da Vinci Medical Robot used by Seattle Doctor to...
Dr. James Porter, medical director of robotic surgery at Swedish folds a small paper airplane with the da Vinci robot to demonstrate how this device gives surgeons greater surgical precision and dexterity over existing approaches.
Sugar, Milk and Children
Sources 1.The Harvard School of Public Health has shown that there’s strong evidence that sugar-sweetened drinks contribute to the development of type 2 diabetes. 2. The National Dairy Council says that on average, an 8 ounce serving of chocolate milk contains about 4 teaspoons of added sugar. You can read their Flavoured Milk in Perspective report here. 3. There’s been a 10-fold increase in...
Better medicine through iPad.
See the full gallery on Posterous In the mid-1950s, a Minneapolis-based electrical engineer named Earl Bakken developed a wearable, battery-powered pacemaker — a device that would soon transform countless lives. Since then Bakken’s company, Medtronic, has become a world leader in medical equipment and therapies for cardiovascular, neurological, and musculoskeletal disorders, chronic...
Airport security scans: What would your doctor do?
Good read - author talking with a Doctor about Airport security scans. http://www.cnn.com/2011/HEALTH/03/31/ep.airport.scanners/index.html?iref=allsearch