A toxic ingredient in a popular herbal remedy is linked to more than half of all cases of urinary tract cancer in Taiwan where use of traditional medicine is widespread, said a US study Monday.
Cancer Apr 09, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (9) | 0
Scientists studying the Chinese mindfulness meditation known as integrative body-mind training (IBMT) say they've confirmed and expanded their findings on changes in structural efficiency of white matter in the brain that ...
Neuroscience Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (9) | 0 |
A compound from the South African toothbrush tree inactivates a drug target for tuberculosis in a previously unseen way.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The young woman pours a pack of brown powder into a glass of hot water, stirs it well and drinks the murky mixture down, hoping the traditional Chinese medicine will cure her feverish cold.
Medications Apr 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Researchers at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered that a bean commonly used in Chinese cuisine protects against the life-threatening condition sepsis. These findings are published in the current ...
Medical research Oct 26, 2012 | 3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Traditional Chinese medicine could be a key weapon in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, a joint international study has found.
Diabetes Mar 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Its raw materials are plants and it bases its products on texts dating back millennia, but don't dare call India's biggest herbal healthcare group a maker of "alternative medicine".
Medications Mar 31, 2013 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0
Traditional Chinese medicine has long been used to ease pain, treat disease, boost fertility, and prevent miscarriage. Known in the Western medical community by its acronym TCM, these traditional remedies include herbal preparations ...
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Obesity might be a very modern problem, but a team of scientists from Taiwan and China is turning to the age-old principles of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) to help fight it. Breaking research published in the Journal of ...
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US health researchers said Thursday that they have documented lead poisoning risks among pregnant women who took Ayurvedic medicine and issued a new warning on the safety of traditional pills.
Health Aug 23, 2012 | 2 / 5 (2) | 1
For 5,000 years, the Chinese have used a system of medicine based on the flow and balance of positive and negative energies in the body. In this system, the appearance of the tongue is one of the measures used to classify ...
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In a first-ever comprehensive study of 124 natural product combinations, a team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Tsinghua University, led by Professor Chen Yu Zong from the Department of ...
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Scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have identified a new way to deliver long-lasting pain relief through an ancient medical practice.
Medical research Apr 23, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Imagine a world where you could never dine away from home, wear makeup, smell of sweet perfumes or eat a large percentage of food on store shelves. According to allergists at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology ...
Immunology Nov 08, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
Are the longevity and vitality of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) due to its holistic approach? Indeed, Chinese medicine is not simply about treating illness, but rather about taking care of the whole person—body, mind, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0