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Can virtual reality really help manage pain?

Imagine you are a patient, going into hospital for surgery. You’ve been in chronic pain for a long time, and it’s turned out you need a knee replacement. Perfectly routine surgery, but it does come with a long recovery time and some significant pain and discomfort along the way. This would usually be handled with painkillers, physiotherapy and lots of movement (even though that can be very painful).   It’s not a nice thing to think about, but people go […]

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5 Ways Social Media Is Embracing Digital Healthcare

There is no question about it – social media is changing the way we think, feel and act. And it’s bringing about changes we couldn’t possibly have predicted. Even just a few years ago, the idea of following your doctor on Facebook would be bizarre.   But one look at your Facebook feed today, and it’s clear that times have changed. And there is no area this transformation is more obvious than in healthcare. But how exactly is social media […]

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The True Value Of Christmas Campaigns For Brands

It’s October, and you know what that means? It’s basically Christmas! Yes, while it might still seem a little early to be thinking about it, Christmas will be on our doorstep before we know it, which means it’s almost time for the inaugural Christmas campaign to roll out.   And the big names are already causing a stir this year, with John Lewis & Partners hiring Sir Elton John in a bid to ‘win the battle of the Christmas Adverts’. […]

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How Virtual Realities Will Change The OTC Industry

VR is branching out of the world of video games and becoming an integral part of everyday life. But the healthcare industry, in particular, is set to change dramatically with the introduction of VR technologies.   But while VR can be used to train doctors and present them with patient information straight away, it can be a challenge to see how VR will impact the other end of the spectrum – the OTC medications and the pharmacies that supply them. […]

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