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National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health NIH NCCIH is dedicated to exploring complementary and alternative healing practices in the context of rigorous science, training complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) researchers, and disseminating authoritative information to the public and professionals. The website provides information for consumers, including definitions of CAM options, research, treatments, diseases/conditions, dietary and herbal supplements and links to additional resources.
Brain Stimulation Therapies National Institute of Mental Health This site provides a look at current brain stimulation therapies including Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), vagus nerve stimulation (VNS), repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), magnetic seizure therapy (MST), and deep brain stimulation (DBS). The information is thorough and presented in an easy to understand way.
Dietary Supplements: Questions To Ask Federal Trade Commission (FTC) While some dietary supplements have proven benefits, others donít. And some could even be risky for your health. Dietary supplements may seem like harmless health boosters. But while some have proven benefits, many don't. Unlike drugs, dietary supplements aren't evaluated or reviewed by FDA for safety and effectiveness, and even "natural" supplements can be risky depending on the medicines you take or the medical conditions you have.