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Humans better than robots at surgery

Robots don't always have the upper hand - new studies suggest that humans make better surgeons. As hospitals spend millions on robotics and new technology, studies by Leeds University and Stanford University have revealed that robots used in medical settings ...

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Drawing test detects signs of Parkinson’s

A simple drawing test is being hailed by researchers as the first ever tool to diagnose Parkinson’s disease when there are no obvious physical symptoms. A team at RMIT University has developed new diagnostic software that analyses the way people ...

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ED clinicians to take part in My Health Record pilot

The Australian Digital Health Agency has announced an emergency department My Health Record pilot to develop a model that optimises clinician access to patients' health information, such as medicines, diagnostic test results and GP consultations, that may not otherwise be available ...

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