Study of VR as Component to Treat Back Pain

Study of VR as Component to Treat Back Pain

Back pain is a major problem. Not only does it result in lost worker productivity, it also can lead to opioid dependence and abuse. As a result, healthcare professionals and other researchers are seeking alternatives to medication as a way to treat chronic pain. Five...
Diabetes Management With Wearables and Cloud-based App

Diabetes Management With Wearables and Cloud-based App

Diabetes management is a major concern worldwide. According to International Diabetes Federation, 387 million people had diabetes in 2014; by 2035 this will rise to 592 million. This disease is costs a lot in terms of suffering and health management costs. People...
Drug-Free Pain Relief Available [video]

Drug-Free Pain Relief Available [video]

According to some sources, as many as 100 million people in the U.S. suffer from chronic pain. This can be treated in a variety of ways, including medication, but these treatments are not always effective. NeuroMetrix is a spin-off from the Harvard-MIT Division of...
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