Tips for Using PubMed for Research
Curious about whether a dietary supplement like St. John’s wort or echinacea, or a complementary health approach such as yoga or acupuncture, may be safe and effective for a particular health condition? If you’re looking for scientific studies on certain complementary approaches, you may be able to find reliable information on PubMed®. The National Library of Medicine (NLM) maintains PubMed, a database that gives access to and identifies millions of published studies. PubMed often is used by researchers and health care providers, but it’s available for anyone who wants science-based information on various health practices or products. This new, easy-to-follow guide will help you find the complementary health information you’re searching for on PubMed.