News tagged with device

Breath test for detecting head and neck cancer

A portable device can detect the presence of certain types of cancer in people's breath. Tested on patients, the new device was developed in part by EPFL researchers as part of an international collaboration.

Apr 10, 2015
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Teen birth rate falls in US

The birth rate among US teenagers has continued to decline, but health authorities said Tuesday that even greater strides could be made if more teens used long-acting forms of contraception.

Apr 07, 2015
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Minimal device maximizes macula imaging

A smart and simple method developed at Rice University to image a patient's eye could help monitor eye health and spot signs of macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, especially in developing nations.

Mar 18, 2015
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New CPR devices approved

(HealthDay)—A pair of new CPR devices designed to help save people whose hearts stop beating has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Mar 09, 2015
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