Internet alert on drug harm

Noting that valuable data on influenza activity can be harvested from online comments by members of the public, experts on biomedical informatics set out to see if signals on drug-drug interactions could be spotted in search data.

The authors, who included a senior researcher from Microsoft, analysed 82 million search terms used by six million people in searches on the interaction of pravastatin and paroxetine.

They found online search data from 2010 revealed

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