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comoRbidity: An R package for the systematic analysis of disease comorbidities.

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Summary of "comoRbidity: An R package for the systematic analysis of disease comorbidities."

The study of comorbidities is a major priority due to their impact on life expectancy, quality of life and healthcare cost. The availability of electronic health records for data mining offers the opportunity to discover disease associations and comorbidity patterns from the clinical history of patients gathered during routine medical care. This opens the need for analytical tools for detection of disease comorbidities, including the investigation of their underlying genetic basis.

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Name: Bioinformatics (Oxford, England)
ISSN: 1367-4811
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