Medicine and Medical Supplies Resources

Medical Directories

Alpha Medical Index - Index of medication and drug links and clinical specialty web sites.

Bioport - Includes links to medical news, research sites, universities and organizations and sites involved in genetics, aging and medical technology. Links to research databases and government health and biological resources.

Cell Science - Alphabetical lists of treatment centers, research institutes, charities and hospitals in the areas of AIDS/HIV, diabetes, cystic fibrosis and cancer.

Detail-Direct - Provides product-based information and abstracts for medicines, pharmaceutical products and services.

Doctor Net - An interactive medical network for physicians and the public.

e-lynks - An alphabetized directory to a wide assortment of pharmaceutical, medical, and health-related web sites.


ACP-ASIM Online - The web site of the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine. Publishers of Annals of Internal Medicine.

Association for Hospital Medical Education - A national nonprofit professional organization involved in the continuum of medical education.

The BookMarc - Services for medical students and for professionals, including discounted book services, discounted phone services, and discounted electronics. This site targets practitioners in the USA.

Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery - A nonprofit education and research organization. Its mission is training hand surgeons, supporting research, and informing the public.

Clinical Science Doctoral Program at The University of Colorado Health Sciences Center - The doctoral program is for clinicians and other health care professionals pursuing academic careers in clinical investigation and health services research.

Doctor Digest - Medical doctors can review electronic medical information resources available in any of the following media: browsable WWW sites, or downloadable datasets and software, or on CD-ROMS.


The Health and Wellness Center at Weymouth Club - Gives the services provided and contact information. Weymouth MA.

Volunteers in Medicine Berkshires - VMC provide healthcare services Great Barrington, MA. Gives the hours of service.


MedHist - Searchable catalog of resources related to the history of medicine and allied sciences, developed and managed by the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine.

The Anatomists - Describes the development of early surgeons progressing from part-time barbers to skilled medical professionals. Page includes biographies of key historic figures and events that led to the creation of the Anatomy Act.

Ancient Medicine/Medicina Antiqua - Chronicles the practice of Medicine in the Greek and Roman eras, with translations of works by Hippocrates and Galen as well as essays, bibliographies, mailing lists, and othe resources.

Anesthesia History - Index to history of anaestheia resources on the Web

The Ascelpion - Features topics about ancient medicine. Contains texts and illustrations.

Before Depression - A research project by the English departments of the Universities of Northumbria and Sunderland on what depression was before it was called depression (1660-1800). Details of public lectures, a conference, an exhibition and publications.

Bibliography of Secondary Works in the History of Medicine and Related Health Fields - A non-critical electronic bibliography from the Ruth Lilly Medical Library of monographs and classic works in the field of American history of medicine and related topics.

The Birth of the Clinic - Lois Shawver's notes on Foucault's Birth of the Clinic

Classical Islamic Biomedicine - Index website maintained by the Karolinska Institute.


The National Center for Health Statistics - Information on births, deaths, ageing, disease classification and other health statistics.

Ask the Medical Expert - Answers to medical related queries searchable from archives of the weekly column.

AskDrWalker - Resources and links to medical information. Includes medical databases, medical search engines, diseases and conditions and useful links for health professionals and patients.

Best Evidence Topics - Access to evidence-based medicine topics. Includes a searchable database.

Building Better Health - Medical and healthcare information on disease and health improvement topics. Includes medical news, clinical research and newsletters.

CDC Health Topics A to Z - A listing of disease and health topics from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States.

Centre for Medical Web Research - A virtual centre for researching medical questions on the internet.


AHRQ: Clinical Information - Clinical information on evidence-based practice, clinical guidelines, medical effectiveness, pharmaceutical therapy, new technology, screening and preventive services, outcomes research, and the National Guideline Clearinghouse.

AllExperts Medical Research Q&A - Experts volunteer to answer questions related to locating medical resources on the internet.

Australian Association of Academic General Practice - A non-profit association to further research and teaching by general practice physicians in Australia. - Research discussion group.

CoGENT - Collaboration of clinical research studies on depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), schizophrenia, survivors of childhood sexual abuse, and neurogenetic and neurodevelopmental disorders at Stanford University School of Medicine.

Contract Research Organizations

AAI Development Services - Provides clinical research management for the healthcare industry. See lists of services, locations, and upcoming trade shows.

ABC Labs - A contract research organization providing analytical services to pharmaceutical companies.

Advanced Biologics - Full-service, therapeutically-focused CRO conducting phase I-IV trials for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

Advanced Clinical Research - A progressive Clinical Trials Management Organization committed to providing superior service and quality data collection to the medical community.

Allied Clinical Research - Group of scientific and medical professionals providing clinical research services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

Alquest, Inc. - Full-service contract research organization offering regulatory, clinical, reimbursement and compliance services to the medical device and biologic industries.

Clinical Trials

CenterWatch: Clinical Trials Listing Service  - Listing of clinical research trials, information about physicians and medical centers performing clinical research and drug therapies newly approved by the FDA.

ClinicalTrials.Gov - Searchable database which provides patients, family members and the public with information about current ongoing clinical research studies. From the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

Acurian - Patient recruitment solutions for the clinical trials industry.

AIDSinfo - World-wide resources about trials in study against acquired immune deficiency syndrome.

Amgen Clinical Trials - Information about ongoing research with these drug agents.

Ardent Clinical Trials - Multi-site hospital organization provides information on clinical research, trial sites and FDA Drug approvals.

BioTrax - Agency for volunteers for clinical trials shows joining details, FAQs about trials, and contact details.

Canada Trials - Profiles of Canadian clinical research centers, including a searchable listing of clinical trials and investigator profiles. Some features require registration.

CARDS Trial - The Collaborative Atorvastatin Diabetes Study is attempting to assess the advantage of lowering cholesterol in type 2 diabetes.


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