Interaction with Evidence-based Guidelines a Featured Topic in October 5th Advisory Council Meeting

In this blog post, Dr. Partap Khalsa highlights key presentations and concepts to be discussed at the October 5, 2019 meeting of the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health.

Yoga for Pain

yoga and pain

This issue of NCCIH Clinical Digest offers information on yoga and certain pain conditions.

New Grants To Study Behavioral Interventions for Opioid Addiction and Recovery

In this blog post, Dr. Robin Boineau discusses six NCCIH-administered awards to study innovative behavioral health approaches to enhance adherence to medications treating opioid use disorder (OUD).

NIH announces awards for behavioral research on OUD prevention and treatment

This press release provides information about NCCIH research awards to study the impact of behavioral interventions for primary or secondary prevention of opioid use disorder (OUD) or as complements to medication-assisted treatment (MAT).

New Research Career Development Funding Opportunity for Complementary and Integrative Health Clinician-Scientists

In this research blog, Dr. Lanay Mudd discusses career development pathways for clinician-scientists and a new career development funding opportunity in partnership with the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS).

Beaumont Bio Med, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of all their Homeopathic Aqueous/Alcohol-Based Medicines due to the Nationwide Recall by the Contract Manufacturer, King Bio, of all their Aqueous-Based Products-Possible Microbial Contamination

Beaumont Bio Med, Inc. is voluntarily recalling its entire aqueous/alcohol-based product line for human use due to possible microbial contamination.

Hellolife, Inc. Issues Voluntary Worldwide Recall of Neuroveen, Respitrol, Thyroveev and Compulsin due to Possible Microbial Contamination

HelloLife, Inc. voluntarily recalls products due to possible microbial contamination.

BioLyte Laboratories Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall Due to the Voluntary Nationwide Recall initiated by King Bio Inc. (a Raw Material Supplier) for NeoRelief for Muscle Cramping and Restlessness Topical Gel Due to Possible Microbial Contamination

BioLyte Laboratories recalls lot numbers 1138, 1139, 1146, and 1160 of NeoRelief for Muscle Cramping and Restlessness Topical Gel.

Defining the Prevalence of Chronic Pain in the United States

Pain

This Research Spotlight highlights new data suggesting that in 2016 nearly 20 percent of U.S. adults had chronic pain and 8 percent had high-impact chronic pain (pain that limited at least one major life activity).

Lifestyle Interventions May Limit Weight Gain During Pregnancy in Overweight or Obese Women

pregnant women being examined by doctor

In a new study, behavioral lifestyle intervention programs that focused primarily on diet and physical activity limited weight gain during pregnancy in overweight or obese women.

A Note on NCCIH Activities Related to Music, Health, and Child Development

In this research blog, Dr. Emmeline Edwards discusses an upcoming FOA that promotes research on music and health.

NIH study broadens understanding of High Impact Chronic Pain in the US

Researchers have demonstrated that disability is as likely in the chronic pain population as it is in those with kidney failure, emphysema or stroke. This is the reality for 11 million U.S. adults with High Impact Chronic Pain (HICP), a new concept that describes those with pain lasting three months or longer and accompanied by at least one major activity restriction.

King Bio Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of It?s Kids and Infant Products Due to Potential Microbial Contamination

King Bio recalls products due to microbial contamination.

Living Well Remedies, LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Weight Away Remedy, Lot # 111417LWL614, Due To Microbial Contamination

Living Well Remedies recalls Weight Away Remedy lot# 111417LWL614 due to potential microbial contamination.

NIH names Dr. Helene Langevin director of the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health

Helene M. Langevin, M.D., C.M., named director of the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH).

Media Advisory: Lecture to explore the impact of nature on health

Gregory Bratman, Ph.D.

Information about an upcoming lecture by Dr. Gregory Bratman titled ?Nature Contact and Human Health: A Multimethod Approach.?

Institutional Training Programs for Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Researchers

In this blog post, Dr. Lanay Mudd discusses institutional training programs supported by NCCIH including T32 programs and one T90/R90 program.

Two-Day Workshop to Focus on Strengthening Natural Products Research

In this blog post, Dr. Craig Hopp addresses an upcoming natural products clinical trials workshop scheduled for September 13-14 at NIH in Bethesda, Md.

World Organix, LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Blissful Remedies Red Maeng Da 100% Mitragyna Speciosa, Blissful Remedies Red Maeng Da Liquid Kratom Mitragyna Speciosa, Blissful Remedies 4 Hour Chill Slow Motion Blend, Due to High Microbial Loads

World Organix LLC recalls products – Blissful Remedies Red Maeng Da 100% Mitragyna Speciosa capsules, Blissful Remedies Red Maeng Da Liquid Kratom Mitragyna Speciosa, Blissful Remedies 4 Hour Chill Slow Motion Blend.

Zakah Life Recalls Kratom Because Of Possible Health Risk

Zakah Life recalls kratom products because of potential Salmonella contamination.