Four Reasons Surgery Needs Virtual Reality

Healthcare

Despite advantages over traditional surgical methods, advanced surgery procedures present limitations, and these could be overcome by the use of refined virtual reality systems. So says a new report from Kalorama Information. The report, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality (VR/AR) Market in Healthcare (U.S. Markets for Surgery; Medical Education and Training; Pain

A Step Towards Eternal Life: Scientists Find a Way to Reverse Ageing

DNA

Scientists have found a way to stop ageing in human cells. The breakthrough was made by a team from Houston Methodist Research Institute in Texas. In the research, published in the July 31 issue of Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the scientists revealed the results of their study of the cells of children with a fatal genetic

Cows are Helping Researchers Fight HIV

HIV

‘An Alignment of the Stars’ Researchers have long been looking for ways to help HIV-infected individuals produce more broadly neutralizing antibodies (Bnabs) — antibodies which are known to combat multiple forms of virus. Bnabs are an important topic in HIV research, because the virus alters slightly with every cell division — meaning that a

Shooting the Achilles heel of nervous system cancers

Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Virtually all cancer treatments used today also damage normal cells, causing the toxic side effects associated with cancer treatment. A cooperative research team led by researchers at Dartmouth's Norris Cotton Cancer Center devised a strategy to target cancer cells while sparing normal cells. This strategy capitalizes on the fact that

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