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Health News


A selection of links to keep you up-to-date of health developments around the world.


Web Link

1. Welcome to healthfinder.gov, a government Web site where you will find information and tools to help you and those you care about stay healthy. Healthfinder.gov is coordinated by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) and its health information referral service, the National Health Information Center. Healthfinder.gov is supported solely by U.S. government funds and does not accept paid advertisements, content, or links in any form.

2. The WebMD content staff blends award-winning expertise in medicine, journalism, health communication and content creation to bring you the best health information possible. Our esteemed colleagues at MedicineNet.com are frequent contributors to WebMD and comprise our Medical Editorial Board. Our Independent Medical Review Board continuously reviews the site for accuracy and timeliness.

National Library of Medicine
NIH is the nation’s medical research agency - making important medical discoveries that improve health and save lives.The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research.

NPR Health News
3. NPR (National Public Radio) is an internationally acclaimed producer and distributor of noncommercial news, talk, and entertainment programming.

Centres for Disease Control
4. CDC.gov provides health and safety information to: Individuals interested in health issue, Public Health Professionals, Healthcare Providers, Researchers and Scientists, Partners, Policy Makers, Media, Businesses, Students and Educators.

5. MedicineNet.com is an online, healthcare media publishing company. It provides easy-to-read, in-depth, authoritative medical information for consumers via its robust, user-friendly, interactive website.

MedLine Plus
6. MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.

Medical Education Online
7. This is a multidisciplinary medical education site intended to provide medical students and young doctors with clinically oriented up-to-date information in different branches of medicine. More and more subjects are added every day.

Harvard Health Letter
8. It's important to keep up with the medical news that affects your health and well-being. It's even better when the facts come directly from the more than 8,000 doctors and researchers at Harvard Medical School. There is no more trustworthy source of medical research articles and advice than the Harvard Health Letter.

Johns Hopkins Medical News Update
9. Health News is a tailored e-news service highlighting clinical news from Johns Hopkins Medicine. This free monthly news service provides reporters, editors and producers covering health/medical stories for major daily and weekly newspapers with news on new surgical procedures, diagnostics and medical technologies taking place at Johns Hopkins.

Oxford medicine - the newsletter
10. Oxford Medical Alumni exists to advance the cause of medical education by promoting the interests of Oxford Medicine and of the Oxford University School of Medicine. Through its programmes, OMA seeks to establish a mutually beneficial relationship between the Medical School and its alumni and to promote acquaintance and good fellowship.

11. Saudi German Hospital Newsletter

Access Medicine
12. AccessMedicineTM from McGraw-Hill is an innovative online resource that provides students, residents, clinicians, researchers, and all health professionals with access to more than 60 medical titles from the best minds in medicine, updated content, thousands of images and illustrations, interactive self-assessment, case files, diagnostic tools, a comprehensive search platform, and the ability to download content to a mobile device. Updated frequently and expanded continuously by world-renowned physicians, AccessMedicine provides fast, direct access to the information necessary for completing evaluations, diagnoses, and case management decisions, as well as for pursuing research, medical education, or self-assessment and board review.

Gulf MD
13. GulfMD.com has been conceived to meet a growing demand by the general public for highly detailed and sophisticated information about healthcare practitioners. We are dedicated to providing quality health information. For the thousands of patients who must select new physicians, dentists, mental health providers, and other practitioners every year, gulfMD.com brings a fully integrated solution.

World Health Organization (WHO)
14. WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.