• By NCCIH   -   Apr 15, 2019

    BE AWARE OF POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS PRODUCTS THAT CLAIM TO TREAT AUTISM

    There is no cure for autism. And many products claiming to 'cure' autism carry significant risks. Learn more about autism and how FDA...

    Cures
  • By NCCIH   -   Apr 12, 2019

    GENIUX DIETARY SUPPLEMENT SELLERS BARRED FROM UNSUPPORTED COGNITIVE IMPROVEMENT CLAIMS

    Twelve corporate and four individual defendants have settled Federal Trade Commission charges that they deceptively marketed “cognitive...

  • By NCCIH   -   Apr 11, 2019

    TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY: WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT SYMPTOMS, DIAGNOSIS, AND TREATMENT

    Traumatic brain injury can happen to anyone. And these types of injuries, which include concussions, contribute to a substantial number...

    Brain
  • By NCCIH   -   Mar 29, 2019

    FACT OR FICTION: WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT SMOKING CESSATION AND MEDICATIONS

    Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States, resulting in more than 480,000 deaths annually. Almost...

    Tobacco
  • Modeled Manual Therapy May Protect Against Repetitive Motion Pain, Rat Study Suggests By NCCIH   -   Mar 22, 2019

    MODELED MANUAL THERAPY MAY PROTECT AGAINST REPETITIVE MOTION PAIN, RAT STUDY SUGGESTS

    Results of a recently published rat study suggest that 3 weeks of modeled manual therapy largely prevented the physiological processes...

  • By NCCIH   -   Mar 20, 2019

    NCCIH ACTIVITIES AT THE 2019 AMERICAN PAIN SOCIETY SCIENTIFIC MEETING

    In this blog post Dr. Emmeline Edwards discusses planned NCCIH activities around the 2019 American Pain Society Scientific Meeting...

    Plan
  • By NCCIH   -   Mar 20, 2019

    FTC & FDA ISSUE WARNING LETTERS TO SUPPLEMENT SELLERS

    Ads abound for products that claim to treat or prevent serious health conditions. Unfortunately, these products often are unproven...

    Cures, Alzheimer
  • By NCCIH   -   Mar 9, 2019

    TICKS AND LYME DISEASE: SYMPTOMS, TREATMENT, AND PREVENTION

    Lyme disease is on the rise. How can you prevent it? What are the symptoms, and what should you do if you think you or your pet have...

  • Media Advisory: NIH to host a spring lecture series on the gut microbiome By NCCIH   -   Mar 9, 2019

    MEDIA ADVISORY: NIH TO HOST A SPRING LECTURE SERIES ON THE GUT MICROBIOME

    “Microbes in Our Gut: Emerging Insights on Health and Disease” is the theme of three special lectures in spring 2019 sponsored by the...

  • By NCCIH   -   Mar 5, 2019

    NCCIH LECTURE SERIES WILL EXPLORE GUT MICROBIOME

    This blog post announces NCCIH's Integrative Medicine Research Lecture Series. Dr. Sean Brady kicks it off on March 14, 2019, at 11:00...

  • By NCCIH   -   Mar 5, 2019

    JOIN US IN APRIL FOR AN NIH BLUEPRINT FOR NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH WORKSHOP: THE SCIENCE OF INTEROCEPTION AND ITS ROLES IN NERVOUS SYSTEM DISORDERS

    In this blog post, Dr. Wen Chen invites readers to attend the inaugural NIH workshop on “The Science of Interoception and Its Roles...

  • By NCCIH   -   Mar 2, 2019

    UPCOMING TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE WEBINARS FOR THE CENTERS FOR ADVANCING RESEARCH ON BOTANICALS AND OTHER NATURAL PRODUCTS PROGRAM

    New funding opportunity announcements present opportunities for new research related to botanicals and natural products. Find out more...

  • By NCCIH   -   Mar 2, 2019

    A NEW YEAR'S MESSAGE FROM NCCIH'S DIRECTOR: HELENE LANGEVIN, M.D

    It is my great pleasure to welcome the New Year as the director of NCCIH and to share some thoughts on my personal vision for the Center....

  • By NCCIH   -   Mar 2, 2019

    NCCIH WELCOMES FIVE NEW MEMBERS TO ADVISORY COUNCIL

    The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health , part of the National Institutes of Health, welcomes five new members...

  • By NCCIH   -   Mar 2, 2019

    THE IMPORTANCE OF RESEARCH ON HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

    As I've dived into my role as Director at NCCIH, one of the things that's made me so energized about the position is the smart, pragmatic...

    Plan, Face
  • By NCCIH   -   Mar 2, 2019

    TWO DECADES OF DATA REVEAL OVERALL INCREASE IN PAIN, OPIOID USE AMONG U.S. ADULTS

    NCCIH-funded research shows rise in number of U.S. adults with at least one painful health condition between 1997/98 and 2013/14, &...

  • New Analysis Finds Increases in Non-Cancer Pain Prevalence and Opioid Use for Non-Cancer Pain Management Among U.S. Adults, Despite Decreases in Pain-Related Health Care Visits By NCCIH   -   Mar 2, 2019

    NEW ANALYSIS FINDS INCREASES IN NON-CANCER PAIN PREVALENCE AND OPIOID USE FOR NON-CANCER PAIN MANAGEMENT AMONG U.S. ADULTS, DESPITE DECREASES IN PAIN-RELATED HEALTH CARE VISITS

    Between combined years 1997/1998 and 2013/2014, the number of U.S. adults experiencing non-cancer pain increased by 25 percent, and...

    Cancer
  • By NCCIH   -   Mar 2, 2019

    WEBINAR TO ASSIST APPLICANTS FOR GRANTS TO STUDY SPECIFIC CANNABIS COMPONENTS

    Interested in an NCCIH grant opportunity to identify and develop novel strategies - like cannabinoids - to treat acute and chronic...

  • By NCCIH   -   Mar 2, 2019

    APPLY FOR A SUPPLEMENT TO PROMOTE TRAINING ON NCCIH-FUNDED AWARDS

    Learn more about training and career development opportunities on NCCIH's Training Opportunities webpage.

  • Genetics May Be a Factor in African-American Cigarette Preferences By NCCIH   -   Mar 2, 2019

    GENETICS MAY BE A FACTOR IN AFRICAN-AMERICAN CIGARETTE PREFERENCES

    New NCCIH-funded research suggests genetic factors drive African American preference for mentholated cigarettes.