2006 Press Releases
The herbal supplement black cohosh, whether used alone or with other botanicals, did not relieve hot flashes in women in the Herbal Alternatives for Menopause Study.
On November 7, 2006, Stephen E. Straus, M.D., Director of the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), stepped down from his leadership of the Center for health reasons.
Dr. Sasisekharan’s research group is playing a central role developing tools and technologies to understand the function of cellular components called glycans.
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) today announced a prestigious career development award designed to diminish the barriers that prevent complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) clinicians from exploring a career in research.
A recent analysis of national survey data reveals that over 1.6 million American adults use some form of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) to treat insomnia or trouble sleeping.
Listen to audio clip
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) welcomes five new members to the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NACCAM).
Heather G. Miller, Ph.D., M.F.S., was selected as Director for NCCAM’s Office of Policy, Planning, and Evaluation.
Bruce R. Rosen, M.D., Ph.D., will discuss what NMR techniques reveal about the effects of acupuncture on the mind and body, as well as the insights that these diagnostic techniques have provided regarding how acupuncture affects localized neural activity, neurochemistry, and analgesia.
In NCCAM-funded study, dietary supplement combination did not provide significant relief among all participants, but showed significant relief among those with moderate-to-severe pain.
NCCAM has selected the first two fellows for the NCCAM Director’s Fellowship in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Research.