January/February 2020

Finding alternate resources for completing senior design projects during the current COVID-19 pandemic

Author(s): Jay Goldberg
Finding alternate resources for completing senior design projects during the current COVID-19 pandemic 150 150 IEEE Pulse

At this time, many (if not all) colleges and universities are on lockdown, students have returned home, and classes have transitioned to online instruction. Students in capstone design courses around…

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Treating Postpartum Depression: Beyond the Baby Blues

Author(s): Jennifer Berglund
Treating Postpartum Depression: Beyond the Baby Blues 1254 836 IEEE Pulse
Different from “baby blues,” a mild depression that affects the majority of new mothers in the first few weeks after giving birth, postpartum depression, a perinatal mood and anxiety disorder (PMAD), can last for months, and even up to a year. read more

Robotic Assistive Technologies: Principles and Practice

Author(s): Paul King
Robotic Assistive Technologies: Principles and Practice 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Edited by Pedro Encarnação and Albert M. Cook, CRC Press, 2017, ISBN: 9781498745727, xvi + 382 pages, $65.95 This book is an excellent guide for all those who want to…

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The Path to and Impact of Disease Recognition with AI

Author(s): Yaron Gurovich
The Path to and Impact of Disease Recognition with AI 1243 843 IEEE Pulse
The process of rare disease identification by clinical geneticists is closely associated with the ability to correlate the phenotype of a patient with the relevant genetic syndromes. In order to perform this correlation, the phenotype has to be described in a canonical form read more

School Security?

Author(s): Art Johnson
School Security? 150 150 IEEE Pulse

“Schools rethink security training” was the headline on page 1 of the 30 December 2019 issue of The Baltimore Sun daily newspaper. The accompanying article went on to explain that…

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New Tests and Devices for Early Cancer Detection

Author(s): Leslie Mertz
New Tests and Devices for Early Cancer Detection 1226 856 IEEE Pulse
“More than 600,000 people will die from cancer in the United States this year, and almost all of them could have been saved by detecting their cancers earlier when they were more amenable to the treatments available today,” read more

The Fight Against Cancer: Are We Winning or Losing?

Author(s): Leslie Mertz
The Fight Against Cancer: Are We Winning or Losing? 2560 1856 IEEE Pulse
When it comes to cancer, there’s good news and there’s bad news. While the combination of new screening tests and therapies are making headway, some types of cancer are becoming more common, especially in certain age groups. read more

Numerical Clinical Cardiology

Author(s): Max Valentinuzzi, Eduardo Hasbani, Luis Aguinaga
Numerical Clinical Cardiology 500 642 IEEE Pulse

Numbers, numbers, they endessly fill out our life… weight, height and many other more hidden body attributes, too, like ­chronobiological parameters! Fat and thin woman, by Lyudmyla ­Kharlamova Out of…

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