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  1. News - China - CONSERVATION

    Biggest Chinese producer of bear bile seeks synthetic alternative

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 03:38am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Association president Kwan Chi-yee said a synthetic alternative would benefit both the Chinese medicine industry and patients alike. He said bear bile was used less and less despite its prevalence in old Chinese medicinal recipes. But Kwan has doubts about alternatives. "There needs to be more clinical proof on the effectiveness of it," he said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1563054/biggest-chinese-producer-bear-bile-seeks-synthetic-alternative
  2. Studying Traditional Chinese Medicine

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 10:32am by Pim Savetmalanond

    ... Pim Savetmalanond Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has become more popular globally as an alternative form of treatment when conventional therapies don’t seem to work. While considered pseudoscience by some, there are more studies being conducted on TCM and some medical schools have begun to include alternative treatments in their programs. Some Western doctors, especially those ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1577548/studying-traditional-chinese-medicine
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Traditional Chinese medicine doesn't have to be cruel to animals

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 03:59am by SCMP Editorial

    ... is being used less and less though it is still prevalent in old medicinal recipes. Hopefully the development of a homegrown alternative will overcome resistance by practitioners and consumers. ... SCMP Editorial Medicine doesn't have to be cruel Bile extracted from the gall bladders of Asiatic black bears has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine to treat ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1568572/traditional-chinese-medicine-doesnt-have-be-cruel-animals
  4. 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
  5. Lifestyle - Health

    Are sugar alternatives really a healthier option?

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:59pm by Sasha Gonzales

    ... Sasha Gonzales There are countless sugar alternatives on the market, but are these so-called natural sweeteners better for you? Sasha Gonzales finds out Sweet talk There's no denying ... stuff. "Never before, in the history of mankind, have so many kilograms of sugar- and all its artificial and alternative substitutes- been consumed per capita," says Adam Friedman, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1546569/are-sugar-alternatives-really-healthier-option
  6. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    Hardcore punk festival Alive 4 shows the alternative scene is growing in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:55pm by Richard Lord

    ... involved in its creation around the turn of the millennium. Rough, raw, raucous Hong Kong street punk outfit Defiant Scum have an Australian vocalist and a German drummer; aggressive alternative ... and a DJ from Mumbai. There will be a DJ from Delhi for Alive 4. Both India and Nepal, in fact, have seen their alternative metal and hardcore punk scenes take off spectacularly in recent years. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1581073/hardcore-punk-festival-alive-4-shows-alternative-scene-growing-hong
  7. News - Hong Kong - Spirit of Hong Kong 2014

    For one cerebral palsy sufferer, doing art is the best medicine

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 09:45pm by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans Art's the best medicine for one disabled man On the table at a rehabilitation hospital in Wong Chuk Hang, near Aberdeen, lies a crayon drawing of the Statue of Liberty. It's an impressive piece of art. The viewer sees her reaching up with her torch, from the perspective of the statue's stomach. The work, sketched by Cheung Ka-cheung, exemplifies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/article/1580599/one-cerebral-palsy-sufferer-doing-art-best-medicine
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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