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Immersion in virtual reality scenes of the Arctic helps to ease people’s pain

A team from Imperial used VR (Virtual Reality) video to reduce peoples’ scores of perceived ongoing pain as well their sensitivity to painful stimuli.
Beyond the distracting effect, they think immersing patients in VR may actually trigger the body’s own inbuilt pain-fighting systems - reducing their sensitivity to painful stimuli and reducing the intensity of ongoing pain.(Unsplash)
Beyond the distracting effect, they think immersing patients in VR may actually trigger the body’s own inbuilt pain-fighting systems - reducing their sensitivity to painful stimuli and reducing the intensity of ongoing pain.(Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 11, 2019 11:37 AM IST
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Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.

US boy ditches death after family decides to donate his organs

Trenton McKinley from Mobile County, Alabama, met with an accident in March and was left with seven fractures in his skull.
Trenton McKinley continues to suffer from nerve pain and daily seizures and will have to go through a final surgery to reconnect the missing pieces of his skull. He has already had three brain surgeries so far.(Facebook/ Jennifer Reindl)
Trenton McKinley continues to suffer from nerve pain and daily seizures and will have to go through a final surgery to reconnect the missing pieces of his skull. He has already had three brain surgeries so far.(Facebook/ Jennifer Reindl)
Updated on May 07, 2018 03:48 PM IST
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