Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New research discovers the financial cost of trachoma surveys

The global health community is working to eliminate trachoma, a bacterial disease that causes blindness. Researchers reporting in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases have analyzed the costs of surveys that must track trachoma ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Zika hackathon fights disease with big data

More than 50 data scientists, engineers, and UT Austin students gathered on Sunday, May 15, 2016 to use Big Data to fight the spread of Zika for the "Austin Zika Hackathon" at the Cloudera offices downtown.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Forecasting diseases using Wikipedia

Analyzing page views of Wikipedia articles could make it possible to monitor and forecast diseases around the globe, according to research publishing this week in PLOS Computational Biology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

iPhone attachment designed for at-home diagnoses of ear infections

(Medical Xpress)—A new pediatric medical device being developed by Georgia Tech and Emory University could make life easier for every parent who has rushed to the doctor with a child screaming from an ear infection.

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