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  1. Studying Traditional Chinese Medicine

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 10:32am by Pim Savetmalanond

    ... Pim Savetmalanond Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has become more popular globally as an alternative form of treatment when conventional therapies don’t seem to work. While considered ... is traditional Chinese medicine and what can be expected from a Chinese medicine course? TCM has been practiced for more than 2000 years and includes a range of treatments such as acupuncture, cupping, ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Traditional Chinese medicine doesn't have to be cruel to animals

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 03:59am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Medicine doesn't have to be cruel Bile extracted from the gall bladders of Asiatic black bears has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine to treat ... the foundation's lobbying of the government since the 1990s and collaboration with the Ministry for Science and Technology. Hong Kong Chinese Herbalists Association president Kwan Chi-yee says bear bile ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Plan for first traditional Chinese medicine hospital unveiled

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 08:05pm

    ... Emily Tsang and Lo Wei A site in Tseung Kwan O previously earmarked for a 500-bed private hospital will be used to build the city’s first Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) hospital, Chief ... while the service for musculoskeletal pain patients will be in Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital and Kwong Wah. A member of the government’s Chinese medicine development committee Dr ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Hong Kong urgently needs a hospital to teach Traditional Chinese Medicine

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 01:05pm by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung No remedyThe city is in urgent need of a teaching hospital for traditional Chinese medicine, its practitioners tellLinda Yeung in sight Chinese medicine clinics are everywhere ... "Even Germany has four traditional Chinese medicine hospitals, and Chinese medicine only has a short history there," he says. Gadau echoes Bian's view that a teaching hospital ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

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

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

    ... 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. ... believes the results add clinical support for the product's effectiveness. "Traditional Chinese medicine [TCM] is used widely in treating type 2 diabetes not only in China, but also ...

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    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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    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 ...

  8. 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

    ... 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 ... experience of traditional Chinese medicine in Germany that had shaped his life. "I was pretty sick between the ages of 16 and 18," he said. "I had chronic lower back pain to the point ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health

    Traditional Chinese Medicine: the rise of ginseng

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Elizabeth Snouffer

    ... Elizabeth Snouffer healthpost@scmp.com The rise of ginseng Ginseng has long been used in traditional Chinese medicine to boost immunity and lower blood sugar, but recent research suggests ... which work in much the same way. The pharmacological properties of ginseng have been studied and used for more than 2,000 years. In traditional Chinese medicine, Asian ginseng, particularly ...


    Elderly get help paying the bills for traditional Chinese medicine

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

    ... Clubs in Hong Kong. When asked why the Lions Club chose traditional Chinese medicine over Western medicine, Lam says easy access and treatment costs are important factors. "Firstly, Hong ... which has prompted a newer understanding and acceptance of the traditional practice. Professor Rick Wong Wai-kwok, HKBU vice-president, also stresses how traditional Chinese medicine is a very ...




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