Health and Medicine Databases and Datasets - Medical Databases

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NLM Gateway Search
"The NLM Gateway allows users to search in multiple retrieval systems at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). The current Gateway searches MEDLINE/PubMed, OLDMEDLINE, LOCATORplus, AIDS Meetings, Health Services Research Meetings, HSRProj, MEDLINEplus and DIRLINE."
National Library of Medicine

PubMed
"...a service of the National Library of Medicine, provides access to over 11 million citations from MEDLINE and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources."
National Library of Medicine

DIRLINE: Directory of Health Organizations
"...(Directory of Information Resources Online) is the National Library of Medicine's online database containing location and descriptive information about a wide variety of information resources including organizations, research resources, projects, and databases concerned with health and biomedicine. This information may not be readily available in bibliographic databases. Each record may contain information on the publications, holdings, and services provided...DIRLINE contains approximately 10,000 records and focuses primarily on health and biomedicine, although it also provides limited coverage of some other special interests."

AIDS Databases - See our HIV/AIDS Resources page.

Comparative Mammalian Brain Collections
"...provides browsers with images and information from one of the world's largest collection of well-preserved, sectioned and stained brains. Viewers can see and download photographs of brains of over 100 different species of mammals (including humans) representing 17 mammalian orders."
By Adrianne Noe, National Museum of Health and Medicine; Wally Welker, University of Wisconsin; John Irwin Johnson, Michigan State University

Comprehensive Epidemiologic Data Resource (CEDR)
"...to provide public access to health and exposure data concerning DOE installations. Most of the data are from epidemiologic studies conducted by DOE-funded researchers as part of the DOE Worker Health and Mortality Study."
U.S. Department of Energy

Developmental Genome Anatomy Project (DGAP)
Objective: " To identify apparently balanced chromosomal rearrangements in patients with multiple congenital anomalies and then to use these chromosomal rearrangements to map and identify genes that are disrupted or dysregulated in critical stages of human development."

DIRLINE: Directory of Health Organizations
"...(Directory of Information Resources Online) is the National Library of Medicine's online database containing location and descriptive information about a wide variety of information resources including organizations, research resources, projects, and databases concerned with health and biomedicine. This information may not be readily available in bibliographic databases. Each record may contain information on the publications, holdings, and services provided...DIRLINE contains approximately 10,000 records and focuses primarily on health and biomedicine, although it also provides limited coverage of some other special interests."

Homophila: Human Disease to Drosophila Gene Database
"The purpose of the Homophila database is to utilize the sequence information of human disease genes from the Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man database in order to determine if sequence homologs of these genes exist in the current Drosophila sequence database.."
A joint project between the laboratories of Dr. Ethan Bier, UCSD Biology and Dr. Michael Gribskov, San Diego Supercomputer Center.

International Toxicity Estimates for Risk Database (ITER)
"ITER is a compilation of human health risk values for over 500 chemicals of environmental concern from several health organizations worldwide. The database is the only on-line source of compiled risk values that provides side-by-side comparisons of values. All of the data are presented in a tabular format for ease of comparison and the reasons for differences among the organizations' values are explained."
By Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment (TERA)

National Institutes of Health - see our separate page.

NLM Gateway Search
"The NLM Gateway allows users to search in multiple retrieval systems at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). The current Gateway searches MEDLINE/PubMed, OLDMEDLINE, LOCATORplus, AIDS Meetings, Health Services Research Meetings, HSRProj, MEDLINEplus and DIRLINE."
National Library of Medicine





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