Health Related Websites

HEALTH RELATED WEBSITES

We have compiled a list of valuable and informative condition and medicine links available on the internet, so make sure to bookmark this page as the first point of entry when searching for healthcare information.

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Allergies
http://allergy.mcg.edu
Covers a broad spectrum of issues related to allergies, asthma and immunology.
http://webmd.com
Web Directory for easy access to physician and consumer-focused healthcare information.
http://www.allernet.com
The A to Z of allergies, helpful hints, and frequently asked questions relating to allergies in general.
http://www.cancerpage.com
An in-depth page relating to cancer specific information and information centers.
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Alzheimer’s
http://www.alz.org
Your gateway to a wealth of information from the Alzheimer’s association
http://www.alz.org
Your gateway to a wealth of information from the Alzheimer’s association.
http://www.brain.nwu.edu
Information on Alzheimer’s for caregivers, Healthcare providers and patients.
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Angina
http://familydoctor.org/handouts/233.html
Discusses chest pains and it relates to your heart condition.
http://www.crha-health.ab.ca/hlthconn/items/angina.htm
Covers matters relating to angina and the heart.
http://www.mamashealth.com/angina.asp
A health information site with a spectrum of ailments and diseases.
http://www.thedailyapple.com/target/cs/artiole/cs/100245.html
The Daily Apple gives you ways to improve and take active control of you health.
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Anxiety
http://panicdisorder.about.com/health/panicdisorder/mbody.htm
An in-depth look at anxiety and related conditions.
http://stressrelease.com/checklist.html
An anxiety-symptom checklist from the Center for Anxiety and Stress Treatment.
http://stressrelease.com/qadisorder.html
Frequently asked questions and answers from the Center for Anxiety and Stress Treatment.
http://stressrelease.com/strssbus.html
Stress Busters – Basic ideas on how to reduce stress in the workplace.
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/anxiety/anxiety/
National Institute of Mental Health Home Page. All you need to know about anxiety disorders and panic attacks.
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Arthritis
http://arthritis.about.com/health/arthritis/mbody.htm
A health and fitness page dedicated to Arthritis patients.
http://www.arthritis.org
Covers issues relating to arthritis, including symptoms and treatment from the Arthritis Foundation.
http://www.pslgroup.com/arthritis.htm
The most up to date news reports and general information for patients with arthritis.
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Asthma
http://www.aanma.org
Information for mothers of asthmatics and an overall guide for caregivers and patients with asthma from the Allergy and Asthma Network.
http://www.healthzone.co.za
A user friendly and practical approach to explaining common medical conditions.
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Bipolar Disorder
http://www.jaywalk.com/bipolar
The South African Bipolar site, includes support groups , articles and links to mental health sites.
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Cancer
http://robertsreview.com
An hourly review on medical research, cancer journals, research breakthroughs and new cancer treatments.
http://www.cancer-info.com
Cancer Information and Support, an overall information directory.
http://www.cancernews.com
A specialized site with active links to events, newsletters and information with regards to cancer.
http://www.mdanderson.org
University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center. Research driven patient care and educational programs.
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Cerebral Palsy
http://www.scope.org.uk
The Disability Organization in England whose Focus is on people with cerebral Palsy.
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Cholesterol
http://www.cholesterol.co.za
A site dedicated to Cholesterol, which is purely educational with articles, diet regimes and facts related to Cholesterol.
http://www.heartpoint.com/cholesterolmain.html
A site map with links to Specialized Cholesterol sites on the Web.
http://www.howstuffworks.com/cholesterol.htm
An intensive page jammed with all you would want to know about Cholesterol which is linked to other Health care sites.
http://www.lifeclinic.com
This website deals with health and Specialized ailments, and is packed with interesting articles, links, facts and features.
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Depression
http://www.mentalhealth.com/dis/p20-md01.html
An assortment of articles on diagnosis, treatments, research and personal experiences all related to Major Depressive Disorders.
http://www.nami.org/helpline/depress.htm
The nation’s voice on mental illness and major depression, including symptoms and treatment.
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/depression.cfm
A broad look at the different forms of depression from the National Institute for Mental Health.
http://www.psycom.net/depression.central.html
A central clearing house for all types of depressive disorders and most effective treatments.
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Dermatology
http://telemedicine.org/stamfor1.htm
This material is targeted to an audience of trained clinical Dermatologists.
http://tray.dermatology.uiowa.edu/Home.html
An in-depth look at skin diseases.
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Diabetes
http://my.webmd.com/condition_centre/dia
The A to Z in health issues with easy to use drop down screens and interesting articles.
http://ndep.nih.gov
Diabetes information from the National Diabetes Education Program.
http://www.childrenwithdiabetes.com
On-line support for kids, families and adults living with Diabetes.
http://www.diabetes.org
Care and commitment to Diabetes from the American Diabetes Association.
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Disease Associated with Travel
http://www.cdc.gov/travel
Prevention and treatment of diseases related to traveling in all regions. Includes outbreaks, vaccinations, food, water and special requirements.
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Drug Information
http://www.fda.gov/cder/consumerinfo
US Food and Drug Administration Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. Information sheets based on medicines package inserts.
http://www.rxlist.com
Search by Drug name for information, a wide range of drug/medicine related articles, both topical and relevant.
