Robot surgery comes to Coventry's University Hospital

Publisher: Coventry Telegraph Date Published: Tue, 14 Oct 2014 21:41:15 -0700 Description: The £1.4million machine – which is a first for Coventry and Warwickshire – offers surgeons greater dexterity and precision for procedures on the prostate, kidney, bowel, throat and…

Doctors Tell All—and It's Bad

Publisher: The Atlantic Date Published: Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:00:00 -0700 Description: For someone in her 30s, I've spent a lot of time in doctors' offices and hospitals, shivering on exam tables in my open-to-the-front gown, recording my medical history…

Handheld U/S beats physical exam for heart abnormalities

Publisher: Medical Xpress Date Published: Tue, 07 Oct 2014 09:41:15 -0700 Description: Manish Mehta, M.D., from Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, and colleagues compared physical examination and HHU in patients referred for a standard echocardiogram for common indications…