Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 18 July 2016 A surgical robot called STAR Robots may be taking over the hospital operating theatres of the future. But don’t worry – they’ll be well qualified to do so. A surgical robot called STAR (for ‘Smart Tissue Autonomous Robot) has recently outperformed human surgeons in stitching the small intestines of pigs back together. Its sutures were more evenly spaced, accurate and durable than those created by its human counterparts. The scientists who created STAR believe that it will one day be possible to build smart robots capable of performing complete surgical procedures without help from people. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news News Thank you for caring Lifestyle Is vulvodynia the reason your vagina is burning like crazy? Medical How to recognise and combat your smoking triggers Medical 5 natural ways to treat ringworm News Yet another selfie? You might be a narcissist Medical All that social media may boost loneliness, not banish it From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Quit smoking » How to beat triggers that make you crave a cigarette You need to learn how to beat the behavioural, environmental and emotional triggers if you want to succeed in quitting smoking. Hygiene » Your showerhead may be bathing you in germs You probably think showering will wash away dirt and germs, but your showerhead might dump nasty bacteria on you instead that may cause lung infections.