"WeHab" system helps stroke patients during physical rehabilitation

submitted by: nsf
An engineer, a computer scientist, and a psychologist walk into a rehabilitation clinic carrying a video game system. Rather than the beginning of a bad joke, this is an apt description of a Smart and Connected Health (SCH) research project.      Stroke is a major health problem affecting nearly 800,000 Americans annually and necessitates novel scientific approaches for prevention, treatment, and restorative care.   Smart and Connected Health investigators have successfully...

Sexual dysfunction help for male cancer patients

submitted by: mdanderson
Download podcast from iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sexual-dysfunction-help-for/id431848... . Sexual dysfunction is one of the most prevalent and persistent problems after cancer treatment. Leslie Schover, Ph.D., professor, and Elaine Schneider, research nurse, in Behavioral Science at MD Anderson Cancer Center, have created an internet-based multimedia educational and counseling tool to promote recovery of sexual satisfaction in men treated for cancer called hardtimes:...

Cure For Addiction

submitted by: Recoveryroad

Is it possible to cure drug addiction through medicine. This short film experiments with that reality.

The Neurochemistry of Relapse and Recovery

submitted by: addictioneducation

The reasons that people give up their compulsive use of drugs vary, but they almost always include survival. The video explains the role of memory bumps, the brain's stop and go switches using an allergy as an analogy to explain substance abuse.