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Chronic stress researcher to speak at NCCAM's Distinguished Lecture Series

WHAT: On March 31, the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), will host the first of two Distinguished Lectures in the Science of Complementary and Alternative Medicine for 2004. Bruce McEwen, Ph.D., of The Rockefeller University, will present "From Molecules to Mind: Stress, Individual Differences, and the Social Envir...

NCCAM funds Developmental Centers for Research on Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Bethesda, MD--The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) is forging new partnerships between complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) institutions and major research universities in an innovative effort to advance research on widely used CAM practices. The first two Developmental Centers for Research on Complementary and Alternative Medicine (DCRC) will help to bu...

NCCAM funds Centers of Excellence for Research on Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Bethesda, MD--The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) has made the first two awards in a new program to establish Centers of Excellence for Research on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). The purpose of these new centers is to bring the highest level of scientific rigor to research on CAM. While millions of Americans are using CAM, few of these practices...

NCCAM awards planning grants for International Centers for Research

Bethesda, MD--Many complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practices have evolved over thousands of years and from all corners of the world. The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) is funding new partnerships between U.S. and international research teams in a novel effort to study traditional medical approaches as they are practiced in other cultures. These p...

NCCAM announces new research fellowship program

Bethesda, MDThe National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), announces the creation of a new NCCAM Directors Fellowship in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Research....... The new fellowship program will add measurably to NCCAMs ongoing training activities by sponsoring outstanding research fellows to work...

Electroacupuncture trial is NCCAM's first intramural study

The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) has launched a clinical trial of electroacupuncture to determine if it reduces the delayed nausea experienced by cancer patients following chemotherapy. This study marks the first clinical trial for NCCAM's Division of Intramural Research, which was established in April 2001, at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethe...
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