• 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
  • By NCCIH   -   Oct 31, 2018

    XYLITOL AND YOUR DOG: DANGER, PAWS OFF

    This sugar substitute, found in some human foods and dental products, can be poisonous to your dog.

    Food, Dental
  • By NCCIH   -   Oct 26, 2018

    DR. TRACY GAUDET TO SPEAK ON HEALTH CARE TRANSFORMATION IN THE VA'S PATIENT-CENTERED MODEL

    In the 2018 Stephen E. Straus Distinguished Lecture, Dr. Tracy Gaudet will address the VA's new Whole Health System, a new initiative...

  • By NCCIH   -   Oct 17, 2018

    FAT BURNERS ZONE ISSUES VOLUNTARY NATIONWIDE RECALL OF ZERO XTREME DUE TO PRESENCE OF UNDECLARED SIBUTRAMINE

    Fat Burners Zone is voluntarily recalling 1 lot of Zero Xtreme capsules due to contamination with sibutramine, which may increase the...

    Stroke
  • By NCCIH   -   Oct 17, 2018

    NEW REPORT REFLECTS NCCIH RESEARCH INTEREST IN EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING

    In this blog post, Dr. Emmeline Edwards discusses an NIH/NCCIH research initiative to advance the study of emotional well-being.

  • By NCCIH   -   Oct 15, 2018

    LAST CALL: OPPORTUNITY TO PROVIDE INPUT TO NIH FOR BACK PAIN CONSORTIUM RESEARCH PROGRAM BY OCTOBER 18, 2018

    Given our Center's longstanding interests in funding rigorous research of complementary and integrative health approaches for pain,...

  • By NCCIH   -   Oct 11, 2018

    SPRAYOLOGY ISSUES VOLUNTARY NATIONWIDE RECALL OF HOMEOPATHIC AQUEOUS-BASED MEDICINES DUE TO MICROBIAL CONTAMINATION

    Eight and Company LLC, d/b/a Sprayology recalls all lots within expiry from 10/18-7/22 of its aqueous-based homeopathic product line...

  • NIH research projects to track activities of gut-derived metabolites By NCCIH   -   Oct 10, 2018

    NIH RESEARCH PROJECTS TO TRACK ACTIVITIES OF GUT-DERIVED METABOLITES

    This press release describes NCCIH research awards to scientists studying possible links between gut microflora and the transformation...

  • PIEZO2 Ion Channel Presents New Target for Pain Research By NCCIH   -   Oct 10, 2018

    PIEZO2 ION CHANNEL PRESENTS NEW TARGET FOR PAIN RESEARCH

    New NCCIH-supported research suggests the PIEZO2 mechanoreceptor is essential for light touch detection after injury in mice and humans,...

  • Study identifies gene that makes gentle touch feel painful after injury By NCCIH   -   Oct 10, 2018

    STUDY IDENTIFIES GENE THAT MAKES GENTLE TOUCH FEEL PAINFUL AFTER INJURY

    New research suggests the PIEZO2 gene may play an essential role in the nervous system's reaction to injury and inflammation, making...

    Skin
  • NIH research projects to track activities of gut-derived metabolites By NCCIH   -   Oct 9, 2018

    NIH RESEARCH PROJECTS TO TRACK ACTIVITIES OF GUT-DERIVED METABOLITES

    This press release describes NCCIH research awards to scientists studying possible links between gut microflora and the transformation...

  • New Study Links Mindfulness, Brain Changes, and Pain Sensitivity By NCCIH   -   Oct 5, 2018

    NEW STUDY LINKS MINDFULNESS, BRAIN CHANGES, AND PAIN SENSITIVITY

    People who are naturally more mindful report less pain and show lower activation of a specific region of the brain in response to an...

    Brain
  • By NCCIH   -   Sep 27, 2018

    INJECTABLE SKIN LIGHTENING AND SKIN BLEACHING PRODUCTS MAY BE UNSAFE

    Injectable skin lightening products are unapproved, untested drugs that could potentially cause harm, the FDA warns. The FDA has not...

    Drugs, Injection, Injections, Skin