Tag Archives: Reality

Personalized Blood Flow Modeling Benefits from Virtual Reality Interface

Researchers at Duke University have developed a fluid dynamics simulator that can model blood flow within the body, including the motion of individual blood cells. The researchers hope that the system could eventually be used by clinicians to model blood flow for individual patients and help with treatment decisions, such as stent placement. By testing… Read More »

How Being Alone and Lonely Affects My Mental Health During our Current Reality

—For eight years I lived alone. Six in Southern California and two in Missouri. For a while it was just me, then it was me and my autism service dog, Tye. He’s decent company, though not much of a conversationalist. Eighteen months ago, my then twenty-one-year-old daughter moved in with me and for a few… Read More »

Mental health experts warn against denying stressful reality of life in lockdown

Thow out those tea towels and mugs bearing the farmous wartime slogan, Keep Calm and Carry On. Leading mental health experts warn that trying to stay cheery and denying the stresses of life in coronavirus ­isolation may be one of the worst things we can do. Instead, we should be acknowledging the anxiety we feel… Read More »