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 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
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
Researchers at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered that tanshinones, which come from the plant Danshen and are highly valued in Chinese traditional medicine, protect against the life-threatening condition ...
Medications Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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 |
At least eight children in Ecuador's Amazon basin region have died after being bitten by rabid bats, officials said Saturday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 04, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
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 |
Bitter cumin is used extensively in traditional medicine to treat a range of diseases from vitiligo to hyperglycemia. It is considered to be antiparasitic and antimicrobial and science has backed up claims of its use to reduce ...
Health May 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A comprehensive database developed by King's College London researchers that features the chemical components found in traditional Chinese medicines has been released to market this month, allowing researchers to explore ...
Medications Oct 18, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Developing effective stem cell therapies for heart disease will hinge on collaboration between multiple specialties
Opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration have never been more important if the development of effective regenerative therapies for heart disease is to be realised, according to the first paper in this week's Lancet Series ...
Other Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 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
The world's biggest food group Nestle is moving into traditional Chinese medicine by joining forces with Chinese pharma group Chi-Med, the Swiss group said on Wednesday.
Other Nov 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
Acupuncture and sham acupuncture appear equally effective in treating migraines, according to a clinical trial published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 09, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0