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    Translating free text into targeted queries

    A new biomedical tool based on Natural Language Processing techniques helps searching and extracting information and aids physicians in their research questions and patient care.

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2015, 15:77
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    Prediction of malaria outbreaks

    A new model using data mining of epidemiological, meteorological, climatic, and socio-economic data predicts malaria incidence 7–8 weeks in advance using performance metrics.

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2015, 15:47


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Volume 15 Suppl 2 (15 June 2015)

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