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New crop of robots to vie for space in the operating room 1:29am EDT

CHICAGO Even though many doctors see need for improvement, surgical robots are poised for big gains in operating rooms around the world.

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IBM steps up efforts in fight against Zika

International Business Machines Corp said on Wednesday it would provide its technology and resources to help track the spread of the Zika virus.

Tech Jul 27 2016

Paraguay reports first cases of microcephaly linked to Zika

ASUNCION Paraguay has recorded its first two cases of babies born with the microcephaly birth defect associated with the Zika virus, health authorities in the South American country said on Wednesday.

Jul 27 2016

Exclusive: Advent, CVC bid for inVentiv ahead of IPO: sources

Buyout firms Advent International and CVC Capital Partners have made offers to acquire inVentiv Group Holdings, a pharmaceutical research firm seeking to go public at a valuation of over $4 billion including debt, people familiar with the matter said.

Jul 27 2016

UK health service under fire over access to hepatitis C drugs

LONDON British health authorities improperly restrict access to expensive new hepatitis C drugs that can cure the liver-destroying disease, patient groups and a leading medical journal charged on Thursday.

Jul 27 2016

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