On behalf of the Friends of the National Library of Medicine (FNLM), welcome to the Fall 2007 issue of NIH MedlinePlus magazine. We take pride in bringing you the most up-to-date and trustworthy information you need to keep you and your family healthy... Continue Reading, 'In This Issue'
There has never been a more exciting era in science, and the opportunities are enormous. Medicine is moving from the curative model of the last 5,000 years, in which symptoms are obvious, loss of function is clear ... Continue Reading, 'From the Director: The Joy of Science, the Courage of Research'
Even as you read these words, there's a world of research going on high over our heads—approximately 200–215 miles up. The International Space Station (ISS), which has been taking shape for much of the past decade, is an orbiting laboratory for many kinds of research.. Continue Reading, 'Space: The New Medical Frontier / NASA Spinoffs Milestones in Space Research'
Upon reaching the White House in 1909 as 27th President of the United States, William Howard Taft (1857–1930), had already served as Solicitor General of the United States, a federal judge, first Governor-General of the Philippines, and Secretary of War... Continue Reading, 'Then & Now: Medical Research Pays Off for All Americans'
On October 12, thousands of students at more than 200 U.S. schools found answers to their questions about drugs and drug use from experts at the National Institute on Drug Abuse during their first Drug Facts Chat Day... Continue Reading, 'Drug Facts Chat Day: NIH Experts Answer Students' Drug Questions'