Monday, April 28, 2008

NIH Drug Information Portal

The NLM Drug Information Portal gives users a gateway to selected drug information from the National Library of Medicine and other key government agencies, including drug inserts. At the top of the page are links to individual resources with potential drug information, including summaries tailored to various audiences. Resources include the NLM search systems useful in searching for a drug, NLM research resources, resources organized by audience and class, and other NIH and government resources such as FDA and CDC.

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Disaster Information Management Research Center

The National Library of Medicine® (NLM) is pleased to announce a new Website about its Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC). The DIMRC Website seeks to provide access to quality disaster health information at all stages of preparedness, response, mitigation, and recovery.

DIMRC is tasked with the collection, organization, and dissemination of health information for natural, accidental, or deliberate disasters. The Center is committed to providing this information as part of the federal effort to help prepare for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the adverse health effects of disasters. It will work with federal, state, and local government, private organizations, and local communities.

DIMRC will focus its efforts on providing disaster health information resources and informatics research that will be directly beneficial for public health officials, healthcare providers, special populations, and the public.

Monday, April 07, 2008

NLM Health Disparities Webpage

There is a new Health Disparities webpage from the National Library of Medicine's MedlinePlus website. The webpage has links to specific disease conditions, statistics, journal articles, and more.