NLM Drug Info Portal now available for mobile devices

NLM's Drug Information Portal, a mobile-optimized web site, covers over 32,000 drugs and provides descriptions, drug names, pharmaceutical categories, and structural diagrams. Each record also features information links to nineteen other resources including PubMed, LactMed, and Drugs@FDA. Smart phones accessing the main Drug Portal site will be taken the mobile site. The Drug Information Portal is a free Web resource from … Continue reading NLM Drug Info Portal now available for mobile devices

Haz-Map web and mobile versions updated

Haz-Map, the occupational health database, has been redesigned so that it adapts to Web browsers on desktop computers, laptops, and tablets, as well as mobile browsers on smart phones, such as iPhones, Android and Blackberry phones. Haz-Map is designed for health and safety professionals and for consumers seeking information about the health effects of exposure to … Continue reading Haz-Map web and mobile versions updated

Health Datapalooza June 5-6

The Health Data Initiative Forum III: The Health Datapalooza will be held June 5 and 6, 2012, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The event brings together a diverse group of data experts, technology developers, entrepreneurs, policy makers, health care system leaders, and community advocates to support innovative applications of health and … Continue reading Health Datapalooza June 5-6

“Mobilizing For Health” research grant program from McKesson Foundation

From iMedicalApps mhealth: Mobilizing for Health® is the McKesson Foundation’s grant initiative that provides funding for research on mobile phone-based interventions for low-income patients with chronic diseases. Specifically, their interest lies in research proposals that seek to evaluate mHealth applications, with priority given to researchers studying the use of mobile in cancer management.  The research studies … Continue reading “Mobilizing For Health” research grant program from McKesson Foundation

Mendeley webinar Nov. 30

Looking for a citation managment program that's easy to use?  Need a simple way to share references or create reading lists?  Check out Mendeley, a free citation manangement program that helps you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research in your field. Automatically generate bibliographies Collaborate easily with other researchers online … Continue reading Mendeley webinar Nov. 30

New web application–NLMPlus

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has just announced the results of its software development challenge, "Show Off Your Apps:  Innovative Uses of NLM Information." One of the winners is NLMPlus, a mobile-friendly semantic search & discovery tool that allows users to search across all NLM resources, such as PubMed, MedlinePlus, images from the history of medicine, & NCBI databases.  … Continue reading New web application–NLMPlus