Websites Providing Current Illness-Related Research
www.uptodate.com – Up-to-date reference on medical conditions with excellent information from the scientific literature. Scroll to section “Benefits for Patients”.
www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases – The Centers for Disease Control provide information about various infectious diseases.
www.cancer.gov – The National Cancer Institute provides information about types of cancer, including treatment, coping strategies, and current clinical research trials.
www.nia.nih.gov – The National Institute on Aging (NIA) provides valuable information on health and diseases associated with aging and how to seek enrollment in clinical research trials.
www.psych.org – The American Psychiatric Association (APA) site provides information about psychiatric disorders, district branches where you can obtain a listing of psychiatrists, and other topics.
See also: Mayoclinic.org, Johnshopkins.org, ClevelandClinic.org.