Critical authoritative review articles consisting of examinations of scholarly advances in a number of fields of science and social science. Each summarizes a topic, evaluates the state of research on that topic, and lists relevant published research in lengthy bibliographies.
The Cochrane Library is a unique source of reliable and up-to-date information on the effects of interventions in health care. Be sure to limit your search to the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (on the Advanced Search screen).
This Encyclopedia, from the Gale Virtual Reference Library, examines a broad range of topics such as environmental health, drug abuse, epidemiology, nutrition, demographics and diseases. Includes overviews, definitions and biographical entries.
MedlinePlus is a goldmine of health information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine. It has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 650 diseases and conditions.