Minute-by-minute activity data collected on wearable watches and similar devices.
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) has announced that the National Sleep Research Resource (NSRR), hosted by Brigham and Women's Hospital, was awarded a five-year contract, facilitating an expansion of capabilities and providing support for increased community involvement. The NSRR will be transitioned to a cloud-based platform that is compatible with BioData Catalyst, NHLBI's developing cloud-based data platform. Keep reading
The Nulliparous Pregnancy Outcomes Study: Monitoring Mothers-to-Be (nuMoM2b), which began in 2010, studies pregnant women who will be delivering for the first time (nulliparous women). This prospective cohort study evaluates the underlying, interrelated mechanisms of several common adverse pregnancy outcomes, which can be unpredictable in women who have little or no pregnancy history, to help guide their treatment. Keep reading
To paraphrase the adage, a picture is worth a thousand numbers. In order to investigate some basic properties of NSRR datasets, here we generate a number of whole-dataset visualizations. To make sense of these images, we’ll employ a remarkably complex computational pattern recognition and dimension reduction framework, a.k.a. the human visual system. Keep reading