The 3/8-inch circular metal sensors connect with the user’s skin to analyze electrical information from the brain toward the missing limb. This allows the person to perform complex motions naturally. The device houses four bendable, rechargeable batteries with voltages that range from 6 to 14.4 volts. The batteries are good for up to eight hours of use and last approximately 18 months.
SR Construction has started construction of the Centennial Hills Skilled Nursing Facility on 8565 W. Rome Blvd.
Sixty incoming high school freshman descended onto the University of Nevada, Las Vegas campus this past June to attend CampMed, a three-day physician residency experience.
Cancer deaths and diagnoses are projected to rise in Nevada in 2018, but oncologists said the best news is that the number of treatments are escalating and more people are surviving longer became of them.
When he’s not at Nellis, Col. Brandon Snook, 47, works as a trauma surgeon at University Medical Center. It’s part of a program he directs known as SMART — Sustained Medical and Readiness Trained — that brings in surgeons, nurses and technicians not only from Nellis but from other bases from across the country and the world to do two-week rotations.
As Nevada’s suicide rate has jumped to No. 5 in the nation and to its highest level since the late 1990s, the state’s doctors are being asked to be the frontline in recognizing suicidal tendencies of their patients and get them help before they take their lives.
With the arrival of the Golden Knights and the Oakland Raiders relocating to Southern Nevada in 2020, the spotlight will focus on Southern Nevada when it comes to sports medicine.
Americans are living over one-third longer than they did 100 years ago, as documented by a 2014 United Nations report. The report showed most Americans born in 1900 didn’t live past the age of 50. Today, the average life span is 78 years.
During the last two years, WGU Nevada has tripled its student base while graduating 758 students, according to Chancellor Spencer Stewart. He said demand should continue to increase, especially for its classes that offer bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing and health care management.