Elizabeth Snouffer

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The parasite strikes back
6 Nov 2012 - 11:21AM
The parasite strikes back
An app a day
15 Nov 2010 - 12:00AM
An app a day
What you can do to help a friend
Internet addiction can cause psychological disturbances
Wasted youth
5 Jan 2011 - 12:00AM
Wasted youth
Helping HK families cope with a hidden illness
Traditional Chinese medicine
Yunzhi mushroom may be beneficial in fight against tumours

Earlier this year two US veterinary doctors conducted a study to assess the anti-tumour and survival effects of yunzhi, a mushroom used in traditional Chinese medicine for more than 2,000 years for its apparent immune-boosting properties.

23 Oct 2012 - 10:07AM

Earlier this year two US veterinary doctors conducted a study to assess the anti-tumour and survival effects of yunzhi, a mushroom used in traditional Chinese medicine for more than 2,000 years for its apparent immune-boosting properties.

Yunzhi mushroom may be beneficial in fight against tumours
Traditional Chinese medicine's scraping treatment put to the test
Elderly get help paying the bills for traditional Chinese medicine
Fresh hope for old bones
8 Jan 2013 - 10:00AM
Fresh hope for old bones
Decoding the disease: does Asia have a future with diabetes?
Asia's drive for better diabetes control
Alternatively speaking: Will Chinese medicine lead to a new diabetes cure?

As the blending of alternative and mainstream medicine gains traction worldwide, more studies emerge on the benefits of embracing both Eastern and Western philosophies.

4 Oct 2017 - 2:59PM

As the blending of alternative and mainstream medicine gains traction worldwide, more studies emerge on the benefits of embracing both Eastern and Western philosophies.

Alternatively speaking: Will Chinese medicine lead to a new diabetes cure?
Tai chi, mahjong offer hope for dementia patients

It seems two popular pastimes in Hong Kong - mahjong and tai chi - have more than just sweeping hand movements in common. A recent study indicates they can both keep elderly minds sharp.

22 Apr 2013 - 9:42AM

It seems two popular pastimes in Hong Kong - mahjong and tai chi - have more than just sweeping hand movements in common. A recent study indicates they can both keep elderly minds sharp.

Tai chi, mahjong offer hope for dementia patients
Parasitic caterpillar fungus in decline

Caterpillar fungus, more valuable by weight than gold and famous for its extensive medicinal use in China for thousands of years, is vanishing and may not be available in 10 years' time, according to a recent study supported by the National Geographic Society.

25 Mar 2013 - 10:20AM

Caterpillar fungus, more valuable by weight than gold and famous for its extensive medicinal use in China for thousands of years, is vanishing and may not be available in 10 years' time, according to a recent study supported by the National Geographic Society.

Parasitic caterpillar fungus in decline
Traditional Chinese Medicine: the rise of ginseng

Ginseng has long been used in traditional Chinese medicine to boost immunity and lower blood sugar, but recent research suggests a new reason to consume the plant: to perk up, quite literally, a man's sex life.

4 Oct 2017 - 2:59PM

Ginseng has long been used in traditional Chinese medicine to boost immunity and lower blood sugar, but recent research suggests a new reason to consume the plant: to perk up, quite literally, a man's sex life.

Traditional Chinese Medicine: the rise of ginseng