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Elastic Glue for Heart Surgery Inspired By Slugs
Science & Tech  (tags: interesting, discovery, concept, research, slugs, glue, surgery, design, health )

- 1978 days ago -
Researchers in Boston have developed a medical adhesive they say can seal holes in the heart and other tissue, an advance that could replace the use of staples and sutures to close wounds.
Look No Hands: Robots Perform Delicate Pancreas Transplant in Amazing World First
Science & Tech  (tags: pancreas transplant, Robots, surgery, health )

- 3150 days ago -
Doctors have carried out the world's first robotically-assisted pancreatic transplant on a mother-of-two in Italy.The team from Pisa Hospital performed the operation on a 43-year-old woman who had suffered from type one diabetes for 19 years.........
Dust-Size "Crabs" Can Grab Living Cells (+VIDEO)
Science & Tech  (tags: health, surgery, nanotechnology, study, NewTechnology )

In A Mirr
- 3795 days ago -
After being activated by heat, a crab-like microgripper demonstrates its grabbing skills on a blue bead. The size of a dust particle, the gripper could someday be used in biopsies and surgery, a January 2009 study says.
Fingering the Culprit
Science & Tech  (tags: fingerprints, desorption electrospray ionization, identification, medical targeting, surgery, substance detection, Prosolia, mass spectrometry )

- 3968 days ago -
Your fingerprints can now be analyzed to discover what you've touched. The analyzer that does this - if it can be miniaturized and automated - will also be able to find molecules associated with cancer in the human body.
Pioneering Surgery in Removing Kidney From Donor
Science & Tech  (tags: health, medicine, science, kidney, surgery, laparoscopy )

- 4056 days ago -
A kidney has been removed from a live donor through laparoscopy for the first time in the Clinic of Urology at the Pomerania Medical University in Szczecin. Laparoscopy is most beneficial to the donor than traditional surgery ...
Loyola University Uses Virtual-Reality Video Game to Help Burn Patients Play Their Way to Pain Relief
Science & Tech  (tags: research, study, humans, environment, health, medicine, technology, anxiety, burn, care, injuries, music, pain, patients, surgery, therapy, wound )

- 4110 days ago -
The system has further apps beyond burn care. It's been used to help people overcome phobias & post traumatic stress syndrome.It's also been used in urological procedures,dentistry & to control pain during physical therapy for cystic fibrosis patients.
Hospital Makes 3rd Brain Surgery Mistake
Science & Tech  (tags: doctor, surgery, hospital, patient )

- 4219 days ago -
Rhode Island Hospital has been fined $50,000 and reprimanded by the state Department of Health after its third instance this year of a doctor performing brain surgery in the wrong side of a patient's head. (Nov. 27). Copyright 2007 The Associated Press

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