An app for lazy eye might help those with the condition through virtual reality. Amblyopia, or lazy eye, is a condition where vision is reduced from one eye with the brain favoring signals from the other eye. Both eyes may appear normal, but one eye may not be focusing clearly, or one eye may be […]
It’s always important to ask what the evidence is with any new technology in healthcare, including medical education. Recent advances in virtual reality (VR) tech offer the potential for engaging, interactive learning experiences for medical students and residents, but is there actually any evidence to support this? A recent study in the Journal of Oral […]
Caio, cadavers! CWRU begins 32-student trial of award-wining virtual reality HoloAnatomy lab
A recent feasibility test on a new telerobotic ultrasound system at the University of Saskatchewan has shown promising results.
The Mobile.Net study, with 1,000+ patients, tested text messaging to support medication adherence in patients with mental health conditions.
According to a recent study, suicide related searches on Google spiked after the release of 13 Reasons Why, a Netflix show about suicide.
Researchers from the University of Virginia used text messaging to promote safe sleeping practices for infants.
A recent study looked at the use of Google Glass to facilitate urgent teletoxicology consults in the emergency department.
Smartphone Brain Scanner-2 has low sensitivity and inter-operator reliability, hampering its utility as an alternative to standard EEG in resource-limited settings
Drones perform better than conventional EMS in delivery of AEDs in Stockholm
Current wearable devices provide relatively accurate measurements on heart rate but not energy expenditure, with the Apple Watch providing the greatest accuracy compared with 6 other devices
After implementing a virtual consult system in their EHR for infectious disease evaluation, the VA Boston Healthcare System found more patients received needed care faster.
Japanese researchers are developing a medical app designed to aid auscultation by analyzing heart sounds, murmurs using just an external microphone
A reliable, cost-effective, and noninvasive alternative for continuous ejection fraction measurements with comparable results to cardiac MRI measurements using a modified iPhone camera
Directly observed therapy improves adherence to DOACs amongst AI-enabled app users
A recent proof-of-concept study on the feasibility and impact of telemedicine on parent participation during pediatric intensive care unit rounds
Researchers recently presented the results of an initial study of 20 patients using the SCI Health Storylines rehabilitation app.
A recent randomized study compared a health app for remote follow up of surgery patients to usual care.
Researchers tested the heart rate accuracy of the Fibit Charge and Surge, Basis peak, and Mio Fuse on patients during treadmill tests.
A recent pilot study used virtual reality to help treat patients with advanced dementia, showing encouraging results.