Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation, Inc.

Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation, Inc.

This is the site for “the oldest and largest patient advocate and support organization for bone marrow diseases” and includes resources for patients and professionals, disease information, international conference information, and educational publications and clinical trial information.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Blood Disorders

Foundations Associates

Foundations Associates

This site from a not for profit 501(c)(3) provides resources on dual diagnosis, or co-occurring disorder (“affected by both an emotional or psychiatric illness and chemical dependency”), including full text articles, success stories, and a directory to list treatment programs and other resources.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Mental Health–Mental Disorders–Dual Diagnosis; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes

Healing Digestive Disorders

Healing Digestive Disorders

This site brings together a wide variety of information sources on the treatment of digestive disorders, specifically Irritable Bowel Syndrome. It is divided into resources for medical professionals and for patients. It includes links to IBS associations, support groups, leading medical centers, and research articles. A service of Beth Israel Me …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Digestive Disorders

Health Media Lab, Interactive Health Education

Health Media Lab, Interactive Health Education

Health Media Labs has presented two exhibits which are mainly textual so that there should not be any impediment for users who have no graphical interface. The first exhibit deals with “Emerging Infectious Disease” and gives a brief history of infectious disease and instructs the user in the current threats, which are not so different from those o …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Communicable Diseases; Health & Medical Sciences–History Of Medicine

American Health Assistance Foundation (AHAF)

American Health Assistance Foundation (AHAF)

The American Health Assistance Foundation (AHAF) web site provides basic information for the public about Alzheimer’s, macular degeneration, glaucoma, heart disease and stroke concerning such factors as symptoms, risk factors, health choices, and new research findings. Apply here to for funding from the foundation’s research efforts.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Vision And Eye Conditions; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Heart Disease

Medicine On Line

Medicine On Line

“Provides cancer related educational content, discussion groups, and links to other related information services.” Both professional and patient information is available.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–AIDS

Kidney Stones in Adults

Kidney Stones in Adults

An overview of what causes kidneys stones, who is prone to getting them, what the symptoms are, and how they are treated is given. Procedures such as ESWL (Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy) and Percutaneous Nehphrolithotomy are covered. There is also a list of foods to avoid, a bibliography, and foundations listed.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Kidney Diseases

American Heart Association

American Heart Association

“The American Heart Association is a not-for-profit, voluntary health organization funded by private funds. Its mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. These include heart attack, stroke and related disorders.” This site provides access to information regarding documentation, a searchable index of heart an …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Heart Disease