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This week: World first robotic interventional brain surgery - How do we make sure blood donors choose to do it more than once? - The case for intergenerational care - and more.
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In November, the Neuro Interventional Radiology team at the University Health Network’s (UHN) Toronto Western Hospital took the first step towards enabling greater access to stroke treatment by performing the first-in-human robot-assisted neuro interventional procedure, with a remote operation system. - hospitalnews.com
People who donate blood are a little like superheroes: in under an hour they can save three lives. But how people feel about giving blood — before, during and after their donation — is complicated, and it can stop people from going back to donate again. - abc.net.au
Scientists in Canada have identified a new compound that has killed even the toughest types of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in lab tests. - forbes.com
In a society where more older Australians are feeling lonely and isolated, could interactions with young children have a permanent place in aged care? - hospitalhealth.com.au
The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and National Boards have released a new guide to help registered health practitioners understand and meet their obligations when using social media and avoid common pitfalls. - anmj.org.au
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