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2014 Ebola outbreak dataset

I'm looking for a dataset on the 2014 Ebola outbreak with as many following fields as possible: For each individual contaminated with ebola: Estimated datetime and location of detection Datetime and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Data about the safety of Da Vinci Robotic Surgery

I am looking for data about the safety of the Da Vinci Robot. Have there been recalls on the Da Vinci Robot for not functioning properly? Have patients experienced terrible results via the use of the ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 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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Any dataset containing the price/charge that patients “actually” pay for their health care service?

I have looked through several data sources--OSHPD, HCUP, Medicare--looking for any data (restricted or public use) on what uninsured patients "actually" pay (as opposed to what they were initially ...
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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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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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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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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 ...