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3 hrs ago | Science Daily

Space station inspired robot to help heal sick children

The same companies which developed the robotic arms that helped astronauts build the International Space Station have now created a new research platform.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Medicine, Family, Kids, Space

6 hrs ago | Business Journal

Mass. surgeon Dr. Paul Ruggieri writes about what's going wrong in health care in his new book

In his new book, "The Cost of Cutting", Dr. Paul Ruggieri discusses the price of surgery, and why patients need to delve deeper into the why behind their procedures.

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Related Topix: Medicine

6 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

Surgeon botched cancer sufferer back operation

SURGEONS were forced to apologise to a recovering cancer patient who was left in "unnecessary pain and discomfort" after a botched operation on her back.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Travel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel

7 hrs ago | Montreal Gazette

Surgeons unlock secret to treating 'pigeon chest'

Mackenzie Cave, 17, with mother Sue O'Neill, was the first patient in Canada to undergo a new procedure that treats a bony chest protrusion known as pectus carinatum.

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Related Topix: Medicine

8 hrs ago | Lumina News

Reinventing eye surgery

Like the secret headquarters of any comic book superhero, Dr. Alan Brown's MindSkid Labs is tucked away behind the faA ade of this local doctor's Shipyard Boulevard ophthalmic surgery clinic.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Inventions, Science / Technology, Corrective Eye Surgery, Health

10 hrs ago | Stanford

A surgeon battles her own unexpected complications

I first interviewed Stanford surgeon Sherry Wren , MD, a year and a half ago for an article about a course she taught to other surgeons on global health care.

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Related Topix: Medicine

14 hrs ago | Vinton Today

Orthopaedic Surgeon Joins Virginia Gay Hospital

Don't ignore those nagging aches and pains! Too many times people experience long term, chronic, aches and pains in their knees, hips, wrists and shoulders and figure they'll get better over time.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, Drake University, University of Iowa, Marshalltown, IA

19 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Would you donate your FACE? US government classifies the human face ...

The human face has been officially classed as an organ, paving the way for a future where Americans give permission to allow theirs to be donated to a complete stranger.

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23 hrs ago | Philly.com

A way with Mutter

UNLIKE well-known Philadelphia landmarks that bear such famous names as Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson, the Mutter Museum's namesake is a relatively mysterious fellow.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Franklin, PA, Medicine, The Devil in the White City, Books, University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, Entertainment

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Town Talk

Roach: Parathyroid surgery recommendedRoach: Parathyroid surgery...

Dear Dr. Roach: My primary-care doctor sent me to an endocrinologist after my blood test showed that I have high calcium levels in my blood and very low vitamin D levels.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Endocrinology, Osteoporosis, Health

Detroit News

Hyperparathyroidism surgery recommended

Dear Dr. Roach: My primary-care doctor sent me to an endocrinologist after my blood test showed that I have high calcium levels in my blood and very low vitamin D levels.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Osteoporosis, Health

Review of Ophthalmology

Medical Assistant Supervisor

St. Luke's Cataract & Laser Institute is looking to hire an experienced dermatology supervisor to lead our dermatology team.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, The Villages, FL, Tarpon Springs, FL

Daily Mail

'I can finally wear earnings': Girl, 12, mauled by raccoon as a...

'I can finally wear earnings': Girl, 12, mauled by raccoon as a baby celebrates completing two years of reconstructive surgeries Doctors built a new ear for Charlotte Ponce, 12, out of cartilage from her rib cage that was embedded in her forearm for several weeks Ponce's plastic surgeon pierced her new ear and fashioned a makeshift earning for the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Plastic Surgery, Royal Oak, MI

Scotsman.com

Scots to receive robot-assisted surgery by 2015

SCOTTISH PATIENTS are to start receiving hi-tech robot-assisted surgery from the start of next year, it was announced yesterday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Robots, Science / Technology, Prostate Cancer, Health

Digit Magazine

How the Oculus Rift VR headset is helping train the surgeons of tomorrow

A new project aims to teach medical students about surgery through the Oculus Rift.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Science / Technology, Virtual Reality

Courthouse News Service

The Worst Doctor in the World?

After starting his medical career by lying about a felony conviction, things only got worse, a spinal surgeon's former office manager, who also was his patient, claims in one of 28 malpractice lawsuits filed against Dr. Allen Sossan in the past 20 months.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Yankton County, SD, Yankton, SD

Medgadget

Amiigo, a Truly Different Activity Tracker: Medgadget Review

In order to verify the claims made by the company that the device can differentiate between a bench press and a lateral pulldown, Medgadget took the device for a test drive in the gym this past weekend.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA

West Australian

Weighing it up

Unlike lots of plastic surgery, weight-loss procedures are focused first and foremost on improving a patient's long-term physical health.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Horse

Byron Joins Virginia Tech as Large Animal Surgeon

Cinnamon is sound and has dressage quality gaits. Her past life was not the best and she has had abusive riding in her past.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Infectious Diseases

Popular Woodworking

The 9 Principles of Hand Tool Storage, Part 1

If you ever write a book on workbenches or tool chests, be prepared for this question: "Off the record and just between you and me, what's your favorite chest or bench?" The easy way out would be to give them a direct answer: a Dutch Roubo Nicholson with Japanese planing stops and Krenov-style tills.

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Related Topix: Medicine

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