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Robotically-Assisted Device Cleared for Surgery Use

The device is intended to enhance the accuracy of laparoscopic instruments in manipulation of tissue including grasping, cutting, blunt and sharp dissection, approximation, ligation, electrocautery, suturing, mobilization and retraction in laparoscopic colorectal surgery and laparoscopic gynecological surgery.

Sauna Bathing May Have Blood Pressure Benefits

Compared to those who reported taking 1 sauna per week – using Cox regression analysis that adjusted for age, smoking, body mass index, and systolic blood pressure – the hazard ratio for incident hypertension in those reporting 2-3 and 4-7 sauna sessions was 0.76 (95% CI; 0.57 – 1.02) and 0.54 (95% CI; 0.32-0.91), respectively.