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New VR Game Removes Children’s Fear of Needles in Hospital Setting
The standard method of obtaining blood samples requires a needle and a syringe. While most adults can endure the formidability of the procedure, children may experience anxiety due to the fear of pain with needles. In line with this, a game developer in Denmark developed a virtual reality game desig
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Smartphone App Detects Abnormal Heart Rhythm Using Unit’s Built-In Accelerometer
    Atrial fibrillation is a heart condition characterized by an irregular rhythm of the heart or arrhythmia. The said condition can lead to life-threatening health complications, such as heart failure and stroke. Unfortunately, there is no specific diagnostic tool that can detect AF. But rese
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Health Analysis in Seven Minutes via New Photo Booth-Like Pods
  With so many diseases in a growing population, the demand for healthcare manpower rises exponentially. Many hospitals and clinics have shortages in doctors and nurses, while the cases of both curable and incurable diseases remain high. As an aid to medical staff and patients, a machine that res
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Smart Footwear System Measures Foot Temperature for People with Diabetes
  Diabetes can lead to several health complications, such as high blood pressure, kidney disease, and foot problems. People with diabetes usually suffer from diabetic neuropathy, a type of nerve damage from high blood sugar. Because of neuropathy, weakness and numbness in the feet and toes can re
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Sin Tax Found Effective in Reducing Cases of Certain Diseases, a Review Finds
Smoking tobacco products and drinking of alcoholic beverages and sodas have been known to contribute to lifestyle diseases. These refer to non-communicable diseases like cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and stroke. In order to help combat lifestyle diseases, governments have imposed sin taxes to red
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Tips on How to Achieve Moderate Exercise at the Office
  Physical activity is very important to keep the body healthy and strong. According to the American Heart Association, moderate exercise for 150 minutes or vigorous exercise for 75 minutes per week lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke. However, adults who are swamped with work do not have
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Early Use of Antacids and Antibiotics in Infants Associated with Childhood Allergies 
  Infants have bodies that are still growing and developing, and it is normal that they experience minor conditions. Sometimes, infants can suffer from symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disorder or GERD, and are usually treated with antacids by doctors. But a recent study suggests that early us
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Treatment for Barrett’s EsophagusIs Flossing Your Teeth Very Important to Good Oral Hygiene?
  Dental care is very important to everyone because certain diseases are linked to the health of the gums and teeth. Typically, people need to brush their teeth at least two times a day. The use of mouthwash is optional and should be done during times when people do not have to brush their teeth,
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Good Foods for Enteritis
  Enteritis is a term used to describe an inflammation of the intestine and the stomach. It may be used to refer to inflammation of parts of the intestine such as the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum, the whole intestine, and its neighboring organs.     Causes of Enteritis According t
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Cerebellar Atrophy: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
  Cerebellar atrophy also known as cerebellar degeneration is a condition that happens when there is a deterioration of neurons in the cerebellum. According to rarediseases.info.nih.gov, when cerebellar atrophy occurs, other parts of the central nervous system is also affected which causes proble
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