Tag Archives: NCBI

PubMed vs EuropePMC: Let’s Get Ready To Rumble

PubMed For most researchers, PubMed is the go-to resource for all biomedical literature. But from a programmatic standpoint it has some real challenges that make it difficult to integrate into many informatics applications.  Let’s take a look at a typical … Continue reading

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Tinkering With EntrezAjax

Recently I was working on a web project, and I wanted to see how feasible it would be to build a web application that had no back end.  No database, or app server, just a simple web page, some JavaScript … Continue reading

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Getting the Most From PubMed

PubMed is an indispensible resource for scientists engaged in drug discovery and medical research.  However, getting useful results from it can be a hit-or-miss proposition some times when your query returns thousands of results. For the work that I do … Continue reading

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Downloading PubMed Articles

The PubMed Central Open Access archive, contains the full text of a subset of the articles available through PubMed.  It’s very useful for text mining.  In this blog entry, I’ll show you how to search for and download the XML-encoded … Continue reading

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