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  1. Lifestyle - Health - TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE

    Chinese herb beats drug at rheumatoid arthritis: study

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 11:28am by AFP

    ... The herb has long been used in China to treat this potentially crippling autoimmune disease, which typically strikes hand and foot joints. It is known in Mandarin as lei gong teng and to botanists ... was too short to see if the herb arrested progression of the disease rather than eased the symptoms. A third was that the dose of methotrexate was limited to 12.5 milligrams a week. “This ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1482780/chinese-herb-beats-drug-rheumatoid-arthritis-study
  2. Lifestyle - Health - TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE

    Elderly get help paying the bills for traditional Chinese medicine

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by Elizabeth Snouffer

    ... from a chronic disease such as renal illness, cancer or diabetes. According to last year's census, about 13.5 per cent of Hong Kong's population, or more than 941,000 people, are 65 ... popular option for disease management in the local community, especially among the elderly and for those who are chronically ill. Experts in the field believe that when the Hong Kong Chinese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1107090/elderly-get-help-paying-bills-traditional-chinese-medicine
  3. Lifestyle - Health - TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE

    Traditional Chinese medicine

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... Anita Chan, who was one of 19 course participants. "I am here to learn more about the maintenance of health and prevention of diseases so that I can apply this knowledge when cooking meals ... evil"- one of the six climatic evils in TCM- causes deficiency of the life energy, qi, and body fluids. This is characterised by heat diseases in the summer, and damp diseases in the late summer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1046092/traditional-chinese-medicine
  4. Lifestyle - Health - TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE

    Yunzhi mushroom may be beneficial in fight against tumours

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Elizabeth Snouffer

    ... traditional Chinese or complementary alternative medicines (CAM) used with anecdotal success. "[Dogs and pets] develop many of the same diseases that people do, and study results not only inform ... haemangiosarcoma, a "dog-only disease" which usually requires total surgical removal of the spleen and related tumours. "Chemotherapy after surgery has shown to increase the median survival ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1067217/yunzhi-mushroom-may-be-beneficial-fight-against-tumours
  5. Lifestyle - Health - TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE

    Traditional Chinese medicine

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Elizabeth Snouffer

    ... that can improve the quality of life related to side effects, containing further cancer growth, and even preventing the disease altogether. Yu Rencun, honorary director and professor at the Beijing ... There is also a section dedicated to various decoctions and how these herbal remedies can help sustain a functional life with cancer, perhaps helping to eliminate the disease altogether. Crediting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1011414/traditional-chinese-medicine
  6. Lifestyle - Health - TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE

    The parasite strikes back

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 12:00am by Elizabeth Snouffer

    ... saving millions of lives in the developing world. While 90 per cent of malarial deaths occur in sub-Saharan Africa, the disease occurs in more than 100 countries, with more than 200 million ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1075356/parasite-strikes-back

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