Virtual Reality Is Reshaping Medical Training and Treatment

Arthur C. Clarke, a British science fiction writer, is well known for once writing, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Consumer virtual reality is going through a rough patch as high expectations and [...]

By |November 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Computer Device Allows Paralyzed Man to Regain Movement

Six years after an accident left him paralyzed, Ian Burkhart has regained the ability to move his hands, pinch objects, pick up bottles, even play Guitar Hero. How? Burkhart’s brain has been wired to a [...]

By |October 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Study: Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) can reduce fatigue in patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Shown to Reduce Fatigue Associated with Multiple Sclerosis (NYU Lagone Health press release): “People with multiple sclerosis (MS) who underwent a non-invasive form of electrical brain stimulation experienced significant reductions in [...]

By |October 11th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

SharpBrains Announces new Brainnovations Pitch Contest and ‘Sharp Tank’ to promote Brain Health & Enhancement in the Digital Age

By: SharpBrains In order to spark innovative collaborations between brain scientists, technologists and entrepreneurs worldwide, independent market research firm SharpBrains has launched a Brainnovations Pitch Contest open to startups harnessing brain research and emerging technologies [...]

By |October 11th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

7 Tips for Keeping Your Brain Healthy and Active

The end of summer is approaching, which means it’s time for adults and professionals to recapture a “back to school” discipline, including positive health habits to last through the end of the year. Among a [...]

By |October 11th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Y Combinator-backed mindfulness app Simple Habit raises $2.5 million

By Ryan Lawler  Mindfulness app Simple Habit was built to help users relieve stress and build healthier lives with more than 1,000 guided meditation sessions available to users. To continue growing, the company has raised $2.5 million from investors [...]

By |September 11th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments