This page will guide you to addresses and links which will have
ideas and further information about the symptoms and characteristics
of the disease.
in Japanese about Behcet's
For the Japanese speaking members, this may be of interest
The Japan Behcet's Foundation is well established, with regional
branches all over the country. They are supported by doctors
and the Japanese Health Ministry. They hold many local events,
with one all-Japan seminar a year. This is their only web
site at the moment, run by the Osaka branch. It is extremely
informative, if you know Japanese, with links to many interesting
doctors' lectures. Some English should be available soon
in French about Behcet's
For the French speaking members, this may be of interest to
in Italian about Behcet's
For the Italian speaking members, this may be of interest to
in Korean about Behcet's
For the Korean speaking members, this may be of interest to
The Korean BD Association is very young but determined, and
will only be formally established soon. It is run by patients
striving to help each other. Their web site has a lot of information
in Korean and some English, and they continually work to improve
it. Look for new stuff as it becomes available
in Belgium about Behcet's
For Belgium speaking members, this may be of interest to you!
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information on diagnosis and symptoms
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The Pub Med site is an excellent search tool for finding articles
and information on Behcet’s Disease. You can find about 4000-5000
articles about Behcet’s Disease on the site. Therefore, when
searching, for articles on Behcet’s Disease, narrow your search
down by adding other descriptions after entering Behcet’s
Disease, i.e., “Behcet’s Disease; hearing loss” in the search
box (without the quotes). The URL to the Pub Med site is:
NORD Site and Link (National Office of Rare Diseases) Another
good site to visit is the National Office of Rare diseases
(NORD). Here you can find information on more than 6000 rare
diseases, including current research, publications from scientific
and medical journals, completed research, ongoing studies,
and patient support groups
The URL to the NORD site is: http://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/
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Web MD www.webmd.com
This sites tailors information for consumers, physicians,
registered nurses; health teachers; lists common diseases,
causes, treatments; contains Yale University School of Medicine’s
Patient’s Guide to Medical Tests and handy health tools and
Mayo Clinic www.mayohealth.org
This site features comprehensive, understandable articles;
search engine; daily news updates and ask-a-Myo-doctor feature.
Readers can subscribe to Housecalls, a free semi-weekly e-mail
This site features sections on symptoms and conditions; staying
healthy, pharmacy, doctors, health news and access to free
e-mail newsletters; handy links to organisations, support
groups, studies and publications.
This site provides information from Harvard Medical School,
the University of Pennsylvania Dental School; special health
sections on men, women and children, seniors; breaking medical
news feature; helpful links and tracking tools.
Federal Drug Administration www.fda.gov
This site provides timely prescription drug information where
you can find out whether a new drug has been approved or whether
a generic version of a brand-name medication will soon be
available. The FDA also posts news about its own actions and
pro-announcements, including, for example, reports of side
affects for a particular drug. The site devotes full pages
to major drug phenomena.
National Institute of Health – Clinical Trials Information http://www.nlm.nih.gov/services/faqctgov.html
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Genetic Interest Group (GIG.org.uk): supporting those affected
Portuguese Medical Translations
Description (optional): Translations of medical documents between
Portuguese and English languages by medical doctors.