Medical Information Resources and Links
Online Libraries and Medical Information
- Chinese Herb Academy
The Chinese Herb Academy is dedicated to providing relevant information on Chinese herbal medicine and professional discussion on the clinical use of Chinese herbs.
HerbMed is an interactive herbal database that links directly to the scientific evidence from MEDLINE and other research resources on the use of herbs for health, used by doctors, researchers, pharmacists, and patients.
- Internet Health Library
Internet Health Library- the leading Internet complementary and alternative medicine and natural health care directory and resource.
MedExplorer health medical information: Online pharmacy and health medical information. Reviewed health medical sites and medical information center, including searchable categories, employment, conferences, discussion forum, classifieds, and more.
Medscape is a free resource for physicians, featuring free CME (Continuing Medical Education), medical journal articles, MEDLINE, medical news, major conference coverage, and comprehensive drug information.
- National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Official website of the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM). NCCAM explores complementary and alternative healing practices in the context of rigorous science, trains researchers and provides authoritative information to the public and professionals.
- National Institutes of Health
Official website of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIH is one of the world's foremost medical research centers. An agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the NIH is the federal focal point for health research. The NIH website offers health information for the public as well as medical professionals. There's extensive information on funding opportunities and links to the many NIH institutes and centers, such as the National Cancer Institute and the National Library of Medicine.
- The NIH Center for Scientific Review
The Center for Scientific Review (CSR) is the portal for NIH grant applications and their review for scientific merit.
- National Library of Medicine
The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of NIH in Bethesda, Maryland, is the world's largest medical library. It collects materials in all major areas of the health sciences and to a lesser degree in such areas as chemistry, physics, botany, and zoology. The collections stand at 5 million items--books, journals, technical reports, manuscripts, microfilms, and photographs and images. Housed within the Library is one of the world's finest medical history collections of old (pre-1914) and rare medical texts, manuscripts, and incunabula.
Natural Health Web, the quick and easy guide to natural health and alternative medicine.
- Touch Research Institute
The Touch Research Institute is dedicated to studying the effects of touch therapy.
- Upledger Institute
Online health-related resource center.