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iPads ‘as effective as a sedative’ in calming children before surgery

New research suggests that allowing children to use iPads before surgery is at least as effective at lowering anxiety as…

Meet your new surgeon: da Vinci the robot

It is claimed that within 30 years most jobs will be taken over by robots. In fact in the field…

What happens when you donate your body to medical science (and why it matters)

As a medical student it is rare to be able to dedicate a month and a half to one project.…

Spotting lung cancer early is crucial. Here’s what you should know

Britain tends to lag behind other European countries in terms of its cancer survival rates. A few years ago this…