NCCIH's SBIR/STTR Programs: Funding Small Business Research and Development (Feb 20, 2018)
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) progr...

Traumatic Brain Injury: FDA Actions and Research (Feb 14, 2018)
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can happen to anyone. And these types of injuries, which include con...

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the agency’s scientific evidence on the presence of opioid compounds in kratom, underscoring its potential for abuse (Feb 12, 2018)
Over the past several months, there have been many questions raised about the botanical substance...

Job Opportunity: NCCIH Scientific Review Officer (Feb 2, 2018)
In this blog post, Dr. Martina Schmidt addresses the merits of joining NCCIH/NIH as a health scie...

Bulletproof 360, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Collagen Protein Dietary Supplement (Jan 26, 2018)
Out of an abundance of caution, Bulletproof 360, Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot #1017088 o...

How to Buy Medicines Safely From an Online Pharmacy (Jan 25, 2018)
How can you tell if an online pharmacy is operating legally? The FDA's BeSafeRx web page can help...

Break Ventures/California Basics Recalls "Zero For Him" 150ct Lot#1710-638 Because of Possible Health Risk (Jan 24, 2018)
Break Ventures/California Basics recalls product “Zero for Him 150ct” due to potential Salmonella...

Investigating the Safety of the Probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri in Infants With Colic (Jan 24, 2018)
Recent research, funded in part by NCCIH, suggests that the probiotic strain Lactobacillus reuter...

Dietary Supplements Marketed for Weight Loss, Bodybuilding, and Sexual Enhancement (Jan 23, 2018)
Can dietary supplements help your patients lose weight, buff up their bodies, or help with sexual...

Updates on NCCIH Clinical Trials Among Talks To Be Streamed at Feb. 9 Advisory Council Meeting (Jan 19, 2018)
On Friday, February 9, the  National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health  (...

Funding Opportunity for Research on Biological Signatures of Gut-Derived Metabolites (Jan 15, 2018)
Did our parents have the right idea when they told us to eat more fruits and vegetables? Maybe so...

Is My Dog or Cat a Healthy Weight? Important Questions to Ask the Vet (Jan 11, 2018)
Just as obesity has become a serious problem in people, it's also a growing problem in pets, one ...

It's Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Shot (Jan 10, 2018)
Think it's too late to get a flu shot? Not so. Find out why.

Adding Folic Acid to Corn Masa Flour May Prevent Birth Defects (Jan 9, 2018)
When consumed by women before and during pregnancy, folic acid, a B vitamin, may help prevent neu...

Dose Matters: FDA's Guidance on Children's X-rays (Jan 8, 2018)
FDA is committed to protecting the health of children by helping lower their exposure to radiatio...

4 Tips to Quit Smoking (Jan 5, 2018)
Will 2018 be the year you decide you want to quit smoking? Nearly 70 percent of current adult smo...

What Is Gene Therapy? How Does It Work? (Dec 19, 2017)
Gene therapy is the process of replacing defective genes with healthy ones, adding new genes to h...

Keep Your Dogs and Cats Safe From Holiday Hazards (Dec 12, 2017)
From tinsel to table scraps, holiday hazards for pets abound. Here are some tips to help you keep...

Cold and Flu: Prevention, Symptoms, Treatments (Dec 7, 2017)
In much of the Northern Hemisphere, this is prime time for colds, influenza (flu), and other resp...

Raw Dough's a Raw Deal and Could Make You Sick (Nov 28, 2017)
Eating raw dough or batter could make you sick. Whether you're baking at home, making flour-based...

Food Safety Tips for Healthy Holidays (Nov 21, 2017)
Following these safe food-handling practices will help prevent foodborne illness.

No Bones (or Bone Treats) About It: Reasons Not to Give Your Dog Bones (Nov 21, 2017)
Bone treats are real bones that have been processed, sometimes flavored, and packaged for dogs. G...

Cochlear Implants: A Different Kind of 'Hearing' (Nov 17, 2017)
What are cochlear implants? Who uses them? How do they work?

Filling in Wrinkles Safely (Nov 14, 2017)
In the quest for youthful looks, both men and women are seeking treatments to minimize laugh line...

Making Decisions for Your Health: Getting the Info You Need (Nov 1, 2017)
The FDA is working hard to make sure you have the information you need to make informed decisions...

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