Third Party Sites and Outside Links Exit Notification/Endorsement Disclaimer

NIBIB’s official website is nibib.nih.gov. NIBIB uses third party websites to share information in a different format that may be useful or interesting and is being provided for informational purposes only. NIBIB may also link to nongovernment websites from our site. NIBIB links to external websites to supplement the information found on NIBIB’s site. NIBIB complies with 508 accessibility regulations, but cannot be responsible for Section 508 compliance (accessibility) on other federal or private websites.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which includes the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and NIBIB cannot attest to the accuracy of a non-NIBIB and non-federal site. References to any specific commerical products, process, service, manufacturer, or company does not constitute endorsement or recommendation by HHS, NIH, NIBIB or its employees.
Using third party sites or linking to non-NIBIB sites is not an endorsement by NIBIB or any of its employees of the sponsors of the site or the information or products presented on the site. NIBIB does not collect personally identifiable information (PII) about you when you visit non-NIBIB sites unless you choose to provide that information. Also, be aware that the privacy protection provided on the nibib.nih.gov domain (see NIBIB Privacy Policy) does not apply to non-NIBIB sites.
Links with this icon (external link iconindicate that you are leaving a federal government website. The link will lead to a non-federal government website but provide additional information that is consistent with the intended purpose of a federal site. 
You will be subject to the destination site's privacy policy when you follow the link. For more information on exit notification and disclaimers for non-federal websites, the following resources may be helpful. 

Pop-Up Advertisements/Endorsement Disclaimer

When visiting NIBIB sites, your web browser may produce "pop-up" advertisements (advertisements that spontaneously appear on your computer screen). The most likely source of such an advertisement is another website you visited or third-party software on your computer. NIBIB and NIH do not endorse or recommend products or services featured in advertisements that "pop up" during your visit to our sites.

General Information Disclaimer

The information provided on the NIBIB website is only intended to be a general summary of information for the public.  It is not intended to take the place of either the written law or regulations. NIBIB does not endorse or recommend any commercial products or services. Inclusion of an author's views or opinions on our website does not mean they state or reflect those of NIBIB, NIH, or the U.S. Government, and private parties may not use them for advertising or product endorsement purposes. 

Medical Information

NIBIB does not provide specific medical advice on our website or third party sites.  Information and materials are to inform and educate visitors in general, about health topics and health-related research. NIBIB recommends you to consult with a qualified health care provider for answers to your personal questions.


NIBIB makes every effort to ensure that the information available on this website is accessible to all.  If you use special adaptive equipment to access the web and encounter problems when this website, send an email to info@NIBIB.nih.gov with a description of what you would like to access.  Please be as specific as possible when describing the information you seek. NIBIB staff will attempt to provide the information in a suitable format.

For NIH employees who need assistance with accessibility, contact the equal employment opportunity officer at your Institute or Center.

To learn more about the regulations governing the accessibility of federal electronic information products, visit the United States Access Board or the federal Section 508 website.