News tagged with western medicine
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
Herbs widely used throughout history in Asian and early European cultures have received renewed attention by Western medicine in recent years. Scientists are now isolating the active compounds in many medicinal ...
Ophthalmology Nov 27, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (6) | 1 |
Animal-model research examines molecular mechanisms for blood-pressure lowering effect of ancient Chinese therapy
(Medical Xpress)—An increase in antioxidant enzymes triggered by acupuncture appeared to play a role in reducing high blood pressure in hypertensive rats treated with the ancient Chinese therapy, a study ...
Health Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
A PhD student at the University of Copenhagen has drawn on nature's own pharmacy to help improve the treatment of snakebites in Africa.
Medical research Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Heterosexual men make up a small but growing number of people infected with HIV in Canada. Yet a new study has found that many of them feel existing HIV-related programs and services don't meet their needs and are geared ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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 ...
Other May 25, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- When used in tandem with standard Western treatments, alternative therapies such as acupuncture, acupressure and dietary changes may spell significant relief for patients battling chronic sinusitis, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 21, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Public health should focus not only on reducing the burden of common diseases but also address the needs of people with blood disorders , experts say in a supplement to December's American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Health Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0