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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. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CHINESE MEDICINE

    German convert to Chinese medicine joins fight for traditional healing hospital

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Former patient won over by success of treatment for pain asks why Germany has five Chinese medicine hospitals but Hong Kong has none Convert backs ... in Germany to study a degree in traditional Chinese medicine for five years in Beijing, become fluent in Putonghua and start a doctorate at Baptist University's Chinese medicine department. Now ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    City needs Chinese medicine hospital

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... HK will benefit from traditional Chinese medicine hospital I am a German PhD student at the school of Chinese medicine at Hong Kong Baptist University. I am writing regarding recent developments concerning the former Lee Wai Lee campus site. I studied traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) in Beijing for five years and moved to Hong Kong in 2012. I came here mainly because of Hong ...

  4. Business - China Business

    Chinese farmers turn to e-commerce to sell medicinal herbs

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 11:14am

    ... Staff reporter Farmers in Guanyeping village, in China's Henan province, are using e-commerce via Taobao to sell herbs for Chinese medicine, significantly improving their standard ... by foraging in the surrounding forests for medicinal herbs and plants such as forsythia and hawthorn, which are used in Chinese medicine. The video was courtesy of Alizila News. Taobao and Alizila ...


    Elderly get help paying the bills for traditional Chinese medicine

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

    ... was given six to nine months to live. Friends told him Chinese medicine might offer a lifeline, and Xu (whose full name has been withheld for reasons of patient confidentiality) immediately paid a visit to the Chinese Medicine Clinic of Hong Kong Baptist University's (HKBU) School of Chinese Medicine. In early 2010, he began a Chinese medicine treatment programme, which included ...

  6. News - World - CANADA

    Herbal medicine robberies offer crime gangs high rewards

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by Ian Young

    ... Ian Young Herbal medicine stores offer gangs rich pickings The Vancouver area's many high-end Chinese herbal medicine stores have provided rich pickings for criminal gangs. There have been at least three herbal crime sprees in the past five years, including the current rash of thefts in Richmond. Tung Yun Tong Herbal, the target of the most recent thefts this month, was also ...

  7. Business - Companies - PHARMACEUTICALS

    Nestle and Chi-Med form Chinese medicine alliance

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in London Firms' partnership will focus on development of drugs based on botanical medicine Nestle and Chi-Med form Chinese medicine alliance Nestle and Hutchison China Meditech, a drugmaker controlled by Li Ka-shing, have agreed to form an alliance to develop gastro-intestinal treatments based on traditional Chinese medicine. Nestle Health Science and Chi-Med ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

    Patient hails selfless Chinese medicine practitioner dead at 27

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Lee-loi, a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) doctor who spent the final two years of her life fighting her own disease while curing the needy, was described as an angel by one of those she cared ... Chinese medicine major at Baptist University with the help of grants and scholarships. Unfortunately, in the same year she developed a kidney condition called focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    Huang suggests HK tap mainland expertise to advance Chinese medicine

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:09pm by Colleen Lee in Beijing

    ... Colleen Lee in Beijing The best way for Hong Kong to develop its Chinese medicine industry is to tap the expertise in neighbouring Guangdong, the chief secretary was advised in Beijing on Monday. Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, who is on an official visit to Beijing, had asked for the central government’s support in developing the traditional medicine sector. Speaking after a one-hour ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    With better regulation, traditional Chinese medicine could be a key advantage for HK

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... SCMP Editorial Chinese medicine a key advantage Regulating traditional Chinese medicine and its practitioners has long been a daunting task. The colonial government only moved to recognise the practice shortly before the Chinese takeover. Former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa trumpeted the idea of turning Hong Kong into a hub for Chinese medicine, though little progress was made. Now ...




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