News tagged with chinese traditional medicine

'Gifts' from Chinese herbal medicine

Derived from a herb used to treat fevers some 1,700 years ago, the anti-malaria drug artemisinin is one of many treatments plucked from the treasure chest of ancient Chinese medicine and repackaged for a modern age.

Oct 06, 2015
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Interview: Nobel gives scientist recognition in China

The time could not have been more hostile for Chinese scientists. Research came to a virtual halt and intellectuals were routinely persecuted. But Tu Youyou, then a 39-year-old researcher, was summoned to join a secretive ...

Oct 07, 2015
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Does 'cupping' = success for Olympic athletes?

(HealthDay)—Eyebrows raised in Rio over the weekend when Olympic athletes like swimmer Michael Phelps started showing up with circular purple bruises on different parts of their bodies.

Aug 08, 2016
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