ClinicalTrials.gov – a registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world; provides information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details.
FDA Patient Network – The Patient Network is a part of the Food and Drug Administration, bringing the unique perspective of patients, family members, caregivers, and patient advocates to the decision-making processes of the FDA. Through the Patient Network, you can learn more about FDA and how it works, provide input in decisions about new or current medical products, and talk with FDA experts about issues and concerns that are important to you.
- Offers consumer- friendly information and a Virtual Pharmacy that can help you evaluate the risk of harmful interactions among prescription medicines.
- the Johns Hopkins Medical Center offers a free daily E-mail subscriber newsletter, InteliHealthConnect, as well as Heart Health, a weekly E-mail newsletter that is devoted to news about heart disease and its treatments.
- the National Library of Medicine's database of more than nine million abstracts of medical journal articles. MedLine allows you to search PubMed for medical-based abstracts and articles about women and heart disease once a search is done for Women and Heart Disease. Also check out MEDLINEplus
which offers consumer-oriented health information about women and heart disease.
- The Complete Source for Medical Technology Information - containing health news and features on medical devices, comprehensive information on medical conditions and diseases, treatment options, diagnostic tools, patient stories, a section on living with medical devices along with a Q&A forum.
- the American Society of Echocardiography created SeeMyHeart to help patients find information about echocardiograms, what they are, what they do and who does them.
Society for Women's Health Research
- the nation's only not-for-profit organization whose sole mission is to improve the health of women through research. It advocates increased funding for research on women's health, encourages the study of sex differences that may affect the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, and promotes the inclusion of women in medical research studies.
The Heart: An Online Exploration
– The Franklin Institute’s online resource detailing the heart’s development and structure. Allows visitor to follow the blood through the blood vessels, wander through the weblike body systems, and offers information on how to monitor your heart's health.