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NCCAM Research Blog

NCCAM blogs about research developments related to complementary health practices. Check in regularly to keep up with the latest findings.

NCCAM Blog Team
December 15, 2014

Lucy Bauer holds a Post-Baccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) position at NCCAM. Last week on the NIH's “I Am Intramural” blog, she shared her experience as an NIH postbac.

Learn more about applying to the NIH Postbac IRTA Program, which gives recent college graduates who are planning to apply to graduate or professional school a chance to train at the NIH for one or two years.

December 12, 2014
Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.
Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.

This blog post by NCCAM Director Dr. Josephine Briggs presents a video clip about new research standards for low-back pain.

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December 04, 2014
NCCAM Blog Team

A new workshop summary that describes research needs on the interaction between sleep and pain is discussed in this blog post.

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November 20, 2014
Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.
Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.

NCCAM Director Dr. Josephine Briggs discusses the role of integrative medicine in symptom management in cancer survivors in this blog post.

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November 19, 2014
NCCAM Blog Team
We believe strongly that we have an obligation to share clinical trial information widely and in a way that both protects participant privacy and accelerates scientific discovery. Thus we are taking important steps to advance the sharing of clinical trial results. - See more at: http://nexus.od.nih.gov/all/2014/11/19/clinical-trials/#sthash.Di83wXPm….

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November 14, 2014
David Shurtleff, Ph.D.
David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

In this blog post, NCCAM Deputy Director Dr. David Shurtleff explains changes in NCCAM’s oversight process for clinical trials.

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