Mayo Clinic’s augmented reality lab provides surgeons and patients a 360 view of brain tumors or spines affected by scoliosis. The simulations help surgeons come up with the least invasive form of surgery and pick the best route for radiation and chemotherapy.
Cybersecurity experts say medical devices such as implanted pacemakers are vulnerable to hackers, who could potentially gain control of the signals they send and receive – putting patients’ lives in danger.
People who need treatment within minutes of having a stroke get to help quickly on an emergency mobile unit that connects onboard cameras to doctors at a hospital miles away, according to Barrow Neurological Institute.
A bill decriminalizing needle exchange programs has passed the Senate and now is in the House. The bipartisan measure would help programs like Shot in the Dark provides resources to people struggling with addiction.