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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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Eating red meat linked to kidney failure risk

(Reuters Health) - Red meat may take a toll on the kidneys that increases risk for kidney disease and eventually kidney failure, a large study suggests.

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Boston Scientific's sales beat on demand for heart devices

Boston Scientific Corp reported better-than-expected quarterly sales as it sold more of its heart devices and revenue from its troubled cardiac rhythm management business increased.

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AstraZeneca helped by new drugs as cholesterol pill fades

LONDON Generic competition to cholesterol buster Crestor in the U.S. market pushed second-quarter core earnings down by nearly a third at drugmaker AstraZeneca, which is now banking on new cancer medicines to revive its fortunes.

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Florida identifies two more Zika cases not related to travel

CHICAGO The Florida health department said on Wednesday it was investigating another two cases of Zika not related to travel to a place where the virus is being transmitted, raising the possibility of local Zika transmission in the continental United States.

U.S., Jul 27 2016

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