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2013-11-11 11:00:52

Patients with damaged organs could be helped by new treatments after scientists have discovered how tissues scar.

2013-11-07 23:34:15

The leading, elite audiovisual technology provider, Synergy Media Group, gave back to the community by providing a three-year, $10,000 AV service contract to Pittsburgh’s non-profit organ procurement

2013-10-11 13:10:57

In the United States, Hispanics with kidney failure are less likely than non-Hispanic whites to receive a kidney transplant largely due to their blood type and because of where they live.

2013-10-02 23:02:22

This week NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and The Rogosin Institute celebrate the 50th anniversary of their world-renowned transplant program. New

2013-09-27 23:00:09

A team of surgeons at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center is the first in the country to report a fully laparoscopic hepatectomy—the removal of a portion of the liver—from

2013-08-24 23:01:15

Transparency Market Research published new "Artificial Vital Organs and Medical Bionics Market (Artificial Heart, Kidney, Liver, Pancreas & Lungs, Ear Bionics, Vision Bionics, Exoskeletons,

2013-08-20 17:14:40

People in end-stage kidney failure in need of a kidney transplant are much less likely to be placed on a waiting list for a new kidney or to actually receive a new kidney once on the list if they are unemployed or work part time.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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