Disease Detection, Prevention, and Treatment

The Challenge of Sepsis: Solving This Global Health Problem Requires Cross-Disciplinary Innovation

The Challenge of Sepsis: Solving This Global Health Problem Requires Cross-Disciplinary Innovation

The Challenge of Sepsis: Solving This Global Health Problem Requires Cross-Disciplinary Innovation 789 444 IEEE Pulse
Sepsis is one of the largest health crises of our time, and an ideal group to fight it are the innovators who comprise IEEE. read more
New Research Offers Clues About the Aging Brain

New Research Offers Clues About the Aging Brain

New Research Offers Clues About the Aging Brain 789 444 IEEE Pulse
Recent breakthroughs suggest new ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat brain disorders associated with aging, including Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias read more
The Rising Threat of Antibiotic Resistance

The Rising Threat of Antibiotic Resistance

The Rising Threat of Antibiotic Resistance 789 444 IEEE Pulse
We are out of time. New, effective antibiotics are required to face the real and growing global threat from resistant and too often deadly bacterial infections read more
New Strategies for Addressing Antibiotic Resistance Offer Promise, but Time is Running Out 

New Strategies for Addressing Antibiotic Resistance Offer Promise, but Time is Running Out

New Strategies for Addressing Antibiotic Resistance Offer Promise, but Time is Running Out 789 444 IEEE Pulse
As antibacterial resistance increases—now thought responsible for an estimated 5 million deaths worldwide each year—scientists are investigating two distinct approaches to combating this deadly problem: Develop new antibiotics that defy pathogen resistance or design methods that hone antibiotic selection and fight individual infections better read more
MicroRNA Biomarkers: Pitfalls and Potential

MicroRNA Biomarkers: Pitfalls and Potential

MicroRNA Biomarkers: Pitfalls and Potential 789 444 IEEE Pulse
Progress has been made in establishing the role of miRNAs as biomarkers for disease, but challenges remain with clinical translation read more
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