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Indian Origin Researcher creates  FlexDex, a low cost robotic arm for surgeries
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Indian Origin Researcher creates FlexDex, a low cost robotic arm for surgeries

The technology is based on US National Science Foundation-funded engineering research and is being commercialised by FlexDex Surgical.

Facebook removes accounts with fake child-cancer posts
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Facebook removes accounts with fake child-cancer posts

Facebook has deleted two accounts following a complaint from a mother of a three-year-old, whose stolen photos were being falsely used to claim he had cancer.

Surgical robots will not replace surgeons any time soon: experts
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Surgical robots will not replace surgeons any time soon: experts

A Surgical Robot is especially suitable for complicated surgeries and situations needing reconstruction of body parts.

Apple iPad acts as a better sedative than medical means before surgery: Research
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Apple iPad acts as a better sedative than medical means before surgery: Research

When Apple made iPad, little did the US tech giant realise that the popular device may work as real-world sedative for kids before surgeries.

Rio Olympics 2016: Saina Nehwal to undergo knee surgery on Saturday
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Rio Olympics 2016: Saina Nehwal to undergo knee surgery on Saturday

At a time when the whole nation was celebrating P.V. Sindhu's historic silver medal feat at the Rio Olympics, London games bronze medallist Saina Nehwal announced on Friday that she will go under the knife for her troublesome right knee on Saturday.

Draft plan makes Europe's robots as
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Draft plan makes Europe's robots as "electronic persons"

Europe's growing army of robot workers could be classed as "electronic persons" and their owners liable to paying social security for them if the European Union adopts a draft plan to address the realities of a new industrial revolution.

Toddler dies as oxygen mask supplies anaesthetic agent at Indore
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Toddler dies as oxygen mask supplies anaesthetic agent at Indore

A one-year-old boy, who became critical after his overhead mask supplied anaesthetic agent instead of oxygen during a surgery, died at the state-run Maharaja Yashwantrao (MY) hospital

Nehra to undergo knee surgery after injury suffered during IPL
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Nehra to undergo knee surgery after injury suffered during IPL

Veteran India seamer Ashish Nehra will soon undergo a surgery to treat a "high-grade tendon injury" he had suffered on his right knee during an Indian Premier League match earlier in May.

Days of sutures past: US man's penis operation highlights future of organ transplants
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Days of sutures past: US man's penis operation highlights future of organ transplants

A 64-year-old cancer patient has received the US' first penis transplant in a groundbreaking operation

Robot surgery on soft tissue tested on pigs
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Robot surgery on soft tissue tested on pigs

US doctors show that soft tissue surgery can soon be performed entirely by a robot on humans, putting surgery one step closer into the realm of machines.

Chiranjeevi may need to undergo another surgery; 'Kaththi' remake on hold
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Chiranjeevi may need to undergo another surgery; 'Kaththi' remake on hold

Megastar Chiranjeevi, who underwent a surgery on his right shoulder last month, is expected to be operated on his left shoulder next month

Tiger Woods can't even sit in pain? Angry agent slams reports as 'false'
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Tiger Woods can't even sit in pain? Angry agent slams reports as 'false'

Twitter posts from two different handles suggest Tiger Woods is facing problems in his rehabilitation

Faulty gall bladder operation kills woman: Mumbai doctor told to pay Rs 23 lakh
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Faulty gall bladder operation kills woman: Mumbai doctor told to pay Rs 23 lakh

A Mumbai doctor on Friday was ordered to pay a compensation of Rs 21 lakh to the kin of the woman who died after developing septicemia after a routine surgery to remove gallbladder stones by endoscopic retrograde cholangio pancreatography in 2001.

Former US president Jimmy Carter says he has cancer, revealed by recent surgery
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Former US president Jimmy Carter says he has cancer, revealed by recent surgery

Former President Jimmy Carter announced he has been diagnosed with cancer in a brief statement issued on Wednesday.

Patient dies after doctor leaves due to panic attack, replacement punctures wrong lung
Mumbai

Patient dies after doctor leaves due to panic attack, replacement punctures wrong lung

Yet another 65-year-old patient died in a hospital in Mumbai when a doctor operating on him had a panic attack and the replacement doctor made a mistake.

In a first in Maha, green corridors created in Pune and Mumbai for heart transplant
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In a first in Maha, green corridors created in Pune and Mumbai for heart transplant

In a first in the state, green corridors created in Pune and Mumbai helped a 22-year-old patient in Mulund's Fortis hospital receive a heart from a brain dead woman in Pune's Jehangir hospital within 60 minutes.

Eight-year old Zion Harvey becomes first child to receive double hand transplant
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Eight-year old Zion Harvey becomes first child to receive double hand transplant

In the world's first successful double hand transplant on a child, US doctors have successfully transplanted donor hands and forearms onto eight-year-old Zion Harvey whose own were amputated several years ago.

Brazil legend Pele discharged from hospital after surgery
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Brazil legend Pele discharged from hospital after surgery

Brazil soccer legend Pele has been discharged from hospital after back surgery.