Announcements for 2007

November 2, 2007 (historical)

NIAMS Introduces Easy-to-Read Health Information on Bones, Muscles, Joints, and Skin in English, Spanish, and Chinese CD-ROM

Order this 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 Easy to Read Health Information on Bones, Muscles, Joints, and Skin in English, Spanish, and Chinese on a CD-ROM.

This CD-ROM includes:

  • Patient education brochures in multiple languages
  • Web links to current clinical trials and numerous useful resources from NIH, other Federal agencies, and nonprofit organizations.

Topics include: acne, back pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lupus, fibromyalgia, hip replacement, knee problems, osteoporosis, Paget's disease of bone, psoriasis, scoliosis, shoulder problems, and many other conditions of skin, muscles, joints, and bones.

Free copies are available to anyone upon request. To order a free copy of the CD-ROM, contact the NIAMS Clearinghouse at 1-877-22-NIAMS (1-877-226-4267), or niamsinfo@mail.nih.gov or visit http://www.niams.nih.gov .

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 .