New study says listening to music before, during and after an operation can help reduce pain. Researchers at Queen Mary University of London said the patients who had listened to music had been less anxious after their surgery and had needed less pain relief. They said music had been effective even while patients had been under general anaesthetic. The Department of Health said doctors should consider the findings. The scientists want hospitals to suggest in NHS information leaflets that patients bring music devices and playlists into hospital with them.Read More
The development of robotics and integration into healthcare has enhanced life-saving processes. Robotics is integrated into surgical devices, radio imaging and other treatment methods. Enter Google Arm.Read More
Researchers at Harvard Medical School and University of Houston unveiled new technology that potentially uses magnetic energy. Generated by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner that would navigates milli-sized robots throughout the body.Read More
Colon cancer is an extremely curable disease. Dr. David Rivadeneira, Chief of Colorectal Surgery at Huntington Hospital, spoke about the tremendous strides in the area of colon cancer treatments.Read More
This technique has been limited to single bypass grafts in the left anterior descending coronary artery since it is located at the front of the heart and is therefore more easily accessible endoscopically.