Obstetrics & gynaecology

New robot will provide surgical assistance in uterine operations

A team of researchers from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV), belonging to the Institute of Automation and Industrial Informatics (AI2), has developed a gynecological surgical assistance robot for uterine operations.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Elders in Rwanda need leaders' support to face old age, study finds

Rwanda's Government should investigate how leaders can honor and support older people who – despite making a valuable contribution to society across their lifetimes – face intense poverty in old age due to lack of water, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Equatorial Guinea quarantines four from China over virus fears

Equatorial Guinea has quarantined four travellers who arrived from Beijing, the government said on Wednesday, in one of the first such measures by an African country since the outbreak of the new coronavirus.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Researchers create app to help stressed-out caregivers

A group of University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers have developed an app-based pilot project to help relieve stress and offer support to caregivers of people with Alzheimer's or dementia.

Medical research

Artificial nerve cells could cure chronic diseases

With its promise to bring new insights into the diagnosis and treatment of conditions as varied as cancer, cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases, bioelectronic medicine is now in the spotlight. Bringing together various ...

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