Purdue develops ‘augmented reality’ tools to help health care workers save lives in war zones, natural disasters, rural areas Purdue University researchers have developed a unique approach that allows experienced surgeons and physicians around the world to help less-experienced doctors … Continue reading Training on procedures
Virtual Reality: Digital Treatment for Real Pain Amanda Greene lives with pain. Greene says her pain comes from lupus, an autoimmune disease that attacks her organs and tissues. “If I don’t have nerve pain, I might have joint pain. If … Continue reading How to combat pain
MRI scans are horrible for kids – so I created a virtual reality app to help As a physicist in the NHS, it’s not really my job to see patients. I am more the behind-the-scenes guy ensuring everything is safe … Continue reading Scanning childrens’ brains
TeachAids & Stanford University Debut VR Concussion Education Program The award-winning social venture turns its attention to youth athletes with a research-based VR experience dedicated to concussion awareness. “In the next 10 years, the CDC estimates that over 20 million … Continue reading Immersive brain injuries
This Virtual Reality Dog Could Save People from Dog Bites With over 32 million dogs owned as pets worldwide (and thousands of viral dog videos), it’s safe to say dogs are fan favorite animals. However, with hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading Are you a dog bite victim?
Virtual Reality for Reducing Pain Chronic pain is debilitating, and it can cause patients to “fall through the cracks”. Health care institutions struggle to find ways to create “nets” and catch these patients. Pain medications include opioids which are used … Continue reading Pain and attention
The Many Ways Virtual Reality Promises to Improve How We Care for Our Health Virtual reality has become a booming business. The technology has already proven its worth in real estate and banking. In healthcare, VR also shows big promise. … Continue reading Medical applications