Measuring long-term heart stress dynamics with smartwatch data

Biomedical engineers at Duke University have developed a method using data from wearable devices such as smartwatches to digitally mimic an entire week's worth of an individual's heartbeats. The previous record covered only ...

Oncology & Cancer

Seeing cancer's spread through a computational window

Biomedical engineers at Duke University have significantly enhanced the capabilities of a computational model that simulates the movement of individual cancer cells across long distances within the entire human body.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Childhood burns take a toll on academic outcomes

A new study published in the BMJ's Archives of Disease in Childhood has found young people of both sexes who were hospitalized due to burns were less likely to finish high school than their peers.

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