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  1. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Alternatively speaking: Will Chinese medicine lead to a new diabetes cure?

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 12:00am by Elizabeth Snouffer

    ... As the blending of alternative and mainstream medicine gains traction worldwide, more studies emerge on the benefits of embracing both Eastern and Western philosophies. A recent one published in the journal PLOS ONE found that a conventional diabetes drug, when taken alongside traditional Chinese medicine herbs, was significantly more effective in treating type 2 diabetes. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1265917/alternatively-speaking-will-chinese-medicine-lead-new-diabetes-cure
  2. Lifestyle - Health

    Study shows many medicines contain unlabelled animal products

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 09:48am by Richard Lord

    ... that there is no alternative medicine available. If it is not a basic need, just for a small sickness or improvement in a condition, then it is not allowed for a Muslim to use it if he knows it is made of non-Halal ... Richard Lord life@scmp.com Vegetarians or people with dietary restrictions could be unknowingly consuming animal products through common medicines, writes Richard Lord A tough pill ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1454063/study-shows-many-medicines-contain-unlabelled-animal-products
  3. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    In debate on price of new medicines, a middle ground needs finding

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:53am by Hari Kumar

    ... Hari Kumar hari.kumar@scmp.com Conflict over profits and poverty sees many missing out on breakthroughs A compromise on pricing is the best medicine An announcement of a cure for a disease ... the companies will not turn a handsome profit. Medicine manufacturing is now just like any other big business. Gone are the days of Jonas Salk, the man behind the polio vaccine, who famously retorted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1489467/debate-price-new-medicines-middle-ground-needs-finding
  4. News - Hong Kong

    From Nine Dragons to Fire Beach: Creator of alternative MTR map seeks translation help

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 11:26am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... Joanna Chiu joanna.chiu@scmp.com The creator of an alternative map of Hong Kong's MTR system, where Cantonese names are translated into their literal English versions, is looking ... it is pronounced “waan zai” in Cantonese. But in the blogger’s alternative map, the English name for Wanchai station is “Little Bay”, while Yau Tong station is “Oil Pond” and Heng Fa Chuen is “Apricot ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1482767/nine-dragons-bamboo-basket-bay-what-hong-kongs-mtr-station-names-mean
  5. News - Hong Kong - DRUGS

    Addicts 'helped' by Chinese medicine and acupuncture

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 03:05am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Christian group says mix of practices with counselling and 'spiritual guidance' does good Addicts 'helped' by Chinese medicine and acupuncture Acupuncture and Chinese medicine coupled with counselling can have a positive effect on long-term drug addicts, a social service centre has found. The Enlighten Centre in Yuen Long, run ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1487444/addicts-helped-chinese-medicine-and-acupuncture
  6. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Alternatively speaking: Give your spleen a spring clean

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... Wynnie Chan life@scmp.com When stress takes a toll, spring clean your spleen Follow @SCMP_News Traditional Chinese medicine holds that emotional stress wreaks havoc on our health ... Zhaoxiang, a Chinese medicine expert and director of the clinical division of Baptist University's School of Chinese Medicine. The spleen is considered by practitioners to be the main organ ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1245149/alternatively-speaking-give-your-spleen-spring-clean
  7. Confusion for buyers of Chinese medicine

    Posted Dec 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Consumers will still face confusion over whether Chinese medicine products will be legally okay in the city when a compulsory registration law takes effect on Friday. ... of over 11,000 drugs online. From Friday, anyone who has in their possession, sells or imports non-registered Chinese medicine will be liable to a maximum fine of HK$100,000 or two years in jail. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/732087/confusion-buyers-chinese-medicine
  8. Traditional medicines regime needs urgent fix

    Posted Aug 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Modern medicine has long posed a challenge to traditional health remedies. The Hong Kong colonial authorities only tolerated Chinese medicine, and did not give it the recognition it deserved until the final years of their rule. Soon after the handover, the Tung Chee-hwa administration outlined a plan to make the city a hub for the development of traditional medicine ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/722890/traditional-medicines-regime-needs-urgent-fix
  9. Chinese medicinal plant database online

    Posted Nov 09th 2009, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... Sunny Tse Baptist University has launched an online, trilingual database of Chinese medicinal plants to promote the use of traditional medicine all around the world. The database, the first of its kind in Hong Kong, contains information on up to 1,000 species of commonly used Chinese medicinal plants. It is open to Internet users for free and allows them to check ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/697746/chinese-medicinal-plant-database-online
  10. News - World - MEDICINE

    New boost for regenerative medicine as lab-grown vaginas a success

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 10:12pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Chicago Regenerative medicine's potential shown by the growing in a lab of sex organs for women with birth defect, who now lead normal sex lives Replacement organs include ... in a laboratory and successfully transplanted perhaps better demonstrates the potential of regenerative medicine. Follow-up tests show the new vaginas are indistinguishable from the women's own ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1476651/new-boost-regenerative-medicine-lab-grown-vaginas-success

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