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Alternative Medicine


Complementary & Alternative Medicine (CAM): MedlinePlus
The CAM section of MedlinePlus provides information on this topic including: basics, specific conditions, pictures & videos, research information, reference guides, and more. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus to give easy access to the medical research literature references.MedlinePlus brings together, by health topic, authoritative information from National Library of Medicine (NLM), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), other government, non-profit and other health-related organizations.

 

HerbMed

HerbMed is an interactive, electronic herbal database that provides hyperlinked access to the scientific data underlying the use of herbs for health. It is an evidence-based information resource for professionals, researchers, and general public. HerbMed is a project of the Alternative Medicine Foundation, Inc, provided as a freely available, public resource.

IBIDS Database
The International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS) is a database of published, international, scientific literature on dietary supplements, including vitamins, minerals, and botanicals. IBIDS is produced by the Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) at the National Institutes of Health to assist the public, health care providers, educators, and researchers in locating credible, scientific information on dietary supplements.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) is the federal government's lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine. NCCAM is a function of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS)
Sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, the Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) includes health, news, research & training and funding information, as well as the International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS) database.


**MWU resources such as Natural Standard are available on our Databases page.