Medical RSS/XML News Feed

Medical News Online are pleased to announce the launch of an RSS/XML news feed. To find out about RSS and how to use our feed, please see the details below.

To access our RSS news feed, simply link your script or programme to the following address:

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What is RSS?

RSS stands for 'Really Simple Syndication'. RSS allows you to keep up to date with the news on your favourite web sites, without having to visit them all individually. RSS sends the details straight to your news reader for you to browse through each time an update is detected.

"The most compelling use of RSS is that it lets users read dozens of websites, all on the same page. The sites can be scanned in seconds rather than having to be laboriously loaded individually." BBC News, 20th Feb 2004

RSS also allows you to deliver our latest headlines to your XML enabled web site.

Medical News Today now offers a free RSS feed of its medical and health news. Use this together with either a web based RSS feed reader, or a Desktop RSS feed reader to keep up to date on the news, throughout the day, every day.

How do I use your RSS feed?

You will either need to download and install a Desktop RSS feed reader program or use one of the web based RSS feed readers. We have listed some of the most popular programs below. Once you have either installed or subscribed to a news reader, simply add our RSS feed URL into the appropriate 'add feed' section. It will then collect and display the latest headlines.

The address of our main RSS feed is /ab/rss_2.0/ (see above)

How do I get a news reader?

A list of news readers appears below. They are divided up into web based readers and desktop readers. Please bear in mind that different readers work with different operating systems, so do check the instruction details before installing.

List of Web Based RSS Feed Readers

    Benign Breast Diseases

    Benign Breast Diseases: Classification, Diagnosis, and Management

    Breast cancer

    Breast cancer overview

    Breast cancer is a malignant proliferation of epithelial cells ...

    Prostate Cancer

    Prostate Cancer

    The prostate gland is the male organ most commonly afflicted with either...

    Cervical Cancer

    Cervical Cancer

    Cervical cancer accounts for about 20% of all gynecologic cancer..

    Lung Cancer

    Lung Cancer

    Lung cancer is diagnosed in an estimated 174000 Americans each..

    Bladder Cancer

    Bladder Cancer

    The bladder is a hollow organ in your lower abdomen that stores ..

    Ovarian Cancer

    Ovarian Cancer

    Ovarian cancer is the fifth most common cancer among women..

    Esophageal Cancer

    Esophageal Cancer

    Esophageal adenocarcinoma is the fastest growing cancer ..

    Testicular Cancer

    Testicular Cancer

    Seminoma: This is a slow-growing form of testicular cancer usually found in men..

    List of Desktop RSS Feed Readers

    • AmphetaDesk - Mac, Linux, Windows versions. free.
    • Awasu - Windows, free personal edition
    • FeedDemon - Windows, free beta release
    • Headline Viewer - Windows, free beta release
    • NetNewsWire - Macintosh, free and commercial ($39.95) versions
    • NewsCrawler - Windows, $24.95, free 14 day trail version available
    • NewsGator - Windows (runs in Microsoft Outlook), $29.00, free 14 day trial version available
    • Newswatcher - Windows, $29.95, free trial
    • RSS Reader - Windows, freeware.
    • NetNewsWire - Mac OS X $39.95, free 30 day trial. (display icon).
    • NetNewsWire Lite - Mac OS X. Freeware version of the above, with less features.

    For more RSS readers, try Google's directory of news readers.