Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers show phone calls can forecast dengue fever outbreaks

A team of scientists has developed a system that can forecast the outbreak of dengue fever by simply analyzing the calling behavior of citizens to a public-health hotline. This telephone-based disease surveillance system ...

Oncology & Cancer

Low risk prostate cancer not always low risk

More and more men who believe they have low-risk prostate cancers are opting for active surveillance, forgoing treatment and monitoring the cancer closely with prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests, digital rectal exams and ...

Oncology & Cancer

Prostate cancer: Analytics suggest when physicians should treat

Using the first results from an analysis of the world's largest active surveillance prostate cancer database, the GAP3 consortium has begun to identify which patients are at risk of developing the disease and which patients ...

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