Our featured topic this month is complementary health approaches for menopausal symptoms. View the following resources for more:
- 5 Tips: Natural Products Used for Common Aging-Related Conditions
- Clinical Digest: Menopausal Symptoms and Complementary Health Practices
- Twitter Chat: Menopause Symptoms and Complementary Health Approaches(Archive Available)
May 3, 2016 at 10 a.m. ET
This talk will present an overview of studies conducted in Dr. Davidson’s laboratory on neural changes associated with different forms of meditation. Distinctions among three major forms of meditation practice will be made: Focused Attention; Open Monitoring; and Positive Affect Training. Read more.
Using data from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), a large, nationally representative survey on health and disease in Americans, NCCIH research has shown that a newly developed two-question coding scheme may eventually prove to be a useful tool to help physicians quickly assess pain severity in clinical settings. The study was recently published in the Journal of Pain Research. Read more
Resources for Researchers
HealthMeasures is a research resource that supports, administers, and provides an integrated platform to assess health outcomes via self-report or performance measures. HealthMeasures provides automated use of four state-of-the-science measurement systems that were originally developed as separate NIH programs: PROMIS® (Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System®), Neuro-QoL (Quality of Life in Neurological Disorders), ASCQ-Me (Adult Sickle Cell Quality of Life Measurement Information System), and the NIH Toolbox for the Assessment of Neurological and Behavioral Function® (NIH Toolbox®).
Who should attend the User Workshop?
Registration and more info at https://www.regonline.com/HM_
March 7, 2016 at 10 a.m. ET, NIH Campus Lipsett Amphitheater, Bldg. 10 (Bethesda, MD)
March 22 and 23, 2016, NIH Campus Natcher Conference Center (Bethesda, MD)
March 30, 2016 at 9 p.m. ET
In case you missed it...
RESCHEDULED - Pain Lecture: A Motivation-Decision Model
Please note that this seminar scheduled for March 1, 2016 at 11 a.m. ET, has been canceled, but will be rescheduled soon. Please check the Web site for updates.