MEDLINE is the U.S. National Library of Medicine® (NLM) premier bibliographic database and contains more than 26 million references to journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine.

Currently, citations from approximately 5,200 worldwide journals in 40 languages; 60 languages for older journals.

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1966 to present, with selected coverage prior to that period.

The subject scope of MEDLINE is biomedicine and health, broadly defined to encompass those areas of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering needed by health professionals and others engaged in basic research and clinical care, public health, health policy development, or related educational activities.

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