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Bastyr University commencement held at Benaroya Hall, June 22
The 34th annual commencement will award students of bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in naturopathic medicine, acupuncture and Oriental medicine, nutrition, exercise and wellness sciences, herbal sciences, health psychology and midwifery, ...
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MERS and social media intersect
One local oriental medical clinic, for example, claimed that Gongjindan, a multi-herbal medicine, was highly effective at preventing MERS. As a result, the National Union of Korean Medical Doctors requested that the hospital take administrative measures.
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Restaurant inspections for Washtenaw County in April 2015
The Washtenaw County Public Health Department's restaurant inspections for April 2015 are in. Of the 212 restaurants and food service facilities inspected in April, 37 had two or more priority violations, which are the most serious violations that are ...
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On October 3rd, 2012, Dr. Yung Chi (Tommy) Cheng, Henry Bronson Professor of Pharmacology at Yale University School of Medicine and the former Program Director of Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center, presented "Mining Ancient Chinese Herbs for Cutting-Edge Therapies" at UCLA. He shared his insights on searching for innovative therapies from ancient Chinese herbs.

Professor Cheng is internationally renowned for his significant role in the advancement of pharmacology and exceptional contributions to herbal medicine research. He also founded PhytoCeutica, Inc., a biotech company specializing in the development of traditional Chinese medicine and FDA-approved prescription drugs for the treatment of cancer, and co-founded Achillion Pharmaceuticals, a company striving to further improve the existing antiviral compounds for the treatment of HIV/AIDS and hepatitis B. His extensive training and background in pharmacology has led him to the invention of multiple drugs that are routinely used for the treatment of cancer, hepatitis B, and HIV/AIDS—relieving the suffering of millions of people.

For more, visit www.exploreim.ucla.edu
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