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NLM’s MedlinePlus team has launched a new resource, MedlinePlus Videos for hosted NLM video content. Five animated videos in English and four in Spanish explain topics in health and medicine, and answer frequently asked questions about diseases, health conditions, and wellness issues. Videos are accompanied by outline and transcript. Currently featured are naloxone usage in opioid overdose,… Read More »
The National Library of Medicine has announced the release of a new tutorial on MedlinePlus Connect. MedlinePlus is a website produced by NLM to provide high-quality health information written for the general public. MedlinePlus Connect is a tool that enables the integration of MedlinePlus resources into external systems like electronic health record systems, patient portals,… Read More »
NIH has made the opioid epidemic a priority, launching a multi-institute effort to find scientific solutions to the crisis. NLM is doing its part by getting the word out about the life-saving medication naloxone. Recently, MedlinePlus partnered with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to produce a five-minute animated video about the treatment. MedlinePlus offers… Read More »
The Fall 2018 issue of NIH MedlinePlus Magazine is now available! Featured in the issue is soprano Renée Fleming, who teams with NIH to explore sound, health, and the power of music. The issue also features articles on new treatment for deep vein thrombosis, research updates on polycystic ovary syndrome and fighting fibromyalgia with complementary health…. Read More »
The National Library of Medicine has announced the release of four new MedlinePlus health topic pages on the subject of opioids: MedlinePlus: Safe Opioid Use (also available in Spanish) MedlinePlus: Opioid Abuse and Addiction Treatment MedlinePlus: Opioid Overdose (also available in Spanish) MedlinePlus: Pregnancy and Opioids Visit them all!