Therapy

03.18.15
Light therapy now treats even the deepest cancer
03.18.15

Light therapy now treats even the deepest cancer

Light therapy is a safe, easy way to kill cancer and treat other diseases, but it's normally limit...

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12.21.14
The Big Picture: Monitoring the brains of online game addicts
12.21.14

The Big Picture: Monitoring the brains of online game addicts

Online game addiction is a real problem, and some countries are willing to take drastic measures t...

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09.30.14
Philips' new LED light strap lets you treat skin disease at home
09.30.14

Philips' new LED light strap lets you treat skin disease at home

A skin disease like psoriasis is bad enough by itself, but it's made worse by the frequent need to...

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06.30.14
Therapists are turning to the web to help revolutionize mental health treatments
06.30.14

Therapists are turning to the web to help revolutionize mental health treatments

We all know how effective the talking cure can be, but for many people, carving the time out of th...

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05.17.14
This motion controlled dog wants to be the Candy Crush of physical therapy
05.17.14

This motion controlled dog wants to be the Candy Crush of physical therapy

Physical therapy isn't fun. It's a physical and emotional challenge that often consists of dull, r...

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05.20.12
Newcastle University neuroscientists use video game for stroke rehab
05.20.12

Newcastle University neuroscientists use video game for stroke rehab

Video games aren't neuroscience, unless they're helping stroke victims recover physical function i...

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07.07.11
15 Minutes of Fame: Full-body WoW with motion-sensing software
07.07.11

15 Minutes of Fame: Full-body WoW with motion-sensing software

From Hollywood celebrities to the guy next door, millions of people have made World of Warcraft a...

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05.20.11
Paralyzed man can stand and walk again, thanks to spinal implant
05.20.11

Paralyzed man can stand and walk again, thanks to spinal implant

Here's an amazing story to end your week on a high note: a 25-year-old paraplegic is now walking aga...

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04.17.11
Students use Wii Balance Board for kids' physical therapy system (video)
04.17.11

Students use Wii Balance Board for kids' physical therapy system (video)

Nintendo's kid-tested, researcher-approved Wii Balance Board has struck at the heart of the medical...

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