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Traditional Chinese medicine regaining popularity in U.S.

Traditional Chinese medicine is regaining traction in the United States. Medical experts have said that acupuncture in particular has really taken off recently.

More parents taking children to visit TCM clinics

More parents have been taking their children to visit Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) clinics in recent years. TCM firm Eu Yan Sang saw a 40 per cent increase.

Traditional Chinese medicine useful to anti-diabetic treatments: study

An extractant of traditional Chinese medicine plants could help fight the symptoms of obesity and type 2 diabetes, a New Zealand-led international study has found. The scientists found that an antioxidant might reverse inflammation in the brain caused by

Huge 'dragon' dinosaur discovered; skeleton could be origin of Chinese myth

A huge newly discovered dinosaur species in China has some paleontologists theorizing that it could be the origin of the mythological dragon. In fact the 50-ft species, believed to have roamed the earth 160 million years ago in the Late Jurassic period, h

China Works To Regulate The Difference Between Food And Traditional Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and Chinese food share a good deal in common. This includes not only ingredients, but also combinations of food used as therapies.

Jack Ma's bodyguard: master of tai chi

With an average height and plain looks, Li Tianjin does not impress at the first sight, but he has an eye-catching role: the bodyguard of business tycoon Jack Ma.

Traditional medicine faces challenge from upstart Western ideas

It's a proud tradition dating back thousands of years, that's in danger of being supplanted by an arrogant young upstart that muscled its way in just a couple of hundred years ago.

Merck to "pirate" Traditional Chinese Medicine compounds to develop new drugs

Consumer health advocate Mike Adams, author of "Take Back Your Health Power," said Merck's partnership with Chi-Med would result in the company locating, copying and patenting chemicals found in Chinese herbs, then selling them as prescription drugs.

1700-Year Old Silk Road Cemetery Discovered In China

Recently, a cemetery dating back approximately 1,700 years has been found along part of the Silk Road, a sequence of prehistoric trade itineraries that once linked China to the Roman Empire.

Can Tai Chi reduce inflammation for breast cancer survivors?

A new study from the University of California-Los Angeles suggests that Tai Chi is a useful remedy for chronic inflammation in breast cancer survivors with insomnia.

TCM: Promoting Wellness Is Now Well Recognized

It’s clear that TCM is now an important part of many westerner’s lives who swear by its benefits. Its legitimacy was more fully established when the National Institutes of Health established the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Tai chi schools question mythical hero on cultural heritage list

Accordingly, it came as a shock to tai chi quan practitioners that "Zhang Sanfeng Tai Chi Chuan" was included as one of the 298 nominations for the fourth batch of the China Intangible Cultural Heritage list.

Chinese Herb Shows Promise As Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) — not to be confused with osteoarthritis — affects an estimated 1.5 million people in the U.S. As an autoimmune disorder, it develops when the immune system starts attacking the body’s own tissue, affecting people at any age.

8 Ancient Beliefs Now Backed By Modern Science

Acupuncture and Taiji, along with other Eastern beliefs made the list. The study was was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences last year.

First Lady Joins Chinese Tai Chi Class

First lady Michelle Obama took part in a Tai Chi class as she visited a high school in the Chinese city of Chengdu. "It is a truly beautiful form of physical activity, and I loved giving it a try," the first lady wrote in a travel journal.

Connection between acupuncture and processes that alleviate sepsis

Now new research documents a direct connection between the use of acupuncture and physical processes that could alleviate sepsis, a condition that often develops in hospital intensive care units, springs from infection and inflammation, and takes an estim

Acupuncture Lowers Hypertension

Newly published research confirms that acupuncture reduces hypertension, high blood pressure. Real acupuncture was found more effective than both a non-acupuncture control and a sham acupuncture control in this new laboratory experiment.

Acupuncture Fights Depression

New lab experiments reveal acupuncture has antidepressant effects. An examination of brain cells following acupuncture treatments uncovered important mechanisms by which acupuncture exerts its antidepressant effects.

Can Tai Chi Boost Your Immune System?

According to Harvard Medical School, there is still much that researchers don’t know about the intricacies and interconnectedness of the immune response. However, in recent research, scientists have proven that practicing Tai Chi can increase the immunity

The Multiple Benefits of Acupuncture for Physical and Mental Illness

WRAL: The advantages of acupuncture to ease physical discomfort have been widely documented, but its assistance with mental and emotional illnesses is slowly emerging in the health care community. Acupuncture is on the rise as an alternative medicine that

Hospital to offer acupuncture medical care

Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene in New Hampshire: "We are excited to offer acupuncture to the CMC/DHK community to augment the healing process, increase resiliency against disease and improve the quality of life for our patients..."

Tai chi more effective than yoga?

After years of being exalted as an exotic form of martial arts, Tai chi is now seen by the medic world has an answer to most physical grievances. Week after week, researches are bringing to light the many healing benefits of this form, which includes it

Police commandos take to Tai Chi

Commandos attached to the Special Action Group (SAG) of the Chennai Police have turned to ‘Tai Chi’, the ancient Chinese martial art, to have a better control over body and mind.

Acupuncture offers holistic alternative to Botox

As Lora Lipman entered her 60s, she began to notice not only fine lines around her eyes and lips, but an uneven skin tone she described as somewhat grayish and ashy. She was reticent to opt for chemical enhancements, or the typically invasive nips, tucks,

Acupuncture For Pancreatic Cancer Pain

Researchers conducted a randomized, placebo controlled study to investigate whether or not acupuncture reduces pain associated with pancreatic cancer. This type of cancer is often accompanied by severe abdominal or back pain. The researchers concluded tha

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