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Health Management

Rising multimorbidity in our ageing world

2018 21 Aug

Mapping the landscape of ageing for more effective healthcare How can the spatial sciences contribute to streamlined healthcare by addressing multi-morbidity in ageing populations across the globe? The global population is ageing. This is not only a general demographic pattern but one with a variety of unique trajectories by country... Read more

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Family Tree Can Lead to Timely Screening of At-Risk Patients

2016 05 Mar

Mapping a patient’s family tree could identify additional risks and drive patients to more timely screenings as most doctors and nurses often use a paper checklist or brief interview to identify risk factors for heart disease and cancer, according to a new study from Duke Health . The study, published on 3 March in the journal Genetics in... Read more

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V Flow : A Novel Visualization of Blood Flow

2016 21 Jan

Introduction Ultrasound color flow mapping (CFM) has been extensively used in clinical diagnosis. Velocity of blood flow is calculated through a leg-one auto-correlation [1] method using the beamformed and filtered receiving signals. The magnitude of velocity relative to the direction of ultrasound beam propagation can be obtained and thus is... Read more