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Challenges and Opportunities

Challenges and Opportunities, November/December 2016
Measuring Human Energy Intake and Ingestive Behavior
From the Technical Committees According to the World Health Organization, more than half of the people in the world are overweight (39%) or obese (13%). Obesity is associated with increased risks for cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and certain forms of cancer. It... Read more
Challenges and Opportunities, July/August 2016
Sleep Quality Assessment
For a long time, sleep researchers have asked why we sleep and what physiological and mental needs require sleep [1]. Today, we understand that sleep is important for productivity, health, cognition, and well-being. As a consequence, physical recreation, hormone secretion,... Read more
Challenges and Opportunities, March/April 2016
Sleep Quality Assessment: Challenges and Opportunities
For a long time, sleep researchers have asked why we sleep and what are the physiological and mental needs which require sleep [1]. Today we understand that sleep is important for productivity, health, cognition, and well-being. As a consequence, physical... Read more
Challenges and Opportunities, January/February 2016, March/April 2016
Challenges in Patient-Specific Computer Simulations of Image-Guided Therapies
For many therapeutic interventions, imaging has become an essential component of initial diagnosis, as well as the monitoring of treatment progress and outcome. Imaging data can now be acquired in real-time, which has led to the emergence of image-guided interventions... Read more