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Post-traumatic stress disorder is a serious public health challenge. It is estimated that about eight million people in the U.S. (2.5 percent of the total population) suffer from it. This rate jumps to about 11 to 20 percent among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans who suffer from diagnosed or undiagnosed PTSD.Read the article
The healthcare industry is going through a massive transformation as its emphasis shifts from transactional care for sick patients to continuous health management of patient populations. This transformation requires the development of new technologies, businesses, and clinical models as well as the emergence of new players in the healthcare industry.Read the article
Eight student teams pitched novel inventions at MIT Sloan Healthcare Innovations Prize competition.
Virtual reality is quickly gaining steam in the gaming industry. But an MIT startup is now aiming the technology at a different demographic, putting it to use as a health care tool for the elderly.Read the article