Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Free medical resources available on the web

If you're looking for authoritative medical resources on the internet, try some of the websites listed below. All of them are free of charge, run by the US National Institute of Health (NIH) and will provide you with an ample amount of information for any research or test you may have.

  • MedlinePlus -
    • Information about diseases and conditions, body systems and medications among many others. MedlinePlus also has a wide range of tutorials and videos on all different topics relating to health and medicine.
  • ClinicalTrials.gov
    •  Information on clinical trials and studies of humans performed in the United States.
  • Drug Information Portal 
    • Information about medications such as the category, description and use.

If you need any assistance using these websites, please don't hesitate to speak to a CW Librarian.