For healthcare professionals and general readers seeking technical information:
Understanding Health News – The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health describes the information that might be missing from health news stories and the details you need to check for making good health decisions.
9 Questions to Help You Make Sense of Scientific Research – The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health provides an overview of research papers including: parts of a scientific paper, study goals, clinical trials and bias.
PubMed – PubMed is the largest available database of biomedical abstracts and citations. PubMed is provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
Clinical Trials Resources – Clinical trials are research studies using human volunteers to add to the medical knowledge related to the treatment, diagnosis, and prevention of diseases or conditions. These links are recommended by the Delaney Medical Library to help you become more familiar with clinical trials, the process for participating in a trial and investigating trials that are underway or completed.