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Drug Manufacturers
http://abbott.com
Corporate Website for Abbott Laboratories.
http://www.adcock.co.za
Adcock Ingram product information site.
http://www.astrazeneca.com
Corporate Website for Astra Zeneca.
http://www.bms.com
Corporate Website for Bristol-Myers Squibb.
http://www.boehringer-ingelheim.com
Corporate Website for Boehringer Ingelhiem.
http://www.janssen-cilag.com
Corporate Website for Jassen-Cilag.
http://www.lilly.com
Corporate Website for Eli Lilly and Company.
http://www.pharma.novartis.com
Corporate Website for Novartis.
http://www.pharmacare.co.za
Corporate website for Aspen Pharmacare.
http://www.roche.com
Corporate Website for Roche.
http://www.za.gsk.com
Corporate Website for GlaxoSmithKline.
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Epilepsy
http://debra.dgbt.doc.ca/~andrew/epilepsy/FAQ.html
Answers to frequently asked questions relating to epilepsy.
http://www.efa.org/answerplace/treatment/intro.html
A range topics, services, research and treatments from the Epilepsy Foundation.
http://www.epilepsynse.org.uk/pages/info/leaflets/explaini.cfm
General information relating to epilepsy from the National society for Epilepsy.
http://www.meddean.luc.edu/lumen/MedEd/pedneuro/epilepsy.htm
Discusses the possible causes of seizure disorders in children and general guidelines and modules on how to cope with the condition.
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General Health
http://dir.yahoo.com/health
A Web Directory, with links to specific medical issues and Ailments and Disease states.
http://health.discovery.com
Discovery Health’s website, for general health and fitness information.
http://medhlp.netusa.net
A medical forum site with Consumer Health Information Library.
http://www.cbshealthwatch.com
A comprehensive guide to health matters in general as well as topical and social health issues.
http://www.healthtouch.com
Health issues in general, including medication, health, disease, supplements and natural medicine.
http://www.healthy.net
Patient information on a wide range of diseases, symptoms and lifestyle changes.
http://www.healthzone.co.za
A user-friendly and practical approach to common medical conditions.
http://www.medicinenet.com
A broad outlook on disease conditions, health information and treatment.
http://www.menshealth.com
Covers all male issues ranging from health to household tips.
http://www.merck.com/pubs/mmanual
The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy; Seventeenth Edition.
http://www.merckhomeedition.com
The Merck Manual – complete, in-depth information on health issues.
http://www.naturalhealth.co.za
This website covers all issues surrounding alternative medicine, including astrology, palm reading and related issues.
http://www.nutritionfocus.com
A complete source for Nutritional Information.
http://www.webmd.com
A Web Directory for easy access to physician and consumer-focused healthcare information.
http://www.wellnessweb.com/masterindex/mastindx.htm
A Master Index of Diseases and Conditions. New topics are added regularly.
http://www.who.int
The World Health Organization site, with health-related topics from A to Z.
http://www.womens-health.com
Covers a wide range of issues related to women and women’s health.
http://www.worldonline.co.za/heal/index.html
A to Z approach to family health and well being in both English and Afrikaans.
http://www.yourhealth.co.za
A comprehensive interactive site with Health Care Professionals.
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Haemophilia
http://www.haemophilia.org.za
Bleeding Disorders: a complete with treatment guides, health tips, medical news and ‘Ask the Experts’ portal.
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HIV/AIDS
http://www.aidsinfo.co.za
AIDS information and statistics from the Department of Health.
http://www.hivaids.co.za
This site looks at HIV/AIDS; the facts, impact, calculating the cost, economic consequences and impact on the youth.
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Hypertension
http://www.cardio.com
Cardiovascular Institute of the South search site, for related cardiovascular events.
http://www.focusonhighbloodpressure.com
Research articles related to High Blood Pressure.
http://www.healthatoz.com/atoz/hypertension/hyperindex.asp
High blood pressure risk factors, complications and treatments.
http://www.lifeclinic.com
Information for all ages on diabetes care, high cholesterol and high blood pressure, and how it affects your life.
http://www.pslgroup.com/hypertension.htm
Latest medical news and information related to the diagnosis of Hypertension.
http://www.tipsofallsorts.com/hypertension.html
Tips on all health matters and ailments in general.
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Insomnia
http://www.iris-publishing.com/sleep.html
Sleep/Insomnia Program, with a range of articles and publications based on sleep disorders.
http://www.sleepnet.com
Everything you wanted to know about sleep but were too tired to ask.
http://www.soyouwanna.com/site/syws/insomnia/insomnia.html
To cure your Insomnia, a range of hints, tips and a guide to a peaceful night’s sleep.
http://www.thedailyapple.com/target/cs/article/tda/100728.html
Six ways to beat Insomnia, with a step by step guide to a good night’s sleep.
http://www.well.com/user/mick/insomnia/
A collection of methods to encourage you to sleep off insomnia.
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Malaria
http://www.malaria.org.za
Global networking against malaria, the facts , figures and advise.
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Medicine Package Inserts
http://home.intekom.com/pharm
Easy access to drug information by trade name, generic name or classification of drug with South African Electronic Package Inserts.
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Menopause
http://www.healthtalk.com/min/index.html
A range of articles and ailment links to Disease Education Networks.
http://www.ncpamd.com/Menopause.htm
Everything you need to know about menopause and other women’s health issues.
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Parkinson’s Disease
http://www.ohsu.edu/som-neuro/parkinsons/parkinsons.html
The Parkinson’s Center of Oregon, dedicated to enlightenment of Parkinsonism.
http://www.parkinson.org
In-depth information on Parkinson’s Disease.
http://www.parkinsons.co.za
All you need to know about Parkinson’s Disease, from the Parkinson’s Association South Africa.
http://www.parkinsons.org.uk
A web page with hyperlinks to issues surrounding Parkinson’s.

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