Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Data dashboard highlights COVID-19 demographics and time trends

As news reports underline the disproportionate toll of COVID-19 on racial and ethnic minorities in the United States, a new data visualization dashboard developed by Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health scientists ...

Genetics

Race-specific lupus nephritis biomarkers

University of Houston Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Endowed Professor of biomedical engineering, Chandra Mohan, and his team have discovered a difference in urinary biomarker proteins of lupus nephritis (LN) in patients ...

Health

Who is telling the truth about their health?

When researchers or policymakers ask health-related questions, they often rely on self-reported rather than tested health data. IIASA researchers looked into the reliability of this type of data for research, and found that ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why white, older men are more likely to die of suicide

In the United States, older men of European descent (so-called white men) have significantly higher suicide rates than any other demographic group. For example, their suicide rates are significantly higher than those of older ...

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