Selected Research Results by Date
Research spotlights of selected studies are shown below. For a full list of published NCCIH Research to-date, see PubMed.
Spotlights for 2020
New Findings Suggest Acupuncture Stimulation Reduces Systemic Inflammation
New findings published in a recent issue of the journal Neuron suggest that acupuncture stimulation reduces systemic inflammation in intensity-, somatotopy-, and disease state-dependent manners.
Defining Transcriptomic Class of Trigeminal Neurons in situ Reveals Their Roles in Sensation
Neuron classification is useful for examining changes in gene expression induced by pathological conditions that trigger chronic pain
Two Studies Offer Insights into Interoception of Basic Physiological States and Upper Airway Defenses
NCCIH-supported studies offer insights into interoception of basic physiological states and upper airway defenses
Sympathetic Nervous System Influences Development and Tissue Maintenance, Mouse Research Suggests
New animal research funded in part by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), suggests that stress-induced hair graying in mice may be an accessible model to investigate how stress influences tissue regeneration.