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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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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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Age, Weight and Height dataset

I am trying to get a dataset (preferable worldwide) that has the attributes (height, weight and age). The only decent dataset that I have been able to find was from here: https://stats.stackexchange....
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Where can I get the images data set of skin diseases?

I want to search on images of skin diseases corpus. I need this dataset to index images in my search engine. Please suggest me how and from where i can get those images.
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NEISS injury dataset - machine readable and decoded

The National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) database offers both a query tool and bulk CSV downloads at maximum one calendar year. The available data dates back to 1991. Patient ...
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Open large datasets on human body temperature?

Does anyone know of any large population-based dataset that recorded human body temperature?
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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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Bacterial infectious diseases dataset

Does anyone know of a dataset relating: bacteria (not viruses or fungi) infectiousness symptoms ...or something of the sort? I'm looking to classify infectiousness (ie. infectious/not infectious) ...
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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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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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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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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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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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NEISS injury dataset - machine readable coding for characterizations

The National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) database offers Excel downloads (example XLSX, ~50MB) on a year by year basis. The categorization of the injuries in the Excel files is given ...
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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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Vaccination policies

I am looking for a data set containing vaccination policies by country, and if possible by year. Ideally, the vaccination policy would be stored in some machine-readable format.
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Are there anonymized medical records publicly available for research?

I realize this is kind of a long shot, but I figured I would ask - I'm try to do large scale analysis of medical data for research purposes, but it's exceedingly difficult to get access to medical ...
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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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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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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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Physician notes with annotated PHI

I am looking for a data set of physician notes with annotated PHI (protected health information) as defined in Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)'s de-identification guide (US ...
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Effect of foods on diseases

I am looking for a data set that lists different kind of foods and diseases, and for each pair food-disease indicates whether the food is bad/neutral/good for the disease.
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List of French Hospitals and Health Clinics

List of French Hospitals and Health Clinics There might not be a database covering all french hospital. So if we need more data that OpenStreetMap ha - Below is the data for France. The French ...