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NCCIH Introduces Know the Science Initiative

NCCIH launches “Know the Science”, an initiative designed to clarify and explain scientific topics related to health research.

Media Advisory: AAAS CEO Emeritus to present “Communicating Science to the Public: Follow the Science” on October 19

​​​​​​​What: Alan I. Leshner, Ph.D., CEO Emeritus of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, will give a lecture on science communication, touching upon needs for engaging with the public about science and lessons learned from communicating about complex topics.

Federal agencies partner for military and veteran pain management research

U.S. agencies partner on research that focuses on nondrug approaches for pain management in military personnel and veterans; NCCIH is the lead for this multi-agency initiative.

NIH study uncovers specialized mouse neurons that play a unique role in pain: ​​​​Previously unknown category of neuron responds to pulling of a single hair  

NCCIH scientists identify sensory neurons that may offer insights into new approaches to pain therapy.

Integrative Health Care and U.S. Military Personnel, Veterans, and Their Families

NCCIH to host a series of events on integrative health and U.S. military personnel, veterans, and their families this spring (2017).