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Cgmquantify: Python and R Software Packages for Comprehensive Analysis of Interstitial Glucose and Glycemic Variability from Continuous Glucose Monitor Data
Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) is commonly used in Type 1 diabetes management by clinicians and patients and in diabetes research to understand how factors of longitudinal glucose and glucose variability relate to disease onset and severity and the efficacy of... Read more
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Reducing COVID-19 Cases and Deaths by Applying Blockchain in Vaccination Rollout Management
Because a fast vaccination rollout against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is critical to restore daily life and avoid virus mutations, it is tempting to have a relaxed vaccination-administration management system. However, a rigorous management system can support the enforcement of... Read more
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Non-Invasive Cardiac and Respiratory Activity Assessment From Various Human Body Locations Using Bioimpedance
Objective: Bioimpedance sensing is a powerful technique that measures the tissue impedance and captures important physiological parameters including blood flow, lung movements, muscle contractions, body fluid shifts, and other cardiovascular parameters. This paper presents a comprehensive analysis of the modality... Read more
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A Novel Approach to Generate a Virtual Population of Human Coronary Arteries for In Silico Clinical Trials of Stent Design
Goal: To develop a cardiovascular virtual population using statistical modeling and computational biomechanics. Methods: A clinical data augmentation algorithm is implemented to efficiently generate virtual clinical data using a real clinical dataset. An atherosclerotic plaque growth model is employed to... Read more
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Untargeted Large Volume Hyperthermia Reduces Tumor Drug Uptake From Thermosensitive Liposomes
Goal: The impact of hyperthermia (HT) method on tumor drug uptake with thermosensitive liposomes (TSL) is not well understood. Methods: We created realistic three-dimensional (3-D) computer models that simulate TSL-encapsulated doxorubicin (TSL-DOX) delivery in mouse tumors with three HT methods... Read more
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Local Alignment of DNA Sequence Based on Deep Reinforcement Learning
Goal: Over the decades, there have been improvements in the sequence alignment algorithm, with significant advances in various aspects such as complexity and accuracy. However, human-defined algorithms have an explicit limitation in view of developmental completeness. This paper introduces a... Read more
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RADxSM Tech: A New Paradigm for MedTech Development Overview of This Special Section
The papers in this special section focuses on the major interrelated components of Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADxSM) Tech, a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded program launched on April 29, 2020 to accelerate development, validation, and commercialization of innovative point-of-care... Read more
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Deep Learning Classification of Systemic Sclerosis Skin using the MobileNetV2 Model
Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a rare autoimmune, systemic disease with prominent fibrosis of skin and internal organs. Early diagnosis of the disease is crucial for designing effective therapy and management plans. Machine learning algorithms, especially deep learning, have been found... Read more
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A Pervasive Respiratory Monitoring Sensor for COVID-19 Pandemic
Goal: The SARS-CoV-2 viral infection could cause severe acute respiratory syndrome disturbing the regular breathing and leading to continuous coughing. Automatic respiration monitoring systems could provide the necessary metrics and warnings for timely intervention, especially for those with mild symptoms.... Read more