Cybermed Update November 2000

It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err. -Mohandas K. Gandhi (1869-1948)


The American Diabetes Association is the U.S.A.'s leading nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy. Founded in 1940, the mission of the organization is to prevent and cure diabetes, and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. To fulfill this mission, the American Diabetes Association funds research, publishes scientific findings, provides information and other services to people with diabetes, their families, health care professionals and the public and advocates for scientific research and for the rights of people with diabetes.

In 1982, a group of doctors and individuals founded Persatuan Diabetis Malaysia ("PDM"), which was registered as a social association with the Registrar of Societies on 16 June 1983. Provides useful information for patients and doctors.


The Free Medical Journals Site is dedicated to the promotion of free access to medical journals over the Internet. Within the next three years, the most important medical journals will be available online, free and in full-text. The access to free scientific knowledge will have a major impact on medical practice and attract Internet visitors to these journals. Journals that restrict access to their Web sites will lose popularity.


AMEDEO has been created to serve the needs of healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, administrators, other members of the health professions, and patients and their friends. They can easily access timely, relevant information within their respective fields.

AMEDEO’s core components include weekly emails with bibliographic lists about new scientific publications, personal Web pages for one-time download of available abstracts (see example), and an overview of the medical literature published in relevant journals over the past 12 to 24 months. All these new information resources are free of charge.


Information on human space flights including current events.


Loads and loads of information available at this site.


The online dictionary contains over 90,000 entries, 70,000 audio word pronunciations (.wav format), 900 full-page color illustrations, language notes, and word-root appendixes. The dictionary is keyword-searchable by entry word, full text, definition, etymology, entries with notes, or the articles that accompany the definitions.


Dictionaries in many languages including Thesaurus. Have a look at the medical section. is an easy-to-use site for rapid translations where you can get the "gist" of foreign language text and web pages. Free translation from English to Spanish, French, etc also from French to English, etc.


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