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More positive short-term effects on low-back pain, disability from manual thrust spinal manipulation than other treatments, new study reports
Chiropractic services for Medicare beneficiaries (those older than 65 years) with spine conditions may protect against 1-year declines in functional and self-rated health, suggest findings from a recent study funded b
Bacteria within the human body may be a rich source of therapeutic antibiotics, according to a new research study partly funded by NCCAM.
Mindfulness meditation—and particularly a form designed for insomnia—may help people with chronic insomnia and could be a viable treatment option, according to a recent small study.
Researchers have used genetic techniques to modify yeast cells so that they synthesize opioid drugs. This project may lead to the development of sustainable new commercial processes for producing these medicines.
An NCCAM-funded study found that multiple 60-minute massages per week were more effective than fewer or shorter sessions for people with chronic neck pain. 30-minute massage sessions weren’t helpful.
A recent pilot study suggests that middle school-aged students who meditated during a 6-week, classroom-based mindfulness meditation program were significantly less likely than non-meditators to develop suicidal...
The results of exciting new research conducted at an NIH-funded Botanical Research Center are featured in a special issue of a major nutrition journal.
Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), a type of meditation, shows some promise as a complementary approach to improve quality of life (QOL) and decrease perceived stress in people with ulcerative colitis.