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Hospital In France Uses VR As A Drug-Free Pain Management Solution

06/11/2018, There are some that say pain is all in the mind, and to a certain extent that is true. If you’ve ever been sick and focused on the pain, it feels like it is never going to end. However if you find yourself distracted, maybe friends come to visit or if...

Apple Watch Could Soon Start Tracking Parkinson’s Disease

06/06/2018, It is clear that Apple envisions a future in which the Apple Watch can go above and beyond what fitness trackers can do, which is why it wasn’t surprising when we heard that Apple could be working on a glucose tracker for the wearable. However while we...

Study Finds AI Can Detect Skin Cancer More Accurately Than Doctors

05/29/2018, It is not surprising that we’re seeing an uptick in AI being used in the medical field, where even governments are backing such initiatives. There is good reason for this, because unlike humans, computers don’t get tired and they aren’t biased,...


FDA Approves Use Of AI Tool That Detects Wrist Fractures

05/28/2018, To detect a fracture, you’d usually have to get the part of your body X-rayed, after which a doctor will then examine it to look for the fracture. Sometimes it can be missed, depending on how small the fracture can be, which is why it is good news that...

Researchers Develop Hydrogel That Promotes Brain Tissue Regrowth

05/21/2018, Unlike some of our organs or parts of our body, our brain is pretty slow when it comes to healing itself. This is why our brains cannot recover from certain degenerative conditions as it can’t heal itself fast enough, at least not fast enough to keep up...

FDA Approves First Drug That Helps Prevent Migraines

05/18/2018, Migraines are more than just your typical headache and can get to the point where it prevents the person from doing anything for the rest of the day, or even days in some cases. There are several treatments available in the market, but they are not always...

Doctors Grow Ear In Arm For Reconstructive Surgery

05/10/2018, There are animals out there who can regenerate certain body parts, and to a certain extent humans also have regenerative features, but not to the extent of regenerating missing limbs. However it seems that doctors have come up with a different approach,...

Doctors Perform First Ever Robot-Assisted Spinal Surgery

05/10/2018, The use of robots in the medical field makes a lot of sense. This is because unlike humans, robots don’t tire and they can be incredibly precise, and obviously precision matters when it comes to surgical procedures because the slightest tremor in the...

Researchers Want To Reverse Aging In Dogs, Followed By Humans

05/09/2018, All living things grow old and eventually die, it’s just the natural order of things. However researchers at the Rejuvenate Bio startup want to change that, or at least prolong our lives. This will be done through gene therapy in which they have already...

Researchers Develop ‘Skin Printer’ To Help Burn Victims

05/08/2018, There are various ways to treat those who have suffered burns on their bodies, but it seems that researchers at the University of Toronto have created what is being called as the “skin printer”, where it acts like white-out tape except for the skin....

Portable 3D Printer Can Directly Print Skin On A Person

05/06/2018, Imagine being able to cover and heal wounds using a 3D printer. That’s the idea that researchers at the University of Toronto when they developed a portable, handheld 3D skin printer. The machine is capable of applying 3D-printed skin on a person....

Google Reportedly Looking To Acquire Nokia’s Health Division

04/16/2018, Last year Nokia acquired Withings but fast forward a year later, it seems that Nokia might have second guessed that acquisition as the company announced that they were considering selling off its health division (Withings included). A leaked memo also...