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'Gut sleeve' might one day help sidestep weight-loss surgeries

A study on rats finds that a removable silicone intestinal barrier tube works similarly to far more invasive bariatric surgeries. But will it work in humans?

By October 24, 2013

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Self-propelled gut camera swims in your colon

The Mermaid is a remote-controlled, self-propelled camera that can swim inside your guts to help doctors check for abnormalities.

By June 26, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 1496: Goodbye to the Winklevii (Podcast)

On today's show, why horny Amish guys shouldn't sext while driving their horse and buggies and why somewhere in the world, Martin Short is currently clenching his butt cheeks. Yep, it's a Donald Bell show. Also, ISPs are adopting graduated responses to piracy and Apple gets a patent that may or may not be broad depending on how you define "N."

By June 23, 2011

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Remote-controlled capsule examines stomach

Researchers show their pill-size video capsule--which transmits images wirelessly in real time--is safe, well-tolerated, and feasible for gastric cancer screening.

By January 18, 2011

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Video Scout: For surgeons or James Bond?

BC Tech releases a "medical camera with eyes" that's just 3 millimeters in diameter, features four LEDs, and has 400x400 resolution CCD streaming at 30 frames per second.

By January 11, 2010

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Not your father's colonoscopy

PillCam Colon Capsule Endoscope from Given Imaging

By October 25, 2006