U.S. News / Virginia

‘Pill mill’ trial delayed for accused doctor’s surgery

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Court records show the jury trial for a prescription drug ring in Virginia has been rescheduled because the accused doctor involved is having surgery. Richmond Times-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/2qufp1G ) the trial set to begin Wednesday has been rescheduled for Aug. 7 as 61-year-old Dr. Clarence Scranage Jr. will be having kidney … Continue reading

Robot stitches tissue by itself, a step to more automated OR
Science / Technology / Uncategorized

Robot stitches tissue by itself, a step to more automated OR

WASHINGTON (AP) — Getting stitched up by Dr. Robot may one day be reality: Scientists have created a robotic system that did just that in living animals without a real doctor pulling the strings. Much like engineers are designing self-driving cars, Wednesday’s research is part of a move toward autonomous surgical robots, removing the surgeon’s … Continue reading