Category Archives: Drug info

Drug Apps for your Phone

A frequent question we hear from students and others is, “What is the best drug app available to me through UCSF?” This topic is confusing and the “right answer” seems to change every few months. Stay tuned for the changes that … Continue reading

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Beyond MEDLINE: Biomedical Information in Patents

You’re doing in depth research on, say,  artificial knee implants. Perhaps you’re applying for a research grant or thinking about applying for a patent. You need to do a comprehensive search and find everything that’s out there. You’ve searched PubMed, … Continue reading

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December 1st is World AIDS Day: Trustworthy HIV/AIDS Information from MedlinePlus

For trustworthy information on HIV/AIDS visit the MedlinePlus HIV/AIDS site. MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health (NIH)’s Web site for patients and their families and friends and offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.

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Online Guides to Navigate Your Topics

You’re on the hunt for information, but where should you start? Check out our new online guides created by the Library’s subject experts.   Major benefits of using subject guides: Save time trying to figure out what resources to use … Continue reading

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The PubChem Project: Chemical Information with Biomedical Research and Clinical Information

PubChem is a freely accessible database created by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to provide information about small organic molecules. It is designed for use as a research tool and as a starting point that may lead to the … Continue reading

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