Instant Skin Analysis
Watch this video about instant skin analysis on HowStuffWorks. By probing the skin on a nano scale, it is possible to analyze the chemical and physical composition to better match the skin with a good skin care product. Learn how instant skin analysis wor
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New Technology Could Mean Fewer Breast Biopsies
Watch this video about breast biopsies on HowStuffWorks. A revolutionary new imaging technology is expected to help physicians better classify breast lesions and thus reduce the need for biopsies. Learn how Siemens' new technology means fewer breast biopsies in this video from Siemens.
Virtual Reality Therapy for PTSD
Watch this video about virtual reality therapy for PTSD on HowStuffWorks. People who suffer form Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) may benefit from the therapy of playback of events with virtual reality technology. Learn about how virtual reality can help PTSD sufferers in this video from ScienCentral.
VAD Heart Pump
Watch this video about the VAD on HowStuffWorks. This NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment is about the DeBakey Heart Pump designed by NASA engineers that extends the life of heart failure patients. Learn how the VAD works in this video from NASA Destination Tomorrow.
Virtual Pain Relief
Watch this video about virtual pain relief on HowStuffWorks. For people who require painful physical therapy, playing games with a virtual headset during the therapy actually decreases the brain's recognition of the pain. Learn about virtual pain relief in this video from ScienCentral.
Watch this Medialink video to learn more about how ePrescriptions work. This helps the doctor, the patient and the pharmacy because it makes the whole process seamless and safe.
Instant Skin Analysis
Watch this video about instant skin analysis on HowStuffWorks. By probing the skin on a nano scale, it is possible to analyze the chemical and physical composition to better match the skin with a good skin care product. Learn how instant skin analysis works in this video from ScienCentral.
Chris Klug: Diagnosis
Olympic Snowboarder Chris Klug talks about the diagnosis of primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), a rare liver disease, that led to his need for a liver transplant.
Medical Key Tags from MedicTag
Watch this video about medical key tags on HowStuffWorks. In emergencies, having all the necessary medical information at your fingertips or easily accessible by EMT personnel could be a life or death situation. See how MedicTag works in this video from World Business Review.
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Imagine being able to get a check up from your doctor down the hall from your office. In the future people around the world will be able to get medical care close to home. Learn more in this video from Discovery Channel's "NextWorld" series.
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