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Kokilaben hospital in Mumbai gets robotic arm for surgeries


June 10th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) Advanced medical techniques took a great leap forward in India with the arrival of a robotic arm for assisting in surgeries at the prestigious Kokilaben Dhirubhai ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Chinese retailer fined over $200,000 for duping customers


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 23 (IANS) A Shanghai-based luxury furniture retailer has been fined nearly 1.5 million yuan (around $212,000) in China, months after he was found to have duped customers about ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Leave Mona Lisa’s remains in peace, pleads royal relative


April 29th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 29 (ANI): A royal descendant of the Italian noblewoman said to be the model for the Mona Lisa has insisted her remains should be left in peace as art historians ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Frozen ovary tissue put back into infertile woman


March 28th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 28 (IANS) A woman, who become infertile after chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer, has had frozen ovary tissue inserted back into her by a robot in a pioneering ... Read more...

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Brit woman is world’s first to have frozen ovary tissue implanted back


March 28th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): A British woman, who suffered breast cancer and was left infertile after undergoing chemotherapy, has become the first in the world to have frozen ovary tissue inserted back ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now women’s body shape to be classed as Da Vinci, Rembrandt or Rubens


March 8th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 8 (ANI): A study has recommended that women's body shape should no longer be compared to pieces of fruit, but should instead be classed according to the work of iconic ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Do you gesture while talking? It helps


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Talking with your hands can trigger images that help solve complex problems bearing on spatial visualisation, an important skill for both students and professionals. Spatial visualisation is the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

World’s first robot-assisted pancreas transplant performed


November 4th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) 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 ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

New robotic head and neck cancer surgery preserves speech sans scarring


September 8th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 8 (ANI): Doctors have developed an incisionless robotic surgical procedure that would allow patients to get certain head and neck cancer tumours removed without visible scarring, while preserving speech and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, ’scarless’ thyroid surgery


November 25th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): Scientists from Tulane University School of Medicine have developed a novel surgical technique that would help remove all or a portion of the thyroid or parathyroid glands without ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

First photo of Michael Jackson’s tomb released


November 10th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): The mystery surrounding Michael Jackson's final burial site has finally come to an end with the first publicly-released photo of the King of Pop's tomb.The Thriller hitmaker, ... Read more...

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Meet the man whose prostate cancer has been treated by a robot


July 1st, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): Taking a big leap in the fight against prostate cancer, doctors have for the first time treated a British patient using a surgical robot.Jeremy Lineham, 48, of Chichester, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Surgeon removes kidney, prostate through single, small incision


April 25th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): A surgeon has become the first US national to use the da Vinci Surgical System robot to remove a patient's cancerous kidney and cancerous prostate through a single, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Johny Depp to be paid PS32m to play Jack Sparrow again!


October 6th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 6 (ANI): Actor Johnny Depp, best known for his famous portrayal of Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean series, will be paid a staggering 32 million pounds ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Bulgaria opens first robotized gynaecology clinic in Balkans


February 29th, 2008 - 12:01 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Sofia, Feb 27 (Xinhua) Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov opened Wednesday the first robotized gynaecology clinic in Southeast Europe in northern Bulgarian city of Pleven, Sofia News Agency reported. According to the report, ... Read more...

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