NCCIH Featured Content


08/16/2017 01:21 PM
NIH study uncovers specialized mouse neurons that play a unique role in pain: ​​​​Previously unknown category of neuron responds to pulling of a single hair  
Hair follicle

NCCIH scientists identify sensory neurons that may offer insights into new approaches to pain therapy.


08/16/2017 01:13 PM
NCCIH Researchers Describe Specialized Neurons That Play a Unique Role in Mechanical Pain
Illustration showing a class of sensory neurons in a human body being activated by pulling of a single hair

A new study in mice, conducted at the National Institutes of Health, has identified nerve cells that may play a role in pain and touch.


08/08/2017 12:14 PM
EZ Weight Loss TX LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Atomic and Xplode Capsules Due to the Presence of Undeclared Sibutramine

Corpus Christi, TX, EZ Weight Loss TX is voluntarily recalling all lots of La Bri’s Body Health Atomic and Xplode capsules to the consumer level. FDA analysis has found the products to be tainted with sibutramine.

Sibutramine is an appetite suppressant that was withdrawn from the U.S. market in October 2010 for safety reasons. The presence of sibutramine in these products renders it an unapproved drug for which safety and efficacy have not been established and, therefore subject to recall.


08/08/2017 11:31 AM
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Shown To Be Cost Effective for Chronic Low-Back Pain
Woman in mediation pose

Results of a new NCCIH-supported study suggest group sessions of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) or cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) are cost-effective for chronic low-back pain.


08/03/2017 11:55 AM
The AMPT Life, LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of AMPT Coffee due to the Presence of Undeclared Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients and Undeclared Milk

AMPT Life, LLC voluntarily recalls all lots of AMPT Coffee to the consumer level due to presence of erectile-dysfunction-treating drugs, as well as milk.


08/03/2017 11:55 AM
Man of Steel Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Man of Steel 1 and Man of Steel 2 Due to Tainted Supplements

Voluntary recall of Man of Steel 1 and Man of Steel 2 because of undeclared drug ingredient.


08/02/2017 12:09 PM
NIH Funding for Research on Suicide Predictors and Prevention

In this blog post, Dr. Eve Reider discusses an NIH FOA that focuses on linking data from health care system records to mortality data to obtain a more accurate understanding of risk factors related to suicide.


07/26/2017 09:02 AM
La Bri's Body Health Atomic and Xplode Capsules by EZ Weight Loss TX: Recall - Undeclared Drug Ingredient

EZ Weight Loss TX voluntarily recalls La Bri’s Body Health Atomic and Xplode capsules due to contamination with sibutramine.


07/24/2017 10:25 AM
Ultra Shop Supplement Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Super Panther 7K Due to Presence of Undeclared Sildenafil and Tadalafil

Ultra Shop Supplement voluntarily recalls Super Panther 7K capsules, (1 count blister card Lot#: RO846356 and 6 count bottle Lot RO246852 within expiry), due to undeclared sildenafil and tadalafil,


07/19/2017 11:58 AM
Kingdom Honey for Her Contains Hidden Drug Ingredient

FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Kingdom Honey for Her, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement.


07/19/2017 11:57 AM
Royal Honey VIP Contains Hidden Drug Ingredient

FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Royal Honey VIP, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement.


07/19/2017 11:54 AM
Kingdom Honey for Him Contains Hidden Drug Ingredient

FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Kingdom Honey for Him, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement.


07/19/2017 11:52 AM
RHINO 7 Platinum 5000 Contains Hidden Drug Ingredient

FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Rhino 7 Platinum 5000, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement.


07/18/2017 09:30 AM
Needles and Coffee May Not Mix; Even a Low Dose of Caffeine Blocks Acupuncture’s Pain Relief in Mice
Cup of coffee

Researchers find that even the small amounts of caffeine that remain in the body hours after drinking a cup of coffee could potentially reduce acupuncture’s effect on pain. The study was supported by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH).


07/14/2017 05:17 PM
Latest Findings From CREST-E Trial Don’t Support Using the Dietary Supplement Creatine To Treat Huntington’s Disease
illustration of a creatine molecule

Findings from the CREST-E clinical trial show that creatine doesn’t slow the progression of early Huntington’s disease.


07/13/2017 12:18 PM
NIH Repays Your Student Loans! Apply September 1 – November 15, 2017

NIH’s Loan Repayment Programs can help some early-stage researchers repay their student loan debt. This blog post explains how NCCIH participates in the programs.


06/26/2017 10:47 AM
Triple X 2000 Contains Hidden Drug Ingredients

FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Triple X 2000, a product manufactured by SHH Trading and promoted for sexual enhancement.


06/26/2017 08:19 AM
XXX Zone Platinum Contains Hidden Drug Ingredients

FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use XXX Zone Platinum, a product manufactured by SHH Trading and promoted for sexual enhancement.


06/26/2017 08:11 AM
Triple Premium Zen Gold 1300mg Contains Hidden Drug Ingredients

FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Triple Premium Zen Gold 1300mg.


06/23/2017 09:02 AM
Monster X 1350 Contains Hidden Drug Ingredient

FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Monster X 1350, a product promoted for sexual enhancement.


06/23/2017 09:01 AM
Love Zen 3000 Contains Hidden Drug Ingredient

FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Love Zen 3000, a product promoted for sexual enhancement.


06/23/2017 08:59 AM
Macho Man 3000 Contains Hidden Drug Ingredient

FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Macho Man 3000, a product promoted for sexual enhancement.


06/23/2017 08:58 AM
Xzone Gold Contains Hidden Drug Ingredients

FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Xzone Gold, a product promoted for sexual enhancement.


06/23/2017 08:52 AM
Royal Master 1500 Contains Hidden Drug Ingredient

FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Royal Master 1500, a product promoted for sexual enhancement.


06/23/2017 08:52 AM
Own the Knight 1750 Contains Hidden Drug Ingredients

FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Own the Knight 1750, a product promoted for sexual enhancement.


06/23/2017 08:51 AM
Triple Miracle Zen Plus 1200mg Contains Hidden Drug Ingredients

FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Triple Miracle Zen Plus 1200mg, a product promoted for sexual enhancement.


06/23/2017 08:26 AM
Man of Steel Contains Hidden Drug Ingredient

FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Man of Steel, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement.


06/23/2017 08:20 AM
Super Panther 7K Contains Hidden Drug Ingredients

FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Super Panther 7K, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement.


06/23/2017 08:19 AM
Man of Steel 2 Contains Hidden Drug Ingredient

FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Man of Steel 2, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement.