Robot to remove cancer father"s prostate in world-first surgery

Robot to remove cancer father's prostate in world-first surgery | UPDATED: 12:30 GMT, 23 March 2012 Stuart Ellis, who has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, says he feels privileged to be the first to undergo the robotic surgery A father-of-two is having pioneering Japanese ‘robot’ surgery in a bid to cure his prostate cancer.

Vaccine that could spare millions the misery and indignity of the winter vomiting bug could be available in just four years

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Needle phobia? Implant no bigger than a memory stick delivers drug doses directly into the blood without need for injections

Needle phobia Implant no bigger than a memory stick delivers drug doses directly into the blood without need for injections A wireless-operated microchip that delivers drugs to the bloodstream has been successfully tested on patients for the first time.