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Common Cold All Too Easy To Catch

...nt because virus remains available for transfer to fingertip for at least one day. There are no antiviral drugs available to cure the common cold. Therefore prevention is important. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) advise health educators and consumers about how to prevent infectious diseases through thei...

Overweight Children Tested Positive For Sleep Disorders

...ing wristbands to record movement during sleep and fingertip pulse oximeters to measure oxygen levels. Dr. Amy R. Blanchard, pulmonologist and director of the MCG Georgia Sleep Center, is working with Dr. Davis on the new study and hopes their monitoring approach will prove an effective, inexpensive and unob...

Sleep Problems in Overweight Children Appear Fairly Common

...ing wristbands to record movement during sleep and fingertip pulse oximeters to measure oxygen levels. Dr. Amy R. Blanchard, pulmonologist and director of the MCG Georgia Sleep Center, is working with Dr. Davis on the new study and hopes their monitoring approach will prove an effective, inexpensive and unob...

In Search of Truth - 'Lie Detector

...essure, respiratory rate and the sweatiness of the fingertip when a person is being interrogated. Some Polygraphs also record leg and arm movement. The subject sits on a chair and several air- filled tubes and wires are connected to the chest and abdominal region. A cuff is placed on the upper arm to detect ...

Now Fingerprints can Be Used to Detect Drugs and Diseases Instead of Blood Samples

... even the tiny sweat pores along the ridges of the fingertip become visible, which can also be used to make an unambiguous assignment. In addition to forensic applications, this method would be ideal for detecting doping. Sample manipulations by the test subjects would hardly be possible since each sample is...

Japan's All-star Speed Eater Suffers Professional Injury

...an only open his mouth to make a gap the size of a fingertip after being diagnosed with jaw arthritis. In an entry on his blog entitled "Occupational hazard," Kobayashi said: "My jaw refused to fight any more." The injury occurred only a week after the slender 29-year-old started training to win his seventh ...

MedAir AB Announces the Launch of Fingertip Pulse Oximeter

MedAir AB announced the launch of its OxyCheck fingertip pulse oximeter, a medical monitoring device that performs fast and accurate measurement of oxygen saturation and pulse rate. The product, value priced at $199 USD, will be distributed worldwide to clinicians and patients. MedAir AB expects that Oxy...

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