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Jun

21

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NLM Announces New Version of TOXMAP!

Posted by on June 21st, 2018

A new version of TOXMAP is now available from the National Library of Medicine. It does not require browser plug-ins and provides improved usability on mobile devices. The new TOXMAP has several updated datasets, including: NCI SEER cancer and disease mortality data (2011-2015); Canadian National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) data (2016); U.S. commercial nuclear power… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Data, Environmental Health and Toxicology, Mobile Devices, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

Jun

14

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NIH Launches New Mobile App: HerbList

Posted by on June 14th, 2018

To help consumers navigate information about popular herbs and herbal supplements, the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) has launched HerbList™, an app for research-based information about the safety and effectiveness of herbal products. Developed by NCCIH and launched through the National Library of Medicine’s app pages, HerbList is available… Read More »

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

Apr

25

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NLM’s Genetics Home Reference turns 15!

Posted by on April 25th, 2018

The Genetics Home Reference website was first launched on April 25, 2003, at NLM’s Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications. The creation of Genetics Home Reference coincided with the completion of the Human Genome Project, a 13-year international effort to map the entire human genome. Genetics Home Reference was designed to provide a bridge… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Events, Mobile Devices, NLM Resources

Jan

18

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WISER 5.1 Now Available!

Posted by on January 18th, 2018

WISER 5.1 is now available on all platforms! The following new features are included in this release: CHEMM (“CHEMM 2.0”) has extensive new and updated content, e.g., guidance and reference materials. New Acute Exposure Guideline Levels for airborne chemicals (AEGL) data from the EPA. Data updates based on the latest Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB) content…. Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness and Response, Mobile Devices, NLM Resources, Public Health

Oct

17

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Testing Available for a New, Experimental PubMed Search and User Interface!

Posted by on October 17th, 2017

NLM needs your input as it experiments with a new PubMed search algorithm, as well as a modern, mobile-first user interface. You can try out these elements at PubMed Labs, a website created for the very purpose of giving potential new PubMed features a test drive and gathering user opinions. The key elements being tested… Read More »

Posted in: Mobile Devices, NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools

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