China Is Up With VR Headsets To Show Addicts Scenes Of Drug Use

The pilot program in Shanghai uses VR headsets to show addicts scenes of drug use and gages their reaction. VR headsets can track eyeball movement, but the test administrators use other accessories to monitor heart rate and rises in body temperature.

New Health Calculator Predicting Heart Disease Risk

Scientists have created a novel online health calculator which they say could help people predict the risk of heart disease, and estimate their heart age. 

The calculator, described in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, accounts for socio-demographic factors such as ethnicity, sense of belonging and education, as well as health status and lifestyle behaviours.