Dialog, a provider of online-based information services, is expanding its health sciences and medical information sources with the addition of 26 full-text newsletters published by NewsRx, a leading health news publisher based in the Atlanta area.

The NewsRx newsletters focus primarily on pharmaceutical and biotechnology topics, as well as diagnostics and medical devices, and organized around therapeutic categories. They are now available for online searching and article retrieval through the information services provided on the Dialog platform of online services.

“We’re delighted to add the NewsRx publications to our services,” said David Brown, Dialog senior vice president of content development, in a statement. “NewsRx is rightly recognized as one of the world’s great publishers of health sciences information. Its editorial approach of offering in-depth yet accessible coverage of health, medicine and related subjects will be a boost to our users in the pharmaceutical, biotech, healthcare and research communities around the world, as well as to the healthcare providers we serve.”

In addition to newly published editions of the weekly newsletters, updated in the Dialog database concurrently with print publication, an archive of past issues starting from 1995 is also available for online searching and article retrieval.

Among the NewsRx titles available are AIDS Weekly, Biotech Week, Bio-Terrorism Info, Blood Weekly, Cancer Weekly, Genomics & Genetics Weekly, Health & Medicine Week, Genomics & Genetics Weekly, Medical Letter on the CDC & FDA, Stem Cell Week and Women’s Health Weekly.

In general, Cary-based Dialog provides research on a wide range of health, pharmaceutical and biotechnology topics. Its services provide access to publications, research documents and other information sources in the health and biotechnology arenas, in addition to a collection of company, industry, intellectual property and regulatory information sources.