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Selected Zika Virus Health Information Resources Compiled by NLM

Posted by on January 27th, 2016

For decades, the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus was mainly seen in equatorial regions of Africa and Asia, where it caused a mild, flu-like illness and rash in some people. About ten years ago, Zika outbreaks spread to the Pacific islands. Then, last spring, Zika appeared in South America, where it has so far infected more than… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Environmental Health and Toxicology, NLM Resources, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health, Rare Diseases

Jan

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Founding Director Appointment: UNLV Health Sciences Library

Posted by on January 25th, 2016

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) University Libraries has announced the appointment of Joanne Muellenbach as Founding Director of the Health Sciences Library. The new Health Sciences Library will be part of UNLV School of Medicine’s first academic building, and designed to support the School of Medicine and all other health sciences faculty, staff… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, General

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NLM Announces Pill Image Recognition Challenge

Posted by on January 21st, 2016

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) announced its Pill Image Recognition Challenge January 19, 2016 in the Federal Register. The Pill Image Recognition Challenge will also be posted on Challenge.gov. The submission period for the Challenge is April 4, 2016 to May 31, 2016, with winners announced August 1, 2016. The Pill Image Recognition Challenge… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Mobile Devices, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

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DOCLINE Annual and Quarterly Statistical Reports Now Available!

Posted by on January 19th, 2016

NLM has released the following DOCLINE quarterly statistical reports for October-December 2015: Summary DOCLINE Borrower Statistics (Reports 1-1A, 1-11A, 1-1AT) Summary DOCLINE Lender Statistics (Report 1-1B) Detailed DOCLINE Borrower Statistics (Reports 1-2A, 1-22A) Detailed DOCLINE Lender Statistics (Report 1-2B) Resource Library Quarterly Report – Fill Rate (Report 2-14) Loansome Doc Detailed Lender Statistics (Report 5-1A)… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, DOCLINE

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New AIDSinfo HIV/AIDS Treatment Guidelines App Released!

Posted by on January 19th, 2016

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has announced the release of a new AIDSinfo Treatment Guidelines app for both iOS and Android devices. The AIDSinfo Treatment Guidelines app provides mobile access to the HIV/AIDS medical practice guidelines developed by working groups of the NIH Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council. The guidelines include recommendations by… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Mobile Devices, NLM Resources, Public Health, Web 2.0 Tools

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