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This Handheld Robot Uses X-Ray Vision To Painlessly Insert An IV

This Handheld Robot Uses X-Ray Vision To Painlessly Insert An IV

Inserting an IV is as common a medical procedure as stitching up a wound, but finding a vein through trial and error means it can still be painful for a patient. And researchers at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem want to change that with a handheld robotic device that uses…

Watching Injections Makes Them Hurt More

Watching Injections Makes Them Hurt More

If you’re one of the hardcore of hospital-goers who chooses to watch while hypodermics are shoved into your arm, here’s some news that might make you reconsider: the act of watching an injection actually makes it more painful.