Hello From NCCIH's New Leadership Team (Dec 7, 2017)
Hello from NCCIH’s new leadership team! In this message, Acting Director David Sh...

Study Identifies a Novel Mechanism by Which Cells May Detect a Variety of Sensations (Dec 7, 2017)
Study build on earlier NCCIH-funded research on the Piezo2 protein and Piezo2 gene (the gene guid...

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...

Grant Funding Available for Behavioral Interventions for Prevention of Opioid Use Disorder and as an Adjunct to Medication-Assisted Treatment (Dec 1, 2017)
In this research blog, Drs. Robin Boineau (NCCIH) and Kimberly Johnson (SAMHSA) discuss a new fun...

Complementary Health Approaches for Travelers (Dec 1, 2017)
Do any complementary health approaches help for travel-related health issues? Find out here.

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...

Internet Marketers of Dietary Supplement and Skincare Products Banned from Deceptive Advertising and Billing Practices (Nov 27, 2017)
A network of online marketers and the three people behind it have settled FTC charges that they s...

Leaving the Center in Good Hands (Nov 27, 2017)
In this blog post, Dr. Josephine Briggs reviews her time as Director of NCCIH and discusses the C...

Florida-based Supplement Sellers Settle FTC False Advertising Charges (Nov 22, 2017)
NextGen Nutritionals, Strictly Health, and Cyber Business Technology, and owners Anna McLean and ...

Variations in the Types and Amounts of Bacteria in Echinacea Plants May Influence the Herb’s Effects on Infectious Disease (Nov 21, 2017)
Differences in the bacteria inside echinacea plants may determine whether and how much the herb e...

Building the Understanding of the Effects of Tai Chi Training on Walking in Older People (Nov 21, 2017)
Tai chi may help older people who have problems with walking (and falling).

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?

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. on FDA advisory about deadly risks associated with kratom (Nov 15, 2017)
FDA issues statement on kratom, voices safety concerns.

The NIH Collaboratory Launches a New Resource on Methods and Best Practices for Pragmatic Clinical Trials (Nov 14, 2017)
In this blog post, Dr. Catherine Meyers discusses The Living Textbook, a researcher-friendly comp...

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

Ridge Properties DBA Pain Relief Naturally Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of all lots of Naturally HL Bedsore Cream, Pretat by TAT Balm Carbomer Free Gel, & All Naturally HL Hemorrhoid products due to manufacturing concerns at the facility (Nov 9, 2017)
Ridge Properties DBA Pain Relief Naturally voluntarily recalls all lots within expiry of Naturall...

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...

Black Licorice: Trick or Treat? (Oct 30, 2017)
Black licorice is an old fashioned treat that can be harmful if you eat too much. If you're 40 or...

Breast Cancer Screening: Thermogram No Substitute for Mammogram (Oct 27, 2017)
Thermography should not be used in place of mammography, which is still the most effective tool f...

Mammography: What You Need to Know (Oct 27, 2017)
Mammograms are still the best tool for breast cancer screening. As we observe Breast Cancer Aware...

Know the Science of Complementary Health Approaches (Oct 25, 2017)
This issue of NCCIH’s Clinical Digest discusses the newly launched “Know the Science” initi...

Where and How to Dispose of Unused Medicines (Oct 25, 2017)
Is your medicine cabinet full of expired drugs or medications you no longer use? Here's how to di...

In Praise of Scientific Curiosity (Oct 24, 2017)
Dr. Josephine Briggs, who recently stepped down as NCCIH Director, reflects on the NCCIH research...

Powered by Feed Informer