More adults and children are using yoga and meditation

[em]Nationwide survey reveals significant increases in use of mind and body approaches[/em]

Information in this press release on yoga, meditation, and chiropractic relates to new data from the 2017 National Health Interview Survey.

Manage Your Asthma: Know Your Triggers and Treatment Options

You can manage your asthma by taking medications approved by the FDA. Before going to the pharmacy, get a proper diagnosis from a doctor and together develop an asthma action plan.

National Survey Reveals Increased Use of Yoga, Meditation, and Chiropractic Care Among U.S. Adults

adult NHIS

New National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) data show rising use of yoga, meditation, chiropractic by U.S. adults.

National Survey Reveals Increased Use of Yoga and Meditation Among U.S. Children

NHIS children

New NHIS data show higher use rates of meditation, yoga by U.S. children.

Now's a Good Time to Get Your Flu Vaccine

Early in the fall is the best time to get your annual flu vaccine. Find out why it's important to get one.

Dr. Tracy Gaudet To Speak on Health Care Transformation in the VA?s Patient-Centered Model

In the 2018 Stephen E. Straus Distinguished Lecture, Dr. Tracy Gaudet will address the VA’s new Whole Health System, a new initiative to deliver personalized, proactive, and patient-centered care to U.S. veterans.

Xylitol and Your Dog: Danger, Paws Off

This sugar substitute, found in some human foods and dental products, can be poisonous to your dog.

PIEZO2 Ion Channel Presents New Target for Pain Research

New NCCIH-supported research suggests the PIEZO2 mechanoreceptor is essential for light touch detection after injury in mice and humans, and that PIEZO2 antagonists may provide a new avenue for relieving a variety of chronic pain conditions.

New Report Reflects NCCIH Research Interest in Emotional Well-being

In this blog post, Dr. Emmeline Edwards discusses an NIH/NCCIH research initiative to advance the study of emotional well-being.

Fat Burners Zone Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Zero Xtreme Due to Presence of Undeclared Sibutramine

Fat Burners Zone is voluntarily recalling 1 lot of Zero Xtreme capsules due to contamination with sibutramine, which may increase the risk for patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, or stroke.

Last Call: Opportunity to Provide Input to NIH for Back Pain Consortium Research Program by October 18, 2018

Given our Center?s longstanding interests in funding rigorous research of complementary and integrative health approaches for pain, we are enthusiastic about a potential new translational research initiative that will address the need for effective and personalized therapies for chronic low back pain ? the NIH Back Pain Research Consortium (BACPAC)

Sprayology Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Homeopathic Aqueous-Based Medicines Due to Microbial Contamination

Eight and Company LLC, d/b/a Sprayology recalls all lots within expiry from 10/18-7/22 of its aqueous-based homeopathic product line for human use (manufactured by King Bio) due to possible microbial contamination.

Study identifies gene that makes gentle touch feel painful after injury

NIH-funded research raises possibility of designer treatments for common form of pain.

New research suggests the PIEZO2 gene may play an essential role in the nervous system?s reaction to injury and inflammation, making it a target for developing precise treatments for relieving pain caused by cuts, burns, and other skin injuries.

NIH research projects to track activities of gut-derived metabolites

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This press release describes NCCIH research awards to scientists studying possible links between gut microflora and the transformation of dietary compounds into substances known as metabolites.

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.

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).

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.

7 Tips for Cleaning Fruits, Vegetables

Fresh produce can become contaminated in many ways, but following these simple steps can help protect you and your family from foodborne illness.