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Brain-machine interface turns intentions into actions

Brain-machine interface turns intentions into actions

A wearable brain-machine interface system could improve the quality of life for people with motor dysfunction or paralysis, even those struggling with locked-in syndrome.

Cybersickness: research into VR-induced discomfort

Cybersickness: research into VR-induced discomfort

Researchers recorded VR users' brain activity using electroencephalography (EEG) to better understand and work toward solutions to prevent cybersickness.

Hip implant simulator for virtual surgery training

Hip implant simulator for virtual surgery training

The team of the Dynamic HIPS are working on a hip replacement simulator that will help future surgeons to practice the intervention and develop a reality-based feeling for the procedure.

Beautiful virtual reality setting could reduce pain

Beautiful virtual reality setting could reduce pain

Being immersed in a stunning 'virtual' Icelandic landscape can reduce the pain caused by uncomfortable medical procedures.

How to improve VR use in medical education

How to improve VR use in medical education

A new report could help improve how immersive technologies such as virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are used in healthcare education and medical training.

Using virtual reality for promoting vaccination

Using virtual reality for promoting vaccination

Random passersby got the opportunity to try a new virtual reality game, when researchers visited a park to test the efficiency of VR technology within health information.

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