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Bioscience and Health Portal - New medical diagnostic tests, improving the quality and cost-effectiveness of health care electronic records, reference materials for laboratory test methods, faster screening of promising vaccines -- these are a few of the many areas where National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) research serves the needs of the bioscience and health care community. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST), Various laboratories]

Breast Implant Information - Consumer information to give women background information to help them decide whether or not to get breast implants [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH)]

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Cancer, magnets, and heat: Can nanotechnology provide new solutions for old problems? Presented by Dr. Robert Ivkov, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University Medical School. - Webcast of a presentation by Dr. Robert Ivkov, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University Medical School. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Center for the Study of Wireless Electromagnetic Compatibility - Working with industry, government, and business to investigate and resolve interaction between wireless phones and electronic devices such as hearing aids and pacemakers [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers (IUCRC)]

Cochlear Implants - Explains a surgical procedure for people with severe-to-profound hearing loss. Site discusses risks and benefits, as well as safety issues and what happens before, during and after surgery. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

Computed Tomography - The scientific facts about the potential risks of undergoing a whole-body scan using computed tomography [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

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Engineered Biomaterials Engineering Research Center - Evolving synthetic materials that actively turn on healing and exploit biological recognition and specificity [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Engineering Research Centers (ERC)]

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FDA Notices of Judgment Collection, 1908-1966 - The FDA Notices of Judgment Collection is a digital archive of the published notices judgment for products seized under authority of the 1906 Pure Food and Drug Act. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM)]

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Global Standards Information - The Global Standards Information website is the gateway to a wealth of standards and conformity assessment information to help one compete successfully in the global marketplace. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST), Standards Coordination Office (SCO)]

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How to Put Your Brain on the Internet: Lessons from a Cyborg. - Lecture and book signing by science writer Michael Chorost, author of World Wide Mind: The Coming Integration of Humanity, Machines, and the Internet. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

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LASIK Eye Surgery - Provides objective information to the public about LASIK surgery [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

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MEDLINE/PubMed - Database with millions of references, primarily from MEDLINE, to journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)]

Mammography Quality Standards Act and Program - Informs mammography facility personnel, inspectors, and other interested individuals about mammography quality standards [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

Medical Encyclopedia - Encyclopedia with articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, and treatments [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM)]

Medical Innovations - Information about the Food and Drug Administrations 'Critical Path' initiative, which aims to streamline the process for development of new medical products [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

MedlinePlus - Web site with authoritative consumer health information from NIH and others [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM)]

MedlinePlus Espanol - Spanish version of the Web site with authoritative consumer health information from NIH and others [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM)]

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NLM Gateway - A single Web interface that searches multiple National Library of Medicine databases [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM)]

Nanotechnology - An information site devoted to the Food and Drug Administration's regulation of products that use nanotechnology. The site links to various nanotechnology resources, and it offers slide shows and other presentations on the subject [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

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Pediatric Medical Devices - A page devoted to information on regulations and guidance related to the development of medical devices for children [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

Phakic Intraocular Lenses - An information site created by the Food and Drug Administration to explain a procedure that offers an option for nearsighted consumers who would like to improve their ability to see distant objects [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

Physical Measurement Laboratory (PML) - The Physical Measurement Laboratory (PML) sets the definitive U.S. standards for nearly every kind of measurement employed in commerce and research, sometimes across more than 20 orders of magnitude. PML is also a world leader in the science of measurement, devising procedures and tools that make continual progress possible. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST), Physical Measurement Laboratory (PML)]

Pulse - Describes all aspects of accelerator science in medicine [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL)]

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Radiation-Emitting Products - Major programs and products for radiological health [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

Reprocessing of Single-Use Devices - Information about the requirements for reprocessing and reusing single-use devices [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH)]

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Tampons and Asbestos, Dioxin, &Toxic Shock Syndrome - A page linking to information on various issues surrounding tampon use [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

Tanning - General information on skin tanning, Ultraviolet (UV) exposure, UV emitting products, and skin protection. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]