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NEW ROBOTIC SURGERY ARM APPROVED BY FDA

... robotic arms that can perform the surgery using a variety of surgical tools. The product, the Da Vinci Surgical System, made by Intuitive Surgical, Inc., of Mountain View, Calif., is the first of its kind.The robotic arms, which have a "wrist" built in to the end of the tool, giving surgeons additional mani...

Blood Cells Capable of Regenerating Liver

...known as "master cells" because they can produce a variety of different kinds of cells, might one day be manipulated to create custom-grown organ transplants. "The liver is an incredibly regenerative organ using its own cells," Dr. Neil Theise of the New York University School of Medicine, who led the stud...

Patient’s perception of health status helps in better recover

...month before surgery, patients were assessed for a variety of risk factors. "Assessment included severity of symptoms, coronary artery disease risk factors, short form 36 (SF-36) questionnaire, and social activities questionnaire," the researchers say. They were later given scores on the basis of their own...

Researchers urge caution in using ear tube surgery

...ssed carefully with the doctor," said Paradise. "A variety of factors go into this decision. If you think putting tubes in the child's ears is going to improve developmental outcome at age 3, the answer is: no, it won't." Courtesy : PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (CNN)...

Obesity raises IVF miscarriage risk

...e with IVF. The study looked at the progress of a variety of women and compared this with their body mass index(BMI)- their weight in kilos divided height in metres squared. Women with a BMI of between 30 and 35-obese but not grossly obese had a miscarriage rate after fertility treatment of 27%. Those with...

Eat Vitamin C and stay young

...e raised from 75 to 90 milligrams a day. Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables can more than satisfy the recommended allowance, said Dr. Mark Levine, lead author of a new study supporting the increase for women.'We've been recommending, as have other groups, that both men and women consume at least five...

Role of zinc in development

... development in the unborn baby. It comes from a variety of foods but is most easily absorbed from foods of animal origin such as meat, seafood and poultry. Since iron can interfere with zinc absorption, it would make sense in communities where zinc intakes are likely to be low, to provide a supplement tha...

Diet Can Influence Allergic Skin Reactions

...rious skin care products and perfumes as well as a variety of foods, spices and beverages. Specifically, the 45 patients had allergies to a generic chemical found in many types of foods called balsam of Peru (BOP) and were also allergic to a mix of common chemicals used in fragrances. After eliminating pot...

Emphasis on eating pattern

...ealthiest diets also eat a lot of fruit and a wide variety of foods. The Healthy Eating Index (HEI) is a meas...han those with low scores. They also had a greater variety of foods in their diet. The researchers found that those with the highest HEI scores were older, bet...

Acupuncture can ease cancer

...dy. Although there is evidence that it works for a variety of conditions.// Electroacupuncture also involves inserting needles, but then passing different strengths of electrical current through them.The latest study to back the technique was carried out at the National Institutes of Health in Maryland, US...

Cipro Has Cheaper Cousins to Treat Anthrax

...s and pharmacies, where it is dispensed to treat a variety of diseases, including urinary tract infections. ... main difference is that it's designed to attack a variety of types of germs. It is effective against a wide range of organisms. Doctors sometimes use Cipro wh...

Genes for Vision discovered

... operate only at night - are susceptible to a wide variety of inherited diseases, suchas retinitis pigmentosa and cone-rod dystrophy. The newly identified gene set, which is reported in the journal Cell, could lead to the identification of genes which, when mutated, cause these degenerative diseases. Accor...

Choose your mate

...omislow, put one virgin Drosophila melanogaster, a variety of fruit fly, in a vial with one virgin female.// ...xperiment was carried out on fruit flies of a wide variety of age groups. The scientists measured offspring in terms of their viability, their wing size, asymm...

Broccoli's role against cancer

...he scientists studied sulphoraphane’s effects on a variety of cell types and oxidants in laboratory experiments, they report in a recent issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Sulphoraphane is particularly abundant in three-day-old broccoli sprouts. <br...

Herbs: rich soure of antioxidants

... out on top, she says. Herbs can be consumed in a variety of ways. Some people prefer to dring herb extracts, which can be make by adding herbs to hot water to make potent antioxidant teas.Others use concentrated herbal oils available in some health food stories. Most of us prefer a little dash and sprinkle...

The brain wave

...way of conveying culture. It naturally occurs in a variety of settings, such as learning to play music and sports, or when a mother teaches her daughter how to tie her shoelaces. The monther ties a shoelace and the child follows, trying to imitate the action. We would expect the same kind of lateralised brai...

Herbs: rich soure of antioxidants

... out on top, she says. Herbs can be consumed in a variety of ways. Some people prefer to dring herb extracts, which can be make by adding herbs to hot water to make potent antioxidant teas.Others use concentrated herbal oils available in some health food stories. Most of us prefer a little dash and sprinkle...

AIDS drugs linked to heart attack risk

...nt, including odd rearrangements of body fat and a variety of metabolic abnormalities, such as changes in cholesterol levels. But it was uncertain whether these would eventually lead to extra heart trouble. Some of the strongest evidence of a possible heart risk comes from a promising study. It suggests tha...

Scientists found ancient Human Germ Killer

...al diseases as well. Although human beings have a variety of defensins, the fact that HIV is almost always fatal suggests that none exists for that virus. Although it is not known if the monkey defensin is the reason these animals can be infected with AIDS-like viruses without becoming ill, the UCLA group ...

Dietary advice for diabetes

...f you have diabetes, because they offer a lot more variety and interest than the old high-carbohydrate/low-fat recommendations (though that's still considered a healthy option too)....

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