genetic profiles. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Healthconnect announced today that it has become one of the first health information networks in the country to sign-on a pharmacogenomics lab, Companion Dx, for the broad dissemination of genetic test results. By making archived records available through Healthconnect, Companion Dx can ensure that genetic information...

2014-01-08 12:28:39

DUX Dental Donates $1 for Each Teal-Colored Product Sold in 2013 OXNARD, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DUX Dental marks the beginning of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month with a donation of $11,800 to the Tracy Lane Foundation, a foundation created by Tracy Lane and her husband to help raise awareness and motivate action to eradicate cervical cancer. Teal is the color that represents cervical cancer awareness and DUX Dental has donated one dollar for every teal-colored product...

2014-01-07 12:27:47

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of finger pulse oximetry and a leader in noninvasive medical monitoring, today announced that its Nonin 3230 Bluetooth(®) Smart finger pulse oximeter was selected as one of 12 finalists for the 2014 Bluetooth Breakthrough Awards Program. The award is sponsored by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG). The award recognizes products launched in 2013 that are innovative, easy-to-use, convenient, reliable...

2014-01-07 04:21:19

New offerings advance iHealth's leadership in personal mobile health LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (Consumer Electronics Show) -- Today, iHealth Lab Inc., announced the extension of its suite of personal mobile health devices to include a line of wearable products designed to provide monitoring over an extended period of time. The products include: -- the industry's first wearable, mobile-enabled ambulatory blood pressure monitor (ABPM) -- a lightweight, wearable...

2014-01-06 20:20:49

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® mobile devices MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of finger pulse oximetry and a leader in noninvasive medical monitoring, today announced it will launch and demonstrate its NoninConnect(TM) direct-to-consumer Bluetooth(®) Smart wireless finger pulse...

2014-01-05 23:01:05

MarketReportsOnline.com adds “Global Pulse Oximetry Market: Trends & Opportunities (2013-18)”report to its store. The report covers the Globe, United States and Europe regions. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 05, 2014 The report titled “Global Pulse Oximetry Market: Trends and Opportunities (2013-2018)” provides an insight into the market dynamics and various trends and opportunities associated with the global pulse oximetry market. The report analyzes the global market size and...


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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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