Monthly Archives: January 2016

Five Questions To Ask When Considering Health Supplements
For a deeper dive into the science behind a specific supplement, explore the Library of Medicine's PubMed Dietary Supplement Subset. The database includes scientific literature on vitamin, mineral, phytochemical, ergogenic, botanical, traditional ...
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TCM calls for feet soaks
Foot baths were once a daily habit for many in China. Today though, this tradition has been largely washed down the drain. However, adherents of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) still recommend this particular tradition to promote blood circulation ...
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Shuang Shuang: restaurant review
Shuang Shuang occupies a corner site on London's Shaftesbury Avenue, within the capital's Chinatown, and is indeed a Chinese restaurant, albeit one brought here by Thai entrepreneurs. At its heart is the hot pot, a bubbling cauldron of augmented stock ...
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Tai Chi and Qigong classes to be offered in Hebo, beginning Jan. 4
HEBO, Ore – South Tillamook County residents can participate in a Tai Chi class to be held for 12 weeks beginning Jan. 4. The class, Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance, will be offered 10 to 11 a.m., Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Nestucca Fire ...
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Tai Chi en Qi Gong lessen Heinkenszand
Marjolein Houben geeft op 19 januari haar eerste van een reeks less in Tai Chi en Qi Gong in Heinkenszand. Deze bewegingstechnieken bestaan uit een reeks helende oefeningen om alle pezen en bindweefsels in het lichaam open te maken, zodat de ...
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Community Calendar
Tai Chi & Qigong for Beginners: 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, starting Jan. 19, at Newmarket Recreation, 1 Terrace Drive, Newmarket. Come and learn the easy gentle movements of tai chi and qigong, based on the simplified 24 form and will feature balance, deep ...
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Modern science meets ancient Chinese herbs: Richmond company touts 'game ...
From a nondescript grey building in a commercial park near the Fraser River, a Richmond company is making a bold claim with a new product they say could be a “game-changer” in an age-old problem: fighting the common cold and flu. The new remedy is ...
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Social Taboo Still a Factor Curbing Sperm Donation
Though the couple tried every possible means to improve the quality of the sperm, including a surgery, a course of traditional Chinese herbal medicine and even the advanced in vitro fertilization, nothing much happened. Till date the couple have spent ...
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East China's drug rehabilitation to use TCM
Qi Yan'an, head of the bureau, on Thursday said that TCM therapy including massage, acupuncture, relaxation and herbal medicine have proved effective when treating drug addicts. He added that the center would combine Western treatment methods and ...
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Boosting Bone Marrow and Immune Function During Cancer Treatment
Patients being treated for cancer in Western medicine hospitals in China are routinely encouraged to combine chemotherapy or radiation with Chinese herbs to minimize bone marrow damage and to mitigate other side effects. The best herbal therapy is ...
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TCM herbs won't thrive via modern farming
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is big business, and American farmers are interested in getting a taste. Advocates say that growing Chinese herbs such as mentha haplocalyx, a mint used for stomach disorders, and angelica dahurica, ...
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Patriotic fizz around return of China's favorite '80s cola
After 12 years of losses, debt-ridden Tianfu sold its remaining shares in the joint venture to Pepsi, then successfully sued the U.S. giant in a Chinese court for the right to its own recipe. Tianfu Cola includes herbs drawn from traditional Chinese ...
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Scientists Looking at Nature, Not the Lab, for New Cancer Treatments
... deputy chief medical officer for the American Cancer Society, said research for non-toxic cancer treatments isn't anything new. “It's always been our goal to have less toxic therapies,” he said. Lichtenfeld noted that natural substances such as ...
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