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VR Based Rehab System Has Promising Impact on Parkinson’s

The future of physical therapy and treating Parkinson's disease is poised to make rapid advances through the use of virtual reality technology.  What was once monotonous and tedious therapy could soon become a fun...

VR Helps Teens with Social Anxiety

Virtual reality is proving to be a viable solution to easing the social anxiety teens with ADHD and Asperger’s syndrome encounter daily. These teens go through tremendous difficulty developing the social skills to interact...
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A Better You With A VR Workout

In a recent study published in Springer’s journal Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, researchers found this conformist tendencies continue even when humans are provided with incorrect advice by a computer. The study analyzed the judgment...

Your Health Bulletin: VR Medical Imaging

When virtual reality first debuted, most people imagined it would serve as a creative means of presenting vivid video game environments. Few would have thought the technology would be used to expand knowledge and...
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Kiss VR Motion Sickness Goodbye

If you’ve ever felt nausea or illness when playing virtual reality games, you are not alone. Feelings of vertigo and stomach upset are common for many gamers, and unfortunately, the sensation interferes with gaming...
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Virtual Reality Could Aid in Stroke Recovery

When people think of virtual reality, it's inevitable that they think of the gaming ramifications. Why not? We're seeing some of the coolest game experiences in the world coming out on a daily basis...
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Virtual Fitness Creates a Fitter You

Virtual reality continues to develop at a lightning fast pace, and is increasingly becoming more mainstream as the months pass. Now, researchers at Penn State believe virtual reality characters modeled after a user’s own...
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Health Game Changer: VR MRIs

Virtual reality has made it possible to view and manipulate MRIs, CT scans and other medical scans in a virtual environment. This technological achievement will prove invaluable to medical professionals as well as medical...
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Heal Yourself With Touch Surgery VR

It won't be long until the mainstream media is raving about touch surgery in VR. This virtual training will help surgeons perform intricate surgical procedures without flaw. The technology has been spearheaded by a...

Virtual Reality Offers Effective Treatment for Mental Health Issues

A person’s environment plays a major role in his or her mental health. A person’s response to the environment is affected by his or her mental health, and in turn, mental health increases and...