Latest news and updates about traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), including Covid-19 treatments, food to eat and avoid, acupuncture, gua sha, and how TCM could help with anxiety and pain relief.
Heavily restricted eating and a punishing exercise regime left Chinese martial arts actor Jet Li with ‘serious health problems’ at the end of the 1980s, he reveals in his autobiography.
The alternative healer promotes a technique with roots in Chinese medicine, though critics say it has no scientific basis.
Too much stress or indulgence can lead to lymph fluid build-up, which is bad for our skin. Enter lymphatic drainage massage, which enhances facial features and reduces puffiness
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Facial acupuncture is a natural alternative to Botox as well as helping reduce wrinkles and signs of ageing, while retinol and hyaluronic acid are keys to skin radiance and hydration, says Ruth Lee.
Scientists find TCM based on a complex network of proteins – 3,000 years before modern medicine.
Despite criticism that China’s medical aid is business-motivated, some say the medical cooperation still makes it a win-win situation.
Clinical trial of Tongxinluo shows promising results in reducing serious heart attacks.
Hong Kong chief executive has laid out his vision in policy address, though much work remains to be done to turn grand ideas into reality.
A traditional Chinese medicine prescription inspired the Hong Kong entrepreneur to turn old recipes into topical products
Our Hong Kong Foundation urges government to include TCM in next round of community screening scheme
Inspired by Zen Buddhism and traditional Chinese medicine, Israeli chef Avital Sebbag shares healthy eating tips and a vegan recipe ahead of her visit to a Hong Kong monastery, where she’ll cook plant-based dishes.
Nine people arrested in Gansu over illegal dig and 400kg of fossils confiscated after group allegedly targeted area lacking communication and easy access, say local authorities.
A list of well-being tips inspired by traditional Chinese medicine has gone viral on mainland social media.
Policymakers and academics are aiming to gather evidence to ‘inform policies, standards and regulations for the safe, cost-effective’ use of TM, WHO chief said.
Authorities sound warning over batch of Radix Aucklandiae, a herb used for abdominal issues, after two women poisoned by suspected contamination of product.
In difficult economic times, Chinese people have become increasingly reluctant to tap into their savings, but healthcare costs are on the rise as the population gets older and people invest more in their well-being.
Study reveals isoliquiritigenin lowers survival rate of cancer cells, according to Baptist University.
More people are turning to traditional Chinese medicine to recover from long Covid symptoms such as fatigue, persistent cough and erectile dysfunction, one expert says.
Baptist University’s CDD-2101 first botanical drug authorised for clinical trials in United States, which could lead to international market.
A study has found Astragalus root, used in traditional Chinese medicine, reduces inflammation without side effects common to cardiovascular medicine, potentially making it a ‘key treatment’ for heart attack patients.
China began to levy tariffs of up to 40 per cent on US exports of ginseng after former US president Donald Trump kicked off his trade war in 2018, and American farmers are still struggling five years on.
As legal cannabis use grows in the US, older community members protest its proliferation while younger people see it providing both health and wellness benefits and business opportunities.
While advocating a new cultural confidence, Xi speaks of ‘common aspirations’, rather than human rights of ‘peace, development, equity, justice, democracy and freedom, says analyst.
A traditional Chinese medicine practitioner explains how she helps people give up smoking, through a combination of acupuncture, counselling, acupressure and herbal remedies.
Scores of local Chinese medicine practitioners join city’s first-ever hospital apprenticeship led by experts from mainland China.