Genetics May Be a Factor in African-American Cigarette Preferences (Feb 15, 2019)
New NCCIH-funded research suggests genetic factors drive African American preference for menthola...

Webinar To Assist Applicants for Grants To Study Specific Cannabis Components (Feb 14, 2019)
Interested in an NCCIH grant opportunity to identify and develop novel strategies – like ca...

New Analysis Finds Increases in Non-Cancer Pain Prevalence and Opioid Use for Non-Cancer Pain Management Among U.S. Adults, Despite Decreases in Pain-Related Health Care Visits (Feb 13, 2019)
Between combined years 1997/1998 and 2013/2014, the number of U.S. adults experiencing non-cancer...

Two decades of data reveal overall increase in pain, opioid use among U.S. adults (Feb 13, 2019)
NCCIH-funded research shows rise in number of U.S. adults with at least one painful health condit...

The Importance of Research on Health and Well-Being (Feb 12, 2019)
As I’ve dived into my role as Director at NCCIH, one of the things that’s made me so energized ab...

Watch Out for False Promises About So-Called Alzheimer’s Cures (Feb 11, 2019)
Unfortunately, when faced with a serious health issue, even the most rational person can be led t...

NCCIH welcomes five new members to advisory council (Feb 8, 2019)
The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), part of the National Instit...

A New Year’s Message from NCCIH’s Director: Helene Langevin, M.D. (Feb 7, 2019)
It is my great pleasure to welcome the New Year as the director of NCCIH and to share some though...

Upcoming Technical Assistance Webinars for the Centers for Advancing Research on Botanicals and Other Natural Products (CARBON) Program (Feb 4, 2019)
New funding opportunity announcements present opportunities for new research related to botanical...

Media Advisory: Shaw Prize winner to chair one-day NIH workshop on the search for novel, nonopioid natural products for pain relief (Feb 1, 2019)
NCCIH’s Natural Products and Pain workshop will take place Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019 from 8:3...

Nature’s Rx Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Silver Bullet 10x to Undeclared PDE-5 Inhibitors in the Product (Jan 31, 2019)
Nature’s Rx voluntarily recalls quantity lots of Silver Bullet 10x because of undeclared sildenaf...

Research Workshop Will Delve into Search for New Pain Treatments in Natural Products (Jan 28, 2019)
Learn more about an upcoming workshop (co-sponsored by NCCIH) on natural products and pain r...

NIH Research on Health and Well-being To Be Discussed at February 8th Advisory Council Meeting (Jan 24, 2019)
In this blog post, Dr. Partap Khalsa gives an overview of the upcoming February 8, 2019 meeting o...

New Funding Available for Basic and Mechanistic Research on Pain and Complementary Approaches: Explore NIH HEAL Opportunities (Jan 23, 2019)
Interested in pursuing pain treatment research with grants from the NIH HEAL Initiative? Read mor...

Happy Together, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Product Due to Presence of Undeclared Sildenafil and Tadalafil (Jan 9, 2019)
Happy Together, Inc. voluntarily recalls all lots within expiry of the Rhino 5k capsules due to c...

Substances in Coffee May Protect Against Parkinson’s Disease and Dementia with Lewy Bodies, a New Animal Study Suggests (Jan 8, 2019)
Mouse study suggests the coffee components eicosanoyl-5-hydroxytryptamide (EHT) and caffeine prot...

HEAL Initiative Funding Opportunities for Behavioral Research (Jan 7, 2019)
In this blog post, NCCIH’s Dr. Dave Clark describes several HEAL ((Helping to End Addiction...

HEAL Initiative Offers New Funding Options for Clinical Trial Research on Pain (Dec 27, 2018)
In this blog post, Dr. Wendy Weber and Dr. Lanay Mudd describe how to choose from available NIH H...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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