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This week: Surgical robot navigates itself through heart - Is 'Sugar Rush' All In Our Heads? - Preventing burnout - and more.
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A team of bioengineers from Boston Children’s Hospital have recently created a robot that can navigate independently inside the body. This robotic catheter was programmed to maneuver along the walls of an animal heart (swine) with no human guidance in a model of cardiac valve repair. - docwirenews.com
Stationary exercise pedals have been found to be superior to traditional rehabilitation methods for knee replacement patients. - hospitalhealth.com.au
A TGA analysis of pharmaceutical industry sales data found the total number of codeine-containing products supplied in Australia had halved in 2018 compared with the previous four years. - racgp.org.au
The world’s first research hub dedicated exclusively to psychedelics opened on Friday with backing from author and entrepreneur Tim Ferriss. - businessinsider.com.au
Doctors think people with obesity are much less interested in losing weight than they actually are, an Australian-led study has found. - smh.com.au
The meta-analysis from University of Warwick and Humboldt University finds that people get neither a mood boost or an energy boost from sugar, and may even feel lower in the hours after consuming it. - forbes.com
Two Australian organisations have joined forces in a bid to improve remote healthcare delivery and attract more doctors to rural and remote communities across Australia. - healthcareit.com.au
As we deal with more and more information in our practice, we need to understand the systems that provide and store this information. - racgp.org.au
Fast access to critical patient data can mean the difference between life and death. If doctors can’t get the patient’s information they need when they need it, the quality of care can be severely compromised with potentially unpredictable consequences. - healthcareit.com.au
You are your own most important patient — take care of yourself first so you can better help others. - hospitalhealth.com.au
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