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Anti-HIV Compounds Database
Databases of chemical structures and biological data from the NIAID Division of AIDS (DAIDS) to monitor developments in the chemotherapy of HIV and opportunistic infections. Biology of HIV-1: Regulatory GenesPDFGatignol A, McGill University; March 2007. [PDF]
HIV Life Cycle - Animations:
The Life Cycle of HIV, a Retrovirus
Perry, et al., Microbial Life, First Edition. 2002. [Adobe Flash]
Created by Jim Sullivan.
HIV and Antiretroviral Drugs - Animations:
Anti-HIV Therapy
Bless Castro, PhD, and Laurence Peiperl, MD. The structure, life cycle, and pathogenesis of HIV, and the function of antiretroviral drugs. Animated Flash educational course with audio, produced by GeneEd and HIV InSite. Full running time is 30 minutes, but course may also be viewed in sections.
HIV Sequence Databases
Searchable map of HIV, resistance, and immunology databases.
ACP Medicine
Developed from WebMD Scientific American Medicine, is the first comprehensive reference to carry the name of the American College of Physicians. ACP Medicine is a comprehensive, continually updated reference and continuing education service in general internal medicine for busy practitioners.
Gray's Anatomy
The edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body features 1,247 engravings from the 1918 publication, as well as a subject index with 13,000 entries.
Hesperian Foundation Publications
A nonprofit organization committed to improving the health of people in poor communities throughout the world by making health information accessible. Hesperian produces books and other educational resources for community-based health care. Publications in English and Spanish.
A medical calculator running on Palm-compatible handheld devices, designed for rapid calculation of common equations used in medicine (including anesthesiology, pediatrics, emergency, intensive care and internal medicine.)
An online database of medical images organized by disease category, disease location/organ system, and patient profiles, intended for resident and practicing physicians, medical students, graduate nursing students, and other postgraduate trainees.
The Merck Manual for Health Care Professionals
General medical textbook, 17th edition.
National Library of Medicine's medical journal and abstract databases.
UpToDate is a comprehensive evidence-based clinical information resource available by subscription to physicians on the internet, CD-ROM, and PDA.
Virtual Hospital
The Virtual Hospital is a digital health sciences library from the University of Iowa designed to help meet the information needs of health care providers and patients. Contains hundreds of books and brochures.
Visible Human Project
Complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies using transverse CT, MR, and cryosection images. Project of the National Library of Medicine.
Extensive information and services for medical professionals and consumers. WebMD's Medscape is geared for health care providers, while WebMD Health focuses on consumers.