Media Advisory: NIH to host spring lecture series on integrative approaches for addressing pain and mental health issues
March 11, 2020
“Novel Approaches at the Intersection of Mental Health and Pain” will be highlighted in the spring 2020 Integrative Medicine Research Lecture Series sponsored by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH).
Patients with newly diagnosed chronic musculoskeletal pain are prescribed opioids more often than recommended
January 16, 2020
Study finds that patients experiencing new chronic musculoskeletal pain are prescribed opioids more often than physical therapy, counseling, and other nonpharmacologic approaches.
October 15, 2019
A new study in mice, conducted by NCCIH researchers, uncovered a previously unknown role that the central amygdala can play in upgrading or downgrading pain signals in the brain’s circuitry.
October 1, 2019
The National Institutes of Health awarded 93 grants through its High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program that will fund highly innovative biomedical or behavioral research proposed by extraordinarily creative scientists.
NIH funds $945 million in research to tackle the national opioid crisis through NIH HEAL Initiative (NIH)
September 26, 2019
To reverse the opioid crisis that continues to grip the nation, the National Institutes of Health has awarded $945 million in total fiscal year 2019 funding for grants, contracts and cooperative agreements across 41 states through the Helping to End Addiction Long-term Initiative or NIH HEAL Initiative.
September 20, 2019
The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) announces the selection of five individuals to serve as members of the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health (NACCIH). This is the principal advisory body to NCCIH, the lead Federal agency for research on complementary and integrative health.
September 19, 2019
This press release highlights new NCCIH research awards totaling approximately $3 million to investigate the potential pain-relieving properties and mechanisms of actions of phytochemicals in cannabis.
September 19, 2019
Research builds on the Sound Health Initiative, an NIH-Kennedy Center partnership in association with the National Endowment for the Arts.
September 13, 2019
Go here to learn more about the “NCCIH at 20” symposium on Monday, September 23, which will examine accomplishments and progress in complementary and integrative health research – past, present, and future.
March 8, 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.