Skip to Main Content

Gastrointestinal: Web Resources

Library materials, subject guides, and useful resources compiled by Alfaisal University librarians


Google Web Search

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC)


























Gastroenterology Associates

  • National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse Features a comprehensive list of digestive diseases, statistics, clinical trial information, publications, databases, and other related resources.
  • BMC Gastroenterology Publishes original research articles in all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary disorders, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology.
  • eMedicine - Gastroenterology Specialty Has up-to-date, searchable, peer-reviewed medical journals, online physician reference textbooks, and a full-text article database. Available to physicians, medical students, nurses, and other health professionals free of charge.
  • American College of Gastroenterology Represents more than 8,500 digestive health specialists and is committed to providing accurate, unbiased and up-to-date health information to patients and the public. Resources for patients span the broad range of digestive diseases and conditions — both common and not-so-common.
  • American Gastroenterological Association The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) is dedicated to the mission of advancing the science and practice of gastroenterology. Use the AGA Patient Center to learn more about your digestive system and how it works.
  • Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic's web site allows you to manage your health with information and tools that reflect the expertise of Mayo's 2,500 physicians and scientists, learn how to access medical services and discover Mayo's medical research and education offerings.
  • National Cancer Institute The National Cancer Institute coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and their families.
  • Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) was established in 1991 to raise public awareness, to provide advocacy and education, and to advance research on behalf of all those affected by food allergies and anaphylaxis.
  • Hepatitis B Foundation The Hepatitis B Foundation is the only national non-profit organization solely dedicated to the global problem of hepatitis B. They are dedicated to finding a cure and improving the quality of life for those affected by hepatitis B worldwide.
  • International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders IFFGD addresses the issues surrounding life with gastrointestinal (GI) functional and motility disorders and increases the awareness about these disorders among the general public, researchers, regulators, and the clinical care community.
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) affects at least an estimated 5% to 7% of the global population. Learn more about GERD on this site created by the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders.
  • American Liver Foundation The American Liver Foundation is the nation's leading nonprofit organization promoting liver health and disease prevention. ALF provides research, education and advocacy for those affected by liver-related diseases, including hepatitis.
  • Celiac Sprue Association CSA is a member-based, non-profit support organization dedicated to helping individuals with celiac disease (CD) and dermatitis herpetiformis (DH) and their families worldwide through information, education and research.
  • Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
  • healthfinder healthfinder® helps you find government and nonprofit health and human services information on the Internet.  The site links to carefully selected information and Web sites from over 1,500 health-related organizations.

Obtaining Further Help

Further help can be obtained via a number of different methods:

  • Check the Library home page.
  • See the Library staff at the Reference/Circulation desk.
  • Use the Ask A Librarian from which we aim to respond to within 2 working days
  • Take a Library skills course - see our our Information Lieracy page.
Copyright © 2016 Alfaisal University Library. All Rights Reserved.
Tel: +966 1 2158948 Fax: +966 1 2157845