Tag Archives: Cancer

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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A less toxic approach to beating cancer
Professor Wen Jiang, from Cardiff's School of Medicine, said: “Traditional Chinese Medicines are an interesting avenue for novel cancer therapies, representing relatively low-toxicity and inexpensive formulations that have been in use for centuries.
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Acupuncture and Chiropractic Neurology May Help People Heal Faster After ...
Practitioners at the Redwood City clinic, who provide a combination of a specialized form of chiropractic care focused on the treatment of neurological disorders and Traditional Chinese Medicine, report a faster recovery process and better outcomes ...
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Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica Honored by Waters Centers of Innovation ...
Waters Corporation has welcomed the Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica's (SIMM) Research Center for Modernization of Traditional Chinese Medicine under the direction of Dr. De-an Guo into the Waters Centers of Innovation (COI) Program.
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Your Cancer Answers: Acupuncture as cancer treatment
It especially has become much more popular in the last decade when the Food and Drug Administration approved the use of acupuncture needles for general medicinal use in November 1997 after the National Institutes of Health consensus panel recognized ...
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Acupuncture Relieves Dizziness and Vertigo
HRV (heart rate variability), Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI), and the Visual Analog Scale (VAS) of dizziness and vertigo show that acupuncture has an immediate and significant therapeutic effect. The researchers note that although acupuncture has ...
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Health Briefs for July 6, 2015
Anyone who has heart disease, is at risk for heart disease, or prepares meals for someone who is coping with either of these situations is encouraged to join Florida Hospital DeLand for a free cooking demonstration on fats and fibers for a healthy heart.
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Acupuncture Can Reduce Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment
Increasingly, researchers are studying acupuncture's effectiveness at providing relief from various symptoms related to breast cancer and its treatment, including joint pain and stiffness, which is one common side effect of breast cancer treatment.
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Holistic medicine goes to the dogs (and cats, horses, birds)
Nacho is held as she receives an acupuncture treatment from veterinarian Lisa Kluslow on May 5 at Holistic Animal Specialists in Marshall, Wis. The veterinary clinic offers treatment options not found in most other practices, including chiropractic ...
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