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Chronic kidney disease mortality trends in selected Central America countries, 1997–2013: clues to an epidemic of chronic interstitial nephritis of agricultural communities

on Thu, 02/08/2018 - 02:47

This post introduces the paper "Chronic kidney disease mortality trends in selected Central America countries, 1997–2013: clues to an epidemic of chronic interstitial nephritis of agricultural communities" by Pedro Ordunez, F Javier Nieto, Ramon Martinez, Patricia Soliz, Gloria P Giraldo, Susan Anne Mott, Wendy E Hoy published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health

Incidence, mortality and DALYs by Cancer at country level in 2015: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study

on Sun, 12/11/2016 - 15:29

Cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide and major noncommunicable disease. Current estimates on the burden of cancer are a fundamental peace of information for cancer prevention and control. An interactive visualization allows you to explore the cancer incidence, mortality, and disability-adjusted life-years (DALY) in a selected cancers group across countries.

Visualizing the Burden of Cancer: Incidence Rate by 32 Cancers from 2005 to 2015

on Sun, 12/04/2016 - 15:40

Cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide and major noncommunicable disease. Current estimates on the burden of cancer are a fundamental peace of information for cancer prevention and control. An interactive visualization allows you to explore the cancer incidence in 32 cancers by sex in selected location (global, region, country or territory).

The Nucleotide Walk Graph: a visualization technique that create a nucleotide sequence portrait

on Sun, 10/09/2016 - 16:37

This article introduces the the nucleotide walk graph, a simple visualization technique that create a portrait of a nucleotide sequence, useful for visually analyze DNA sequence patterns, facilitate comparison, and identify changes over time or between strains of the same gene from different places .

Global Peace Index 2008-2016

on Sun, 10/02/2016 - 15:07

This article presents information about the Global Peace Index (GPI), a measure of relative peaceful across 163 countries and territories from 2008 to 2016.

Are You Really Tall?

on Sun, 08/07/2016 - 22:42

This article introduces a visualization tool that helps you to see if your are taller or shorter than the mean height of people o year of birth and country.

Planetary Health: addressing major public health threats caused by human impacts on the natural world

on Mon, 06/13/2016 - 01:41

This article introduces the concept of Planetary Health as a new discipline to address public health threats caused by human impacts on the environment, and visualizes the Environmental Performance Index in 180 world's nations.

Trends in Maternal Mortality: selected countries from 1980 to 2013

on Mon, 06/06/2016 - 04:06

This visualization allows comparing the level and trends in maternal mortality ratio from two selected countries.

Causes of Maternal Mortality from 1980 to 2013

on Mon, 05/30/2016 - 01:38

This visualization helps monitoring maternal deaths and the key causes contributing to maternal mortality in the world and by country from 1980 to 2013.

Which Percentage of People Is Older and Younger Than You

on Sun, 05/15/2016 - 02:40

Curious about which percentage of people is younger and older than you? This visualization helps you to figure out.

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