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  1. News - China Insider - HEALTH

    Drinking your own urine: The unorthodox Chinese 'miracle cure'

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 07:32pm by Nectar Gan

    ... although urine was recorded in several ancient Chinese medicine books as an ingredient for its ability to stop bleeding and cure bruises, there were strict requirements for using it, ...

  2. News - World - HEALTH

    Saudi Arabia confirms six people died of Mers virus over the weekend

    Posted May 19th 2014, 04:04pm by AFP

    ... in the commercial capital of Jeddah, raising the total number of Mers cases to 531. Other nations including Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates and the United States have also ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Can qigong cure cancer? Ill-stricken Chinese find hope in once-demonised Taoist regimen

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 07:54pm by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan in Shanghai ting.yan@scmp.com People suffering health problems turn to once-reviled practice when other treatment fails Qigong, ancient art of healing, enjoys revival Zou ... spirits at the time." But somewhere along the way, he discovered qigong, the ancient exercise and breathing regimen developed by Chinese Taoists many centuries ago. Since being introduced ...

  4. News - World - HEALTH

    US Centres for Disease Control scientists study infectiousness of mild Mers cases

    Posted May 18th 2014, 06:26am by Reuters and AFP

    ... the ministry website reported. Other nations including Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates and the United States have also recorded cases, mostly in people who had been ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Camel rides 'risky' as Middle East respiratory syndrome spreads

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 06:05am by LO WEI

    ... and Egypt, but stopped the activity last year because of fears about Mers. Since the middle of last month, the number of Mers cases has increased sharply, particularly among health-care workers ...

  6. News - China - HEALTH

    Revealed: secrets of ancient Chinese medicinal herb

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 10:04am by AFP

    ... dates back to the Han dynasty of 206BC to 220AD, according to ancient documents recording Chinese oral traditions. In 2009, researchers made insights into its active ingredient, febrifuginone, ...

  7. News - World - HEALTH

    Genetic profile of 6th century plague offers clues to how pandemics spread

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 05:21pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... of Justinian some 800 years earlier. The pandemic is considered to be the first of the three human plagues and is believed to have first emerged in the sixth century in the ancient Byzantine capital ... the pathogen can change and adapt over time. “By having the genome sequence of this ancient plague we can now look for mutations”, said Professor Holmes. “We have modern strains, Black Death strains ...

  8. News - China - HEALTH

    China steps up response to bird flu cases

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 04:16pm by Agence France-Presse in Shanghai

    ... medicine and donning face masks. Drugstores were running short of banlangen, a traditional Chinese medicine for colds made from the roots of the woad plant, used as a blue dye from ancient times. ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    'The Needleman' delivers painful remedy for injuries

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... and clinical observations, Xuan had discovered how the use of needles could help solve this problem. Xuan's needling technique informs Chu's own practice. Chu also relies on an ancient ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - HEALTH

    Book review: Buddha's Book of Sleep, by Joseph Emet

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Louise Rosario

    ... Louise Rosario Buddha's Book of Sleep by Joseph Emet Tarcher   Insomnia is a common complaint, and the market is flooded with drugs, food and devices that promise a good sleep. For those who have tried everything but still lie awake at night, this may be the solution: mindfulness meditation. The practice is based on ancient Buddhist principles, advocating believers ...



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