May 18, 2022

Statistics: NLM Updates MEDLINE Indicators With FY2011 Numbers

Direct to Medline Indicators Page Here’s a Selection of Statistics About MEDLINE During FY2011: Citations Indexed for MEDLINE: 724,831 (Up 4% vs. 2010) MEDLINE/PubMed Searches: 1.8 Million (Up 13% vs. 2010) Journal Titles in MEDLINE: 5,559 (Up 1% vs. 2010) Citations Received Electronically via XML: 774,803 (Up 12% vs. 2010) Retraction Notices: 267 (Up 21%  […]

CRD Announces New Partnership with PubMed Health + PubMed Health Now Live on Twitter

From the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination: A new partnership between the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD) at the University of York and PubMed Health is launched today. PubMed Health is a new online service provided by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the US National Library of Medicine (NLM) – the […]

Search Auto-Complete Feature Added to NLM Main Web Site, MedlinePlus and MedlinePlus en Español

From the NLM Technical Bulletin: In November 2011, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) released a search box auto-complete feature for the NLM main Web site, MedlinePlus and MedlinePlus en español. Auto-complete improves the search experience on these sites by: suggesting relevant terms and phrases as users begin typing; helping users execute searches and arrive […]

Research Tools: Federal Government Enhances Resource to Assist Small Businesses in Finding Health Insurance Plans

From HHS: A greatly expanded website to give small business owners an unprecedented detailed review of their health insurance plan choices was announced today by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This powerful new tool allows small business owners to compare the benefits and costs of health plans and choose those that are […]

"European Medicines Agency Launches Database Of Clinical Studies in Children Completed Before 2007"

From the European Medicines Agency: The European Medicines Agency has published a new database containing information on studies of medicines authorised in the European Union that were carried out in children and completed before the Paediatric Regulation came into force in 2007. The Article 45 paediatric studies database allows users to search for information on […]

Database Finds New Uses for Old Drugs

Database Finds New Uses for Old Drugs There are plenty of examples of drugs originally developed to treat one disease that turned out to help another: Acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) is not just a pain killer but is also used to reduce the risk of heart attack. And when a blood pressure drug called sildenafil was […]

Reference: Online Database: Resources for Financial Assistance for Cancer Patients

Searchable Database From the National Cancer Institute: Resources for Financial Assistance for Cancer Patients (U.S.) This database includes Government agencies and national organizations that provide financial assistance to cancer patients and their families, or provide information about patient assistance programs. Inclusion in this database does not imply endorsement by the National Cancer Institute. Numerous organizations […]

New: Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management (CHEMM) Online Resource

From a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response: Chemical emergencies are high risk events that require first responders to quickly make a series of complex decisions to minimize the risk of injury to their patients and themselves. The tools in Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management (CHEMM) […]

EDAC: Evidence Database on Aging Care

EDAC: Evidence Database on Aging Care Welcome to the Social Work Leadership Institute’s (SWLI) Evidence Database on Aging Care (EDAC). We created this online database to help scholars, policy analysts, and advocates stay on top of the latest research and innovations in aging care, including health care and social services. The evidence database is regularly […]

Thomson Reuters Announces Plans to Divest Its Healthcare Business Including Micromedex

One product that many medical librarians and consumers use from Thomson Reuters Healthcare is Micromedex. Drugs.com and MayoClinic.com are consumer health sites that use Micromedex content. From a Thomson Reuters Announcement: Thomson Reuters today [Monday, June 6, 2011] announced its intention to divest its Healthcare business, which has been part of the company’s Healthcare & […]