Category Archives: Research

UCLA research study of self-acupressure

Participate in a UCLA research study of self-acupressure! Perineal self-acupressure has been used by pregnant women to prevent difficulties with labor and by people with constipation to aid in pain-free defecation. However, the technique has not previously been rigorously studied in a randomized, controlled trial for constipation. If you suffer from symptoms of constipation and are eligible, […]

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Volunteers for Research Study

UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, a CCIM member center is looking for volunteers for volunteers for a medically-supervised research study to evaluate: “Effects of Turmeric and Black Pepper in a Meat Patty on Inflammation in Men with Type 2 Diabetes” YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE IF YOU: ARE A 35-70 YEAR OLD MALE WITH TYPE 2 […]

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Save-the-date for Research Symposium on Oct 26, 2011

The Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine presents its inaugural One-Day Research Symposium in Integrative Medicine and Health, 2011 Focused on research from early-career scientists, students, trainees, and fellows Peer-reviewed scientific meeting Oral and poster session abstracts will be accepted Josephine Briggs, MD, Director of the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine […]

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How stress fuels breast cancer

A study by researchers from CCIM member Cousins Center for Neurobiology of Stress and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center was highlighted in the Los Angeles Times on Sept. 24. “Stress is bad. Breast cancer is bad. Put them together and things get even worse,” wrote reporter Karen Kaplan in “Rodent of the Week: Mice reveal how […]

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