• Substances in Coffee May Protect Against Parkinson's Disease and Dementia with Lewy Bodies, a New Animal Study Suggests By NCCIH   -   Jan 9, 2019

    SUBSTANCES IN COFFEE MAY PROTECT AGAINST PARKINSON'S DISEASE AND DEMENTIA WITH LEWY BODIES, A NEW ANIMAL STUDY SUGGESTS

    Mouse study suggests the coffee components eicosanoyl-5-hydroxytryptamide and caffeine protect against Parkinson's disease and dementia...

    Parkinson
  • By NCCIH   -   Jan 8, 2019

    HEAL INITIATIVE FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR BEHAVIORAL RESEARCH

    In this blog post, NCCIH's Dr. Dave Clark describes several HEAL funding opportunities.

  • Massage May Provide Short-Term Improvement of Knee Osteoarthritis Symptoms By NCCIH   -   Dec 27, 2018

    MASSAGE MAY PROVIDE SHORT-TERM IMPROVEMENT OF KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS SYMPTOMS

    NCCIH-funded research suggests weekly massage therapy may reduce joint pain and improve function in people with knee osteoarthritis.

    Osteoarthritis, Massage, Knees
  • By NCCIH   -   Dec 22, 2018

    HEAL INITIATIVE OFFERS NEW FUNDING OPTIONS FOR CLINICAL TRIAL RESEARCH ON PAIN

    In this blog post, Dr. Wendy Weber and Dr. Lanay Mudd describe how to choose from available NIH HEAL funding options for research on...

  • By NCCIH   -   Dec 19, 2018

    NEW NIH BACPAC FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR RESEARCH ON LOW-BACK PAIN

    In this blog post, NCCIH director Dr. Helene Langevin discusses funding opportunities offered by the NIH's Back Pain Research Consortium...

  • By NCCIH   -   Dec 15, 2018

    TO EAT OR NOT TO EAT: DECORATIVE PRODUCTS ON FOODS CAN BE UNSAFE

    FDA knows that some non-edible decorative glitters and dusts are promoted for use on foods. But consumers need to be aware that these...

    Food
  • By NCCIH   -   Dec 13, 2018

    SPILLING THE BEANS: HOW MUCH CAFFEINE IS TOO MUCH?

    In what foods is caffeine found? Can caffeine pose a danger to your health? This Consumer Update answers these and other key questions...

    Food
  • By NCCIH   -   Dec 11, 2018

    ALL-HANDS-ON-DECK: NCCIH NEEDS YOU TO RESPOND TO THE NIH HEAL INITIATIVE

    In this blog post, NCCIH director Dr. Helene Langevin and deputy director Dr. David Shurtleff discuss the HEAL Initiative and NCCIH's...

    Hands
  • By NCCIH   -   Dec 5, 2018

    THE IMPORTANCE OF EPIDEMIOLOGY TO NCCIH

    In this blog post, Dr. Richard Nahin, lead epidemiologist at NCCIH, discusses the importance of studying trends in populations and...

  • By NCCIH   -   Dec 1, 2018

    ONE-DAY WORKSHOP TO FOCUS ON CANNABINOID RESEARCH

    I want to share some details with you about an upcoming workshop on cannabinoid research. Sponsored by the National Center for Complementary...

  • By NCCIH   -   Nov 28, 2018

    WHEN TO GIVE KIDS MEDICINE FOR COUGHS AND COLDS

    Sometimes a cold is just a cold. What can worried parents do when their babies and young children have a cold or cough? The FDA has...

    Cold, Baby
  • Bratman Describes Science of Nature's Effects on Psychological Health By NCCIH   -   Nov 27, 2018

    BRATMAN DESCRIBES SCIENCE OF NATURE'S EFFECTS ON PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH

    How contact with nature-whether outdoors or indoors -is an emerging field of research showing potential to help address some important...

  • New Study Identifies a Neural Circuit Involved in the Response to Painful Heat By NCCIH   -   Nov 17, 2018

    NEW STUDY IDENTIFIES A NEURAL CIRCUIT INVOLVED IN THE RESPONSE TO PAINFUL HEAT

    A newly identified pathway involving the spinal cord and two parts of the brainstem plays a key role in behavioral responses to an...

  • By NCCIH   -   Nov 16, 2018

    STUDY EXPLAINS BEHAVIORAL REACTION TO PAINFUL EXPERIENCES

    This press release describes basic research related to understanding the nature of pain.

  • Media Advisory: Lecture to explore health care transformation through the VA's patient-centered model By NCCIH   -   Nov 15, 2018

    MEDIA ADVISORY: LECTURE TO EXPLORE HEALTH CARE TRANSFORMATION THROUGH THE VA'S PATIENT-CENTERED MODEL

    What: Tracy W. Gaudet, M.D., inaugural executive director, Office of Patient Centered Care and Cultural Transformation, Veterans Health...

  • Use of Yoga, Meditation, and Chiropractic by Adults and Children By NCCIH   -   Nov 15, 2018

    USE OF YOGA, MEDITATION, AND CHIROPRACTIC BY ADULTS AND CHILDREN

    This issue of NCCIH's Clinical Digest discusses the most recent findings from the National Health Interview Survey on the use of yoga,...

    Digestion
  • National Survey Reveals Increased Use of Yoga and Meditation Among U.S. Children By NCCIH   -   Nov 8, 2018

    NATIONAL SURVEY REVEALS INCREASED USE OF YOGA AND MEDITATION AMONG U.S. CHILDREN

    New NHIS data show higher use rates of meditation, yoga by U.S. children.

  • National Survey Reveals Increased Use of Yoga, Meditation, and Chiropractic Care Among U.S. Adults By NCCIH   -   Nov 8, 2018

    NATIONAL SURVEY REVEALS INCREASED USE OF YOGA, MEDITATION, AND CHIROPRACTIC CARE AMONG U.S. ADULTS

    New National Health Interview Survey data show rising use of yoga, meditation, chiropractic by U.S. adults.

  • By NCCIH   -   Nov 8, 2018

    MORE ADULTS AND CHILDREN ARE USING YOGA AND MEDITATION

    Nationwide survey reveals significant increases in use of mind and body approaches Information in this press release on yoga, meditation,...

  • By NCCIH   -   Nov 8, 2018

    MANAGE YOUR ASTHMA: KNOW YOUR TRIGGERS AND TREATMENT OPTIONS

    You can manage your asthma by taking medications approved by the FDA. Before going to the pharmacy, get a proper diagnosis from a doctor...

    Plan, Asthma