August 2008

TechSectors: Medical Devices: PET/MRI Combo

August 18, 2008

Feature Articles

Simon Cherry, professor and chair of biomedical engineering at UC Davis, discusses the combination of PET and MRI in a single scanner, which his lab built for laboratory mice studies, particularly in cancer research.

Eye on Innovation: Wearable Sensors Use Body Heat

August 15, 2008

Feature Articles

The advantages of using wireless body sensors in healthcare are obvious: more autonomy for the patient, an improved quality of life, and better signal quality due to lack of bulky cables.

Split Personalities: Dr. Ironman

August 15, 2008

Feature Articles

Dr. Jeff Shilt is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon and multiple Ironman finisher. Having raced in nine Ironman-distance triathlons and qualified for the World Championships in Hawaii in both the International Triathlon Union and Ironman distance.

Information Therapy: Patient Education at its Best

January 01, 1970

Feature Articles

Better patient education may help alleviate the rising cost of healthcare and lead to better health outcomes, because it helps patients make more informed decisions about their healthcare.

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