January/February 2018

Machine Learning Takes on Health Care

Author(s): Leslie Mertz
Machine Learning Takes on Health Care 620 374 IEEE Pulse

FIGURE 1 Leonard D’Avolio, Ph.D. When Leonard D’Avolio (Figure 1: Photo courtesy of Cyft) was working on his Ph.D. degree in biomedical informatics, he saw the power of machine learning…

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Staying in Motion After a Stroke

Staying in Motion After Stroke

Author(s): Wudan Yan
Staying in Motion After Stroke 618 372 IEEE Pulse

Joel Stein After suffering a stroke—perhaps a blood clot gets lodged in the brain or a blood vessel near the brain bursts—a person may suddenly not be able to hear,…

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Tackling an Epidemic

Author(s): Mary Bates
Tackling an Epidemic 620 373 IEEE Pulse

Richard Ries The opioid epidemic is dominating news headlines and inspiring greater calls for political action in the United States. While opioid addiction isn’t a new issue, its devastating consequences…

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Brain-Related Matters - ANTBI

Brain-Related Matters

Author(s): Cynthia Weber
Brain-Related Matters 618 371 IEEE Pulse

Above: ANTBI workshop attendees gather for the session in Washington D.C. Wherein lies the promise versus the hype, when discussing the latest in brain-related research and neurotechnology? Have we considered…

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PULSE On Stage: Can AI Truly Transform Healthcare? Reality vs. Hype

PULSE On Stage: Can AI Truly Transform Healthcare? Reality vs. Hype

Author(s): IEEE Pulse
PULSE On Stage: Can AI Truly Transform Healthcare? Reality vs. Hype 618 371 IEEE Pulse

IEEE PULSE On Stage brings together global thought leaders in the fields of biomedical engineering and medicine to inform, connect and effect change to benefit human life through inspiring talks…

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Cyber-Attacks to Devices Threaten Data, Patients

Cyber-Attacks to Devices Threaten Data, Patients

Author(s): Leslie Mertz
Cyber-Attacks to Devices Threaten Data, Patients 618 371 IEEE Pulse

Above: Kevin Fu (front right) and his research group are testing the security and privacy of various medical devices, including heart-rate sensors, pacemakers, defibrillators, drug-delivery systems, and neurostimulators. (Photo courtesy of…

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