Do you ever wonder if certain diseases or health problems are related to each other? Health Infoscape is just what you needed to see for yourself if your doubts are legit after all, and if so you can also find out how closely are these ailments related to each other. Health Infoscape is a network of disease that has been designed by the people at MIT SENSEable City Lab. It gives you a way to better understand human health and the links that exists between various ailments that affect the human body.
Patient information from the records of 7.2 million patients from the proprietary databases of General Electric was taken for research purposes. The information was then displayed in form of a graphic representation. The diseases and ailments shown in the visualization are some of the most common diseases that affect the general population today and this graphic data goes a long way in helping you understand how certain diseases and ailments are related to each other despite no signs of any connections. Apart from showing the relation between ailments, this data visualization also shows us how strongly or loosely the relation between these ailments is.
With Heath Infoscape, MIT SENSEable City Lab has given us a tool that helps us look at the various and the most common ailments that affect the human body in a new light. A close look at the graphic data gives us valuable information about human health and that information can help us take care of ourselves and our health in a better way.