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What Types of Video Games Improve Brain Function?

From "brain games" designed to enhance mental fitness, to games used to improve real-world problems, to games created purely to entertain, today's video games...
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Should Technology Be Used To Boost Empathy-Based Medicine?

Should existing digital technologies be used to enable a paradigm shift in current healthcare delivery which focuses on tests, treatments and targets rather than...
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Twitter Offers Valuable Insights Into the Experience of MRI Patients

MRI's can be a stressful experience for many people, but clinicians have few ways to track the thoughts and feelings of their patients regarding...
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Artificial ‘Skin’ Could Provide Prosthetics With Sensation

Using flexible organic circuits and specialized pressure sensors, researchers have created an artificial "skin" that can sense the force of static objects and transfer...
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5 Best Apps For a Healthy Mind

We’ve previously written about great apps designed to help improve your physical fitness, but what if you are looking for ways to improve your...
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Surgeon Uses iPhone To Diagnose His Own Cancer

A vascular surgeon using his own neck to test an iPhone-based portable ultrasonic scanner found that cancerous cells were present. MIT Technology Review reported, "Black-and gray...
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Virtual Humans Help Aspiring Doctors Learn Empathy

For medical student Katie Goldrath, the first time delivering difficult health news came when she had to tell a young woman named Robin and...
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4 Tips to Help Restart Your Nursing Career After an Absence

With an economy still struggling to pull itself out of the recession and a drastically changing nurse job market, finding a job can be...
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UV-Light Enabled Catheter Fixes Holes In The Heart

Researchers have designed a specialized catheter for fixing holes in the heart using a biodegradable adhesive and patch. Teams from Boston Children's Hospital, the Wyss...
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65% of Nurses Use Mobile Device at Least 30 Minutes a Day at Work–Do...

Are you allowed to use your phone on the job? Do you use your phone on the job? If so, you’re not alone. New research...

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