Virtual reality headset reduces children’s fear of needles The scenario is all too familiar for the majority of parents. The crying, the screaming and the tantrums as they try to coax their children into the doctor’s office for routine immunizations. … Continue reading Are you afraid of shots?
How Does Medical Virtual Reality Make Healthcare More Pleasant? Although the use of virtual reality in healthcare is not widespread yet, the technology holds great promise. Goldman Sachs estimated in its 2016 report that 8 million physicians and medical technicians … Continue reading Study the human body
How Virtual Reality is Changing Medicine Jesse Levine was born with a congenital heart defect where the valves in her heart were reversed. It’s a serious medical condition—she has had a pacemaker since she was two years old—that has required … Continue reading From virtual hearts to immersive battlefields
Doctors are saving lives with VR Earlier this year, inside a cramped, windowless corner office at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, I put on a virtual reality headset and tried to save a little girl’s life. It wasn’t real, of … Continue reading Virtual health
How doctors used virtual reality to save the lives of conjoined twin sisters During an 18-year career in medicine, Daniel Saltzman — the chief of pediatric surgery at University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital — has grown accustomed to looking … Continue reading VR for surgery
5 Ways Medical Virtual Reality Is Already Changing Healthcare Virtual Reality started its fascinating take-over of healthcare for the greatest pleasure of patients and doctors alike. With a virtual reality camera, surgeons can stream operations globally and allow medical students … Continue reading Is there a tech revolution in medicine?
Engineer uses 3D printing to repair his own heart When faced with a potentially mortal dilemma perhaps only a brave few would look to 3D printing as a solution, but engineer Tal Golesworthy decided that rather than accept his fate … Continue reading 3d printing to advance science