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Announcements for 2007
September 18, 2007 (historical)
NIAMS Introduces Bone Health CD-ROM
The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' National Institutes of Health (NIH), is offering Bone Health Information for You and Your Patients on a CD-ROM. This CD-ROM was created to give health professionals and the general public easy access to the latest information on bone health and diseases. In the last decade, medical research has influenced a rapid advancement in treatment options for many diseases of bone. Through this CD, we hope to help you learn more about bone diseases and strategies to optimize bone health.
This CD-ROM includes:
- A collection of print-friendly PDF files of selected patient education brochures
- Professional educational resources, including the full text of Bone Health and Osteoporosis: A Report of the Surgeon General
- Web links to current clinical trials and numerous useful resources from NIH, other Federal agencies, and nonprofit organizations
Free copies are available to anyone upon request. Health professionals, patients and family members, faculty at health professions schools, and nonprofit organizations serving individuals with and their families will find this CD particularly useful.
The mission of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), a part of the Department of Health and Human Services' National Institutes of Health, is to support 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. For additional information, call NIAMS' Clearinghouse toll free at 1-877-22-NIAMS, or visit the NIAMS Web site at www.niams.nih.gov.