National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and
Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health
1 AMS Circle
Bethesda, MD 20892-3675
1-877-22-NIAMS (1-877-226-4267) toll-free
The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal
and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) is a governmental institute that serves the public
and health professionals by providing information, locating other information
sources, and participating in a national federal database of health
information. NIAMS supports research into the causes, treatment, and prevention
of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases and supports the training of
scientists to carry out this research.
The NIAMS website provides
health information referrals to the NIAMS Clearinghouse, which has information
packages about diseases.
NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases—National
2 AMS Circle
Bethesda, MD 20892-3676
1-800-624-BONE (1-800-624-2663) (202) 223-0344
The NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases—National
Resource Center is a government resource center that helps health
professionals, patients, and the public learn about and locate current
information on metabolic bone diseases such as osteoporosis, Paget's disease,
osteogenesis imperfecta, and hyperparathyroidism.
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