The National Institute on Aging (NIA), one of the centers of the
U.S. National Institutes of Health, leads a broad scientific effort to
understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life.
The NIA funds research and provides information about health and research
advances to the public and interested groups.
National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information
3 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892-3580
The National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information
Clearinghouse (NKUDIC), a federal agency, is a service of the National
Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). NIDDK is part
of the National Institutes of Health under the U.S. Department of Health and
Human Services. The clearinghouse provides information about diseases of the
kidneys and urologic system to people with kidney and urologic disorders and to
their families, to health professionals, and to the public. NKUDIC answers
inquiries; develops, reviews, and distributes publications; and works closely
with professional and patient organizations and government agencies to
coordinate resources about kidney and urologic diseases.
UrologyHealth.org, American Urological
UrologyHealth.org is a Web site written by urologists
for patients. Visitors can find specific topics by using the "search"
The Web site provides information about adult and
pediatric urologic topics, including kidney, bladder, and prostate conditions.
You can find a urologist, sign up for a free quarterly newsletter, or click on
the Urology Resource Center to find materials about urologic problems.