Robot helps surgeons treat mouth cancer in just one hour

Robot arm helps surgeons treat mouth cancer in just one hour – and with no scars | UPDATED: 21:46 GMT, 9 June 2012 No pain: Stephan Spiriak was home within a week of having the operation Pioneering robotic surgery is allowing doctors to remove cancer in the mouth without leaving a scar.

Dental filling of the future kills bacteria and regenerates tooth

Open wide! Dental filling of the future kills bacteria and regenerates tooth Filling contains calcium phosphate nanoparticles that rebuild tooth minerals | UPDATED: 09:44 GMT, 4 May 2012 The dreaded trip to the dentist to replace a worn-out filling could soon be a thing of the past, thanks to a dental breakthrough.

Grubby changing rooms and embarrassment at getting sweaty in front of boys mean PE lessons are putting girls off exercise for life

Grubby changing rooms and embarrassment at getting sweaty in front of boys mean PE lessons are putting girls off exercise for lifeHalf complained they were ‘forced’ into doing team sports, such as hockey and netballA third said PE was geared towards the sportiest and a fifth ‘felt like their body was on show' By Katherine Faulkner PUBLISHED: 00:56 GMT, 2 May 2012 | UPDATED: 06:52 GMT, 2 May 2012 Struggling to stick to your fitness regime Instead of blaming a long day or hectic schedule, it seems you may need to look a little further back in time.

Pupils as young as ELEVEN being given advice on how to quit smoking

Pupils as young as ELEVEN being given advice on how to quit smokingThis is despite the legal smoking age in the UK being 16 Health charity welcomes the move but says school must also offer preventative classes | UPDATED: 13:10 GMT, 21 March 2012 Controversial: Honywood Community Science School in Coggeshall, Essex is offering counselling and advice on quitting smoking to pupils aged just 11.

Medical marijuana without the memory loss

Dude, where's my medicine Prescription marijuana without the memory loss on the horizon The cannabis plant has pain-relieving properties but can also increase the risk of memory problems and psychosis Marijuana is commonly used for pain relief in many U.S states, but has regrettable side-effects such as making you forgetful.