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  1. Find cure with dose of Chinese medicine

    Posted Nov 24th 2007, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... a popular choice of study in Hong Kong as an alternative therapy to western medicine practices. The University of Hong Kong (HKU) has been running the master's of Chinese medicine in acupuncture and moxibustion since 1999, to meet the increasing interest in the subject. That year the Chinese Medicine Council of Hong Kong was established to implement regulatory measures for Chinese ...

  2. Hong Kong's traditional Chinese medicine laws 'putting public at risk'

    Posted Jul 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill Hong Kong is probably the worst place in the world for traditional Chinese medicine, according to practitioner Graham Player. 'This is the fault of Britain, which ... large hospitals to those on the mainland or in Taiwan, which have a Chinese medicine section, alongside emergency, ear, nose and throat and all the other departments. Hong Kong hospitals have ...

  3. We got both kinds of medicine...

    Posted May 19th 2006, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... the resources and different styles,' says naturopath Graeme Stuart Bradshaw from the Integrated Medical Centre. He says the idea of integrated medicine is to 'recognise the strengths' ... therapies, but [medical bodies] are still very traditional.' Stuart Bradshaw says there are two key areas where the integrated approach stands out. The first is body-mind medicine, which ...

  4. Flab-fighting, Chinese style

    Posted Jul 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Chinese medicine can be as effective in treating obesity as Western methods and with fewer side effects, a university study commissioned by the Hospital Authority ... using Western medicine. 'As a Western doctor, I found these results encouraging,' the university's assistant dean of medicine, said Professor Juliana Chan Chung-ngor, who led ...

  5. Remedies at your fingertips that get straight to the point

    Posted Sep 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Katie McGregor healthpost@scmp.com Acupressure: Treat Yourself US$1.99, iPad and iPhone Rating 9/10 It was 9pm after a long day at work and a humid five-kilometre pre-dinner run. I should have been exhausted, but was unusually alert as I wrote this review ...

  6. They aim to squeeze

    Posted Aug 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Katie McGregor With only two of the world's 1,850 Rolfing practitioners working in Hong Kong, chances are you have not heard of this system of intense, deep-tissue massage. Named after its architect, Dr Ida Pauline Rolf, the therapy method has develo ...

  7. Dog back on all paws after pin-point cure

    Posted Feb 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei lo.wei@scmp.com A puppy paralysed by a mystery condition is back on his feet- thanks to the power of acupuncture. Seal's carers at Hong Kong Dog Rescue feared they would have no choice but to have the three-month-old black mongrel put to sleep ...

  8. Children with autism respond to acupuncture

    Posted Jul 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jolie Ho jolie.ho@scmp.com Chinese medicine practitioners treating a group of autistic pupils at a Fanling school reported marked improvement in patients' symptoms after just a couple ... as autistic. Lam Kar-yeung, a senior Chinese medicine practitioner with FTU Clinics, said applying acupuncture to patients' heads helps soothe their nerves, improve blood circulation and restore ...

  9. Wisdom of ages for the 21st century

    Posted May 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Eileen Aung-Thwin healthpost@scmp.com To some people, the term traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) might conjure images of musty medical halls and geriatric practitioners who hover between mystical genius and opportunistic quackery. But Chinese medicine has evolved into something more innovative, and its modern clinics attract a younger set of both practitioners and clients. TCM has ...

  10. Public hospital to blend Chinese and western treatments

    Posted Jun 07th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy A public hospital is taking the unprecedented step of integrating Chinese medicine into treatment for inpatients. Kwong Wah Hospital will start offering the treatment to stroke and colon-cancer patients as early as next week. About 10 patients will be recruited for a pilot scheme, a Hospital Authority source said. All will receive herbal remedies as well as western medicine ...




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