Disease Detection, Prevention, and Treatment

Ultrasound and Microbubbles Combine for Drug Delivery, Detecting Biomarkers

Ultrasound and Microbubbles Combine for Drug Delivery, Detecting Biomarkers

Ultrasound and Microbubbles Combine for Drug Delivery, Detecting Biomarkers 789 444 IEEE Pulse
New approaches combine both technologies for easier and targeted drug delivery, while providing access to drug-resistant cancerous tumors and across the blood–brain barrier read more
Double Vision

Double Vision: Study of U.K. Twins Provides New Insight Into Human Wellbeing

Double Vision: Study of U.K. Twins Provides New Insight Into Human Wellbeing 789 444 IEEE Pulse
Back in 1992, when Prof. Tim Spector of King’s College London set up a study to investigate the incidence of osteoporosis and other rheumatologic diseases in monozygotic (identical) twins, little did he know how much the project would expand its horizons. read more
The Cancer Moonshot Enters a New Phase by Mary Bates

The Cancer Moonshot Enters a New Phase

The Cancer Moonshot Enters a New Phase 789 444 IEEE Pulse
Moonshot-supported research has made progress in lowering cancer mortality rates, and this new initiative prioritizes diversity in research with a goal of ending cancer as we know it. read more
Phage Therapy Takes on Broad Applications by Leslie Mertz

Phage Therapy Takes on Broad Applications

Phage Therapy Takes on Broad Applications 768 432 IEEE Pulse
As antibiotic resistance rises, the promise of bacteriophages offers treatment options. read more
Enhancing Mental Health Care With VR by Zara Abrams

Enhancing Mental Health Care With VR

Enhancing Mental Health Care With VR 768 432 IEEE Pulse
Immersive technologies may offer improved efficiency and precision for assessing, treating, and studying psychiatric and psychological conditions. read more
Finding New Ways to Analyze the Microbiome by Leslie Mertz

Finding New Ways to Analyze the Microbiome

Finding New Ways to Analyze the Microbiome 768 432 IEEE Pulse
The gut microbiome is a key contributor to human health, but untangling how this happens is still a challenge. Bioinformatics, software, and machine learning could help. read more
The Role of the Skin Microbiome in Health and Disease

The Role of the Skin Microbiome in Health and Disease

The Role of the Skin Microbiome in Health and Disease 768 432 IEEE Pulse
Human skin acts as a barrier between the body and the outside environment, preventing disease-causing organisms and foreign substances from getting into our body. The skin also serves as an ecosystem for billions of microorganisms, collectively called the skin microbiome. read more
Detecting Ion Levels, Changes to Health

Detecting Ion Levels, Changes to Health

Detecting Ion Levels, Changes to Health 768 432 IEEE Pulse
Innovative methods that are simple to run and offer real-time results provide insight on health. read more
Phage infecting bacteria close-up

Leveraging Bacteriophages in Vaccine Development

Leveraging Bacteriophages in Vaccine Development 768 432 IEEE Pulse

It’s a bacteriophage’s world; we’re just living in it Bacteriophages, or phages for short, are viruses that specifically infect bacterial cells. Their name is derived from Greek for “bacteria eater”…

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