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Mining Electronic Records Yields Connections Between Diseases

Patients health problems

Network depicting patients health problems (colored dots) reveals overlapping conditions, including known connections, such as diabetes (light orange, numbered 26 at top) and hypertension (dark green, numbered 72, just to the right).

Credit: Roque et al/PLoS Computational Biology 2011

Danish scientists have devised a new way to connect the dots between diseases. 

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