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2014-04-29 23:11:01

UVA technique tailors pacemaker-defibrillator installation for best outcomes. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Important new research from the University of Virginia Health System explains why patients with heart failure do or do not respond to a very effective form of treatment, cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT). The research successfully identified which patients would benefit and enables doctors to create an unprecedented map of a patient’s heart to guide the...

2014-04-01 16:22:29

LONDON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:MediPoint: Cardiac Rhythm Management - South America Analysis and Market ForecastsMediPoint: Cardiac Rhythm Management - South America Analysis and Market Forecasts SummaryCardiac rhythm management (CRM) comprises any method of treatment aimed at regulating the heart's rhythm, including medication, medical devices, and occasionally surgery. There can be a number of reasons why CRM is...

2014-03-31 08:31:18

- New E5GC Joins E5_C Series, Popular for Readability and Usability -- Compact and Short Body of 24mm X 48mm - KYOTO, Japan, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OMRON Corporation (TSE: 6645, ADR: OMRNY) announced on March 31 that it will release the following new product on April 1. - Digital Temperature Controller E5GC (24mm X 48mm)(Photo: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/opn/release/201403319491/) The new temperature controller E5GC joins the E5_C Temperature Controller series, which has been...

Future TED Talks Might Be Conducted By Artificial Intelligence
2014-03-21 12:35:20

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new competition has been announced aimed at developing artificial intelligence (AI) so advanced it could deliver a TED Talk that receives a standing ovation. XPRIZE announced at the TED2014 Conference a competition that would invite scientists to create an AI that could deliver a compelling speech at a TED Talk with no human involvement. “Advances in machine learning and AI have made extraordinary progress over the past decade,...

2014-03-17 16:28:56

PLEASANTON, Calif., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 4, 2014, Thoratec Corporation initiated a voluntary worldwide Medical Device Correction in order to update its labeling and training materials for the HeartMate II(®) LVAS Pocket System Controller (the "Pocket Controller"). The following information is provided as a reinforcement of the initial release. Failure to completely connect the driveline during the process of exchanging Pocket System Controllers has resulted in serious...

2014-03-14 12:28:23

First implant took place in France, at the Nouvelles Cliniques Nantaises in Nantes NATICK, Massachusetts, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) announces CE Mark approval and European market launch of the INGEVITY(TM) family of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) compatible pacing leads. Pacing leads are insulated wires that connect an implantable pacemaker to the heart for treatment of bradycardia, a condition in which the heart beats too...

2014-03-10 23:25:20

With a New Name, New Website, and Expanded Services, TechCast Now Offers a Full Range of Forecasts and Strategy for a Changing World Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 TechCast, a virtual think tank tracking the technology revolution for 20 years, is excited to announce the launch of its new website at http://www.techcastglobal.com. The redesigned site with mobile interface provides expanded access to TechCast's award-winning forecasts of emerging technologies, social trends, and...

2014-03-04 08:38:54

Compact Design and Universal Input Options Provide PID Control for a Wide Range Temperature and Process Signals YORK, Pa., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Lion Controls, the global experts in communication, monitoring and control for industrial automation and networking, today announced the launch of its new PXU series of proportional-integral-derivative (PID) controllers. The PXU series, which is the latest addition to Red Lion's portfolio of industrial automation solutions, is designed...

2014-02-19 16:24:09

New technology is smaller than a triple-A battery, allows for minimally invasive implantation REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital's Heart and Vascular Institute and the physicians at Silicon Valley Cardiology have been selected by St. Jude Medical to participate in a clinical trial that will bring the first leadless pacemaker to the West Coast. The Nanostim(TM) Cardiac Leadless Pacemaker is smaller than a triple-A battery and is...

2014-02-11 16:25:52

Experimental New Technology Allows Doctors to Monitor Patient Heart Conditions Remotely Via Wireless Messaging - No Unnecessary Hospital Visits During Dangerous Weather KANSAS CITY, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tweets and instant messages are great ways for people to update each other in real-time, but a new messaging technology in the healthcare industry could help the body update doctors instantly from miles away. A new treatment option for heart disease is being tested at The...


Latest Cybernetics Reference Libraries

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2010-11-24 14:54:48

A black box can referred to as almost anything from a transistor to an algorithm to a human mind. The black box is a device, system, or object which can be view in terms of its input, output, and transfer characteristics without any knowledge of its internal workings. The opposite is a system where the inner components or logic are available for inspection which is sometimes known as a white box, a glass box, or a clear box. The term "black box" came into the English language around 1945....

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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.