Resources

For more information on the field of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine we recommend the following websites.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) – The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) is the Federal Government's lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine.

US National Library of Medicine – PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) on Pubmed – NCCAM and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) have partnered to create CAM on PubMed®, a subset of NLM's PubMed.

NIH Women’s Health Initiative – The Women's Health Initiative (WHI) was a major 15-year research program to address the most common causes of death, disability and poor quality of life in postmenopausal women -- cardiovascular disease, cancer, and osteoporosis.

RePORTER – The Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools (RePORT) Expenditures and Results (RePORTER) module is an upgraded version of CRISP that provides enhanced searching capabilities and access to the results (publications and patents) of both intramural and extramural projects funded by NIH. It also links to related information in other databases such as the National Library of Medicine’s Medline. RePORTER provides access to records of projects funded each year from fiscal year 1986 to the present.

Society for Acupuncture Research – The Society for Acupuncture Research website is a hub for Asian medicine researchers, practitioners, teachers, students, patients and supporters. The mission of SAR is to promote, advance and disseminate scientific inquiry into Oriental medicine systems, which include acupuncture, herbal therapy and other modalities.

Grants.gov – Grants.gov is a central storehouse for information on over 1,000 grant programs and provides access to approximately $500 billion in annual awards.