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We asked an exercise scientist how long it takes to get 'out of shape' — and his answer is surprising

But once you do achieve your fitness goals and get to what you consider to be "in shape," what happens if you start slacking? How long does it take for negative results to start creeping in.<p>The answer: much sooner than you think.<p>We spoke recently to Shawn Arent, an exercise scientist at Rutgers …

Australian Doctors Transplant 'Dead' Hearts In Surgical Breakthrough

Until now, doctors have relied on using the still-beating hearts of donors who have been declared brain dead, often placing the recovered organs on ice and rushing them to their recipients.<p>But Sydney's St Vincent's Hospital and the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute have developed a technique …

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

Surgical Cut Suit | Strategic Operations

Features Unique to the Cut Suit:<p>The system can be worn during even intensely physical scenarios at the Point of Injury (POI)<br>• The system weighs …

Medicine

The Microscopic Future of Surgical Robotics

Chances are, you aren’t, and never will be, an astronaut. So the recent revelation that NASA is funding the development of a somewhat gruesome-sounding surgical bot—a fist-size contraption that would enter a patient’s gas-engorged abdomen to staunch bleeding or remove a ruptured appendix—isn’t …

This High-Tech Surgical Implant Is Hand-Woven On a Wooden Loom

You're looking at an amazing medical advancement, a protective patch that guides the way cells heal after shoulder surgery. It's made from …

University of Oxford

Surgical Knots | How to Tie Surgical Knots | Animated Surgical Knots

Surgical Knots<p>Surgical Knots<p>Welcome to Surgical Knots<p><b>Introduction:</b> We introduced this section partly to accompany our research on surgical knots …

Boston 9-year-old back to playing violin after brain surgery

<b>BOSTON (AP) >></b> Sophie Fellows's left arm shook as she drew the bow across her violin, but when the music therapist asked if she was too tired, …

Western Massachusetts

Supreme Court Refers Italian Marine's Plea to Another Bench

<b>New Delhi:</b> The Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice of India HL Dattu today referred to another bench a plea of Massimiliano Latorre, one of …