Health & Medical Resources

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The study of the cause, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of disease or illness. Includes public health.

Aids Info: Offering information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and research.

American Foundation for the Blind: Expanding possibilities for people with vision loss.

Better Health channel: Managed by the Department of Health & Human Services, State Government of Victoria, Australia. Find health information.

Biomed Central: Openly accessible medical journals and publications.

ClinicalTrials.gov: Registry and related database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world.

DailyMed: Drug listings and FDA(Food and Drug Administration) information.

Department of Health & Humans Services, State Government of Victoria, Australia: Research reports, factsheets, and data.

Dietary Supplement Label Database: A database attempting to include full dietary supplement (DS) product label information for all products on the market. Giving way for a wide variety of research on the use of DS products.

Erowid: Find information on how the human mind interacts and reacts to drugs(psychoactives).

FEMA: Emergency Management Institute. Be prepared.

GNU Health: Electronic Medical Record(EMR), Hospital Management, and Health information system.

H-CUPnet: A free, on-line query system based on data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). It provides access to health statistics and information on hospital inpatient and emergency department utilization.

HealthBoards: Helping people with difficult medical conditions, by offering a way for them to communicate with others going through the same thing.

Health Finder: Live Well. Learn How.

Healthy People: Helping improve the health of people, through awareness and resources.

Health Research and Development Information Network: (HERDIN).

Household Products Database: This database links over 15,000 consumer brands to health effects from Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) provided by manufacturers and allows scientists and consumers to research products based on chemical ingredients.

International Agency for Research on Cancer: Their mission is to research cancer and push for international communication or cancer research progress.

Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications: A research division of the U.S National Library of Medicine.

LiverTox: Clinical and research information on Drug-induced Liver Injury.

Medline Plus: Trusted Health Information for You.

MeSH: National Library of Medicine’s controlled vocabulary thesaurus.

National Cancer Institute (NCI): Cancer related information, support, and resources. Also has NCI Visuals Online, a collection of cancer related imagery.

National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI): Mission is to provide and support open access to biomedical and genomic information.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM): Research and information related to alternative medical treatments.

National Eye Institute (NEI): Research Today… Vision Tomorrow. Medical Information and research related to eyes; including disease and disorders.

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI): Research and information related to the heart, lungs, and blood; including related diseases.

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID): Leading research to understand, treat, and prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic disease.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: Research, treatment, and prevention of arthritis, musculoskeletal, and skin disease.

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD): A general research and information hub for child health and human development.

National Institute of Health (NIH): Turning Discovery Into Health. Includes: health info phone lines; information about talking to your doctor; information about clinical trials; health literacy.

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research: Research, information, and resources for oral health.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK): Research and information related to diabetes, digestive systems, and kidneys; including related disease.

National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS): Basic Discoveries for Better Health.

National Institute of Mental Health: Transforming the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: Medical information pertaining to the brain and nervous system; including neurological disease.

National Institute of Senior Health: Makes aging-related health information easily accessible for family members and friends seeking reliable, easy to understand online health information. NIHSeniorHealth makes aging-related health information easily accessible.

National Institute on Aging (NIA): Their mission is to discover what may contribute to a healthy old age as well as to understand and address the disease and disability sometimes associated with growing older.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA): Alcohol related research and alcoholism support/resources.

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD): Research into, and support for hearing, balance, taste, smell, voice, speech, and language related medical information.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA): The Science of Drug Abuse & Addiction.

National library of medicine: Founded in 1836.

National Library of Medicine Digital Collections: Biomedical books, images, and videos.

Nuffield Department of Medicine: Medical Sciences Division. University of Oxford.

NV Access: Empowering lives through non-visual access to technology. NonVisual Desktop Access. This is a free screen reader software that helps blind and vision impaired people use their computers.

Occhiolino: Laboratory information management system. Useful for medical labs.

Patients Like Me: This site helps you find information on your medical condition’s treatments. It can also help you connect with others of similar cases online. Usage is free, but it makes money through sharing the data you give with treatment companies.

Pillbox: Rapid identification and reliable information on drugs and their ingredients.

Popline: Collection of population, family planning, reproductive health and development literature.

Public Health Image Library (PHIL): Images and image sets of people, places, and science related to the public health.

PubMed Central (PMC): Free archive of bio-medical and life science related literature from the US National Institute of Health’s Library of Medicine. Over 2.5 million articles.

Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM): Guidance on Diagnosis and treatment of medical emergencies related to radiation.

RxNave: An application for extensive drug information. Online resources for drug classes as well.

Snomed: CT Federal standards for electronic of health information.

Unified Medical Language System: UMLS. Terminology, classifications, and coding standards.

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

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