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

Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.
September 24, 2018
Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Partap Khalsa highlights key presentations and concepts to be discussed at the October 5, 2019 meeting of the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health.

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Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
August 15, 2018
Wendy Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

In this blog post, acting NCCIH deputy director Dr. Wendy Weber discusses information shared at a recent NCCIH mini-symposium, “Pediatric Complementary and Integrative Health.”

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Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.
January 19, 2018
Partap Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

On Friday, February 9, the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health (NACCIH) will hold its second meeting of Fiscal Year 2018. NCCIH grantees, potential applicants, and others may find it useful to hear updates on the Center’s activities, policies, and funding priorities. We will provide a livestream of the meeting’s open session via NIH Videocast from 10:00 a.m. to 3:05 p.m. ET.

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Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.
October 04, 2017
Partap Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

NCCIH’s National Advisory Council to meet Friday, October 6, 2017; agenda includes panel titled “The National Pain Strategy and Federal Pain Research Strategy―Response to the Prescription Opioid Epidemic.”

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Craig Hopp
June 07, 2017
Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Craig Hopp discusses NCCIH’s focus on natural products research.

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March 15, 2016
NCCIH Research Blog Team

NCCIH Advisory Council member Dr. Martin Blaser spoke on “Perturbing the Early Life Microbiome and Its Consequences” at the Council’s February 5, 2016 meeting.

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Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.
March 04, 2016
Partap Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Partap Khalsa reports on the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health Working Group on Clinician-Scientist Workforce Development.

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February 01, 2016
NCCIH Research Blog Team

The National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health will hold its first meeting of 2016 on Feb. 5.

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Kristen Huntley, Ph.D.
July 24, 2012
Kristen Huntley, Ph.D.

We frequently hear news about the returning military troops and the health issues that they face following service in Iraq and Afghanistan. A large number of veterans experience pain on a regular basis and post-traumatic stress, traumatic brain injury, depression, and substance use tend to co-occur. Many nonmilitary people in the United States also struggle with these issues and there is an urgent need for research to identify strategies that are helpful, as well as identify strategies that may be in use that do not help with these problems.

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