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2013-12-03 23:23:36

Custora (http://www.custora.com), the leading provider of e-commerce marketing analytics software, today announced that Cyber Monday was the biggest day in e-commerce history, with 18% growth in online sales over Cyber Monday 2012. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 According to data from the Custora Pulse (http://www.custora.com/pulse), Cyber Monday was the biggest day in e-commerce history, with online sales increasing 18% vs. Cyber Monday 2012. "The overall shift from offline...

2013-12-03 20:23:47

SYMBOL: TSX: AGT REGINA, Dec. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Alliance Grain Traders (TSX: AGT) ("AGT") is pleased to announce that it is expanding its Minot, North Dakota pulses ingredient production facility, which is focused on the production of pulses ingredient flours, proteins, starches and fibres with the installation of a second production line that is expected to double that facility's production capacity. "Operations at our Minot facility are progressing positively. We expect this...

2013-11-14 11:42:43

Rise does not seem to be linked to overall weight gain; implications for future cardiovascular health The resting pulse rate of UK pre-teens may have risen by up to two beats a minute during the past 30 years. But the rise does not seem to be linked to the overall weight gain seen in this age group during this period, reveals research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. While this rise may seem modest, resting pulse rate is a proxy for general physical fitness and...

2013-11-14 11:27:57

People in middle age who have a high blood pressure measure called pulse pressure are more likely to have biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease in their spinal fluid than those with lower pulse pressure, according to research published in the November 13, 2013, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Pulse pressure is the systolic pressure, or the top number in a blood pressure reading, minus the diastolic, or the bottom number. Pulse pressure...

2013-10-28 16:25:23

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of finger pulse oximetry and a leader in noninvasive medical monitoring, announced today that the Company has appointed Richard J. Eagle as Vice President of Sales. Mr. Eagle has more than 30 years of experience involving Class II and Class III Medical Devices for the acute, sub-acute and extended care markets. He will leverage his experience to grow Nonin's revenues by addressing changes in the...

2013-09-10 12:28:45

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- University Health System (UHS) announced today that it will strengthen patient safety measures at the medical center and in its ongoing effort to remain in the vanguard of patient safety it is converting to Nellcor(TM) pulse oximetry technology from Covidien. Oximetry non-invasively and continuously monitors the oxygen level of a patient's blood, alerting clinicians should a patient's oxygen status become compromised. Nellcor(TM) pulse...

Taking Pulse From The Finger Can Show Aorta Stiffness
2013-09-05 17:09:25

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online An academic from the University of Iowa has developed a new, simpler method to measure the stiffness of the aorta, a common risk factor of heart disease. The new method uses an instrument called a transducer on the finger, or over the brachial artery just inside the arm beneath the elbow. Measuring the pulse, combined with factors, including a person's age and body mass index, enables the doctor to determine whether the aorta has...

Diagnosing Heart Disease With Video Of Head Movements
2013-06-20 13:23:45

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new way to diagnose cardiac disease by analyzing miniature head movements with digital video is being developed. MIT researchers have created an algorithm that can accurately measure the heart rates of people through digital video by analyzing imperceptibly small head movements from the rush of blood caused by the heart's contractions. This algorithm was able to give pulse measurements that were consistently within a few beats per...

2013-06-19 08:29:02

WEYMOUTH, Mass. and IRVINE, Calif., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) and South Shore Hospital, ranked among the top three hospitals in Massachusetts by U.S. News & World Report (2012-13), jointly announce that South Shore Hospital has converted to Masimo SET(®) pulse oximetry and sensor technologies, used at leading health organizations worldwide. Masimo SET(®) pulse oximetry virtually eliminates false alarms(1) and increases a clinician's ability to detect...

2013-06-18 16:25:48

MINNEAPOLIS, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of fingertip pulse oximetry and a leader in noninvasive medical monitoring, announced today that it has been named a Prime Platinum Partner by Tri-anim Health Services, Inc. for the second consecutive year. Tri-anim Health Services sells and distributes products for hospitals, extended care, surgical, home care, and long-term acute care in the United States. Tri-anim is owned by Sarnova, Inc., the nation's...


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Palpation
2012-11-26 20:39:45

Palpation is a technique used by a physician or medical provider during a physical examination. By placing hands on a patient, data can be gathered that is otherwise unknown by visualization only. What Information it Provides Information such as the temperature of the skin, the moistness or dryness of the skin, the shape of a structure, the location of pain, the radiation of the pain, the quality of function, strength of a structure, amount of swelling, sensation, circulation and so...

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