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 Web site provides
health information referrals to the NIAMS Clearinghouse, which has information
packages about diseases.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
January 13, 2010
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