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Cure for insulin-dependent diabetes could be developed within 3yrs


December 19th, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 19 (ANI): A new study by researchers in Sydney has offered fresh hope to patients with insulin-dependent diabetes.Professor Ann Simpson and her team at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), ... Read more...

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Keyhole bowel cancer surgery is safe and effective: Study


November 5th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 5 (ANI): A new research by University of Leeds has suggested that laparoscopic or 'keyhole' surgery is a safe, effective way of removing bowel tumours and should be offered to ... Read more...

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Indian origin surgeon blasts kidney stones, saves boy’s life


September 1st, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) A doctor of Indian origin blasted kidney stones with laser in a highly risky operation and saved a five-year-old boy from certain death. Benjamin White faced death through renal ... Read more...

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Rudd considers legal action on leak claim


August 1st, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug.1 (ANI): Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd is reported to be considering taking legal action against former Foreign Minister Alexander Downer after the latter claimed that the former had ... Read more...

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Hysterectomy via keyhole surgery is best: Study


July 18th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 18 (ANI): A new study by Aussie scientists has shown that women who go for a hysterectomy or removal of ovaries via keyhole surgery are half as likely to suffer ... Read more...

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Human trials of stem cell therapy for osteoarthritis in offing


July 13th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, July 13 (IANS) British scientists are close to carrying out human trials of a pioneering stem cell therapy to treat osteoarthritis, which currently afflicts more than eight million Britons.The ... Read more...

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Manipal hospital introduces ‘Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery’


April 27th, 2010 - 11:43 pm ICT by ANI
Manipal, April 27 (ANI): A Manipal Hospital has introduced their most recent addition to the world of Laparoscopic Urological surgeons, the Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS), for a hi-tech surgery that has ... Read more...

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Simple keyhole heart op could cut stroke risk


December 12th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 12 (ANI): Patients suffering from an irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation can now undergo a simple operation to avoid heart stroke, instead of taking blood-thinning medication, say researchers.The new ... Read more...

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2,500-pound machine strapped around Flintoof’s knee to save his cricket career


August 30th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): England all rounder Andrew Flintoff is praying that the 2,500 pound machine strapped around his knee will save his cricket career.The Lancashire all-rounder has to strap himself ... 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...

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I don’t known when I will be fit: Flintoff


June 2nd, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff is not sure whether he will be fit in time for the Ashes series starting July 8. Flintoff, who was bought by Chennai Super Kings ... Read more...

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Ponting closely monitoring Flintoff’s rehabilitation


May 26th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 26 (ANI): Australia captain Ricky Ponting is closely monitoring the progress of England all rounder Andrew Flintoff, who played a key role in his team's victory in Ashes 2005 and ... Read more...

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Flintoff may miss World Twenty20 tournament


May 16th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 16 (ANI): England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff is unlikely to be fit for next month's World Twenty20 due to the slow response of his right knee to an operation performed last ... Read more...

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Injured Flintoff could be back in just seven days


April 26th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): England's injured all rounder Andrew Flintoff could be back in just seven days.The injury-jinxed all-rounder will undergo keyhole knee surgery on Monday after tearing his cartilage playing ... Read more...

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Injury forces Andrew Flintoff out of IPL tournament


April 24th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, April 24 (ANI): Andrew Flintoff has returned to his home from the Indian Premier League to undergo surgery on a torn meniscus in his right knee, a Cricinfo.com report stated. ... Read more...

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Flintoff flies home for knee surgery


April 24th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, April 24 (IANS) Andrew Flintoff's stint with Chennai Super Kings has been cut short as the England all-rounder has flown back home to undergo a knee surgery. After Flintoff complained of discomfort ... Read more...

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UK’s first keyhole surgery to replace worn out heart valve completed


April 6th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 6 (ANI): Surgeons at King's College Hospital in London have for the first time in Britain achieved a breakthrough in replacing a worn out prosthetic heart valve with a new ... Read more...

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Laser op can end that stinky sweat from armpit for good


March 9th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 9 (ANI): British surgeons are offering to permanently treat excessive armpit perspiration with the aid of a new 60-minute laser operation. The Laser Sweat Ablation service, launched on Monday, ... Read more...

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Now, a brain-boring surgical robot inspired by wasps


January 22nd, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): Inspired by the mechanism used by wasps to dig through wood, scientists have now developed a brain-boring robot that burrows its way through tissue, paving way for ... Read more...

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Microbots to help surgeons negotiate arteries


January 21st, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 21 (IANS) Researchers are creating microbots to simplify complex surgical procedures to treat stroke victims, hardened arteries or arterial blockages.They are giving finishing touches to these microbots, four of which ... Read more...

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Tiny robotic submarine in blood to help operate on stroke victims


January 20th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Researchers from Monash University have developed micro-motors that can drive around the body and even into the delicate structures of the brains of stroke victims to carry ... Read more...

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Meet the musician whos been having unrelenting hiccups for 22 months!


January 5th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Musician Christopher Sands has suffered from hiccups every day for the past 22 months, and they show no sign of stopping.Sands has struggled to sleep, eat ... Read more...

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Early surgery beneficial for people with persistent heartburn


November 9th, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
!-- NO IMAGE -- London, Nov 9 (ANI): A new research has suggested that people with persistent heartburn should be considered for early surgery to prevent a lifetime of popping pills.The surgery ... Read more...

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Bug-eye-inspired camera has six times the field of view of conventional ones


October 31st, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 31 (ANI): A tiny bug-eyed camera, which provides a field of view six times that of the conventional camera, has been tested by researchers at a defence company in ... Read more...

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Oz govt to pay for weight-loss surgery


August 3rd, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 3 (ANI): In a bid to tackle growing obesity rates, the Australian government has decided to dish out money for natives weight-loss surgeries.According to Fairfax, over 8000 lap-banding surgeries ... Read more...

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Former Pak leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed to undergo knee surgery


July 6th, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
London , July 6 (ANI): Former Pakistan leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed will undergo right knee surgery on Monday.Officials of the Sussex County Cricket Club for whom Mushtaq plays during the English cricket ... Read more...

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Soon, scar-free surgery that removes organs via patients mouth


April 13th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 13 (ANI): Imagine a surgery, which involves no visible scars and needs hardly any recovery time. Well, such a procedure will soon be a possibility if a leading surgeon ... Read more...

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Briton delivers world’s first baby after keyhole surgery in womb


November 14th, 2007 - 5:41 pm ICT by admin
London, November 14 (ANI): A Briton has become the first woman in the world to give birth following keyhole surgery on her womb. Sarah Wiffen was operated in January, after she was ... Read more...

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Honey may be the best remedy for healing wounds


November 14th, 2007 - 2:26 am ICT by admin
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