Indexes to Medical Sites
for Health Information Sources--tells you what the abbreviation
stand for (including abbreviations for medical journals)
Aging and Health
Resources -- from the Institute of Geriatrics at Wayne State University.
Association -- information on Lou Gehrig's disease.
for Disease Control and Prevention -- many reports and
studies, plus information on health topics.
Effects on Human Health
Practice Guidelines --
evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
-- "designed to show users how to make use of the full power of
the Entrez data retrieval system. Using a human gene as an example, it
demonstrates the variety of information that can be gathered for a
-- contains information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and
other related issues pertinent to the health care of recent
Caregiver Alliance--links to resources and information for the
families caring for victims of Alzheimer's, stroke and other
debilitating long-term illnesses.
Bibliographic Citations for Articles from JAMA & Archives Collections
-- includes all the JAMA & Archives Journals Topic
Collection terms with articles indexed across all issues of JAMA
& Archives Journals from January 1998 forward. It is a
great way to browse the archive by TOPIC. SAU students can Interlibrary
Loan any article found here. Contact your SAU Librarian for details..
Genes and Disease -- "is a collection of full-text articles that
discuss genes and the diseases that they cause. These genetic disorders
are organized by the parts of the body that they affect. As some
diseases affect various body systems, they appear in more than one
-- Includes statistics, reports and related links. (U.S. Dept of
Health and Human Services)
of Genetic Terms -- from the National Human Genome Research
Institute, includes written definitions with illustrations and audio
explanations, plus links to related topics.
Meta-Directory of Internet Health Sources--the ones most
frequently cited and linked. The photos can be intense!
World Health News -- online news digest covering critical
public health issues
a gateway consumer health information web site from the Department of
Health and Human Services.
-- links to hospital directories, patient guides, and Iowa health news
Information Center-- the latest research, news updates,
clinical guidelines, patient education materials, prevention fact
sheets and more.
Intute: Medicine --
"including dentistry provides free access to high quality resources on
the Internet. Each resource has been evaluated and categorised by
subject specialists based at UK universities"
LocatorPlus -- from the National Library of Medicine
Mayo Clinic --
-- an online medical dictionary
Inheritance in Man: the Human Genome Database. Searchable.
Health Home Page
Manual -- includes full-text version and a new interactive
Manual of Geriatrics -- complete text of 2000 edition,
searchable by keyword or index.
Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine - from
the Nat'l Institute for health
on the Internet--neuroanatomy, biochemistry, medicine, and
Medical Dictionary-- keyword searchable,
with hypertext links within definitions. Authoritative.
Definitions -- from the International Association for the
Study of Pain.
"a powerful new
search engine. It comes through the NIH, and it searches for EBP type
articles. You do not have to fill out every blank, but the more you can
fill in, the more narrow your search. The initials stand for: Problem,
Intervention, Comparison, Outcome."
Health News-- includes current health news stories, back filed
stories, medical web sites, and a "case of the week" to
practice your diagnostic skills on.
of the Surgeon General -- contains official reports,
conference and workshop reports, and proceedings.
Purpose: Text mining tools to analyze biomedical literature. Audience:
Biomedical scientists wanting a software library to analyze text.
Universe -- full-text articles and explanations
Statistics of Sequence Similarity Scores --
"Basic Local Alignment Search Tool
regions of local similarity between sequences. The program compares
nucleotide or protein sequences to sequence databases and calculates the
statistical significance of matches. BLAST can be used to infer
functional and evolutionary relationships between sequences as well as
help identify members of gene families."
the Complete Facts
Dept. of Health & Human Services
Visible Human Project