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Reducing pain and disability to restore children’s hopes and futures

Promotional feature Asha Vihar is a development aid project in the state of Jharkhand, Eastern India, that takes a holistic approach comprising conventional and alternative medicine to deliver free healthcare


Detecting patients’ pain levels via their brain signals

Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a system that measures a patient’s pain level by analysing brain signals from a portable neuroimaging device. The system could help doctors diagnose


Virtual reality app eases children’s anxiety before surgery

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals has launched a virtual tour to give young patients an interactive experience of wards before they have surgery. The Little Journey App includes a virtual


Philips and B. Braun launch Onvision needle tip tracking

Royal Philips and B. Braun Melsungen, a leader in regional anaesthesia and pain management, recently announced the launch of Onvision, a breakthrough ultrasound guidance solution for real-time needle tip tracking in


SonoSite Institute provides online education resource

The SonoSite Institute is a comprehensive online resource for point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS), designed to educate and empower healthcare professionals. Available exclusively to FUJIFILM SonoSite customers, it allows users to learn


93-year-old surgeon shares ‘Tales of the Operating Theatre’

A 93-year-old surgeon who joined the NHS in its first month has launched a new book bringing to life significant medical moments from throughout history and his 71 years in