Alternative Medicine

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine logo National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

DHHS. NIH. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

Links to information on health, research, clinical trials, training and the latest news and events.


2007 Statistics on CAM Use in the United States

DHHS. NIH. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

Provides statistics on complementary and alternative medicine use in adults 18 years or older in the United States.


Alternative Medicine (PDF | 247 KB)

Federal Trade Commission.

Provides contacts to report misleading alternative medical treatments.


National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) on PubMed

DHHS. NIH. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

CAM is a subset of PubMed which offers free access to over 11 million citations and abstracts from the National Library of Medicine's MEDLINE database and other life science journals.


Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine

DHHS. NIH. NCI. Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

Links to information on health, research, clinical trials, training and the latest news and events.


Thinking About Complementary and Alternative Medicine: A Guide for People With Cancer

DHHS. NIH. National Cancer Institute.

Questions and answers related to complementary and alternative medicine and cancer.


Complementary and Alternative Arthritis Treatments

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research.

Compares various treatments for their level of effectiveness, benefits, and side effects.


Do CAM Therapies Help Menopausal Symptoms?

DHHS. NIH. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

Fact sheet based on findings from 2005 National Institutes of Health (NIH) State-of-the-Science conference on the management of menopause-related symptoms. It answers some frequently asked questions and lists resources for more information.


Diabetes and CAM: A Focus on Dietary Supplements

DHHS. NIH. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

Provides links to information on dietary supplements and other complementary and alternative medicine practices, including herbals.


Cartilage (Bovine and Shark)

DHHS. NIH. National Cancer Institute.

Provides an overview of current research on cartilage and cancer treatment.


HCAM and Hepatitis C: A Focus on Herbal Supplements

DHHS. NIH. National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine.

Provides detailed information on hepatitis C, treatment options, and research findings on complementary and alternative medicinal treatment.