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Tiny eye telescope brings back a world of sight
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment that could help millions of older adults who are nearly...
His ailing heart was in the right place
Jim Meis' survival following a heart attack in March is the story of a community with a rare combination of medical...
Use of surgical robots on rise in South Florida operating rooms
At South Miami Hospital, 19 surgeons are on track to perform more than 1,000 robotic surgeries this year. Since its...
More Americans using high-tech medicine, CDC finds
A report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that the use of high-tech medical tests and...
Doctors tout NanoKnife for easy tumor removal
Surgical doctors are touting the use of NanoKnife for tumor removal. The device is a new use of nanotechnology, the...
Web Exclusive: Instant Information: The Real Appeal of Social Networking
For people who have followed the evolution of social networking sites, Henry Ford Health System’s use of Twitter...
Simulators can teach old docs new tricks
An $8 million center in California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco is using lifelike robots and other...
Surgical instruments shrink to fit tiny patients
Spurred on by smaller instruments and wider acceptance by doctors, minimally invasive surgery is now common in children...
Magazine: Future Tense
Future Tense examines emerging technologies that may shape the future of care delivery.
Prepping robots to perform surgery
Robots are a fast-growing, diversifying $1 billion segment of the medical device industry. For example, many urologists...