News and Highlights
- FDA Warns About Tainted Weight Loss Pills (12/12/2008)
- FY 2008 Research Awards
- New Statistics on CAM Use
- Message from the Director: Public Mission
- Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory (GEM) Study Fails To Show Benefit in Preventing Dementia in the Elderly (11/19/2008)
- Highlights Archive
Brain-Imaging Study Explores Analgesic Effect of Acupuncture
Researchers used fMRI to examine the brain's pain responses to acupuncture. (Nov 2008) More
Green Tea May Help Protect Against Rheumatoid Arthritis
Investigators examined the effects of green tea polyphenols on RA. (Nov 2008) More
Take Charge of Your Health
Research-based information on treatments and conditions.
A–Z Index of Health Topics
Be an Informed Consumer
What you should know before using CAM.
What does NCCAM do?
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine conducts and supports research, trains CAM researchers, and provides information about CAM. More
What is CAM?
Complementary and alternative medicine is a group of diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine. More