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AIDS/HIV

Addictions

Aging

Alzheimer's Disease

  • ADEAR Center @ NIS
    The Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center Web site will help you find current, comprehensive Alzheimer's disease (AD) information and resources from the National Institute on Aging (NIA).
  • Alzheimer's Disease @ CDC
  • Alzheimer's Disease @ MedlinePlus
    Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia among older people. Dementia is a brain disorder that seriously affects a person's ability to carry out daily activities.

  • Alzheimer's Disease Fact Sheet
  • NINDS Alzheimer's Disease Information Page
    Alzheimer's disease (AD) is an age-related, non-reversible brain disorder that develops over a period of years. Initially, people experience memory loss and confusion, which may be mistaken for the kinds of memory changes that are sometimes associated with normal aging.

Biology/Bioethics/Bioresearch

Cancer

  • Cancer.gov Clinical Trials
  • National Cancer Institute
  • Breast Cancer @ NCI
    Definition of breast cancer: Cancer that forms in tissues of the breast, usually the ducts (tubes that carry milk to the nipple) and lobules (glands that make milk). It occurs in both men and women, although male breast cancer is rare.
  • Cancer Prevention and Control @ CDC
    As a leader in nationwide efforts to ease the burden of cancer, CDC works with national cancer organizations, state health agencies, and other key groups to develop, implement, and promote effective strategies for preventing and controlling cancer.

Children

Cold/Flu/Virus

Dental

Diabetes

  • Diabetes Public Health Resource @ CDC
    CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation translates diabetes research into daily practice to understand the impact of the disease, influence health outcomes, and improve access to quality health care.
  • National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse
    The National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC) is an information dissemination service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). The NIDDK is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Diseases & Disorders

Drugs

Eye, Ear, Nose & Throat

  • National Eye Institute
    The goal of NEHEP is to ensure that vision is a health priority by translating eye and vision research into public and professional education programs. NEHEP supports collaboration among eye health professionals, healthcare providers, patients, and the public.

General

Mental Health

  • National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
    The mission of NIMH is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.

Nursing

  • National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
    The mission of NINR is to promote and improve the health of individuals,families, communities, and populations. NINR supports and conducts clinical and basic research and research training on health and illness acrossthe lifespan. The research focus encompasses health promotion and disease prevention, quality of life, health disparities, and end-of-life.

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