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Existing Cochlear Technology Used To Re-grow Auditory Nerves
2014-04-24 03:24:49

Researchers at UNSW Australia have for the first time used electrical pulses delivered from a cochlear implant to deliver gene therapy, thereby successfully regrowing auditory nerves.

Michigan Man Becomes Fourth Person In US To Receive Bionic Eye
2014-04-24 13:14:36

When Michigan resident Roger Pontz lost his eyesight due to a hereditary disease called retinitis pigmentosa, he probably never expected to seen again. However, Pontz is now seeing faint images of his wife, grandson and cat thanks to a ‘bionic eye’

2014-04-23 16:29:55

Pacemaker placed in patient's heart without any chest incision SAN DIEGO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scripps Health

2014-04-23 09:48:55

A recently FDA-approved device has been shown to reduce seizures in patients with medication-resistant epilepsy by as much as 50 percent.

2014-04-16 08:28:05

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Jack McDonald elected to have Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgery after more than a decade of watching his tremors and other symptoms get

2014-04-15 12:30:03

Funding assists amputees with prosthetic care and upgrades not covered by their insurance NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One year after the Boston marathon

2014-04-10 16:22:44

PHOENIX, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of the 20(th) anniversary of Celebrity Fight Night, the

2014-04-09 12:31:15

New Indications and Demand for Replacement Devices Will Drive Market Expansion, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision

2014-04-08 08:29:47

New Research Documents the Effectiveness of Epidural Stimulation as a Therapy Option for Paralysis; Results Published Today in Brain LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.