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Virtual reality improves mental health of cancer patients

Virtual reality improves mental health of cancer patients

Using VR, the patients felt improvements to their mental health and reported feeling less nervous, anxious, or on edge after the trial.

Like yin and yang: mindful breathing for pain control

Like yin and yang: mindful breathing for pain control

Researchers compared traditional mindful breathing and virtual reality, 3D-guided mindful breathing to reduce pain.

Different affections of VR

Different affections of VR

While very little is known on the effects of immersive VR on adults, there is next to no knowledge on the impact of such systems on the sensorimotor abilities of young children.

The application of XR in mental health care

The application of XR in mental health care

The past two decades have witnessed the emergence of extended reality as a tool for investigation, assessment, and management in mental healthcare.

Virtual reality used in creative arts therapies

Virtual reality used in creative arts therapies

Virtual reality is an emerging as a tool in creative arts therapies. Now, researchers examined the differences in prefrontal cortex activation between two distinct drawing tasks in VR.

“XR is fusing surgical reality with medical images”

“XR is fusing surgical reality with medical images”

Egidijus Pelanis, a medical doctor at Oslo University Hospital, explains how extended realities is applied in the operating room.

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