News and Highlights

Research Results

NCCAM conducts research on a wide variety of CAM approaches. Learn more about the results of our research.

Spotlight on New Research

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Many Older People Use Both Prescription Drugs and Dietary Supplements
(Jun 2009) 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.

Learn about CAM on

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

NCCAM Newsletter May 2009

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