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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 …

Medical Technology

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 …

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 …

Medical Technology

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 …

Google Cardboard

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 California school thinks the device will help students with anatomy, clinical skills, and hospital rotations.<p>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 …

Google Glass

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 …

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

Doctors operating in hospital operating room

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

12 Principles of Asepsis: Paving the Way for Professionalism