Research

Elsevier,

Global Perspectives on Childhood Obesity (Second Edition), Current Status, Consequences and Prevention, 2019, Pages 105-116

Argues that prevention of obesity in childhood as the most effective way of stemming the “obesity epidemic” over the long term. Supports SDG: 2.2.2 Prevalence of malnutrition (weight for height >+2 or
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Encyclopedia of Environmental Health, Second Edition, 2019, Pages 108-110

This chapter content advances SDG 3 and 5 by explaining how diethylstilbestrol has been used in the past by obstetricians, gynecologists, and family physicians to treat pregnant women with the intent to prevent miscarriage, and the antimiscarriage use of this drug had side effects that became tragically clear soon after the commercialization showing the failure of adequate preclinical testing.
Elsevier, Wearable Robotics: Systems and Applications, Volume , 1 January 2019
Description Wearable Robotics: Systems and Applications provides a comprehensive overview of the entire field of wearable robotics, including active orthotics (exoskeleton) and active prosthetics for the upper and lower limb and full body. In its two major sections, wearable robotics systems are described from both engineering perspectives and their application in medicine and industry.
Elsevier, Cardiovascular Implications of Stress and Depression, Volume , 1 January 2019
Social support is one of the most reliable predictors of better health outcomes, including lower cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality. Although past research has focused on links between social support and health outcomes, much less work has explored whether social support is a mediator of the association between other psychological factors and cardiovascular disease. This chapter thus reviews the literature linking stress and depression to social support.
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Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, Volume 6, 1 January 2019

This book chapter advances SDGs 11 and 12 by discussing the integrated coastal management approach to coastal zone management policy for a sustainable coast.

United Nations Development Programme, January 2019

This analysis of 160 cases of artificial intelligence (AI) being used for social good touches on all 17 of the SDGs, with Goal 3, good health and wellbeing, being particularly well documented in terms of AI for good.
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Alzheimer's Disease Theranostics, January 2019, Pages 7-12

This book chapter advances SDGs 3 and 17 by focusing primarily on the recent developments in Alzheimer's Disease diagnosis and their merits and demerits, including development of blood and cerebrospinal fluid–based biomarkers, imaging tools such as MRI, fMRI, and PET, proteomics, etc.
Elsevier, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, Volume 70, January 2019
In the last decades, energy scarcity has become an important issue globally. Renewable energy sources have gained importance due to limited fossil fuel reserves and increased concerns on climate change. In this regard, municipal wastewater is a remarkable energy source since huge amounts of wastewater are generated and treated all over the world every day. Conventional activated sludge (CAS) process, which has been in use for more than a century, is the most widely applied treatment method for municipal wastewater.
Elsevier, Joule, Volume 3, 16 January 2019
The future role of stationary electricity storage is perceived as highly uncertain. One reason is that most studies into the future cost of storage technologies focus on investment cost. An appropriate cost assessment must be based on the application-specific lifetime cost of storing electricity. We determine the levelized cost of storage (LCOS) for 9 technologies in 12 power system applications from 2015 to 2050 based on projected investment cost reductions and current performance parameters.
Elsevier, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 99, January 2019
The paper investigates the construction of strategies aiming to up-scale low-carbon innovations from pilot to full commercial scale. This requires a systemic understanding of the evolution of the technology along with the organizations and infrastructures supporting its development. Technological innovation systems concepts operationalize system building processes, including the establishment of constituent elements and the performance of key innovation activities.

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