URL of this page: https://medlineplus.gov/whatsnew/

What's New on MedlinePlus

December 10, 2019

New Health Topic

A new topic has been added to MedlinePlus:  HIV: PrEP and PEP

PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) and PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) are HIV prevention methods where medicines are prescribed before (pre) or post (after) there is exposure to HIV. Discover more about treatment as prevention.

December 4, 2019

PDF Fact Sheet Added

The new Learn about MedlinePlus page is now available in a printable PDF Fact Sheet.

November 19, 2019

Spanish Health Topic Added

The health topic, Hidradenitis Suppurativa, is now available in Spanish: Hidradenitis supurativa

November 13, 2019

MedlinePlus Has Retired the How to Write Easy-to-Read Health Materials page in English and Spanish.

Guides for creating health materials for a general audience are available from the National Institutes of Health, the HHS Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, and others. We encourage you to explore these resources via the MedlinePlus topic on Health Literacy.

November 8, 2019

About MedlinePlus: New and Updated Information

We have expanded and updated our information about MedlinePlus! Highlights include:

To streamline this area of MedlinePlus, we have discontinued the FAQs, awards and recognition page, milestones page, bibliography, and MedlinePlus tour. When applicable, these links have been redirected to related content on MedlinePlus.

As always, we welcome your feedback. Please use the “Customer Support” button at the top of any page to submit a comment or question.

October 3, 2019

New Medical Tests Added to MedlinePlus

Three new medical tests are now available on MedlinePlus

September 13, 2019

New Medical Tests Added to MedlinePlus

Five new medical tests are now available on MedlinePlus:

August 30, 2019

New Medical Tests Added to MedlinePlus

Five new medical tests are now available on MedlinePlus:

August 28, 2019

Health Topics Name Changes

The following health topics have new topic names:

August 15, 2019

New Page on MedlinePlus for All of Us Research Program Participants

Current and future participants of the NIH All of Us Research Program can now access trusted, understandable health information from MedlinePlus all in one place.

August 14, 2019

Welcome to the What's New page

This page will provide regular information about news, changes, and updates to MedlinePlus.