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PubMed Health provides information for consumers and clinicians on prevention and treatment of diseases and conditions, but its focus is uniquely on “what works?”  It prevents information from the medical literature on studies of effectiveness of treatments or preventive measures.


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Dates covered

Most recent information.

Updating frequency

As new information becomes available.


National Library of Medicine.

Type of coverage

Reviews of effectiveness from the published biomedical literature.

Print counterpart or
related resources

Individual journal articles.

Producer/content provider

National Library of Medicine

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)