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New Hearing Implant Uses Less Power, No External Hardware
2014-02-10 07:25:53

[ Watch the Video: The Sound Of Innovation For Deafness ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Hundreds of thousands of deaf, or near-deaf, people around the world have benefited from cochlear implants. While these devices are undoubtedly a good thing, the hardware to make them work has been somewhat of a pain. Cochlear implants typically require a small transmitter affixed to the skull with a wire dangling down to a microphone, as well as a battery pack that must...

2014-01-24 13:36:19

Findings described in the February issue of the journal Otology and Neurotology Researchers from Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Massachusetts General Hospital have demonstrated, for the first time, that aspirin intake correlates with halted growth of vestibular schwannomas (also known as acoustic neuromas), a sometimes lethal intracranial tumor that typically causes hearing loss and tinnitus. Motivated by experiments in the...

2014-01-02 10:15:12

Findings published in Jan. issue of Ophthalmology Ocular trauma causing open globe injury, or a breach in the wall of the eye, remains an important cause of vision loss, with more than 200,000 open globe injuries occurring worldwide each year. In many cases, retinal detachment follows the traumatic injury, causing significant vision loss or blindness. Researchers from the Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and Harvard Medical School Department of...

2013-06-17 23:22:49

Didier L. Peron, M.D., Gregory J. Fleming, M.D, and Marykate Vaughn, AuD, CCC/A, have joined Summit Medical Group. Berkeley Heights, NJ (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 Didier L. Peron, M.D., Gregory J. Fleming, M.D, and Marykate Vaughn, AuD, CCC/A, of Morristown Otolaryngology, have joined Summit Medical Group, New Jersey's largest multispecialty physician group. The offices of Morristown Otolaryngology at Summit Medical Group will remain at 26 Madison Avenue, Morristown, N.J. Dr. Peron, Dr. Fleming...

2012-06-04 23:00:19

New Computer-Based Simulation Technology Created by Harvard University Doctors at Mass Eye and Ear Allows Users to Safely Practice Phacoemulsification Cataract Surgery in Real World Scenarios that Bridge the Gap between Wet Lab Training and Patient Surgery Boston, Mass (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 Phacoemulsification cataract surgery is one of the most frequently performed eye surgeries in the United States, with 1.5 million procedures performed each year, according to Prevent Blindness America, a...

2011-06-08 18:05:00

BOSTON, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Schepens Eye Research Institute announced today that they are combining forces to create the world's largest and most robust basic and clinical ophthalmology research enterprise with full spectrum bench-to-bedside research that will translate more quickly into better treatment for blinding diseases and ultimately cures. Effective June 30, Schepens Eye Research Institute, the largest independent ophthalmology...

2011-03-02 07:19:00

NEW YORK, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joseph M. Bernstein, MD, has been appointed to the full-time faculty at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary as Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology for the Continuum Health Partners Otolaryngology Service Line. He will be working with the faculty at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, Beth Israel and Roosevelt Hospital to develop the Pediatric Otolaryngology Service and to further enhance the scope of pediatric services. Dr. Bernstein...


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cenobite
  • 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.
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