Forget Tramadol - Use Virtual Reality!

Forget Tramadol - Use Virtual Reality!

Until now, virtual reality has been talked about as a valuable tool for training new doctors, and assisting surgeons to make the right cut. But a recent study suggests that virtual reality could also help patients recover from their operations.Research at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center found that spending 20 minutes in a calm VR game dramatically reduced the acute pain felt by...

Is the Age of the Cyborg Here?

Is the Age of the Cyborg Here?

The YouTube video below is a fascinating TEDx talk entitled Future Human, delivered by Will Rosellini, Director of Commercialization at the Texas Biomedical Device Center. With a background in ne...