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National Institutes of Health
Is an Agency under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that acts as the steward of medical and behavioral research for the Nation; it is comprised of the Office of the Director and 27 Institutes and Centers. Is one of the world's foremost medical research centers whose mission is science in pursuit of fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to extend healthy life and reduce the burdens of illness and disability. (See Details)
National Vulvodynia Association
Forms an organization that works to improve the lives of individuals affected by vulvodynia, a spectrum of chronic vulvar pain disorders. Educates affected women about vulvodynia to enable them to make informed choices about their treatment. (See Details)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Forms an organization responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, the US food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation. Also responsible for advancing the public health by helping to speed innovations that make medicines and foods more effective, safer, and more affordable; and helping the public get the accurate, science-based information they need to use medicines and foods to improve their health. (See Details)
National Cancer Institute
Forms an organization that coordinates the National Cancer Program (US), which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients. Web site includes information on cancer, clinical trials, statistical data, research programs and funding. (See Details)
PubMed Central
Forms the U.S. National Library of Medicine's digital archive of life sciences journal literature. (See Details)
National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse
Works to increase knowledge and understanding about diseases of the kidneys and urologic system among people with these conditions and their families, health care professionals, and the general public. Offers responses to inquiries about kidney and urologic diseases, publications about specific kidney and urologic diseases, and referrals to health professionals. (See Details)
Sex Education Coalition, The
For an organization that offers educational materials to sexuality and family life educators and provides a forum for discussion between clinicians, legislators, parents and youth. Also presents a variety of materials and resources to the general community concerning sexuality education (See Details)
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
Supports research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases, the training of basic and clinical scientists to carry out this research, and the dissemination of information on research progress in these diseases. (See Details)
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