Jane Mitchell Rees of the University of Washington created this web site which presents knowledge of adolescent nutrition to those who need to understand, while guiding parents and teenagers through this key component of adolescence.
Whether you are a health care or public health professional, a parent, or a child advocate, Bright Futures offers many different resources for your use in improving and maintaining the health of all children and adolescents.
Children and Medicines
The USP created these learning tools helping the process of what children should know about medicines, what children want to know about medicines, and how children should learn about medicines.
Facts for Families
The American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry developed Facts for Families to provide concise and up-to-date information on issues that affect children, teenagers, and their families. Besides English, these are available in eight other languages.
Providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence from The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media.
Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group (PPAG) created this web site to provide accurate pediatric drug information.
Tips To Grow By
Here are a series of flyers with accurate, up-to-date, easy to understand information about all aspects of child rearing.
Vaccine Education Center
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia provides accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date information about childhood vaccines and the diseases they prevent.
Clinical Trials & Clinical Research Projects
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) provides information and news about cancer research studies.
Provides an extensive list of IRB (Institutional Review Board) approved clinical trials being conducted internationally. It also lists promising therapies newly approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration).
This is a central, web-based repository for clinical study results presented in a user-friendly, standardized format for both clinician and patient.
National Institutes of Health (NIH) provides patients, family members and members of the public current information about clinical trials and research studies.
Cochrane Collaboration Consumer Network
Utilizing summaries of research from The Cochrane Library, this site contains a range of health care information and general information to help people understand health care research.
Mental Health Clinical Trials
National Institute of Mental Health lists both intramural and extramural clinical research protocols.
New Medicines in Development Database
Sponsored by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA); search for information about medicines in development by disease, indication or drug name.
Provides easy access to participating websites that list ongoing and past clinical trials including contact information for clinical trials listings that are not on the Internet. Start with the Research button.
Vision Clinical Studies Database
National Eye Institute (NEI) presents an interactive database on clinical trials/research they sponsor or conduct.
Complementary & Alternative Medicine
Healthtouch Vitamins, Supplements & Natural Medicine
Healthtouch presents information from Micromedex products about herbal therapies and other dietary supplements.
An interactive electronic herbal database with hyperlinked access to Medline citations for professionals, researchers, and the lay person.
Herbs and Supplements
Browse dietary supplements and herbal remedies in the Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Consumer Version via MEDLINEplus helping you to learn about their effectiveness, usual dosage, and drug interactions.
The Longwood Herbal Task Force
Organized by faculty, staff and students from Children’s Hospital, the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute to learn more about and teach others about herbs and dietary supplements.
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
This is the Federal Government's lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine.
RxMed Herbal and Dietary Supplements
Comprehensive information on herbals, vitamins, and dietary supplements.
Tropical Plant Database - By Common Name
The individual plant database files are linked through various menus and pages to enable both professional readers and readers new to medicinal plants easy access to search the available plant information.