Healthcare is affected heavily by several major trends: budget cuts in the overall healthcare sector, an ageing population and a growing shortage of carers. Although all of these are quite negative developments that will put a strain on our healthcare system, together they do stimulate another trend: introducing more technology in healthcare! Here’s our pick from the 5 best and most breathtaking videos on Health.
1. Anatomy in 3D
Studying anatomy becomes much more life-like with this educational platform from 3D4Medical. It uses augmented reality and 3D-visualizations of body parts, which students can interact with.
According to Elena L. ‟3D4Medical, which won the Apple Design Award 2016, is developing apps for the study of anatomy…www.tis.tv
2. Drug-free pain relief
Quell is a wearable device that uses neurotechnology to achieve pain relief. It is a drug-free solution worn on the upper calf to stimulate sensory nerves responsible for pain sensations.
According to Elena L. ‟Quell is a drug-free wearable based on neurotechnology that stimulates sensory nerves to achieve…www.tis.tv
3. Regaining control over paralyzed limbs
At the Tech University of Lausanne (CH) researchers have developed a brain-spine interface that allows primates to regain control of a paralyzed limb. It will take years still, but this technique might be applied to humans in the future.
According to Elena L. ‟Non-human primates can control a paralyzed leg due to an interface that connects the brain to…www.tis.tv
4. Preventing diseases from happening
Human Longevity aims to become the world’s biggest open source database on human genomes and phenotypes, in order to develop new ways of combating diseases associated with aging. They hope to diagnose early onset of diseases and identify risk factors.
According to Elena L. ‟Human Longevity analyzes genomes and with the use of machine learning aims to allow scientists…www.tis.tv
5. Regenerating cartilage
This 3D-printer at Cornell University uses living ink to print human cartilage, such as ears. The ink consists of living cells, ‘it’s alive when it goes in the printer, it’s alive when it comes out of the printer’. You can actually grow a realistic ear within a week!