New medical clip helps surgeons

Gyrx to unveil new medical device: The company has developed a ligation clip technology called Visu-Loc. Doctors now have more options when planning a laparoscopic operation, including removing gall bladders. The potential for fewer complications and less pain sounds like a winning combination.

Scientists are looking at using the technique for permanent birth control for both sexes and for male incontinence.

And most women will be grateful that attention is being paid to the male side of birth control.