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Looking for more in-depth information? Here are some websites and databases that can help further your research. Some of the resources listed below can only be accessed from the Blum Center at the MGH Main Campus.
NORD stands for the National Organization for Rare Disorders. We have access to their database filled with information on rare diseases. If you are having trouble finding information on a certain disorder, you may find it here.
GARD stands for the Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center. It is a program of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences. GARD provides you with access to current, reliable, and easy-to-understand information about rare and genetic diseases in English and Spanish.
eTreadwell Virtual Library is the online health sciences library for the Mass General community. Access to databases, electronic journals, and electronic books is available at the Blum Center. You have to be using a computer at the Blum Center to access most materials.
PubMed contains more than 25 million citations for biomedical literature from Medline, life sciences journals, and online books.
If you are still having trouble finding health information, ask a Blum Center health educator for help. Health educators can only provide health related information so that you may be better informed. If you want medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, speak with your health care provider.