3D Printing

Progressing Orthopedic Implants with Additive Manufacturing

3D Printing Media Network – Looking back over the last decade, it is clear from the vantage point of 2017 that additive manufacturing (AM) has caused significant disruption in the medical sector. Indeed, in no other sector has AM had such a profound and dramatic effect on the human condition in terms of improving lives […]

Digital Health

Battling Addiction, Pain, and PTSD With Virtual Reality

Men’s Journal – Last November, Erin Martucci became the first woman to deliver a child using nothing but virtual reality to ease her pain. It was a Saturday morning at Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown, New York, and Martucci had been having contractions for more than two hours. […]

Digital Health

15 health and wellness use cases for virtual reality

MobiHealthNews – Virtual reality has moved from science fiction to marketable consumer product astonishingly quickly, partly because the incorporation of the smartphone into the technology makes it accessible, if not ubiquitous. It’s looking more and more like those who bet that virtual reality is here to stay, and not a flash-in-the-pan trend, made the smart bet. […]

Medical Technology

Here Are the Microsurgeons That Will Soon Roam Our Bodies

Singularity Hub – On a crisp fall evening in 2006, Dr. Sylvain Martel held his breath as a technician slipped an anesthetized pig into a whirling fMRI machine. His eyes stared intently at a computer screen, which showed a magnetic bead hovering inside the pig’s delicate blood vessels. The tension in the room was palpable. […]