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Open datasets on medicine/drugs and its uses in treatment

I'm looking for a dataset that contains a list of medicine/drugs and what is it used for. Example : Medicine To treat Paracetamol Pain Paracetamol Fever Adderall Narcolepsy ...
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Current biohazard/disease outbreak dataset

I am looking for api or dataset that shows current disease outbreaks and/or biohazards around the world. I have not been able to locate this yet.
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Health forum data sets

I am looking for data sets that contain health-related forum posts. Ideally, with as much structured information as possible (post, post timestamp, poster ID, history of edits, etc.). I know I can ...
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Open and free electronic Case Report Form e-CRF system options

Does anyone know any good platform for gathering clinical data during clinical trials? I was not able to set up Open Clinica... I think that this problem should be addressed more easily with a form ...
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Where can I find statistics of polio cases in different countries

I would like to know how many cases of polio were reported in different countries for last 20 years or more. So far I've looked into the WHO webiste and also The Global Polio Eradication Initiative, ...
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Looking for a blood glucose data set for predictive algorithm

Student in data analysis and diabetics, i'm looking for a data set that contains the features below to test some algorithm of prediction (random forest). Where can i get such a data set please ? ...
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List of Pennsylvania Nursing Schools their Addresses, Enrollment, Graduation Rates?

I'm looking for a list of nursing schools in Pennsylvania (PA) along with the addresses, enrollment, and graduation rates. Preferably in a non-scrapable format like JSON or CSV.
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Commercial Medical Diagnostic testing Precision and Accuracy

Since the accuracy and precision (repeatability) of a test is relevant to any decision; how do I find (or phrase) search's to find data on this for commercial clinics? I used to work for an animal ...
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Raw Clinical Growth Charts height & weight data for age

I'm looking for height & weight data points, with associated age & sex. This is the kind of raw data from which Web percentile calculators derive their calculations.
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Any databases with this data?

Has anybody seen a medical data set with: clinical data (patient's age, gender, prior history, and stuff like that) biomarkers (blood pressure, blood oxygenation, etc.) genetic data (...
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Data on alcohol usage, addictions, disease in Africa

Im looking for an open data set on various alcohol usage statistics for Africa. Preferably the data would be at a subnational/regional or even micro level, such as from surveys. I haven't seen ...
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Disease and Symptoms Hierarchy

I have a huge list of symptoms (1 million rows+ ). I would like to reduce the data by grouping the symptoms. For example, lower abdominal pain and upper abdominal pain into "abdominal pain" category. ...
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Frequent Micro health care data

I need a dataset with some health outcome (like immunization rates or reported disease cases) that is both frequent (weekly or more frequent) and micro-geographic (zip code or finer).
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(Non)Prescription Drug Use Location/Date

I'm doing a data science project that requires information about the use of specific prescription and over-the-counter drugs by location and date. The location data don't have to be US-specific, but ...
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OpenFDA API: Including the skip parameter limit

I was working with the API and trying to paginate the results and I ran into an error which says 'Skip value must 5000 or less'. It would be nice if you guys could add this to your documentation ...
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Database of non-packager-specific drug information

DailyMed lets me look up the Structured Product Label files for various medications, and I know that I can download a database of those drug labels from DailyMed here. The Structured Product Labels (...
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Validity, Utility and Cost of Clinical Tests

Medical tests are characterized by validity, utility and cost: Validity is the probability that the test results are correct. Utility is the usefulness of having correct results (e.g. how much life-...
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Where can I find a data set of US Individuals?

I'm looking for a data set of US citizens/residents, etc. With data on things such as age, geographic location, gender, income, marital status, etc. The more the better. Where can I find an ...
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I'm trying to find international obesity prevalence by year

I'm trying to find international obesity prevalence by year. Does anyone have a source at the country level?
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DailyMed RESTful API

I am trying to access the INDICATIONS, CONTRAINDICATIONS, ADVERSE REACTIONS, and WARNINGS field using the dailymed API. http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/services/ However, I cannot seem to find ...
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Eating habits and attitudes

I have a question, which is along the lines of a previously asked one, regarding people's eating habits, ideally a "food journal" type of thing that has data from individuals showing what they ate at ...
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Global HIV Incidence Raw Data

All information I can find on global HIV incidence broken down into male/female categories is in the form of already processed charts. I've attempted to find a raw HIV dataset that breaks down into a ...
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Database of powered mobility device (wheelchairs, etc) activity logs?

