NLM Classification Updated, January 31, 2018
Starting in 2017, the NLM Classification, available online at https://www.nlm.nih.gov/class, has moved from an annual spring update to twice-yearly updates. The 2018 winter edition has been issued as of January 31, 2018. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - January 31, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Low Cholesterol Diet
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Source: NLM General Announcements - January 17, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: How to Lower Cholesterol
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Source: NLM General Announcements - January 17, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Cholesterol Medicines
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Source: NLM General Announcements - January 17, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Launches “Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well Drawn!”
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) announces Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well Drawn!, a special display, a traveling banner exhibition made available free of charge to cultural institutions across the country, and an online adaptation available to the world, also on January 30, 2018. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - January 16, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

National Library of Medicine Announces Participants in Biomedical Health Research Data Management Program
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce the list of participants in the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM)-created program, Biomedical and Health Research Data Management for Librarians. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - January 16, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Announces 2018 History of Medicine Lecture Series
The National Library of Medicine announces its History of Medicine Lecture Series for 2018. Complete details are available from the NLM History of Medicine Division. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - January 8, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Classification PDF Updated
The PDF version of the NLM Classification has been updated with classification data from the 2017 winter and summer online editions. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - December 22, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Former NLM Deputy Director Betsy Humphreys Named Presidential Rank Awardee
Betsy Humphreys was recognized as a Presidential Rank Awardee at the Distinguished level by the Senior Executives Association in December 2017. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - December 22, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Conflict of Interest Disclosure and Journal Supplements in MEDLINE ®: Best Practices Fact Sheet
The goal of these best practices for supplements indexed for MEDLINE is to promote the appropriate disclosure of financial conflicts of interest and to allow MEDLINE users to judge the value of findings in published articles. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - December 11, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Colesterol malo (LDL)
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Source: NLM General Announcements - December 7, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Colesterol bueno (HDL)
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Source: NLM General Announcements - December 7, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Niveles de colesterol: Lo que usted debe saber
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Source: NLM General Announcements - December 7, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: LDL: The " Bad " Cholesterol
MedlinePlus: LDL: The " Bad " Cholesterol (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - December 5, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: HDL: The " Good " Cholesterol
MedlinePlus: HDL: The " Good " Cholesterol (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - December 5, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Cholesterol Levels: What You Need to Know
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Source: NLM General Announcements - December 5, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Announces 2018 Michael E. DeBakey Fellows in the History of Medicine
Following its June 8, 2017, call for applications to the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Michael E. DeBakey Fellowship in the History of Medicine, the NLM is pleased to announce its 2018 DeBakey Fellows (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - November 28, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM ’s Dr. Clem McDonald Appointed to Federal Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC)
Press announcement available from https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2017/11/17/new-members-serve-health-information-technology-advisory-committee.html (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - November 17, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

DEADLINE FOR COMMENTS EXTENDED TO 11/20: RFI, Next-Generation Data Science Challenges in Health and Biomedicine
Notice of Extension of the Response Date for NOT-LM-17-006 " Request for Information (RFI): Next-Generation Data Science Challenges in Health and Biomedicine " (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - November 14, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: C ómo prevenir la diabetes
MedlinePlus: C ómo prevenir la diabetes (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - November 2, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Gu ía para una buena postura
MedlinePlus: Gu ía para una buena postura (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - November 2, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: How to Prevent Diabetes
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Source: NLM General Announcements - October 26, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Guide to Good Posture
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Source: NLM General Announcements - October 26, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM VSAC Publishes 2018 Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) Value Set Addendum for Eligible Clinician, Eligible Professional, and Hospital Quality Reporting Programs
On September 29, 2017, The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Value Set Authority Center (VSAC), in collaboration with the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), published an addendum to the eCQM annual update specifications originally published in May 2017. This addendum updates eCQM value sets for the 2018 reporting period for Eligible Hospitals (EHs) and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and the performance period for Eligible Professionals (EPs) and Eligible Clinicians. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - October 4, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Tratamiento para el trastorno por consumo de alcohol
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Source: NLM General Announcements - September 28, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Wellcome Trust and NLM Partnership to Provide Free Access to 150 Years of Medical Research Reaches Half-Million Page Milestone
The US National Library of Medicine and the Wellcome Trust have released multiple titles - encompassing more than 45,000 individual articles and nearly a half million pages - with more to come. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 27, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) Treatment
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Source: NLM General Announcements - September 27, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM VSAC Publishes Updated Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) Value Sets for 4th Quarter 2017 Reporting Period for Hospital Quality Reporting Programs
On September 15, 2017, The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Value Set Authority Center (VSAC), in collaboration with the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), published an addendum to the eCQM annual update specifications originally published in April 2016. This addendum updates eCQM value sets for the 4th quarter of the 2017 reporting period for Eligible Hospitals (EHs) and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs). These changes affect electronic reporting of eCQMs for the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting Program (IQR) and for th...
