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Medical machinery

A University of Calgary neuroscientist is leading the way in the field of robotic surgery, writes Allan Maki<p>Larry Doherty was in good hands, steady hands, like the metal ones you can find on an automaker's assembly line. The 64-year-old bean salesman from Bow Island, Alta., had come to the …

The Surgeon Will Skype You Now

The tech for surgeons to operate on patients from hundreds or even thousands of miles away has been possible for over a decade. But will it ever become commonplace?<p>The surgeon, who has spent 15 minutes gently tearing through tissue, suddenly pauses to gesture ever-so-slightly with his tiny …

Royal Surrey named first robotic epicentre in UK – Royal Surrey County Hospital

Royal Surrey County Hospital has been named as the UK’s first epicentre for training in robotic surgery.<p>The Trust has been recognised by Intuitive …

Robots could be the future of medicine after hospital uses them to carry out invasive surgery

A hospital where surgeons use robots to carry out invasive operations on patients has been commended by experts in medical fields, who have hailed …

A robot will likely assist in your future surgery

Dr. Umamaheswar Duvvuri has used a snake-like robot to perform more than a half dozen throat surgeries over the past month. Simply put, the robot is …

How a Newcastle robotic doctor saved the life of a grateful Ponteland granddad

A granddad has told how his life had been saved by a robot doctor after he was diagnosed with kidney cancer.<p>Ian Chapman, 58, will feature on TV on …

Grandparents

USC Institute of Urology shares robotic surgery expertise in India | Keck School of Medicine of USC

The USC Institute of Urology led a recent urology symposium at the Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Center, located in …

A Clever Way to Reduce Part Count While Increasing Efficiency

BYU's practical design applications for origami<p>We think of flatpacking practices as being the domain of furniture manufacturers. Compressing a large …

Watch the first live VR surgery stream on April 14th

Virtual reality has already been used to assist with surgery, and now it's giving you a chance to see that surgery as it happens. Medical Realities says it'll host the first live VR stream of surgery on April 14th, using a 360-degree camera to show the entire operating table. You'll only need the …

Caitlyn Jenner Admits She's 'Not Comfortable' With Gender Confirmation Surgery — Watch The Emotional I Am Cait Clip

<b>Caitlyn Jenner</b> has made quite a bit of progress throughout her journey into womanhood over the past year.<p>Now, the former Olympian is at another …

Google Glass handed out to medical students at UC Irvine

The fledgling Google Glass is slowly working its way into the mainstream, and one place that people should get used to seeing the device is in hospitals.<p>Several medical institutions have already been testing the computer-enabled eyeglasses to see if the devices enhance doctors' work. But the School …

UHSm in femoral hernia repair

Wound Care after Surgery PostCare Patient Education

Sterile Dressing Change Procedure [Updated February 2013]

Trigger Finger Release Wound Site

81% of Consumers are Unsatisfied with their Healthcare Experience, According to a New Study by Prophet and GE Healthcare Camden Group

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As healthcare providers scramble to adapt to changing government regulations, growing consolidation pressures, and the …

GE Healthcare

Study: Surgery, anesthesia not linked to cognitive impairment

ODENSE, Denmark, March 1 (UPI) -- While there are risks for older people who have surgery, researchers in Denmark found in a large study of twins the …

Aseptic Technique

The Sterile Field in the Operating Room (Don't Touch That, Son!)

12 Principles of Asepsis: Paving the Way for Professionalism