Playing a virtual reality game during medical procedures can reduce pain and anxiety in children

Jeffrey Gold, PhD, a professor of clinical anesthesiology, pediatrics, psychiatry & behavioral sciences at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and an investigator at The Saban Research Institute of…

Effects of Immersive Virtual Reality Headset Viewing on Young Children: Visuomotor Function, Postural Stability, and Motion Sickness.

This study on the effect of a VR headset on young people (under 10 years old) is based on a 50 children. The result shows that one hour use of…

Friends With Holograms: Using VR to train social workers to sniff out child abuse

In this article, a training program for social workers is presented. It is made by Accenture to help people to develop their observation skills in a very difficult context, using…

Augmented Reality Positioned to Disrupt Children’s Health

Stayhealthy, a Californian company, has chosen to use AR to help children to better know their own body and health. With the application “Color Quest: an Art Adventure” they allow…

This Children’s Hospital Uses HoloLens & Augmented Reality to Calm Young Patients During Medical Procedures

We have now many examples of how augmented reality can help patient to control or even forget stress before treatment. In this article the CHARIOT team of Packard Children’s Hospital…

Virtual Reality Can Help Women Get Through Childbirth With Less Pain

In this article¬†Dr. Anderson explains how VR can help mothers to deliver child with less painkillers. Even if it is not a solution for everyone and it should be used…