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Health Sciences Websites: Conditions and Diseases

Links to helpful resources in the field of health sciences.

Allergy & Asthma

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology


Information for the public and professionals, including media and journal articles.

Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Association


Information about Alzheimer’s disease, support groups and chapters, professionals in the area, and research.



Alzheimer’s Foundation of America


Foundation dedicated to national Alzheimer’s disease organizations. Information about Alzheimer’s and related diseases, caregiving, and archived material (2002-2009) is also available.


National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases


Health information and research about causes, treatment and prevention of these diseases



Texas Arthritis Program

From the Department of State Health Services, resources about arthritis programs, management and the effects on groups (i.e. men, women, Hispanic, white).

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention Deficit Disorder Association


The information on this site focuses on research and treatment for adults with AD/HD.



CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)


Membership organization with resources for children and adults with AD/HD. Also has info from to the National Resource Center on AD/HD.


Autism Society


Information and opportunities for involvement in the area of autism. Access to some of their publications and current news stories are available.



Burn Injury

American Burn Association


Educational Resources, publications and fact sheets about care and advocacy for burn injury.


American Cancer Society


Information about the organization (what they do, who they are, employment and volunteers) and facts about cancer.



Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas


Funding institute which focuses on advancing cancer research in the state of Texas. Reports and stats on cost and types of cancer are included.



Texas Cancer Information


Cancer-related websites, including population information, physicians, profiles, facilities and services, risk factors, statistics and more. If the website is based in Texas, an icon of the state of Texas appears.


American Diabetes Association


Basic to professional-level information about diabetes and lifestyle.



National Diabetes Education Program


Publications, resources and fact sheets about diabetes.



Texas Diabetes Council


From the Department of State Health Services, works to promote information about diabetes.

Heart Disease & Stroke

American Heart Association


Information about causes, treatment and promotion of heart disease and stroke prevention.


Internet Stroke Center

Resource for stroke care and research, topics are divided by patients and families, professionals and students, stroke trials registry, and neurology image library.


Texas Heart Institute


Educational and professional resources (including care, prevention, treatment) focuses on cardiovascular and stem cells.

Hepatitis B

American Liver Foundation


Research, education, volunteers and advocacy to promote prevention and treatment of liver disease.



Hepatitis B Foundation


Research reports and articles about Hepatitis B.


AIDS Information Fact Sheet


From the National Library of Medicine, provides links for users to find the most up-to-date information on AIDS.



HIV Insite Knowledge Base



Access to an online text book about HIV from the University of California—San Francisco and San Francisco General Hospital.



National Minority AIDS Council


Organization devoted to providing information about HIV and AIDS to minority populations. Information includes conferences, programs/trainings, public policy, media, publications, jobs and membership.

Multiple Sclerosis

National Multiple Sclerosis Society


Information for individuals with MS and their families as well as information for professionals.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

American Social Health Association


Organization which provides information about sexual health and sexually transmitted diseases and infections. Fact sheets and publications are available.


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