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Metamaterial uses light to control its motion

Researchers have designed a device that uses light to manipulate its mechanical properties. The device, which was fabricated using a plasmomechanical metamaterial, operates through a unique mechanism that couples its optical and mechanical resonances, enabling it to oscillate indefinitely using energy absorbed from light.
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Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, New York, has purchased a da Vinci robot to join their team of gynecologists. It will remove tumors from uteruses and treat pelvic issues.
Nicotinamide mononucleotide - found in broccoli - was found to prevent laboratory mice from physical signs of ageing, researchers from Washington University, St Louis, found.
HealthDay News Where in the colon a cancer develops could affect a patient's chances for survival, a new report finds.
YANGON (Reuters) - A pregnant foreign woman in Myanmar's largest city Yangon has been diagnosed with Zika, the first case of the mosquito-borne virus in the southeast Asian country, state-owned Myanma
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Dennis Thompson, HealthDay News Americans are dismayed by sharp hikes in pharmaceutical prices, and increasingly support price caps on drugs, according to the latest HealthDay/Harris Poll.
Ryan MaassPITTSBURGH, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Next-generation gene-editing technology may be able to treat genetic blood disorders such as sickle cell disease, scientists say.
The labels on prescription testosterone will now carry a new warning about the serious health risks that have been linked with abuse of these products. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announce
A yearlong study of female nursing home patients who took high-dose cranberry capsules showed no reduction in urinary tract infections.
This story originally appeared in Capital & Main. Sign up for email alerts from Capital & Main. There is a fiercely fought and extremely expensive political battle raging in California over
Having healthy teeth and gums reduces the bad bacteria in the mouth that causes the lung infection, researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, found.
Every activity that we engage in has benefits and potential problems or risks that accompany it. Likewise, sleep has benefits to our health and well being and problems that can occur when we lack suff
MUMBAI (Reuters) - The head of an Indian drugs industry lobby group on Thursday said media reports linking pollution in some lakes and rivers to factories making antibiotics were not accurate and that
(Reuters Health) – Patients and families state that they value comfort, having time with family and death not being prolonged, but these values often don’t align with the treatment they expect at the
UK's first national sperm bank stops recruiting donors after less than two years after its launch.
Five doctors tell the BBC how low morale affects them, and their patients, after the General Medical Council warned of a "state of unease" within the profession.
There was no significant difference in signs of a urinary tract infection in participants who were given either cranberries or a placebo, Yale School of Medicine, Connecticut, researchers found.
Ryan MaassPHILADELPHIA, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Competition is a stronger motivator for exercise than friendly support, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania found in a study.
Tilly Sawford, from Nottingham, was given just a five per cent chance of survival after suffering 86 per cent burns when she was just 15-months-old. Doctors also said she would never walk again.
The sleeves and pockets of the scrubs were most contaminated with antibiotic resistant bacteria, researchers from Duke University Medical Centre, North Carolina, found.
Knowingly transmitting a dangerous virus may sound drastic but two leading US transplant centers are betting the strategy will save lives - if new medications to cure hepatitis C work.
LONDON (Reuters) - The United Nations' shipping agency on Thursday set global regulations to limit the amount of sulfur emissions from vessels which will come into force from 2020.
A growing number of Canadian parents have had their kids undergo baseline testing for concussions prior to the start of the season for contact sports
Ryan MaassSALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Researchers at the University of Utah Health Sciences have identified potential drugs for treating brain cancer in children.
VISSO, Italy (Reuters) - Earthquakes caused widespread damage and terrified residents in central Italy overnight but killed no one, two months after a strong quake left nearly 300 dead and razed villa
1. Reunites You with Your Car Keys Memory-training exercises? Sure -- or you could meditate/visualize/yoga your way to improved cognition, according to a small study of older adults. 2. Turns
The story of how "Patient Zero" and AIDS arrived in New York in 1979 and triggered the epidemic in North America has been told so many times, it's become an accepted truth
Aetna’s net income rose nearly 8% to $603.9 million in the third quarter thanks to strong government business growth including expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
Shutterstock Diabetes is a dangerous disease, putting people at risk for heart attack, stroke, kidney failure, blindness, amputation…plenty of serious stuff. Fortunately, pills and injections can redu
In my last Forbes article, I highlighted the shortcomings of some recent, highly touted medical devices and technology “breakthroughs.” A recent JAMA article underscored that point, documenting the fa
There are many hearing aid manufactures like Miracle-Ear, Beltone, ReSound, ZOUNDS and Oticon, but the Signia Pure hearing aids are a revelation in technology-driven innovation. Much like Tesla Motors
Some buttons, such as the door-close button on an elevator, are mere artifices — placebos that promote an illusion of control but in reality do not work.
The Polish woman, known only as Joanna, had 80 per cent of the skin on her face transplanted in a 23-hour operation in 2013 after neurofibromatosis left her with huge benign tumours.
Vivek Ramaswamy's Myovant Sciences, formed in April, raised $218 million by selling stock at $15 a piece and will trade on the New York Stock Exchange.

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UPDATE 1-Britain will leave the single market-UK minister for Scotland

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BRIEF-Bank of America declares quarterly dividend of $0.075/share

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