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Healthcare, the body, medicine, medical research, pharmacology, anatomy, etc

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Is there a way to extract the brand names of drugs available in USA?

RxNorm is a terminology that has a good content. It can be downloaded (after signing a user agreement) from NLM website. But it requires dealing with databases (Oracle or MySQL). Can I parse the file ...
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Model documents for presubmission meeting with FDA about mhealth pilot trial and risk assessment

I am planning a trial with diabetic patients to use our digital tablet-based Android app for helping to track/manage glucose, nutrition, medications, and fitness-related activities. It has been ...
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Dataset of adulteration incidents

I'm looking for a dataset of adulteration incidents containing as many following fields as possible: name of the adulterant(s) (an adulterant is a substance found within other substances such as food,...
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Dataset of allergies

I'm looking for a dataset containing the following: for each country, for each allergy types, number of humans affected by the allergy. if possible, break down per gender and age.
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diabetes complications dataset

I need a data set of diabetes patients suffering from diabetes complications like retinopathy kidney diseases and etc. dividing by patient age and sex in at least 25 years.
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Where to download a dictionary of medical terms

Can anyone recommend a place to download a dictionary of medical terms in XML or other suitable data format?
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A database of drugs and their targets

Do you know if there is any free for commercial and non-commercial project database with drugs information and their targets? For example: Drug name: Paracetamol Chemical Formula: C8H9NO2 Target: ...
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Automobile accident data in the US

A friend's question: Are there data about automobile accidents over the course of a year with daily increments and preferably with a large variety of filters like city, highway, etc?
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Database of self-inflicted injuries?

I need a database of self-inflicted injuries, their prevalence, age, gender and area distribution and the nature of the injury. This is very specific but could have a huge impact in my research. Any ...
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Diabetes patient record data sets?

Are there any data sets of diabetes patient records? Logs of blood sugars, carbohydrate, activity etc plus other stats like age, height, weight.
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WHO's Defined Daily Dose guidelines

On the off chance, anyone know where to get an opensource copy of WHO's Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical (ATC) Defined Daily Dose (DDD) guidelines?
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Data for “Driving is Why You're Fat” graph

I'm reviewing this Driving is Why You're Fat graph and would like to find the data behind it, preferably the actual data and not just the ranks. The data sources are vaguely cited in the lower right ...
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How to convert risk adjustment scores into dollar amounts from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey?

I want to take the 2002-2009 Risk Adjustment Scores of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey and convert them to dollar amounts. The documentation has a table for conversion, but since there are ...
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Survey of illness and symptom data

What historical illness or symptom data exists? There are so many health-related data sources on healthdata.gov, data.gov, CDC, etc. I'd like to identify the most useful data across all existing ...
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Chicago Traffic-Related Fatalities

Where can I find Chicago traffic-related fatalities by day (and also ideally time)?
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Bioequivalent drugs in the US and EU?

I'm looking for lists of bioequivalent drugs in the US or EU. I know there is a (quite short) list from the Chilean government at http://datos.gob.cl/datasets/ver/1303 but I'd like to know if there is ...
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Is there a better public version of USA's Social Security Death Master File?

USA data on death can be obtained via Social Security as SSDI (death index) and SSDMF (death master file). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_Security_Death_Index One site http://ssdmf.info offers ...
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What server and technologies can I use to extract data out of Wikipedia's infoboxes (e.g., ATC code for drugs)

Wikipedia is a significant source of data. Data from Wikipedia may be available in various formats via other servers (e.g., SPARQL end point). For a task of extracting all pairs of "ATC code" - "...
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De-identified patient data

Are there any medical or clinical data sources that have de-identified patient data (name, date of birth, sex) as well as basic physical parameters such as weight, or height? I'm specifically ...