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2013-06-27 23:46:17

The Barnes-Jewish Hospital 2012 Report to the Community was released today in its new digital format. This annual publication describes advances in patient care, community involvement and innovative research at Barnes-Jewish Hospital throughout 2012. ST. LOUIS (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Barnes-Jewish Hospital published its first-ever, digital annual report today at annualreports.barnesjewish.org. The 2012 Report to the Community for Barnes-Jewish Hospital focuses on how the organization keeps...

Elderly Clumsiness Brain Changes
2013-06-06 08:01:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Often attributed to age-related decay in vision and physical prowess, incidents of clumsiness in seniors could actually be caused by changes in the brain, researchers from Washington University in St. Louis claim in a new study. Incidents in which older men and women have difficulty reaching for and/or grasping things, such as inability to dial a phone of knocking over a glass while attempting to grab a different object, could be...

2013-04-10 23:02:42

State-of-the-art medical school and integrated transit station will anchor vibrant mixed-use district. Buffalo and New York, NY (PRWEB) April 10, 2013 The University at Buffalo (UB) has unveiled HOK's dramatic design for its new School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences building on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. The seven-story medical school will bring 2,000 UB faculty, staff and students daily to downtown Buffalo and, at more than 500,000-square-feet, will be one of the largest...

2013-04-05 13:15:20

Three Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) students are presenting projects at the Sixth Annual Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU) Conference, a non-partisan project of the William J. Clinton Foundation. This year´s event will be held at Washington University in St. Louis, MO from April 5 to 7. As the only participants from an Israeli university, BGU students Ben Reuveni, Ellie Nowak and Guy Katz will join more than 1,000 students from 300 universities and 75 countries...

Wang's Technology Might Answer A Multitude Of Medical Questions
2013-03-25 15:09:02

Washington University in St. Louis [ Watch The Video Red Blood Cells Bifuracating in Capillary ] In an engineering breakthrough, a Washington University in St. Louis biomedical researcher has discovered a way to use light and color to measure oxygen in individual red blood cells in real time. The technology, developed by Lihong Wang, PhD, the Gene K. Beare Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, could eventually be used to determine how oxygen is delivered to normal and...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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