NCCIH Activities at the 2019 American Pain Society (APS) Scientific Meeting

In this blog post Dr. Emmeline Edwards discusses planned NCCIH activities around the 2019 American Pain Society Scientific Meeting In Milwaukee, WI between April 3 & April 6, 2019.

Kingston Pharma, LLC RECALLS " DG?/health NATURALS baby Cough Syrup + Mucus? Because of Possible Health Risk

Kingston Pharma, LLC recalls Lot KL180157 of its 2-fluid ounce (59 mL) bottles of DG?/health NATURALS baby Cough Syrup + Mucus? because it has the potential to be contaminated with Bacillus cereus/ Bacillus circulans.

Modeled Manual Therapy May Protect Against Repetitive Motion Pain, Rat Study Suggests


Results of a recently published rat study suggest that 3 weeks of modeled manual therapy (MMT) largely prevented the physiological processes and pain that often accompany a repetitive motion injury.

Join Us in April for an NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research Workshop: The Science of Interoception and Its Roles in Nervous System Disorders

In this blog post, Dr. Wen Chen invites readers to attend the inaugural NIH workshop on ?The Science of Interoception and Its Roles in Nervous System Disorders? on April 16 and 17, 2019, on the NIH Campus in Bethesda, Maryland.

FTC & FDA issue warning letters to supplement sellers

Ads abound for products that claim to treat or prevent serious health conditions. Unfortunately, these products often are unproven and useless. Sometimes the ads even make false promises for Alzheimer?s disease and dementia ? conditions for which science has no cure.

How Many Calories? Keep an Eye on the Menu

FDA's final rule on menu labeling gives consumers the information on calories they need to make informed food choices.

NCCIH Lecture Series Will Explore Gut Microbiome

This blog post announces NCCIH’s Integrative Medicine Research Lecture Series. Dr. Sean Brady kicks it off on March 14, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. with a talk on ?Microbes in Our Gut: Emerging Insights on Health and Disease? on the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD. Other speakers follow May 9 and June 10.

Media Advisory: NIH to host a spring lecture series on the gut microbiome


Wednesday, March 13, 2019

?Microbes in Our Gut: Emerging Insights on Health and Disease? is the theme of three special lectures in spring 2019 sponsored by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), part of the National Institutes of Health.

Sunstone Organics Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Select Kratom Products Due to Potential Contamination by Salmonella

Sunstone Organics is voluntarily recalling two lots of Sunstone Organics Kratom due to salmonella contamination.

FDA's Critical Role in Ensuring Supply of Influenza Vaccine

Making the flu vaccine is a highly complex process. The FDA encourages the development of new technologies for producing flu vaccines and plays an important role in making sure safe and effective vaccines are available each flu season.

Talking to NCCIH Program Staff Can Be Beneficial

In this blog post, NCCIH’s outreach communications program manager Anita McRae-Williams discusses how to engage with Division of Extramural Research (DER) program staff.

Golean Detox USA Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Golean DETOX Capsules Due to Presence of Undeclared Sibutramine and Phenolphthalein

Golean Detox USA, Charlotte, NC recalls all lots within expiry of Golean DETOX capsules due to undeclared sibutramine and phenolphthalein.

Genetics May Be a Factor in African-American Cigarette Preferences

Cigarette smoke

New NCCIH-funded research suggests genetic factors drive African American preference for mentholated cigarettes.

AEDs: How These Devices in Public Places Can Restart Hearts

If cardiac arrest occurs, rapid treatment with a medical device called an automated external defibrillator, or 'AED' for short, can be life-saving. Learn how FDA works to help ensure they are safe and effective.

For Women: The FDA Gives Tips to Prevent Heart Disease

Learn more about the safe and effective use of FDA-approved drugs and devices for the treatment and prevention of heart disease ? the number one killer of women.

FDA-Approved Devices That Keep the Heart Beating

Cardiovascular devices (or 'heart' devices) such as pacemakers and defibrillators have extended and improved the lives of millions of people worldwide. Learn how the FDA regulates these devices, when to seek medical attention for potential heart issues, and how to report problems.

Apply for a Supplement to Promote Training on NCCIH-Funded Awards

Learn more about training and career development opportunities on NCCIH’s Training Opportunities webpage.

Tips to Stay Safe in the Sun: From Sunscreen to Sunglasses

FDA is proposing to update the requirements for sunscreens to make sure they're safe and effective for regular, lifelong use and provide the protections that consumers expect. In the meantime, consumers should continue to use broad spectrum sunscreens with SPF values of at least 15 and other protective measures as directed.

Kingston Pharma, LLC Issues Voluntary Recall of All Lots of DG? Baby Gripe Water Due to Undissolved Ingredient, Citrus Flavonoid

Kingston Pharma, LLC is voluntarily recalling all lots of ?DG? Baby Gripe Water herbal supplement with organic ginger and fennel extracts? to the consumer level due to the presence of an undissolved ingredient, citrus flavonoid.

Webinar To Assist Applicants for Grants To Study Specific Cannabis Components

Interested in an NCCIH grant opportunity to identify and develop novel strategies – like cannabinoids – to treat acute and chronic pain? Read this blog post and learn more here.