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Strictly regulate “surgical robots”

Usage and ChargesThe Hunan Medical Insurance Notice is here!

In clinical operations, surgical robots have multiple technical advantages such as more precision, less trauma, and faster postoperative recovery, which has accelerated the pace of introduction in many large hospitals in China. Regrettably, the cost of robotic surgery is high and cannot be covered by medical insurance. Some patients who are limited by economic conditions can only give up.

In order to further standardize the use of surgical robot-assisted operating systems and the charging behavior of medical services, encourage the clinical application of innovative general technologies, give full play to the positive role of cost reduction and efficiency improvement, and guide medical institutions to rationally To apply surgical robotics technology to ensure that medical services match the quality and price charged, the Hunan Provincial Medical Security Bureau issued the “Notice on Regulating the Use and Charging of Surgical Robot Assisted Operating Systems” on September 20, which will be implemented on the same day. (Hunan Provincial Medical Security Bureau)

CEO of Pfizer Inc.

Coronavirus tests positive again

On September 24, local time, Albert Bourla, CEO of Pfizer in the United States, said that he tested positive for the new coronavirus again and is currently asymptomatic. This is the second time he has contracted the coronavirus in less than two months. On August 15, Able was infected with the new coronavirus for the first time. (CCTV News Client)

Nepal confirmed

Nearly 23,000 Dengue Cases

According to the Nepal Bureau of Epidemiology and Disease Control, from the beginning of 2022 to September 23, 2022, a total of 22,988 cases of dengue fever have been confirmed in Nepal, including 29 deaths. At present, 76 of the 77 districts in Nepal are experiencing a continuous increase in dengue fever cases. The most serious area is the third province, where the Kathmandu Valley, the capital of Nepal, is located. Some local experts pointed out that dengue cases may continue to increase until November. (CCTV News Client)

Almost one in five in the U.S.

Infected adults suffer from “coronavirus sequelae”

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released a survey report on “Sequelae of COVID-19”, showing that more than 40% of U.S. adults have been infected with the new crown virus, and 19% of them reported that they still have new crown sequelae, or Called “long new crown” symptoms. The report comes from the “Household Pulse Survey” conducted by federal agencies such as the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US Census Bureau. The data was collected from June 1 to 13. (Xinhua News Agency)

Depression increases dementia risk by 51%

Treatment of depression can help prevent dementia

Recently, the team of Yu Jintai, a professor of neurology at Huashan Hospital Affiliated to Fudan University, and the team of Cheng Wei, a professor of the Institute of Brain-inspired Artificial Intelligence Science and Technology of Fudan University, conducted a cohort of more than 300,000 people. The study found that depression was associated with a 51% increased risk of Alzheimer’s (senile dementia), and the risk of developing dementia was significantly lower among those who were actively treated than those who were not treated. The results have been published in the latest issue of the journal Biological Psychiatry. (Chinese Journal of Science)

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