InfoDesign Speaks: Visual Medical Reports

Wired.com recently published a great example of how information design can enhance our daily lives—even our health!  Most medical test results are presented in a familiarly unimaginative report format, consisting of a page or more of Courier New.  The format, combined with the dense medical jargon, is pretty difficult for the average person to interpret. Continue reading InfoDesign Speaks: Visual Medical Reports

Map O’ The Day #216 – Human Subway Map

Today’s MOTD is really cool and follows in the footsteps of some of our other subway map metaphors. Instead of focusing on movies or music, this one actually has a real purpose and maps the network inside the human body.

Created by Sam Loman, this map shows where in the human body the various transport systems reside. The lines represent veins and muscles and the circles or stations represent major organs and bones.

Map O’ The Day #200 – UNAIDS Outlook Report 2010

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Today’s MOTDs are special not only because it is our 200th post but because it covers a topic that requires more awareness and action. Continue reading Map O’ The Day #200 – UNAIDS Outlook Report 2010

Map O’ The Day #180 – Proper Posture

 

Today’s MOTD is very good knowledge for everyone that is reading this post right now. People are spending a lot more time in front of computers, without understanding the consequences of posture. Improper posture can lead to painful lasting injuries including carpal tunnel syndrome, shoulder and back pain, eyestrain and lumbar and lower back problems.

Designer Devon Morgan has made this exceptional infographic to help you improve you posture.