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National Institutes of Health
Is an Agency under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that acts as the steward of medical and behavioral research for the Nation; it is comprised of the Office of the Director and 27 Institutes and Centers. Is one of the world's foremost medical research centers whose mission is science in pursuit of fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to extend healthy life and reduce the burdens of illness and disability. (See Details)
National Vulvodynia Association
Forms an organization that works to improve the lives of individuals affected by vulvodynia, a spectrum of chronic vulvar pain disorders. Educates affected women about vulvodynia to enable them to make informed choices about their treatment. (See Details)
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
Supports research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases, the training of basic and clinical scientists to carry out this research, and the dissemination of information on research progress in these diseases. (See Details)
AltaMira Press
National Cancer Institute
Forms an organization that coordinates the National Cancer Program (US), which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients. Web site includes information on cancer, clinical trials, statistical data, research programs and funding. (See Details)
National Institute of Health Osteoporosis and Related Bone Disease - National Resource Center
Provides patients, health professionals, and the public with a link to resources and information on metabolic bone diseases, including osteoporosis, Paget's disease of the bone, osteogenesis imperfecta, and hyperparathyroidism. Also distributes information packets, pamphlets, fact sheets, and other materials related to metabolic bone diseases. (See Details)
Food and Drug Administration
Works to promote and protect the public health (US) by helping safe and effective products reach the market in a timely way. (See Details)
Sex Education Coalition, The
For an organization that offers educational materials to sexuality and family life educators and provides a forum for discussion between clinicians, legislators, parents and youth. Also presents a variety of materials and resources to the general community concerning sexuality education (See Details)
American College of Nurse-Midwives
Provides research, accredits midwifery education programs, administers and promotes continuing education programs, establishes clinical practice standards, creates liaisons with state and federal agencies and members of Congress. (See Details)
National Library of Medicine
Forms a medical library that collects materials in all areas of biomedicine and health care, as well as works on biomedical aspects of technology, the humanities, and the physical, life, and social sciences. (See Details)