Dr. Vonda Wright's Blog

Investment differences in fertility age range vs. menopausal/postmenopausal

We need to include menopausal and postmenopausal women in research efforts and biotechnological development.
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Smart ways to stay strong

Smart Ways to Stay Strong at Any Age

If you’ve ever “felt strong” then you know what it feels like to have your muscles, bones, tendons, and ligaments supporting your body weight with ease. Feeling strong allows you to move around at a better pace, be more upbeat, and it keeps you feeling happier and healthier. So what’s the secret to staying strong no matter your age?
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How to exercise for healthy aging

How to Exercise for Healthy Aging

As we age, it’s important to find ways to stay healthy and active. Exercise encourages strong bones and muscle strengthening, so it is important to continue to exercise even if our body does not always feel the best. You need to adjust to a new type of lifestyle as you age in order to find out what type of activity or movement works best for your newly aging body.
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XR Expo

Orthopedic Technology: What We Can Learn From Innovations Like Pokemon GO

By bringing Augmented Reality (AR) to everyday life, Pokemon GO, the wildly successful AR game, shared a powerful technology with the world. For gaming, AR has a lot of potential. But what shows an even greater potential is how AR can be used in applications for orthopedic technology and how AR can improve the way orthopedic surgeons and doctors treat patients.
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Additive Manufacturing and Orthopedics

Additive Manufacturing and Orthopedics Implants: 3D printing in the Medical Sector

It is not surprising that additive manufacturing (AM) has made quite the splash in the medical sector. Additive manufacturing makes intuitive sense for the medical industry as it opens up new avenues for both prescriptive and proactive methods.
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Equitable Healthcare System

The Future is Now to Create a More Equitable Healthcare System

As COVID-19 ripples through our communities and unemployment remains at historic levels, it can be hard to think about the future. But even in times of uncertainty and upheaval, there can be great innovation. If there’s one population who understands that, it’s Millennials. This generation already has lived through turbulent times, including the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and the Great Recession, before even reaching middle age.
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