OnComfort

A Tech Startup Is Using Virtual Reality as a Weapon Against Cancer

Cancer vs. VR OnComfort’s goal is to help patients cope with the stress and pain associated with cancer treatment, but the startup isn’t working on a new medication or traditional ...
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Oculus VR cancer detected

Cancer doctors look to virtual reality for insight into tumours

Virtual reality developers promise that technology will enter our lives and make the world a better place – but few applications have so far lived up to promise. Now healthcare ...
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Omega

Omega Ophthalmics is an eye implant platform with the power of continuous AR

Google and other tech companies have come up with glasses and contact lenses for the purposes of AR, but Omega Ophthalmics is taking a much more invasive approach by using surgically ...
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DNA

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

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 ...
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DABRA

Doctor treating patients with new innovative technology

EL CENTRO, Calif. - A local doctor from El Centro is helping treat patients who have peripheral artery disease. He is the first doctor in the country to treat patients ...
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Blood

Chinese Scientists Teach Robots to Swim Through Blood

Scientists at the Harbin Institute of Technology in China have developed micro-robots capable of moving inside human blood vessels. These nano-swimmers are fast and strong enough to pass through viscous ...
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HIV

Cows are Helping Researchers Fight 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 ...
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schizophrenia

How Brain’s ‘Helper Cells’ Could Contribute to Schizophrenia

Problems with the brain's "helper cells" may contribute to schizophrenia, a new study in mice suggests. The study focused on glial cells, which provide support for the neurons that do ...
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Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Shooting the Achilles heel of nervous system cancers

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 ...
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