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NLM Drug Information Portal Now Available for Mobile Devices!

Posted by on June 21st, 2012

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Drug Information Portal is now available for mobile devices. This mobile optimized web site covers over 32,000 drugs and provides descriptions, drug names, pharmaceutical categories, and structural diagrams. Each record also features information links to 19 other resources; including NLM PubMed, NLM LactMed, and Drugs@FDA. The mobile version of… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Mobile Devices, NLM Resources

Jun

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NLM and National Endowment for the Humanities to Cooperate on Initiatives of Common Interest

Posted by on June 20th, 2012

The National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world’s largest medical library and a component of the National Institutes of Health, and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), are forming a new partnership. They will collaborate to develop initiatives that bring together scholars, scientists, librarians, doctors and cultural heritage professionals from the humanities and biomedical… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, NLM Resources

Jun

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Prescription and Illicit Drug Abuse is Timely New Topic on NIHSeniorHealth.gov

Posted by on June 12th, 2012

Data from national surveys reveal a disturbing trend for 50- to 59-year-olds: the number of those reporting past-month abuse of illicit drugs — including the nonmedical use of prescription drugs — more than doubled from 2002 to 2010, going from 907,000 to 2,375,000, or from 2.7 to 5.8 percent in this population. Among those 65… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health

Jun

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National Library of Medicine Releases Redesigned Web and Mobile Versions of Haz-Map

Posted by on June 12th, 2012

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Division of Specialized Information Services (SIS) has released redesigned web and mobile versions of Haz-Map. The new design adapts to web browsers on desktop computers, laptops, and tablets, as well as mobile browsers on smart phones, such as iPhones, Android and Blackberry phones. Haz-Map is an occupational health database… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness and Response, NLM Resources, Public Health

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PubMed Discovery Tools (Results by Year, PMC Images Search) Added!

Posted by on June 12th, 2012

PubMed “Results by year” and PubMed Central “PMC images search” tools now display in the discovery column for all PubMed users. The “Results by year” timeline tool displays with search results of 10,000 or more citations. Mousing over the bars in the timeline will show the number of citations for each year. Click the right… Read More »

Posted in: PubMed

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