VR Reduces Maternal Childbirth Pain without Chemicals

VR Reduces Maternal Childbirth Pain without Chemicals

Augmented reality (AR) may play a larger role in medicine and healthcare applications than virtual reality (VR), but the immersive engagement of VR makes it the better choice for some treatments. In 2019 we wrote about a study at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center that found...
NC State Harvests Energy from Hot Bodies

NC State Harvests Energy from Hot Bodies

Research and developments in energy harvesting to power implants and wearables continues to explore fascinating technologies. We’ve written about harvesting energy from human knee motion at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and from carbon nanotube yarn...
Injectable Oxygen Sensor Assists Limb Treatments

Injectable Oxygen Sensor Assists Limb Treatments

Critical limb ischemia (CLI) is the most extreme form of peripheral artery disease (PAD). CLI mortality rates are as high as 20% in the first six months after diagnosis. Characterized by poor quality of life, 6-month lower limb amputation rates from 10% to 40%, and...