Bringing Health Information to the Community October 22nd, 2017
CategoriesCategories Contact Us Archives NNLM Search

Posts by category: National Library of Medicine News

You are viewing the post list, filtered by category type. Select a post below for the full content.


Mar

16

Date prong graphic

Personal Health Libraries for Consumers and Patients data science research grants

Posted by on March 16th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

Data Science Research: Personal Health Libraries for Consumers and Patients (R01) (PAR-17-159) The National Library of Medicine seeks applications for novel informatics and data science approaches that can help individuals gather, manage and use data and information about their personal health…To bring the benefits of big data research to consumers and patients, new biomedical informatics… Read More »

Posted in: Electronic Health Records, Health Information Literacy, National Library of Medicine News, Scholarships and Grants

Feb

04

Date prong graphic

Beta Version of ClinicalTrials.gov Available for Testing

Posted by on February 4th, 2017 0 comments

A new beta version of ClinicalTrials.gov is available for user testing. The test site can be accessed from a link on the homepage or directly at https://nnlm.gov/bhic/1a4c. The beta site will be available for at least one month to obtain feedback from the public. The new version of ClinicalTrials.gov was developed to provide new features to support searching… Read More »

Posted in: Chronic Disease, National Library of Medicine News, Websites

Feb

04

Date prong graphic

Memory Affected by Cancer Treatment

Posted by on February 4th, 2017 0 comments

Many people are living longer with cancer because of major advances in diagnosis and screening as well as better treatments. But cancer treatment can have an impact on memory, sometimes referred to as “chemobrain.” From NIHSeniorHealth.gov you can learn how cancer treatment can affect memory and find tips to help improve memory and concentration after cancer treatment, see… Read More »

Posted in: Chronic Disease, Mental Health, National Library of Medicine News, Senior

Jan

31

Date prong graphic

Michael Phelps and Depression – NIH MedlinePlus Magazine

Posted by on January 31st, 2017 0 comments

Michael Phelps shares his struggles with depression in the Winter 2017 issue of the NIH MedlinePlus Magazine. Additional articles include: Understanding Depression Treating the Problem Prostate Beating Breast Cancer Putting a Pause in Pain From Hot Flashes to Cool Insights: Menopause If you would like to receive email updates about the magazine or a free… Read More »

Posted in: General, National Library of Medicine News

Jan

27

Date prong graphic

Glossaries at SIS: Terminology for HIV/AIDS, Disasters, Toxicology and More

Posted by on January 27th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Whenever you learn about a new health topic, you’ll need to become familiar with a new set of terms related to the topic, which is when a glossary may come in handy. Specialized Information Services at the National Library of Medicine provides access to glossaries covering a range of health topics, from HIV/AIDS to disaster-related terminology: HIV/AIDS:… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Environmental Health, Multilingual, National Library of Medicine News

Jan

12

Date prong graphic

ONESearch of health services research

Posted by on January 12th, 2017 0 comments

National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR) released NICHSR ONESearch. This consolidated search site allows researchers to search two unique databases and two specialized web portals with one simple search: Health Services Research Projects in Progress (HSRProj) – information about ongoing health services research and public health projects Health Services… Read More »

Posted in: National Library of Medicine News, Websites

Jan

05

Date prong graphic

Tox Town Gets a Facelift for 2017

Posted by on January 5th, 2017 0 comments

Tox Town has upped its game in 2017 with an updated and easier to navigate homepage with a new color scheme. Engaging photorealistic neighborhoods are now programmed with HTML 5 so you can easily view the site on your computer and hand held devices. Come explore imaginary neighborhoods (city, farm, port, town, US Southwest) where you… Read More »

Posted in: Environmental Health, National Library of Medicine News, Websites

Dec

07

Date prong graphic

Public input for NLM strategic planning

Posted by on December 7th, 2016 0 comments

It’s been at least a decade since the National Library of Medicine issued a long-range plan. Significant advances in biomedical informatics, data science, precision medicine, open access to biomedical information, and changes in our country’s health systems, and previous public input have informed NLM’s current strategic planning process. That’s why NLM is requesting public input… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information Literacy, National Library of Medicine News, Public Health

Dec

01

Date prong graphic

World AIDS Day

Posted by on December 1st, 2016 0 comments

World AIDS Day is December 1st. World AIDS Day is a global initiative to raise awareness, fight prejudice, and improve education about HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Around the world, about 37 million people are living with HIV. In the United States, about 44,000 people get infected with HIV every year. For more information… Read More »

Posted in: Chronic Disease, HIV/AIDS, National Library of Medicine News, Public Health

Nov

29

Date prong graphic

Redesign of National Library of Medicine Toxicology Tutorial

Posted by on November 29th, 2016 0 comments Tags: , ,

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has updated its online toxicology tutorial. ToxTutor is a self-paced tutorial covering key principles of toxicology. For almost 20 years, students and others have used ToxTutor to explore the fundamental principles of toxicology. Written in plain language and including helpful illustrations, the tutorial provides users of toxicology resources, including… Read More »

Posted in: Environmental Health, National Library of Medicine News, Public Health

This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012344 with the University of Utah, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library.​

NNLM and NATIONAL NETWORK OF LIBRARIES OF MEDICINE are service marks of the US Department of Health and Human Services | Copyright | Download PDF Reader