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Creating safer surgery to save more lives

Surgical procedures save and improve lives worldwide, but the figures on serious complications and deaths are high. Ph.D. student Sindre Hoyland sees ways of reducing these numbers.

Nov 23, 2011
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'Type case' makes sparing use of laboratory animals

Researchers at the University of Twente's MIRA research institute have developed a system which may drastically reduce the use of laboratory animals in science. The system, which is designed to be implanted in laboratory ...

May 16, 2013
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Older Americans are early winners under health law

The quest for health care has been one obstacle after another for many older Americans who lost jobs during the recession. They're unwanted by employers, rejected by insurers, struggling to cover rising medical costs and ...

Feb 17, 2014
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