I would like to know if there exists a publicly accessible collection of activity logs of powered mobility device usage by elderly/disabled individuals. Specific contents I'm after are user input ...
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Trying to extrapolate patient costs by physician from public Medicare pricing data

I am working on a web application that maps healthcare expenses by providers in a geographic area. Our prototype was previously using mocked data, and I am now trying to replace it with real data from ...
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List of European Hospitals and Health Clinics

I am looking for a overview on hospitals and medical services provided by the public (and also by the private) healthcare sector in Europe. public hospitals private hospitals and medical clinics ... ...
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EEG data, specifically for alzheimer's?

Does anyone have any clues on open (or reasonably scrapeable) sources of EEG data, especially from Alzheimer's patients?
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Alcohol consumption and reaction time

Anybody have a source for experimental data on alcohol consumption and reaction time?
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Where can I find massive and high dimensional survival datasets

I am working on developing some high-dimensional survival analysis methods with R, but I do not know where to find such high-dimensional survival datasets. Could anyone tell me where to find such ...
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Pharmacist Database in Canada

Where would I be able to get some demographic and employment data for pharmacists in Canada? Much like this one: http://www.cihi.ca/CIHI-ext-portal/internet/en/document/spending+and+health+workforce/...
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I need a list of medications, diagnoses, and medical terms for a police report auto publication project

I have a project with a police department in Washington State that is about to start where I will be automatically publishing police reports not requiring redaction per the state public records act. I ...
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Query medicine descriptions API

I am looking for publicly available API for querying medicine's descriptions. For example, if I supply Carbidopa/Levodopa or Sinemet the expected return data (in json or xml format) is a simple ...
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Are there ID crosswalks between NPI and OSHPD for California Providers?

I am looking for data that contains a list of National Provider Identification Numbers (NPI) that correspond to Medicaid Provider Identification Numbers or OSHPD ID numbers. In particular, does anyone ...
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Database of wheelchair-accessible places

I want to know whether a place is wheelchair-accesible or not. Data for the whole world is best, but data for specific countries/cities is OK too. Data must be reusable in Wikivoyage, which is ...
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Do you know where I can find health data sets?

I am new to the world of data science. I was wondering if anyone knew where I can find health datasets? Specifically heart disease data on minorities in the US. Any suggestions or guidance will be ...
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Is there any open data for Emergency Room waiting time?

I am a software engineering student who is thinking to build a Dashboard for ER waiting times. Potentially it could tell your whether a longer trip could still save you time. There's currently no way ...
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How does one link two selected elements on two tables within openFDA?

I'm trying extract some summary information from openFDA and am receiving wildly different responses, and very different capabilities when attempting my search, and was hoping that someone could help ...
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Understanding the population sample represented in CDC WONDER database

I’m trying to understand the population numbers in the CDC WONDER database when querying information regarding STD morbidity. If I build the following query: Age: 20-24 years Disease: All Gender: ...
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Adverse Events for Avastin - vision issues

I need a list of the adverse events for Avastin drug. I mainly would like to see a list of adverse events concerning vision issues. Thank you.
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Missing medical device recall information? OpenFDA not finding recalls from FDA database

To ensure I was understanding how openFDA works, I have been checking my queries against the searchable medical device recall database the FDA already has (http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/...
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Looking for datasets of tumor or cancer growth

We are having a school project on a mathematical model of tumor growth. We would like to compare our model to the real data. Despite a lot of search we couldn't find any open data on the web. Hence, ...
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Where would I find Step or Pedometer Data?

I am a student at the University of Utah. I am trying to gather the raw data on 30 or more individuals, preferably 35 - 55 females. My goal is to have 3 to 6 months worth of raw data. I have been ...
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Hospital originated infections and mishaps

NPR and other news organizations are citing a dataset analyzed by Kaiser from the CDC: Created with Datawrapper Source: Kaiser Health News analysis of CDC data Get the data Would anyone know where ...
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Infectiousness vs. deadliness for various diseases

I'm looking for a dataset of infectiousness vs. deadliness for various diseases and viruses. I was inspired by this visualization from The Guardian. I want to make some variations on this, but can't ...
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Birth dates vs. Due dates

Are there any resources out there to estimate the distribution of actual birth dates vs due dates? I would like to do a analysis similar to this. Thanks on advance.
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Imaging Cost Data and Procedure Costs

I am looking for average charge or cost data for the following procedures for outpatient imaging centers. Arthroscopic surgery, cataract, colonoscopy, CT scan, ekg, X-Ray. Ultrasound, mri, pet scan, ...
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Where can I find open data on healthcare quality indicators?

I've been working with HEDIS measures for quality measurement in healthcare in the US, but most of what I have seen is proprietary. I'm interested in reproducible research hence my need for open data. ...
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Where is the “product problem” field in the openFDA API?

In the MAUDE search tool on FDA.gov there is a standard list of problems in a product problem field. This is not available in the API. See screenshot for example. This would be a great addition to ...