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Jan

27

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NLM Offers Resources on 2019 Novel Coronavirus, Wuhan, China

Posted by on January 27th, 2020 Tags: ,

The World Health Organization International Health Regulations (IHR) Emergency Committee met last week and determined that the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak did not constitute a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) at that time. They continue to closely monitor the situation and may meet again soon. In recognition of the public’s great interest in… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health, PubMed, Search Tools

Jan

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NLM Adds New MeSH Supplementary Concept Record for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, Wuhan, China

Posted by on January 24th, 2020 Tags: , , ,

On January 14, a new MeSH Supplementary Concept Record (SCR Class 4-Organism) was added to the 2020 MeSH Browser in response to health updates issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) for an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus first identified in Wuhan,… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Events, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools

Jan

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NIH MedlinePlus Magazine Winter 2020 Now Available Online!

Posted by on January 17th, 2020 Tags: ,

The Winter 2020 issue of NIH MedlinePlus Magazine is now available! Featured in the issue is recording artist and Broadway actress Jordin Sparks, who wants more people to talk about sickle cell disease. After losing her stepsister to the disease, Jordin works to remove the stigma and give more patients a voice. In addition, the… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources

Jan

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January 2020 Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available!

Posted by on January 3rd, 2020

Check out the January issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research. In this issue: Rash Decisions: How to Deal With Itchy, Red Skin A rash could have many causes. Find ways to make it go away. Going Under: A Closer… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, NLM Resources, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

Dec

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The National Institute of Mental Health Issues Request for Information (RFI) for its 2020 Strategic Plan for Research Update

Posted by on December 13th, 2019 Tags: ,

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is updating its Strategic Plan for Research to guide the Institute‚Äôs research efforts and priorities over the next five years. It has issued a Request for Information (RFI) for public comment to assist with this process. The draft Strategic Plan will be publicly available for review during the… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Public Health

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