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NISO Publishes Recommended Practice PIE-J: Presentation & Identification of E-Journals

Posted by on April 5th, 2013 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has a deep interest in the publishing models used by scientific journals, from the viewpoints of practical and efficient use of titles that are indexed for MEDLINE, and the clear and accurate preservation of the scientific literature for use by future generations. NLM has been a partner in the development… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, General, Non-NLM Resources

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NLM Funds Three Community Family Health Information Outreach Pilot Projects

Posted by on April 4th, 2013 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Outreach and Special Populations Branch has funded three innovative outreach projects in information dissemination for family and women’s health by public libraries and information centers. The NLM recognizes public libraries as strategic partners in increasing the awareness and utilization of NLM and National Institutes of Health (NIH) resources, and… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Funding, Health Literacy, NLM Resources

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NLM-Funded Study Offers New Insight into Statin Discontinuation

Posted by on April 4th, 2013 0 comments

Research funded by the National Library of Medicine provides new insight into why patients stop taking drugs that lower their cholesterol, and what happens when patients try those drugs, known as statins, a second time. Researchers found that more than 90% of patients who stopped taking statins because of an adverse reaction could tolerate the… Read More »

Posted in: Clinical Trials, Consumer Health, Electronic Health Records, Funding, Informatics

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April 2013 Issue of NIH News in Health

Posted by on April 3rd, 2013 0 comments

NIH News in Health is a monthly newsletter from the National Institutes of Health, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) plays a major role in finding better ways to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent diseases. The practical health information in NIH News in Health is… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health

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