Internet Sites in the Medical Sciences

Aging — An NIH, National Institute of Aging Site

America's Doctor Web Site — This site has physicians skilled in nutrition, medicine, and women's health answering questions.

Biochemical and Medical Web Sites — Formulated and Evaluated by Stanford Students

Cancer Incidence Statistics — Morbidity, mortality, and other data maintained by the CDC

Clinical Genetics Home Page

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Diabetes — Site of the American Diabetes Association

Dr. Koop's web site — This site, affiliated with former US Surgeon General C. Everett Koop, posts answers to questions submitted by site visitors ranging from asthma to heart disease.

Drug Information — A list of the top 200 prescribed drugs and other information about the pharmaceutical industry at www.rxlist.com.

Food and Drug Administration of the USA — drug safety records.

Disease Gene Map — An NIH site that describes the roles of genes in about 60 diseases including the ataxia telangectasia gene under the heading of signal transduction.

Drugs in Clinical Trials — A list of clinical trials for drugs and medical treatments under development.

Drug Industry Information — Comprehensive site for information of the pharmaceutical industry.

GeneClinics — GeneClinics (formerly Genline) is a knowledge base of expert-authored, up-to-date information relating genetic testing to the diagnosis, management, and counseling of individuals and families with inherited disorders provided by the University of Washington.

Gene Testing — Federally sponsored brochure covers basic questions about genetic testing.

Genes and Disease — A site maintained the National Center for Biotechnology Information of the National Library of Medicine and the National Insititutes of Health. Site contains information on cancer, the immune system, muscle and bone, nervous system, signals, and transporters. The location of disease-related genes on each of the numbered chromosomes can be determined.

Guide to Internet Clinical Medicine Resources

Helix — registration is required at this free site with information on health care and technology. This site is produced by GlaxoWellcome. Register as a professional.

Hospital Rankings — Site of US News and World Report

InteliHealth web site — Visitors e-mail questions that are answered by any of Johns Hopkins 2000 physcians. The site answers two questions daily — one health-related and one pharmacy-related. Past questions and answers are archived on the site.

The Merck Manual of Medicine — The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, 16th edition, 1992.

National Institutes of Health


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