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 2005
Echinacea for the Prevention and Treatment of Colds in Adults: Research Results and Implications for Future StudiesUpdated October 2005 (October 2005)
Three NCCIH-funded studies that compared echinacea with placebo for the common cold did not find a benefit. (July 2005)
Results of a study funded by NCCAM and NCI indicate that adding powdered shark cartilage to standard cancer therapy did not benefit patients with advanced breast or colorectal cancer. (July 2005)