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Humans vs robots: Who make better surgeons?

Humans vs robots: Who make better surgeons?

Robotic surgery has increased substantially in the NHS since the first machines were installed a decade ago, and is commonly used for prostate, bladder and kidney removal as well as for cutting out tumours.

Oct 25, 2017, 19:38 PM IST
Men, take note! Here's why you need to ensure your blood donor wasn't pregnant in the past

Men, take note! Here's why you need to ensure your blood donor wasn't pregnant in the past

Women who receive blood transfusions from another woman who was pregnant in the past may not be at risk, the researchers observed.

Oct 18, 2017, 19:15 PM IST
Diabetic kids should use insulin pumps instead of injections: Experts

Diabetic kids should use insulin pumps instead of injections: Experts

The study also looked at one measure of blood sugar known as glycated hemoglobin, which assesses average blood sugar levels over the previous several months. 

Oct 11, 2017, 17:38 PM IST
Exposing children to lead may impact cognitive development: Researchers

Exposing children to lead may impact cognitive development: Researchers

The findings, published by JAMA, showed that children with more than 10 micrograms of lead per decilitre of blood at age 11 had 4.25 points lower intelligence quotients (IQ) at age 38.

Mar 29, 2017, 14:42 PM IST
E-cigarettes linked to high risk of teen smoking

E-cigarettes linked to high risk of teen smoking

About one-third of teens in the US use e-cigarettes as a smoking cessation aid. 

Nov 09, 2016, 08:38 AM IST

Pain, physical function improve after weight-loss surgery

The assessments were conducted prior to surgery and annually thereafter.

Apr 10, 2016, 19:20 PM IST

Study shows higher cancer risk among twins, siblings

In fraternal twins it amounted to a 37 per cent risk of developing cancer if a co-twin was diagnosed.

Jan 06, 2016, 00:37 AM IST

Just one energy drink can up your BP

Energy drink consumption has been associated with serious cardiovascular events, possibly related to caffeine and other stimulants.  

Nov 09, 2015, 10:02 AM IST

Bicycle injuries more dangerous for elderly riders

The incidence of bicycle accidents has increased significantly in the US in recent years, with many serious injuries occurring among riders older than 45.

Sep 03, 2015, 14:52 PM IST

Study links diabetes in pregnancy to higher autism risk

When pregnant women develop gestational diabetes early in pregnancy, their children may face a higher risk of developing autism, researchers said Tuesday.

Apr 14, 2015, 22:48 PM IST

Meds can help people with alcohol use disorders cut drinking

Researchers have said that several medications can help people with alcohol use disorders maintain abstinence or reduce drinking.

May 14, 2014, 18:30 PM IST

Meds can help people with alcohol use disorders cut drinking

Researchers have said that several medications can help people with alcohol use disorders maintain abstinence or reduce drinking.

May 14, 2014, 09:51 AM IST

Diet change boosts survival in men with prostate cancer

Men who ate more healthy fats from vegetables, nuts and olive oil after a diagnosis of prostate cancer saw better survival rates than peers whose diets were unchanged, a US study said Monday.

Jun 11, 2013, 00:13 AM IST