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The next NNLM #citeNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon will take place on April 30, focusing on articles related to Preventive Health and Wellness. During the all-day online event, you are invited to add citations and content to Wikipedia articles using trusted National Library of Medicine resources such as MedlinePlus, PubMed, and Genetics Home Reference. Participants can follow… Read More »
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 »
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 »
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 »
The Fall 2019 issue of NIH MedlinePlus Magazine is now available! Featured in the issue is NBA star, Kevin Love, who talks about his experiences with anxiety and the importance of removing stigma surrounding men and mental health. In addition, the issue features articles on stuttering, family medical history, Lewy body dementia and sleep. NIH… Read More »