According to the World Health Organization, more than half of the people in the world are overweight (39%) or obese (13%). Obesity is associated with increased risks for cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and certain forms of cancer.
Physical recreation, hormone secretion, immune systems, memory functions, and mood are all related to sufficient and restorative sleep. As biomedical engineers, we would like to quantify this ultimate “sleep quality,” but how can we assess it?
For a long time, sleep researchers have asked why we sleep and what are the physiological and mental needs which require sleep . Today we understand that sleep is important for productivity, health, cognition, and well-being. As a consequence, physical recreation, hormone secretion, immune systems,
For many therapeutic interventions, imaging has become an essential component of initial diagnosis.