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Robotic surgery removes hard-to-reach throat cancer


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Robotic surgery has become a mainstream tool for removing an ever-increasing variety of head and neck tumors. Now, a team of surgeons from Mayo Clinic has ... Read more...

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Robotic surgery ‘effectively’ removes hard-to-reach throat cancer


April 30th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): Till now, robotic surgery was considered a mainstream tool for removing an ever-increasing variety of head and neck tumours.But, now a team of head and neck surgeons from ... Read more...

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Nanobubbles ‘can detect and eliminate prostate cancer cells’


September 28th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 28 (ANI): Scientists at Rice University were able to use plasmonic nanobubbles in living organisms to detect and eliminate implanted human prostate cancer cells.Dmitri Lapotko showed that the nanobubbles, generated ... Read more...

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New stem cell therapy to help women regrow breasts after cancer surgery


April 17th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 17 (ANI): A new stem cell therapy developed by Melbourne scientists could help women regrow their breasts after cancer surgery.Doctors at the Bernard O'Brien Institute of Microsurgery will start the ... Read more...

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Aussie man replaces missing thumb with toe!


January 28th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, January 28 (ANI): A man in Australia has attached his left big toe to his hand as a makeshift thumb.Geoff McLaren, a semi-retired gun salesman and firearms inspector, had lost his ... Read more...

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Robotic hand facilitates rhythmic surgery on beating heart


December 11th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 11 (IANS) A computerised 3D model will facilitate heart surgery in synchrony with its beats, thanks to a novel robotic hand. The robotic technology predicts the movement of each heartbeat, enabling ... Read more...

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New technique may help cancer victims regrow their breasts


November 12th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 12 (ANI): Aussie scientists have developed a surgical technique that may allow women to regrow their breasts after undergoing mastectomies.The experimental stem cell breast-growing technique, called Neopec, will allow breast ... Read more...

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New technique offers breast reconstruction, tummy tuck after mastectomy


November 6th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a new plastic surgery technique that offers women the option of breast reconstruction after mastectomy that also provides a tummy tuck.The surgery, ... Read more...

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Pizza tossing art inspires next-gen micro motors


April 28th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): The physics of the perfect pizza toss has been unlocked by Monash University scientists who will use it to design the next generation of micro motors thinner that ... Read more...

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Pizza tossing physics to inspire micro-motor design


April 28th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 28 (IANS) Scientists have unravelled the physics of the perfect pizza toss, which will help them design micro-motors thinner than a human hair. Daniel Liu, a doctoral student supervised by ... Read more...

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Silicon chips could soon repair body tissue


February 4th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Scottish scientists have come a step closer to making the use of silicon chips for repairing damaged tissue a reality.The team from University of Edinburgh have taken ... Read more...

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Laser welding can seal and heal wounds faster than suturing


November 11th, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 11 (ANI): Tel Aviv University researchers in Israel claim to have perfected a technique called laser welding, in which carbon dioxide lasers are used to seal and heal wounds. The ... Read more...

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Laser microscalpel could improve precision of cancer, epilepsy surgeries


June 25th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): The precision of surgeries for cancer, epilepsy and other diseases could soon improve, thanks to a mechanical engineering Assistant Professor at The University of Texas at Austin, ... Read more...

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Study sheds new insights into how lasers cut flesh


November 14th, 2007 - 2:52 am ICT by admin
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New study sheds light on male infertility


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