NHS hails next generation of surgical robots to help treat bowel cancer | ITV News

Next generation surgical robots have been hailed by doctors as “a leap forward in surgical precision” in the UK. Western General Hospital in Edinburgh was first to use the new Versius robotic arm technology in Europe, followed by Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Trust in Buckinghamshire. The tool is used to perform minimal access surgery … Read more NHS hails next generation of surgical robots to help treat bowel cancer | ITV News

Burned out doctors or broken system? | The Stream

First, do no harm. The main tenet of the Hippocratic Oath doctors take when beginning their career to care for patients. But what happens when they have to navigate roadblocks that prevent them from putting patients first? Issues of insurance, electronic medical record-keeping, litigation, and budgets mean many doctors face as much time filling out … Read more Burned out doctors or broken system? | The Stream

Patient plays the violin during brain surgery to remove tumor | ABC News

A patient at a British hospital played Mahler and Gershwin on the violin while surgeons removed a tumor from her brain, so doctors could preserve her ability to play music. She left the hospital 3 days later and hopes to return to the symphony soon. https://abcn.ws/2SGY9mp SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://www.youtube.com/ABCNews/ Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ … Read more Patient plays the violin during brain surgery to remove tumor | ABC News

Bye bye low-skilled workers: The future of Britain’s ‘immigration revolution’

IN THE PAPERS – Wednesday, February 19: The race to find a successor to Angela Merkel’s successor as head of the CDU party heats up. Also, the UK unveils its controversial points-based immigration system. The mainly Mormon US state of Utah moves to decriminalise polygamy. And doctors operating on a violinist’s brain tumour ask her to … Read more Bye bye low-skilled workers: The future of Britain’s ‘immigration revolution’

What is 5G? | Start Here

5G sounds promising. This new, super-fast internet connection will let us download an HD movie in seconds. Doctors will be able to perform remote surgery with virtually no lag time. And it’ll make self-driving cars smarter and safer. But there are also suspicions that 5G will expose us to more security breaches, privacy issues and … Read more What is 5G? | Start Here

US sanctions ‘targeting’ patients, say doctors at Iranian cancer hospital

Medical staff at Iran’s top cancer hospital tell FRANCE 24 their patients are paying the price of geopolitical strategies as the country’s health system struggles to cope under crippling US sanctions. The economy tops the agenda as Iran heads to the polls in Friday’s general elections. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live … Read more US sanctions ‘targeting’ patients, say doctors at Iranian cancer hospital

China continues to struggle with rising coronavirus cases

China has announced tough new measures to test all citizens living in Wuhan as the government struggles to keep up with the rising number of coronavirus infections. More than 3,000 health workers have also been infected and on Tuesday the government confirmed the death of one of Wuhan’s most senior doctors. Al Jazeera’s Sarah Clarke … Read more China continues to struggle with rising coronavirus cases

The anguish of not knowing what is wrong with your child | 7.30

Imagine knowing something is wrong with your child but doctors can’t tell exactly what it is. It happens often enough that it has a label – it’s called Syndrome Without A Name – and the kids that land in that category are called SWAN kids. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can … Read more The anguish of not knowing what is wrong with your child | 7.30

China offers firms tax incentives over coronavirus impact

China’s military is sending hundreds of doctors and nurses to Wuhan – the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak as the country grapples with new cases and more deaths. Nearly 2,000 more infections were reported on Sunday, bringing the total on the mainland to more than 71,000. More than 1,770 people have died so far. The … Read more China offers firms tax incentives over coronavirus impact

Coronavirus: Is Britain Ready? | Documentary

Brighton, home to the UK’s first cluster of Coronavirus cases, is feeling the pressure. With schools, doctors surgeries and individual residents taking precautions – there are many urgent questions swirling. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) How deadly is it? How fast can it spread? What are the best precautions? Will we end up responding to it the way … Read more Coronavirus: Is Britain Ready? | Documentary