March/April 2017

A Shocking Experience with Respiratory Arrest

Author(s): Max Valentinuzzi
A Shocking Experience with Respiratory Arrest 150 150 IEEE Pulse

“No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow,” wrote Euripides in his play Alcestis (438 BCE). But I recall a day when, surprisingly, I returned from…

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Digital Tracking of Cognitive Decline

Digital Tracking of Cognitive Decline

Author(s): Michele Solis
Digital Tracking of Cognitive Decline 618 372 IEEE Pulse

Pinpointing where healthy brain aging leaves off and dementia begins is difficult. Is a slip in memory an expected outcome for a too-busy person or a warning of something else?…

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The Coming Gray Tide

The Coming Gray Tide

Author(s): Leslie Mertz
The Coming Gray Tide 618 372 IEEE Pulse

The human population is getting older, and technology will play a key role in addressing the pressures this aging will place on healthcare systems. According to the 2015 United Nations’…

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Brain over Brawn

Brain over Brawn

Author(s): Leslie Mertz
Brain over Brawn 618 372 IEEE Pulse

As much as we know about the vitamins, minerals, and types of exercise important to promoting good muscle health, many fundamental questions remain about skeletal and cardiac muscle: What do…

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