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2012-09-08 23:02:17

Fractional CO2 Laser Impacts Four Times Deeper Than Other CO2 Lasers Edinburgh, Scotland (PRWEB) September 07, 2012 Lumenis Ltd., the world's largest medical laser company which develops, manufactures and distributes a broad range of medical lasers and sophisticated energy delivery equipment for surgical, aesthetic and ophthalmic applications, announces its participation at the 16th International Society for Burn Injuries (ISBI) to be held in Edinburgh, Scotland on September 9-13, 2012. At...

2012-08-12 23:01:33

To build upon our medical and surgical expertise and research to provide breakthrough technology to produce the next standard of visual outcomes. Toronto ON (PRWEB) August 12, 2012 Laser Eye Surgery Toronto News with Dr Andrew Taylor. Dr. Andrew Taylor, MD, FRCSC, Dip ABO is a cum laude graduate of the University of Toronto. Dr. Taylor received his medical degree from the University of Toronto in 1991. He then completed an internship in comprehensive internal medicine at The Toronto...

2012-08-10 17:32:48

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers are attempting to create futuristic surgical gloves that can allow doctors to perform ultrasound scans through the tips of their fingers. Scientists have created devices that are capable of responding with high precision to the stresses and strains associated with touch and finger movement. In order to create these devices, they had to be able to mimic and recreate the intricate properties of the fingertips through using...

2012-07-25 06:37:53

By: Katie Williams, Ivanhoe Health Correspondent (Ivanhoe Newswire)- Researchers have completed the first study of a procedure which uses three dimensional maps to determine the location of electrical signals in children´s hearts. This could help cardiologists correct rapid heart rhythms in young patients. Children who have atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia, or AVNRT, suffer from disruptions in the heart's electrical system that causes sudden rapid heart rates. Patients...

2012-07-24 13:05:54

University of Michigan heart researchers are shedding light on a safer method for steadying an abnormal heart rhythm that prevents collateral damage to healthy cells. Irregular heart rhythms, or arrhythmias, set the stage for a common, debilitating disorder called atrial fibrillation that puts adults as young as age 40 at risk for fatigue, fainting, cardiac arrest, and even death. Medications can help, but doctors also use catheter ablation in which electrical impulses are delivered to a...

2012-07-24 10:12:22

American Heart Association meeting report: BCVS-12 Abstract 25 The first study of a procedure to make three-dimensional "maps" of electrical signals in children's hearts could help cardiologists correct rapid heart rhythms in young patients, according to new research presented at the American Heart Association's Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2012 Scientific Sessions. Children with the condition atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia, or AVNRT, suffer from disruptions in the...

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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.