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NCCIH blogs about research developments related to complementary health practices. Check in regularly to keep up with the latest findings.

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NCCIH's Spring Events on Integrative Health Care and U.S. Military Personnel, Veterans, and Families

March 23, 2017

NCCIH Research Blog Team

For the past several years, NCCIH has been working to advance research on complementary and integrative health approaches for managing pain and other symptoms in U.S. military personnel and veterans. This spring, as part of our commitment to expanding research and resources on health issues that affect our military, we

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New ACP Clinical Practice Guidelines on Nonpharmacologic Treatment for Low-Back Pain

March 2, 2017

Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.

Perspectives from Josephine P. Briggs, M.D. on research results, controversies, and funding opportunities in complementary and integrative health.

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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

NCCIH to Address the NIH Notice Requiring Clinical Trial-Specific Funding Opportunity Announcements

February 17, 2017

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

NIH outlines changes in how it accepts clinical trial applications & NCCIH moves forward with plans to develop Center-specific clinical trials initiatives.

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Catherine Meyers, M.D.

NCCIH Issues New Policy on Clinical Study Accrual and Retention

February 6, 2017

Catherine Meyers, M.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Catherine Meyers discusses the NCCIH policy on study accrual and retention, developed to enhance the Center's clinical research enterprise.

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Partnering on Pain Research: NIH, DoD, and VA Announce Pain Management Collaboratory Funding Initiative

January 4, 2017

Eve Reider, Ph.D.

NIH, DoD, VA join forces to explore nonpharmacologic approaches to complement current strategies for pain management.

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David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

BRAIN Initiative Researchers Meet to Share Progress

December 9, 2016

David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

Learn about the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative, an effort to develop new tools and technologies to understand the healthy and diseased brain.

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Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

Now Hiring: Program Director for the Microbiome-Gut-Brain Research Area

October 5, 2016

Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Partap Khalsa welcomes applicants for a program director position in the NCCIH Division of Extramural Research’s Basic and Mechanistic Research Branch.

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