: Increasing Incidence of Melanoma Among Young Adults: An Epidemiologic Study in Olmsted County, Minnesota.

submitted by: WentzMR

: Dr. Kurtis Reed, a Resident Physician in the Department of Dermatology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the April 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on a retrospective chart study using data from the Rochester Epidemiology Project that reveals a significant increase in the incidence of melanoma in young adults. Available at:
http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00209-1/fulltext

INVIS - The Movie

submitted by: alexandertoet
The TNO INVIS system provides a real-time all-weather all-time full color image with a natural color appearance, by fusing Intensified Visual, Near-Infrared and Thermal imagery, using the TNO patented ''Color the Night'' false color mapping principle. The system also provides a virtual 3D representation of the observed environment, and includes a range of different real-time image enhancement techniques, like dynamic noise reduction and superresolution. The INVIS can be used for navigation...

Emerging Diseases - The Importance of Early Warning and Surveillance Systems (MWV48)

submitted by: MicrobeWorld
In episode 48 of MicrobeWorld Video, filmed at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting in Washington, D.C., on February 18, 2011, Dr. Stan Maloy talks with Stephen S. Morse, Ph.D., Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and Founding Director and Senior Research Scientist, Center for Public Health Preparedness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University. Infectious diseases remain major causes of illnesses and fatalities worldwide. Although many are known, new...

Pervasive Location Tracking: A Privacy Protection Perspective

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Numerous visions have been suggested for protecting personal information privacy in pervasive sensing and computing environments. This presentation argues that some visions are better than others and suggests how the research community can help us arrive at better societal solutions.

West Nile Virus MWV19

submitted by: MicrobeWorld
West Nile virus entered the United States in 1999 and is now considered a seasonal epidemic that starts in the summer and continues into the fall. First isolated in Uganda in 1937, the virus can cause severe human meningitis or encephalitis in 1% of those infected. In 2007 the U.S. Centers for Disease Control reported 124 fatalities. The rapid spread of West Nile virus has put local and state mosquito surveillance programs on the front line of public health and disease preparedness. In...