September/October 2018

Neuromodulation Poses Next Step in Treating Heart Disease

Neuromodulation Poses Next Step in Treating Heart Disease

Author(s): Cynthia Weber
Neuromodulation Poses Next Step in Treating Heart Disease 618 374 IEEE Pulse

Jeffrey Ardell, Founding Director of the UCLA Neurocardiology Research Program of Excellence, is a fellow of the American Heart Association and has been one of the principal investigators in the…

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The Space Between

The Space Between

Author(s): Sarah Campbell
The Space Between 618 372 IEEE Pulse

Around 2008, endoscopists David Carr-Locke and Petros Benias began to notice an unfamiliar pattern in the bile duct during endomicroscopy, which didn’t look like anything they knew from pathology. Their…

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Health Care in the Age of Interoperability

Health Care in the Age of Interoperability

Author(s): Mark L. Braunstein
Health Care in the Age of Interoperability 618 372 IEEE Pulse

This is the first in a series of articles on the dramatic transformation taking place in health informatics, in large part because of the new Health Level 7 (HL7) Fast…

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imaging intelligence

Imaging Intelligence

Author(s): Subhamoy Mandal, Aaron B. Greenblatt, Jingzhi An
Imaging Intelligence 618 372 IEEE Pulse

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) have influenced medicine in myriad ways, and medical imaging is at the forefront of technological transformation. Recent advances in AI/ML fields have made…

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the future of fat

The Future of Fat

Author(s): Jennifer Berglund
The Future of Fat 618 372 IEEE Pulse

At first, Ahmed El-Sohemy was puzzled by his data—they were the complete opposite of what they should have been. It was supposed to be a straightforward study of cholesterol metabolism…

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Fireworks, Autism, and Animals

Author(s): Max Valentinuzzi
Fireworks, Autism, and Animals 150 150 IEEE Pulse

In a previous article in IEEE Pulse, autism was reviewed, and we discovered, not without surprise, that the condition as now recognized is barely more than 100 years old [1].…

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Using 3-D Printers and Microvolunteering to Improve Healthcare Access

Author(s): Mohan Satyaranjan, Ilhaam Ashraf, Dayaparasad Kulkarni, N. Sriraam
Using 3-D Printers and Microvolunteering to Improve Healthcare Access 150 150 IEEE Pulse

With fewer than 800,000 doctors to meet the needs of a population of 1.3 billion people, India is confronting an immense healthcare challenge. Simply put, how can more people get…

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Patient Technology for Tracking Movement Disorders

Patient Technology for Tracking Movement Disorders

Author(s): IEEE Pulse
Patient Technology for Tracking Movement Disorders 618 372 IEEE Pulse

Above: Examples of 3-D-printed prototypes of the PDMonitor wearable devices. (Image courtesy of PD Neurotechnology Ltd.) PD Neurotechnology specializes in an innovative medical device, the PDMonitor, designed to assist patients…

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