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  1. 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
  2. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

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

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

    ... Elizabeth Snouffer life@scmp.com Getting to the root of diabetes treatment As the blending of alternative and mainstream medicine gains traction worldwide, more studies emerge ... medicine herbs, was significantly more effective in treating type 2 diabetes. The study by researchers from Peking University and Australia's University of Queensland involved 800 mainland ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1265917/alternatively-speaking-will-chinese-medicine-lead-new-diabetes-cure
  3. An alternative to a surgical facelift

    Posted Oct 10th 2008, 12:00am by Jacqueline Tsang

    ... and Chinese medicine as vague, almost mystical treatments, Steve Paine, a doctor of Oriental medicine and a listed Chinese medicine practitioner, says that acupuncture is as 'real' as Western bio-medicine and works through physiological processes that can be explained by science. Acupuncture needles stimulate reactions within the body which increase blood flow, delivering more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/655735/alternative-surgical-facelift
  4. Mastering health

    Posted Jul 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei The demand for traditional Chinese medicine continues to grow in Hong Kong. To meet this demand, the school of Chinese medicine at Baptist University has introduced the master of science degree in personal health management in Chinese medicine. Professor Liu Liang, dean of the Chinese medicine school, says the programme combines traditional Chinese and Western medicine ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/718798/mastering-health
  5. Pampering perfection

    Posted Oct 18th 2010, 12:00am by Jacqueline Tsang

    ... 'Since the hotel's Chuan Spa is inspired by traditional Chinese medicine philosophy, we thought it would be fun to link Chinese zodiac signs to [our new treatments],' says Katie Malone, ... and that of their loved ones, with many trying the treatment.' An expert in Chinese astrology provided Chuan Spa with information on the 12 signs. The spa's Chinese medicine doctor then matched key ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/727802/pampering-perfection
  6. Acupuncture treatment may help women with post-natal depression

    Posted Sep 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Women suffering from post-natal depression may no longer be confined to taking medicine and undergoing counselling- acupuncture could also help. Acupuncture has been found ... such depression and have given birth in the past six months to join a study. Dr Zhang Zhang-jin, an associate professor in Chinese medicine at the university, said they would be divided into two groups, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/725429/acupuncture-treatment-may-help-women-post-natal-depression
  7. 'Non-drowsy' drugs might still land drivers in trouble

    Posted Jul 24th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Drivers who take 'non-drowsy' and herbal medicine could still face prosecution for drug-driving if their performance was affected by these drugs, the transport minister ... industry on a labelling system that warned people of a medicine's side effects- including whether it could impair driving- before the law was tabled for lawmakers' scrutiny after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/720495/non-drowsy-drugs-might-still-land-drivers-trouble
  8. Soul food

    Posted Mar 13th 2011, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... Vanessa Yung No more whining about space-consuming fitness equipment and not knowing how to cook- a healthier lifestyle is nothing more than persisting with yoga and a diet of 'living' food. Or so Moises Mehl would have you believe. 'The lo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/740711/soul-food
  9. Two-pronged quit-smoking plan to launch

    Posted Mar 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Nicotine patches will no longer be the main treatment option for smokers wanting to quit, with a pilot scheme offering traditional Chinese medicine. From Thursday, 10 vans ... medicine practitioners, Tobacco Control Office head Dr Ronald Lam Man-kin said. 'The use of acupuncture and Chinese medicine in smoking cessation is proven in international literature, but we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/710037/two-pronged-quit-smoking-plan-launch
  10. Yet another yoga school closes its doors

    Posted Jan 15th 2011, 12:00am by Ada Lee, Amy Nip

    ... Ada Lee and Amy Nip Another yoga centre closed down yesterday, just a week after the 6,000-member Living Yoga shut its doors. The Sheung Wan branch of Yoga Limbs was ordered to close by the District Court yesterday after its owner was unable to pay a debt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/735768/yet-another-yoga-school-closes-its-doors

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