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Renewing the Oldest Vital Sign

Fever was known as a vital sign to ancient Egyptians at least 5000 years ago, using the hand as measuring instrument. Galileo invented the first thermometer 500 years ago. Carl Wunderlich, ‘Father of Clinical Thermometry,’proposed 98.6°F (37°C) as the mean… Read more »

Exergen Sues Kidz-Med and Others Over Thermometer Patents

Exergen Corporation, headquartered in Watertown, MA, has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts against Kidz-Med Inc. of New Paltz, NY, American Scientific Resources, Inc. of Weston, FL, and Techni-Med S.R.L. of Italy, the suppliers of the… Read more »