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MedAir AB Announces the Launch of Fingertip Pulse Oximeter

...p 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 OxyCheck will offer a performance solution to a competitive g...

Some Common Human Injuries Also Common in Dogs

...sity, is one such veterinarian. Roush frequently performs orthopedic surgeries on small animals and repairs ... cranial cruciate ligament. According to Roush, he performs an average of about six TPLO surgeries a week. Another injury Roush sees regularly is traumatic fr...

The Custom of Circumcision Decline in the US

...blood, no ``mohel'' - the person who traditionally performs ritual circumcisions in the Jewish faith.``I knew before I was even pregnant that I would not circumcise,'' said Query, 39, a San Francisco filmmaker whose son was born in 2002. ``It's not like you're just cutting a piece of paper off a pad - there's...

'Metro' - a Witty Look at Insensitivities of City Life

... insensitive husband, has a thankless role that he performs with rare understanding. While Sharman and Kangana are surprisingly chemistry-less in their screen relationships, Irrfan and Konkona come across as the warmest couple of this jigsaw of life. Watch them in the seashore sequence and savor their outst...

Thymus Transplants Give Hope to Babies With Fatal Immune Disease

...anomaly. Duke is the only center in the world that performs the procedure. The latest results of Duke's experience with this treatment of DiGeorge anomaly, published Tuesday, May 15, in the journal Blood, show that 75 percent of the babies who received a thymus transplant were alive after one year. The reci...

Many Women Undertreated for Ovarian Cancer

...st, the gynecologic oncologist; at a hospital that performs a high volume of ovarian cancer surgeries; or at a teaching hospital have significantly better short-term and long-term outcomes. However, the few studies investigating healthcare utilization of ovarian cancer patients suggest that few women receive ...

Ban on Trade of Human Organs in China

... be effective from May 1st 2007. China currently performs about 5,000 transplants; mostly kidneys every year and after the USA is the largest transplanting country. It has in the past; constantly been in the limelight for taking organs from executed prisoners and transplanting them to foreigners. The medi...

Working Up Potential Living Liver Donors

...xperiences of donor workups at their center, which performs many more transplants from living donors than from deceased donors because of a major scarcity of the latter. The researchers included 399 people who offered to become a living liver donor for a loved one between January 2001 and December 2004. To...

Foot Deformity Could Be Corrected With Minimal Surgery

...omuscular disorders. Matthew B. Dobbs, M.D., who performs surgeries at St. Louis Children's Hospital, developed a treatment for CVT that involves gently manipulating the foot and applying long leg casts weekly for four to six weeks to gradually correct the deformity. After the casting period, Dobbs and his ...

More Women Opting for Caesarean, Unaware of Consequences

...ned c-section. "They should look for a clinic that performs a lot of Caesarean sections and is very familiar with any medical indication that the woman might have," advised Albrecht-Engel. General anaesthesia is no longer necessary. Peridural or spinal anaesthesia allows the woman to remain conscious. "It'...

Record Donation to Children’s Hospita

...defect, of which 1,000 are from Ontario. Sick Kids performs 80% of all children's heart transplants in Canada, with a 98% success rate. AN...

Skin Patch Relieves Parkinson’s Symptoms-stud

... designed to convey a drug called rotigotine that performs the role of a certain brain chemical, found lacking in people suffering Parkinson’s. Those who used the patch reported being benefited by the treatment after 6 months of using the patch. Those who were on the placebo witnessed worsening of the sympt...

Elderly Lung Transplant Patients More Likely to Survive

...ctor, noted Smith, is that UVa “almost exclusively performs SLT rather than BLT for recipients aged 60 and older – and we do so at a significantly higher rate than other transplant centers. We believe that this is the most appropriate procedure for the vast majority of these patients.” During the study’s ti...

Spacer Insertion May Offer Less Invasive Option for Lumbar Problems

... works, patients avoid surgery,” Anderson said. He performs the procedure about once a month, and said that about 60 percent of his patients improve with it. Anderson is a consultant for and stockholder in St. Francis Medical Technologies, Inc., the maker of X Stop. Charges for the procedure are estimated a...

Eye Surgeries Remain Cancelled Due To TASS Outbreak In Toronto

...taract centres last week. // The Hospital, which performs around 5,000 eye operations a year, decided to cancel all cataract surgeries last week, on November 9, when more and more patients came down with the ailment, known as toxic anterior segment syndrome, or TASS. Moreover the hospital authorities told ...

Neuroprotective properties of a protein in Jellyfish

... from a post-doctoral position at Yale University, performs Pavlovian trace conditioning experiments to evaluate aging-related learning and memory deficits. These tasks first teach rodents to associate one stimulus with another and then test their memory of the association. During training, the stimuli are se...

Researchers Studying Novel Therapy For Prostate Cancer

...on of this trial that this novel agent is safe and performs as intended by causing the death of prostate tumor cells with no harm to normal cells. However, being at the initial stages of the trial, it is premature to make any claims until the data is analyzed." Researchers injected the investigational thera...

The Living Cell – Manufacturing, Protecting and Thrivin

A cell is a reservoir of proteins and performs the role of manufacture and supply of proteins. The ‘director’ behind the scene is none other than the cell nucleus//, which houses the DNA, and enables the plan of what needs to be built. If a particular protein is to be manufactured, the command is...

Sacroplasty Safe and Effective to Reduce Low Back Pain

...ic. His cost for one kit is about $400. He said he performs the service at no charge and receives no industry funding for his research. Frey would like to see controlled trials to compare sacroplasty to a sham procedure. It is conceivable, he said, that sacroplasty is no better than placebo. In his study, n...

Lung Cancer Drug effective in extending lives

... this news. We look forward to seeing how the drug performs in a much larger number of patients." Over 100 agents have been put into trials since 1982."Over the next five years we plan to double our activity and speed up the drug development process, getting even more new drugs into clinical trials," Professo...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... non-cancerous prostate tissue may have nearly twice the risk ... inflammation, according to results of a new study led ... , The link between persistent inflammation and cancer was ... those with a Gleason score between 7 and ... and rapidly growing prostate cancers. , "What we,ve shown ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... today in PLOS Pathogens , children who live ... can mount an immune response to infection with malaria ... of high fever and illness and partially control the ... may help researchers develop future interventions that prevent or ... Each year, approximately 200 million cases of malaria occur ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... in the April issue of Immunity , Kevin ... Medical Research, says it,s time to take a fresh ... sepsis, which kills millions worldwide every year, including ... released into the bloodstream to fight an injury or ... for maintaining good health without inflammation, wounds and ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... MAYWOOD, Il. (April 17, 2014) Doctors who ... disease called lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) can face an agonizing ... progression of the disease and help relieve shortness ... lung transplants, and sirolimus can cause potentially fatal ... said pulmonologist Dr. Daniel Dilling, medical director of ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... By discovering a new mechanism that allows blood to ... UC Irvine and the Salk Institute have opened the ... stroke-induced brain damage. , A complex and devastating neurological ... primary reason for disability in the U.S. The blood-brain ... blood-borne material into the brain, causing the permanent deficits ...
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