Fri, 14 Oct 2016 16:01:33 -0400
The FDA warns consumers that homeopathic teething tablets and gels may pose a serious risk to infants and children.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 12:25:29 -0400
Roger Chou, M.D., will lecture on “Opioids for Chronic Pain: Evidence, Guidelines, and Policy and Practice Implications,” on Monday, Oct. 17, at NIH.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 18:06:56 -0400
Sellers of Supple, a glucosamine and chondroitin liquid supplement, settle Federal Trade Commission charges on false advertising.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 18:20:16 -0400
In this blog post, Dr. Partap Khalsa welcomes applicants for a program director position in the NCCIH Division of Extramural Research’s Basic and Mechanistic Research Branch.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 11:27:00 -0400
American adults with some form of musculoskeletal pain are more likely to use complementary health approaches than people without one of these pain disorders, according to recent data from the National Health Interview Survey.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 10:08:50 -0400
Colds are a leading reason for visiting a doctor and for missing school or work. To prevent or treat colds some people turn to complementary health approaches such as herbs, vitamins, and minerals. This issue provides information on “what the science says” about some of these practices for the flu and for the common cold, including zinc, vitamin C, echinacea, probiotics, nasal saline irrigation, buckwheat honey, and geranium extract.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 10:02:19 -0400
FDA warns consumers that homeopathic teething tablets and gels may pose a health risk to infants and children.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:34:55 -0400
Over the years, I have often been asked whether the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) will fund clinical trials of natural products. The answer is, “Yes.” NCCIH funds clinical research of natural products, including herbal products, botanicals, products marketed as dietary supplements, and probiotics.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 08:56:45 -0400
A gene called PIEZO2 controls specific aspects of human touch and proprioception, a “sixth sense” describing awareness of one’s body in space.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 13:51:57 -0400
On Monday, Sept. 12, at 10:00 a.m., Peter Wayne, Ph.D., will address how tai chi affects cognitive-neuromuscular Interactions in older adults. It will be the first talk in the Fall 2016 Integrative Medicine Research Lecture Series.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 10:47:40 -0400
A news update on kratom from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 15:11:58 -0400
In this research blog post,
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:09:54 -0400
Study suggests some popular complementary health approaches—such as yoga, tai chi, and acupuncture—may effectively manage common pain conditions.