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ELA 079 - English for Health Careers: Disease Research Assignment

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elow are the specific websites you will use to find information on your Disease Research Assignment. 
We will discuss how to use them in our library session. 


 

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National Institutes of Health (NIH) 

  • The National Institutes of Health (NIH) "is the nation’s medical research agency — making important discoveries that improve health and save lives".  
  • National Institutes of Health has 27 individual institutes and centers below:
 
INSTITUTES:
  • NCATS - National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences 
  • NCCIH - National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health 
  • NCI - National Cancer Institute
  • NEI - National Eye Institute
  • NHLBI - National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • NHGRI - National Human Genome Research Institute
  • NIA - National Institute on Aging
  • NIAAA - National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
  • NIAID - National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • NIAMS - National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
  • NIBIB - National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
  • NICHD - National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
  • NIDCD - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
  • NIDCR - National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
  • NIDDK - National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Kidney Disorders
  • NIEHS - National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences 
  • NIGMS - National Institute of General Medical Sciences 
  • NIMH - National Institute of Mental Health 
  • NIDA - National Institute on Drug Abuse 
  • NIMHD - National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities 
  • NINDS - National Institute or Neurological Disorders and Stroke 
  • NINR - National Institute of Nursing Research 
  • NLM - National Library of Medicine 
 
CENTERS:
  • CC Clinical Center
  • CIT Center for Information Technology
  • CSR Center for Scientific Review
  • FIC Fogarty International Center 

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NIH News in Health Newsletter - A monthly newsletter from the National Institutes of Health

 

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MEDLINE PLUS 

 

(3) 

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

 

(4) 

World Health Organization

  • Provides global health information.
  • "Directs and coordinates global health" for the United Nations.

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