Medical Malpractice News

robotic surgery machine
8Feb, 2019

Robotic Surgery a Reality

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Believe it or not, surgery has been performed by robots since March of 1997. The robot’s name was Mona, after the Mona Lisa, and the surgery that she/it performed was a gallbladder operation. 21 years later, and progress has been strangely slow. As cited by General Surgery Today, experts blame this slowness on a number of factors, including “technological limitations and questions about its applicability” in medical practice.
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Fasting with plate as clock
4Feb, 2019

Could 2019 be the Year of Intermittent Fasting?

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Medical News Today noted in its recent 2018 roundup, one of the site’s most popular topics was intermittent fasting diets. For those who are unfamiliar, an intermittent fasting diet is a diet that includes a regular fasting protocol, where the dieter abstains from all but fluids during a set period of time. And dieters are using this method to gain health benefits that go beyond just fat loss.  
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Military member and doctor
18Jan, 2019

Should Active Duty Military be Allowed to Sue the Military for Malpractice?

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Walter Daniel had already experienced his worst nightmare. His wife, Lt. Rebekah Daniel, who served as a nurse in the military, had just died of severe post-partum hemorrhage just two hours after giving birth to their first child. She died in the same naval hospital where she worked as an active-duty nurse. But worse, because of a little-known piece of legislation, Walter Daniel was prevented from finding out what exactly went wrong in the death of his own wife.
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