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 19, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM and Publishers Launch Emergency Access Initiative, Granting Free Access to Books and Journals for Libraries Impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has activated the Emergency Access Initiative (EAI) in response to Hurricanes Irma and Harvey which devastated Florida and several Caribbean islands, as well as parts of South Carolina, Texas, and Louisiana. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 15, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Cu ánto ejercicio debo hacer
MedlinePlus: Cu ánto ejercicio debo hacer (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 12, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Beneficios del ejercicio
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Source: NLM General Announcements - September 12, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Dr. Jim Ostell Appointed NCBI Director
Press announcement available from https://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/dr-james-ostell-named-director-national-center-biotechnology-information (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 11, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Resources and Services for Disasters and Public Health Emergencies
As hurricane season continues, Hurricane Harvey recovery is overlapping with Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Katia. Meanwhile, wildfires are raging in the northwest US, and an earthquake struck Mexico this morning. Now is a good time to focus on the Preparedness Month theme: Disasters don ’t plan ahead. You can. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 8, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Announces Future Plans of 2016-2017 Associate Fellows
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce the future plans of its 2016-2017 class of Associate Fellows. The Associate Fellowship Program is a one-year postgraduate training program with an optional second year. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 7, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Drug naming standard for electronic health records enhanced
Data contributed by Medi-Span improves utility of drug vocabulary produced by NIH. The RxNorm standard clinical drug vocabulary produced by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) now contains more accurate and complete connections between National Drug Codes (NDCs), Generic Product Identifiers (GPIs), and standard names of medications recommended for use in electronic health records (EHRs). (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 6, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM to Host Viral Networks: An Advanced Workshop in Digital Humanities and Medical History
On January 29-30, 2018, NLM will host Viral Networks: An Advanced Workshop in Digital Humanities and Medical History, bringing together scholars from various fields of medical history whose innovative research shows promise through the use of methods, tools, and data from the digital humanities. The event will be supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) through a grant to Virginia Tech, and is a collaborative outcome of NLM's ongoing partnership with the NEH. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 6, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Classification Updated, August 31, 2017
The NLM Classification, available online at https://www.nlm.nih.gov/class/, moved from an annual spring update to twice-yearly updates. The 2017 winter version, published January 26, 2017, encompassed changes to the NLM Classification resulting from new and changed 2017 Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) terms as well as additional minor updates to the index and schedule. The 2017 summer version, now available, encompasses the systematic review of selected schedules and other miscellaneous updates. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 31, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: How Much Exercise Do I Need
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Source: NLM General Announcements - August 31, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Benefits of Exercise
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Source: NLM General Announcements - August 31, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Funders Reflect on Lessons Learned in Funding International Open Science Prize
The National Institutes of Health and UK-based Wellcome Trust, in partnership with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, published their reflections on developing and implementing the Open Science Prize, a novel approach for funding international open science. The paper titled, Developing International Open Science Collaborations – Funder Reflections on the Open Science Prize, published in PLOS Biology on August 1, 2017, highlights a new partnership funding model for encouraging the development of open data technologies to address global health issues, and the challenges of multiple funders pursuing joint global healt...
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 1, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Jerry Sheehan Appointed Deputy Director of the National Library of Medicine
Jerry Sheehan has been named the new NLM Deputy Director effective today, July 31, 2017. The appointment was announced by Library Director Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD. The world ’s largest biomedical library, NLM serves as a national and international resource of biomedical and genomic data for scientists, health professionals, academia, and the public. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 31, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Biomedical Informatics Course to Be Restructured to Help Accelerate Research
The National Library of Medicine Biomedical Informatics Course will be suspended as the Library identifies new ways the course can help accelerate research and better leverage NLM resources for discovery and accountability. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 27, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Bronceado
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Source: NLM General Announcements - June 29, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Picadura de mosquitos
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Source: NLM General Announcements - June 29, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Riesgos de una vida sedentaria
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Source: NLM General Announcements - June 29, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Tanning
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Source: NLM General Announcements - June 28, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Mosquito Bites
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Source: NLM General Announcements - June 28, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Health Risks of an Inactive Lifestyle
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Source: NLM General Announcements - June 28, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Betsy Humphreys Video Tribute
NLM thanks Betsy Humphreys for 44 years of service (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - June 27, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Welcomes Applications to Its Michael E. DeBakey Fellowship in the History of Medicine for 2018
NLM is pleased to announce its second annual call for applications to its Michael E. DeBakey Fellowship in the History of Medicine. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - June 8, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news