The sites listed here are comprehensive sources of health information in general, covering other topics besides epilepsy. We cannot be responsible for the content of other sites, but do let us know if you experience problems with any of these links.
PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, is the easiest place to find abstracts of medical articles.
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends.
DailyMed, a National Institutes of Health / U.S. National Library of Medicine website, provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States, including downloadable medication package inserts. This site, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), lists thousands of clinical studies being performed by the NIH, other United States federal agencies, and the pharmaceutical industry. Studies in the database are conducted primarily in the United States and Canada, but locations in many other countries are included. Find out if you qualify to participate.
Mayo Clinic is a world leader in developing innovative ways to diagnose and treat epilepsy in children and adults.
WebMD: A medical news site with features, quizzes, educational photos and diagrams, and links to commercial sponsors.
Medscape: Health news for doctors and other health professionals. Visitors must register, but there's no charge.
Online versions of the Merck Manual, a classic textbook of diagnosis and therapy for healthcare providers and consumers. Epilepsy Resource Center: Features medical news, health articles, doctor-produced video webcasts, message boards and chat rooms, email, newsletters, books and reviews, and resource directories on Depression.
KidsHealth: A large and reliable site divided into sections aimed at children, teens, and parents, this is a good source of general health information covering all ages. It's sponsored by The Nemours Foundation, a charitable organization that funds children's health projects.