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2014-05-14 08:31:16

Part of Company's Efforts to Eliminate the Silent Killer MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, iHealth Lab Inc. reported high blood pressure statistics for 17 of the largest cities in the U. S. The data helps shed light on how these cities are doing in the battle to control the number one affliction of adult Americans. High blood pressure or hypertension affects one in three(1) (67 million) Americans today. This effort coincides with May National High Blood...

2013-12-31 08:23:21

Creates An Industry Leader in Specialty Disposables SAN DIEGO, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CareFusion (NYSE:CFN), a leading global medical technology company, today announced the completion of its acquisition of the Vital Signs division from GE Healthcare in the U.S., China and certain other geographies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100706/CAREFUSIONLOGO) CareFusion agreed to purchase Vital Signs for $500 million. In connection with this first closing,...

2013-10-09 12:58:21

A simple video camera paired with complex algorithms appears to provide an accurate means to remotely monitor heart and respiration rates day or night, researchers report. The inexpensive method for monitoring the vital signs without touching a patient could have major implications for telemedicine, including enabling rapid detection of a heart attack or stroke occurring at home and helping avoid sudden infant death syndrome, according to a study published in the journal PLOS ONE. It...

2013-05-17 23:03:48

Law Offices of James Scott Farrin Vice President and Daughter Work Together to Make a Difference Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 On May 8, 2013, Governor McCrory signed Senate Bill 98 into law which expands the newborn screening program to include screening for congenital heart disease utilizing pulse oximetry. Pulse oximetry is a simple, inexpensive, non-invasive test that monitors the amount of oxygen in blood. It´s so simple and effective many institutions refer to it as...

Researchers Develop Paper-Thin Heart Monitor Worn On The Skin
2013-05-16 11:58:56

[WATCH VIDEO: Stanford's Wearable Heart Monitor] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A team from Stanford University writing in the journal Nature Communications say they have developed a wearable heart monitor that is thinner than a dollar bill. The engineers combined layers of flexible materials into pressure sensors to create the new skin-like heart monitor. They said their device could be used to continuously track heart health and provide doctors with a...

2013-04-17 23:01:12

Assurance Biosense, Inc announces that they have received FDA 510(k) clearance to send their unique nasal ala pulse oximetry sensor to market. Glastonbury, CT (PRWEB) April 17, 2013 Assurance Biosense Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance to Market Alar Sensor -Unique Nasal Ala Pulse Oximetry Sensor- -Alar Sensing Promises High-Levels of Accuracy, Stability and Monitoring Reliability- -Sensor Compatible with Large, Existing Installed Base of Pulse Oximeters- Assurance Biosense, Inc., a subsidiary...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.