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 […]
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Can Virtual Reality Tackle Phobias?
Duke University has started offering a novel treatment for phobias: virtual reality (VR) exposure therapy. Patients are interviewed and offered therapist-guided virtual reality treatments in an immersive, computer-generated environment that correspond to their particular source of anxiety. This isn’t for just any phobia, as the Duke Faculty Practice only offers environments for those with fear […]
Best New Medical Apps of the Week: Diabetes tracker for patients, ALS app, and more
The best new medical apps of the week include a new diabetes app, an app covering ALS, and a new HIV/HCV reference app
Study evaluates impact of text messaging on medication adherence for patients with mental health conditions
The Mobile.Net study, with 1,000+ patients, tested text messaging to support medication adherence in patients with mental health conditions.
eSLUMS: An Evidence-based Dementia Screening App Now Available for iOS
The eSLUMS app is a nice addition to the App Store that brings a validated dementia screening tool to the point of care.