After two decades of decline, malaria cases are significantly increasing in some parts...
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MS is more prevalent in the US than previously reported
10-year multiple sclerosis prevalent cases in the US are almost twice as high as previously reported cases.
Malaria eradication: rising incidence shows there is a long road ahead
After two decades of decline, malaria cases are significantly increasing in some parts of the world, especially Africa, prompting concern that much more is needed to combat the epidemic.
Affordable Care Act declared unconstitutional by federal judge
The Affordable Care Act has been declared unconstitutional by a federal judge, so will billions of Americans be left without health insurance?
Transmission across borders: dengue fever cases in Spain and France
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has published an assessment of the risk of dengue fever transmission after three cases of dengue were confirmed in Spain and six in France in October 2018. These were the first confirmed locally-transmitted dengue cases since 2017.
High salt intake is a potential new risk factor for MS
In multiple sclerosis (MS), a person’s immune system wrongly attacks the myelin cells that sheath and protect the nerves, which results in an array of neurological symptoms that can be permanent when the disease advances.
The link between smoking, gender, and COPD diagnosed prevalence
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a group of diseases that cause airflow blockage and breathing-related problems due to a loss of elasticity in the airways and air sacs in the lungs.
Reducing the burden of undiagnosed COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), also known as chronic obstructive lung disease (COLD), is a condition characterised by difficulty in breathing, shortness of breath, wheezing, chest tightness, and other respiratory symptoms that progress over time.
Why is chronic lymphocytic leukaemia on the rise in adults?
Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) is a type of cancer where an excess of B-cell lymphocytes is produced in the bone marrow. B cells function to fight infection and are the predominant type of lymphocyte that accumulates in the bone marrow and blood.
Tweet map: could Twitter be a powerful tool for epidemiologists?
AsTwitter has become more and more popular, ithas gained a reputation for its powerful capability to transmit information in real time. GlobalData is exploring how Twitter may be used in epidemiology.