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 Medical SURVEY: Which of these bizarre allergies do you suffer from? Lifestyle ‘I’m the woman whose terminal breast cancer went into remission after immunotherapy’ Medical 10 reasons you may have insomnia and how fix it Mental health Compulsive video-game playing now classed as mental health disorder News Ever noticed how animated movie baddies always seem to have skin issues? Lifestyle This life coach used rugby to beat depression From our sponsors Tell us of your unusual allergy and stand a chance to win R2 000! WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher! Stand a chance to win an Alpecin product hamper worth R1 500! FLU SURVEY: Stand a chance of winning R2 000 cash! Live healthier The juicing trend » A cup of beetroot juice daily can reduce blood pressure Pomegranate juice protects brain The truth about juicing The juicing trend has been around for decades, but how good is it for you really? Your menstrual cycle » SEE: 14 facts about menstruation you might not know Your diet and PMS 5 period apps that make tracking your menstrual cycle a breeze Know exactly when Aunt Flow is on her way.