Virtual Therapy: VR is taking off in the film and gaming industries, and now the medical profession are taking interest. New software is helping patients around the world to relieve mental health conditions like PTSD and Alzheimer's.
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CBS reported in March that inDoctors in England have found a new tool to help diagnose mental health conditions. They're trying out virtual reality on some of their older patients to pinpoint neurological problems.
Mark Ferland was one of the 100 patients in the trial with researchers at the University of Cambridge who tracked patients' virtual movements to help identify those with early Alzheimer's.