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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. 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
  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. 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
  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. Comment - Letters

    Recognise growing importance of Chinese medicine practitioners

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 04:31am by LETTERS

    ... Recognise growing importance of Chinese medicine practitioners I am a year-five local Chinese medicine student studying at Baptist University and undertaking a final year internship in Guangzhou. I write to point out that currently the Hong Kong government, while quite rightly addressing Western medicine practitioners, dentists, chiropractors and veterinarians as "Dr" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1619535/recognise-growing-importance-chinese-medicine-practitioners
  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Modern approach no threat to age-old Chinese medicine techniques

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 03:55am by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... of the competition Modern Chinese medicine: just what the doctor ordered? Pharmacy chain Watsons has introduced Chinese medicine services in some of its stores to blend the old with the new- but seasoned practitioners aren't afraid of the competition. The service, which was launched about a year ago, takes advantage of modern computerised techniques to control prescriptions of herbal medicines ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1618742/modern-approach-no-threat-age-old-chinese-medicine-techniques
  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. News - China Insider - CHINA DIGEST

    'London' cabs ply Shanghai streets; Traditional medicine put to test

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:22am by Alice Yan

    ... the woman was properly employed and working at the office. The official has complained that he has been libelled. Traditional medicine test A traditional Chinese medicine doctor in Chengdu is to take a challenge set by a doctor at the Beijing Jishuitan Hospital who questions the credibility of traditional medicine, West China City Daily reports. Ning Fanggang, a doctor from the Beijing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1615903/london-cabs-ply-shanghai-streets-traditional-medicine-put-test
  10. 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

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