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A Focus on Skin Conditions

This month, our focus is on the topic of skin conditions. We provide information on complementary health approaches to skin conditions, including an issue of the Clinical Digest, a Tips sheet, and a new web portal.


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New Funding Opportunity for Centers of Excellence

Dr. David Shurtleff

August 8, 2016

Two months ago, NCCIH released a new Strategic Plan that emphasizes which areas of research on complementary and integrative health are of strategic interest to the Center─including those designated as high-priority.


Resources for Researchers

New Funding Opportunities:

Upcoming Events

Screening and Supplementation of Iron-replete Pregnant Women and Young Children: Iron Workshop from Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS)

September 28, 2016; NIH Main Campus, Bethesda, MD

International Plant Sterols/Stanols, Health and Disease Conference

September 29-October 1, 2016; Winnipeg, Canada

2016 NIH Regional Seminar Program Funding and Grants Administration

October 26-28, 2016; Chicago, IL


In case you missed it...


A Traditional Chinese Approach Called Cupping Is in the News

Cupping is a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) practice that involves placing cups on the skin to create suction. This practice dates back over 2,000 years but has received recent attention in the media due to its use by world-class athletes for injury relief. The cups used in cupping are typically made of bamboo, glass, or earthenware.