This version of LactMed data is no longer updated. Current LactMed data is available on Bookshelf.
The LactMed database contains information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. It includes information on the levels of such substances in breast milk and infant blood, and the possible adverse effects in the nursing infant. Suggested therapeutic alternatives to those drugs are provided, where appropriate. All data are derived from the scientific literature and fully referenced. A peer review panel reviews the data to assure scientific validity and currency.
The Learning Resources Database collects educational materials created by the National Library of Medicine. These materials include videos, tutorials, webinars, and other resources that provide user education on the vast array of National Library of Medicine products and services, including PubMed, PubMed Central, MEDLINE, and more.
The REST API provides identifiers to allow the user to search by title, subject, and description. This returns the information in JSON allowing Web pages to parse and display the information for end users.
The List of Serials Indexed for Online Users (LSIOU) provides bibliographic information for all journals whose articles were ever indexed over time with the MeSH® vocabulary and cited in MEDLINE®, the backbone of the NLM PubMed® database. It includes titles that ceased publication, changed titles, or are no longer indexed. More detailed bibliographic data and information about indexing coverage for serials cited in MEDLINE/PubMed can be found in LocatorPlus Catalog®, the NLM online catalog, and the NLM Catalog, an Entrez database.
LitCovid is a curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the 2019 novel Coronavirus. The articles are updated daily and are further categorized by different research topics (e.g. Long Covid) and geographic locations for improved access.
Provides up-to-date, accurate, and easily accessed information on the diagnosis, cause, frequency, patterns, and management of liver injury attributable to prescription and nonprescription medications, herbals and dietary supplements.
MAGPIE is an interactive tool to help users (e.g., professional coders, researchers, clinicians) find SNOMED CT and ICD-10-PCS codes for medical procedures and interventions. MAGPIE is an NLM research tool (it has not been tested in a production environment), and is developed primarily for the 2018 version of ICD-10-PCS. MAGPIE combines lexical and map-assisted searching strategies to look for SNOMED CT, ICD-9-CM, and ICD-10-PCS codes sequentially.
An online edition of XML-encoded speeches, articles, and Congressional Appropriations testimonies by former NLM director Martin M. Cummings, based on the collection of his papers in HMD’s Modern Manuscripts collection.