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Lupus is an autoimmune disease characterized by acute and chronic inflammation of various tissues of the body. Because the antibodies and accompanying cells of inflammation can affect tissues anywhe...
Gaucher's (go-SHAYZ) disease occurs when certain harmful fatty substances accumulate to excessive levels in your liver, spleen, lungs, bone marrow and, less commonly, brain. This accumulation of...
A snapshot of vital statistics data hints that rates of death from a number of diseases, including heart disease, stroke, and Alzheimer's disease, were higher in 2015 than in 2014. Medscape Medical ...
The Basic Statistics page has recently been updated with information from the 2008 HIV Surveillance Report: Diagnoses of HIV infection and AIDS in the United States and Dependent Areas.
A basic overview of HIV and AIDS statistics in the United States.
(University of Virginia Health System) A sweeping new report assessing chronic kidney disease in the United States offers startling statistics about a condition that affects almost 14 percent of the U...
Ecologists at the University of Georgia have developed a model showing that public health surveillance data can be used to signal when a disease is approaching eradication. Their research, just publis...
In an editorial published in the current issue of Cardiology, professors from the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University have evaluated the totality of evidence an...
Objectives-This report presents 2013 period infant mortality statistics from the linked birth/infant death data set (linked file) by maternal and infant characteristics. The linked file differs from t...
Background. Although 80% of the burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is in developing countries, the 2010 global burden of disease (GBD) estimates have been cited to support a premise that sub-Sahar...
To provide a 5-year follow-on update on the changes in prevalence and treatment of upper urinary tract stone disease in the UK.
Image completion involves filling missing parts in images. In this paper we address this problem through novel statistics of similar patches. We observe that if we match similar patches in the image a...