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 2004
Acupuncture relieves osteoarthritis knee pain, improves function, and can be an effective complementary therapy. (December 2004)
More Than One-Third of U.S. Adults Use Complementary and Alternative Medicine, According to a 2002 Government SurveyA 2002 national survey found that 36 percent of U.S. adults use some form of complementary and alternative medicine, often to relieve pain or treat colds. (May 2004)