Minimize Hypoglycemic Episodes Utilizing Remote Assistance via Mobile Phones

submitted by: syhon

My project involves researching on the versatile dynamics of hypoglycemia and how it can affect individuals differently. By doing so, I can identify specifications for an alarm device that can be tailored to each individual’s needs, so the device can warn the hypoglycemic individual before his or her glucose level falls below a certain threshold.

Successful Cognitive and Emotional Aging

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The next 25 years will witness the largest-ever increase in our elderly population, especially those living an active life. Yet research on successful aging has lagged behind that of age-related diseases. Although successful aging involves both mental and physical health, new research suggests that the critical component of successful aging is related to brain and mind. Dr. Dilip Jeste shares the latest research and reviews some evidence-based strategies for successful aging.

Structures of Massive Multiplayer Online Communities

submitted by: awman

Communities, such as guilds and groups, in massive multiplayer online worlds have been structured differently from one world to another. This research is to investigate the causes of the different community structures in online worlds and, specifically, how the design of the synthetic worlds shape the way players manage their communities.

MacArthur Fellow 2008: Wafaa El-Sadr, physician

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Wafaa El-Sadr is an Infectious Disease Physician introducing multi-pronged treatment strategies for some of the most pressing pandemics of our time – HIV/AIDS and TB – diseases that often afflict people with the least access to quality health care. MacArthur Fellowships offer the opportunity for Fellows to accelerate their current activities or take their work in new directions. The unusual level of independence afforded to Fellows underscores the spirit of freedom intrinsic...

MacArthur Fellow 2008: Peter Pronovost, physician

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Peter Pronovost is a critical care physician devising life-saving, clinical practices to improve patient safety in hospitals and spare countless lives from deadly consequences of human error. MacArthur Fellowships offer the opportunity for Fellows to accelerate their current activities or take their work in new directions. The unusual level of independence afforded to Fellows underscores the spirit of freedom intrinsic to creative endeavors. The extraordinary creativity of MacArthur...

MacArthur Fellow 2008: Diane Meier, geriatrician

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Diane Meier is a geriatrician transforming treatment for the seriously ill into more humane and effective care. MacArthur Fellowships offer the opportunity for Fellows to accelerate their current activities or take their work in new directions. The unusual level of independence afforded to Fellows underscores the spirit of freedom intrinsic to creative endeavors. The extraordinary creativity of MacArthur Fellows knows neither boundaries nor the constraints of age, place, and endeavor.