All About Vision.com

All About Vision.com

This website provides “consumers with an independent source of trustworthy information on eye health and vision correction options.” Notable topics include LASIK & Vision Surgery, Problems & Diseases, Nutrition & Eyes, Computer Vision, Contact Lenses.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Vision And Eye Conditions

Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy: University of Minnesota

Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy: University of Minnesota

“Recent events surrounding the occurence of SARS around the world, and monkeypox in the United States, are a reminder of the ever-increasing risk of new and emerging infectious diseases.” The goal of the website is to provide current information and resources relating to infectious diseases. The site is monitored by a staff of professionals who a …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Communicable Diseases; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology

Heart Link

Heart Link

“Heart Link offers practical help, advice and comfort to heart patients, their families and carers.” Articles include The Reason for Angiography, A Simple Explanation of Ischemia, and What is By-pass surgery? Heart Link also offers a real time counselling service via email, phone and Internet Relay Chat.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Heart Disease

alt.support.asthma FAQ

alt.support.asthma FAQ

This posting contains a list of frequently asked questions and answers about asthma, including its symptoms, causes, and forms of treatment. It should be of interest to anyone who has asthma or knows someone who does. Please be aware that the information in this FAQ is intended for educational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute fo …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Respiratory & Lung Disease–Asthma

Communicable Disease Fact Sheets

Communicable Disease Fact Sheets

Health Information Fact Sheets on communicable diseases, including the following: Amebiasis, Anthrax, Botulism, Campylobacteriosis, Chancroid, Chickenpox, Cholera, Dengue Fever, Diphtheria, E. coli, Fifth Disease, Giardiasis, Gonorrhea, Granuloma Inguinale, Haemophilus Influenzae, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Herpes II, Histoplasmosis, In …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Communicable Diseases

Diabetes Dictionary

Diabetes Dictionary

“This dictionary of diabetes terms defines words that are often used when talking or writing about diabetes. It is designed for people who have diabetes and their families and friends. It provides basic information about the disease, its long-term effects, and its care.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Diabetes

Healthy Hearing

Healthy Hearing

“Healthy Hearing is a unique website featuring up-to-the-minute news, information and resources for those interested in hearing, causes and treatment of hearing loss, as well as hearing amplification systems. Importantly, Healthy Hearing provides a platform for information exchange and support between those faced with diseases of the ear and the ch …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Nose, Ear & Throat Disorders

Meningitis

Meningitis

The Mayo Clinic describes meningitis and its symptoms, causes, risk factors, screening procedures, complications, treatment, and prevention. It also provides links to additional resources.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Communicable Diseases; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Viruses; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Neurological & Neuromuscular Disorders