New NIH BACPAC Funding Opportunities for Research on Low-Back Pain (Dec 18, 2018)
In this blog post, NCCIH director Dr. Helene Langevin discusses funding opportunities offered by ...

To Eat or Not to Eat: Decorative Products on Foods Can Be Unsafe (Dec 14, 2018)
FDA knows that some non-edible decorative glitters and dusts are promoted for use on foods. But c...

Spilling the Beans: How Much Caffeine is Too Much? (Dec 12, 2018)
In what foods is caffeine found? Can caffeine pose a danger to your health? This Consumer Update ...

All-Hands-on-Deck: NCCIH Needs You To Respond to the NIH HEAL Initiative (Dec 11, 2018)
In this blog post, NCCIH director Dr. Helene Langevin and deputy director Dr. David Shurtleff dis...

One-Day Workshop To Focus on Cannabinoid Research (Dec 10, 2018)
In this blog post, NCCIH Deputy Director Dr. David Shurtleff discusses an upcoming NCCIH-sponsore...

The Importance of Epidemiology to NCCIH (Dec 4, 2018)
In this blog post, Dr. Richard Nahin, lead epidemiologist at NCCIH, discusses the importance of s...

Bratman Describes Science of Nature’s Effects on Psychological Health (Nov 27, 2018)
Contact with nature—whether outdoors or indoors (e.g., from plants or window views)—is an emergin...

When to Give Kids Medicine for Coughs and Colds (Nov 27, 2018)
Sometimes a cold is just a cold. What can worried parents do when their babies and young children...

New Study Identifies a Neural Circuit Involved in the Response to Painful Heat (Nov 17, 2018)
A newly identified pathway involving the spinal cord and two parts of the brainstem plays a key r...

Study explains behavioral reaction to painful experiences (Nov 16, 2018)
This press release describes basic research related to understanding the nature of pain.

Use of Yoga, Meditation, and Chiropractic by Adults and Children (Nov 14, 2018)
This issue of NCCIH’s Clinical Digest discusses the most recent findings from the National ...

Media Advisory: Lecture to explore health care transformation through the VA’s patient-centered model (Nov 14, 2018)
What: Tracy W. Gaudet, M.D., inaugural executive director, Office of Patient Centered Care and Cu...

More adults and children are using yoga and meditation (Nov 13, 2018)
[em]Nationwide survey reveals significant increases in use of mind and body approaches[/em] Infor...

Manage Your Asthma: Know Your Triggers and Treatment Options (Nov 8, 2018)
You can manage your asthma by taking medications approved by the FDA. Before going to the pharmac...

National Survey Reveals Increased Use of Yoga, Meditation, and Chiropractic Care Among U.S. Adults (Nov 8, 2018)
New National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) data show rising use of yoga, meditation, chiropracti...

National Survey Reveals Increased Use of Yoga and Meditation Among U.S. Children (Nov 8, 2018)
New NHIS data show higher use rates of meditation, yoga by U.S. children.

Now's a Good Time to Get Your Flu Vaccine (Oct 31, 2018)
Early in the fall is the best time to get your annual flu vaccine. Find out why it's important to...

Dr. Tracy Gaudet To Speak on Health Care Transformation in the VA’s Patient-Centered Model (Oct 29, 2018)
In the 2018 Stephen E. Straus Distinguished Lecture, Dr. Tracy Gaudet will address the VA’s...

Xylitol and Your Dog: Danger, Paws Off (Oct 25, 2018)
This sugar substitute, found in some human foods and dental products, can be poisonous to your dog.

7 Tips for Cleaning Fruits, Vegetables (Jul 10, 2018)
Fresh produce can become contaminated in many ways, but following these simple steps can help pro...

Prevent Heartworms in Dogs, Cats, and Ferrets Year-Round (Jun 7, 2018)
Heartworm disease is fatal to pets, but it is also preventable. Learn more about the dangers of h...

Medical Devices that Treat Obesity: What to Know (Jun 4, 2018)
Obesity has been linked to many health problems, including heart disease, diabetes, and high bloo...

Ticks and Lyme Disease: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention (May 24, 2018)
Lyme disease is on the rise. How can you prevent it? What are the symptoms, and what should you d...

5 Tips for a Healthy Vacation (May 21, 2018)
As you plan your next beach vacation, make sure your trip is a healthy one. Consider these five t...

'Gluten-Free' Means What It Says (May 11, 2018)
The only way to manage celiac disease is to avoid eating foods containing gluten. Learn how FDA's...

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