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New Male Circumcision Device ‘ShangRing’ Gets WHO Approval With Eye on HIV Prevention

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has approved a new voluntary male circumcision device called ‘SangRing’ that makes an operation redundant with minimal bleeding and disposable. ShangRing, named after its inventor Shang Jianzhong, comes with two concentric plastic rings that lock together over the foreskin and make male circumcision easier and help mostly the HIV prevention program in Africa. The program┬áhas ...

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Joan Rivers died from lack of oxygen to brain during operation: Autopsy Report

US actress Joan Rivers died from cerebral damage caused by lack of oxygen in her blood, a “predictable complication” during a medical procedure, the New York Chief Medical Examiner’s Office has announced. The popular comedienne, performer and TV host died in New York Sep 4, a week after undergoing a minor throat operation that required her to be admitted on ...

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Brain surgery through cheek bone for epilepsy patients possible now

Researchers have developed a robotic device for people suffering from epilepsy that would enter through the cheek bone, thereby avoiding having to drill through the skull besides being much closer to the target area. The device has is a 1.14 mm nickel-titanium needle that operates like a mechanical pencil with concentric tubes, some of which are curved, that allow the ...

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