LiverTox – New resource from the National Library of Medicine

LIVERTOX provides up-to-date, accurate, and easily accessed information on the diagnosis, cause, frequency, patterns, and management of liver injury attributable to prescription and nonprescription medications, herbals and dietary supplements.  LIVERTOX also includes a case registry that will enable scientific analysis and better characterization of the clinical patterns of liver injury.  The LIVERTOX website provides a comprehensive resource for … Continue reading LiverTox – New resource from the National Library of Medicine

New library database – PsycTESTS

PsycTESTS, a new database from the American Psychological Association focusing on psychological tests, measures, scales, and other assessments, is now available.   It provides detailed descriptive information on each test, including references to test development articles and test reviews, and 75% of the records include the full text of the test.  Most of the tests included … Continue reading New library database – PsycTESTS

Cambridge Structural Database now available

We now have unlimited campus access to Cambridge Structural Database (CSD), a repository for small-molecule organic and metal-organic crystal structure. It contains over 500,000 X-ray and neutron diffraction analyses. It provides 3-D structures with respective coverage of the published literature. The structural data is curated and enriched with bibliographic, chemical and physical property information. More than … Continue reading Cambridge Structural Database now available

ClinicalTrials.gov–Try the beta site

ClinicalTrials.gov, the NLM-developed web-based registry and results database of clinical research studies, provides patients, clinicians, researchers, and the public with access to information about interventional and observational studies.  The site is being redesigned, with the beta version available from a link at the top of the main page. In addition to the core functions of … Continue reading ClinicalTrials.gov–Try the beta site

WISER for iOS 3.0 now available

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders (WISER) for iOS 3.0, a universal app for Apple iOS devices, is now available. This new release adds native support for the iPad.  Search WISER’s full set of known substances, employ WISER’s popular Help Identify Chemical capability, and leverage WISER’s protective distance mapping … Continue reading WISER for iOS 3.0 now available

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

NLM data center problems – TOXNET, PubMed, & others

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Data Center is experiencing difficulties due to the intense storm that hit the Washington, DC and other local areas Friday night and may be temporarily unable to provide full access to NLM databases and Web sites.  NLM staff are working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible and … Continue reading NLM data center problems – TOXNET, PubMed, & others

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

National Library of Medicine ends its support for ToxSeek

NLM has decided to end its support for ToxSeek.  For ten years the National Library of Medicine has supported ToxSeek, a research project involving natural language processing and semantic technology. This federated-search engine helped users to search across diverse biomedical and environmental health resources and provided a method for locating information resources on topics related … Continue reading National Library of Medicine ends its support for ToxSeek

The Therapist May See You Anytime, Anywhere

From the New York Times: The very idea of psychotherapy seems to defy the instant-access, video screen chatter of popular digital culture. Not for long, if some scientists have their way. In the past few years researchers have been testing simple video-game-like programs aimed at relieving common problems like anxiety and depression. These recent results … Continue reading The Therapist May See You Anytime, Anywhere