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Novel optical device could open new avenues in advanced microscopy

Novel optical device could open new avenues in advanced microscopy

Virtual reality can help boost brain rhythms linked to learning and memory

Virtual reality can help boost brain rhythms linked to learning and memory

Putting the reality in virtual reality with robot-assisted surgery

Putting the reality in virtual reality with robot-assisted surgery

Popular video games may provide effective support for some mental health issues

Popular video games may provide effective support for some mental health issues

Study shows feasibility of using Olfactory Virtual Reality to address anxiety, pain and stress

Study shows feasibility of using Olfactory Virtual Reality to address anxiety, pain and stress

European grant awarded for innovative orthopedic training simulator

European grant awarded for innovative orthopedic training simulator

Nintendo Wii therapy can help improve balance in children with cerebral palsy

Nintendo Wii therapy can help improve balance in children with cerebral palsy

Physiotherapy program that uses Nintendo Wii console improves functionality, balance of stroke patients

Physiotherapy program that uses Nintendo Wii console improves functionality, balance of stroke patients

New book addresses relationships between firing-rate dynamics and developmental stages

New book addresses relationships between firing-rate dynamics and developmental stages

VirtaMed appoints Andy Weymann, MD, MBA, to Board of Directors

VirtaMed appoints Andy Weymann, MD, MBA, to Board of Directors

Researchers explore virtual reality technology for treating chronic pain

Researchers explore virtual reality technology for treating chronic pain

Study examines the effectiveness of using virtual reality to train healthcare providers in empathy

Study examines the effectiveness of using virtual reality to train healthcare providers in empathy

Playing games in virtual reality creates 'time compression'

Playing games in virtual reality creates 'time compression'

Study reveals three brain regions that link the brain's perception and memory systems

Study reveals three brain regions that link the brain's perception and memory systems

Social cognition may exert a central role in the daily lives of MS patients

Social cognition may exert a central role in the daily lives of MS patients

Virtual reality could be a valuable tool for preventing falls in older people

Virtual reality could be a valuable tool for preventing falls in older people

People with multiple sclerosis experience subtle language impairments, study shows

People with multiple sclerosis experience subtle language impairments, study shows

Next-generation devices to test for ‘lazy eye’ in children developed using computer gaming technology

Next-generation devices to test for ‘lazy eye’ in children developed using computer gaming technology

Simulation course increases physician confidence up to 125% while improving knowledge, cognitive and technical skills

Simulation course increases physician confidence up to 125% while improving knowledge, cognitive and technical skills

VR offers hope to nerve injury patients experiencing chronic pain

VR offers hope to nerve injury patients experiencing chronic pain