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    Advance Research Development Solutions
    Advance Research Development Solutions is a clinical trials site dedicated to providing quality medical research. ARDS has taken the time to assess the needs of the community and use this data to target specific indications in order to collaborate in the development of therapies for diseases of high incidence. Previous trials include but are not limited to drug and medical device development and enrolling studies include: Skin Infections and Chemotherapy Induced Anemia in Cancer Patients. - 29-Sep-2016 - Hits: 246 - Rate This | Details
    Diabetes and Depression
    Several studies suggest that diabetes doubles the risk of depression compared to those without the disorder. The chances of becoming depressed increase as diabetes complications worsen. Research shows that depression leads to poorer physical and mental functioning, so a person is less likely to follow a required diet or medication plan. Treating depression with psychotherapy, medication, or a combination of these treatments can improve a patient's well-being and ability to manage diabetes. This article describes the association between diabetes and depression. - 11-Nov-2005 - Hits: 746 - Rate This | Details
    EthnoMed is Harborview Medical Center's ethnic medicine website containing medical and cultural information about immigrant and refugee groups. Information is specific to groups in the Seattle area, but much of the cultural and health information is of interest and applicable in other geographic areas.The objective of the website is to make information about culture, language, health, illness and community resources directly accessible to health care providers who see patients from different ethnic groups. - 29-Nov-2006 - Hits: 885 - Rate This | Details
    Glaucoma Foundation
    The mission of The Glaucoma Foundation (TGF) is to develop a cure for glaucoma through innovative research and collaboration.The Foundation works to encourage and support basic and applied research in glaucoma, to gain and disseminate new information about the causes and treatment of glaucoma, and to further efforts to identify and develop novel approaches to preserve visual function and reverse blindness caused by glaucoma. - 16-Mar-2005 - Hits: 756 - Rate This | Details
    International Paruresis Association Top Rated
    This site is provided as a resource for people who find it difficult or impossible to urinate in the presence of others, either in their own home or in public facilities. Also, for people who have difficulty under the stress of time pressure, when being observed, when others are close by and might hear you, or when on moving vehicles. - 13-Aug-2000 - Hits: 1236 - Rate This | Details
    The website: includes information about the prescription drug plan, who can be covered under Medicare, and information about the Affordable Care Act(ACA)and how it affects people with Medicare. - 1-Jan-2006 - Hits: 588 - Rate This | Details
    Medifocus is dedicated to providing the latest and most comprehensive detailed information about specific medical conditions. Contains current, trustworthy info about a variety of medical conditions with information that includes treatment options, guides to the medical literature, centers of clinical research and related organizations. - 16-Mar-2007 - Hits: 267 - Rate This | Details
    MedlinePlus (espanol) Top Rated
    MedlinePlus le ayuda encontrar las respuestas que usted busca en temas de salud. MedlinePlus ha recopilado la informacion mas confiable proveniente de fuentes autorizadas tales como la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina y los Institutos Nacionales de la Salud, asi como otras agencias gubernamentales y organizaciones de servicios para la salud. MedlinePlus tambien le ofrece mucha informacion sobre medicamentos, una enciclopedia medica ilustrada, programas interactivos para el paciente y las mas recientes noticias acerca de la salud. - 29-Nov-2006 - Hits: 704 - Rate This | Details
    National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
    A non-profit, voluntary health agency serving rare-disease patients and their families. NORD provides information and advocacy for many rare diseases. This website's Index of Rare Diseases and Index of Organizations are both very comprehensive. NORDS Medication Assistance Program assists uninsured or under-insured individuals in securing life-saving or life-sustaining medications. - 2-Nov-2005 - Hits: 722 - Rate This | Details
    NeuroRestorative - New Jersey Top Rated
    NeuroRestorative is a leading provider of post-acute rehabilitation services for people of all ages with brain and spinal cord injuries and other neurological challenges. In a variety of locations and settings, they offer a continuum of care and rehabilitation options, including specialized services for children, adolescents and active duty service members and Veterans. - 10-Jun-2003 - Hits: 508 - Rate This | Details
    Patient Travel and its related telephone HELPLINE (1-800-296-1217) serves to make referrals and provide "how to get there" assistance for any patient needing to travel to a distant specialized medical facility for evaluation, diagnosis, or treatment. Patients served are people for whom the cost of long-distance travel for medical care is difficult financially. - 28-Nov-2006 - Hits: 580 - Rate This | Details
    The National Marfan Foundation
    The National Marfan Foundation is dedicated to saving lives, and improving the quality of life for individuals and families affected by the Marfan syndrome and related disorders.

    The Marfan syndrome is a heritable condition that affects the connective tissue. The primary purpose of connective tissue is to hold the body together and provide a framework for growth and development. In the Marfan syndrome, the connective tissue is defective and does not act as it should. Because connective tissue is found throughout the body, the Marfan syndrome can affect many body systems, including the skeleton, eyes, heart and blood vessels, nervous system, skin and lungs.

    The Marfan syndrome affects men, women and children, and has been found among people of all races and ethnic backgrounds. It is estimated that at least 1 in 5,000 people in the United States have the disorder. - 27-Jan-2000 - Hits: 394 - Rate This | Details
    Univadis Top Rated
    Univadis is an online resource for healthcare professionals. It provides a source of constantly updated information, including news, literature, plus email newsletter services for the online medical community. Registration required. - 1-Jan-2006 - Hits: 519 - Rate This | Details