Chinese medicine is having to adapt to keep younger generations interested. Quick-fix instant powders are increasingly replacing herbal remedies that require hours of boiling, preparation and patience.
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Aug. 27, 2015 Before Ibuprofen can relieve your headache, it has to dissolve in your bloodstream. The problem is Ibuprofen, in its native form, isn't particularly soluble. Its rigid, crystalline structures -- ... read more
Aug. 27, 2015 At a time when cancer drug prices are rising rapidly, an innovative new study provides the framework for establishing value-based pricing for all new oncology drugs entering the ... read more
Aug. 27, 2015 An online case report journal has issued a 'Watch' regarding relatively rare but potentially catastrophic complications from failure of modular head-neck prostheses commonly used in hip-replacement ... read more
Aug. 27, 2015 Scientists have discovered that HIV does not cause AIDS by the virus's direct effect on the host's immune cells, but rather through the cells' lethal influence on one another. In a new study, the ... read more
Aug. 27, 2015 Taking 3-minute breaks to walk in the middle of a TV marathon or other sedentary activity can improve children's blood sugar compared to continuously sitting, according to a new ... read more
Aug. 27, 2015 People who developed type 2 diabetes tended to take more antibiotics in the years leading up to the diagnosis than people who did not have the condition, according to a new ... read more
Aug. 27, 2015 RNA can be translated into protein or transformed into gene-regulating molecules. A newly discovered 'reader' protein recognizes a chemical instruction tag affixed to RNA, an ... read more
Aug. 28, 2014 A herbal preparation prescribed by a Chinese herbal medication practitioner in Melbourne for back pain resulted in life-threatening heart changes, prompting a team of intensive care and emergency ... read more
Jan. 2, 2014 A compound derived from a traditional Chinese herbal medicine has been found effective at alleviating pain, pointing the way to a new nonaddictive analgesic for acute inflammatory and nerve pain, ... read more
Oct. 5, 2012 When comes to minor complaints, chronic conditions and even fatal illnesses, people sometimes turn to ginseng and other herbal remedies. Scientists have now been working on a new approach to drug ... read more
Nov. 19, 2010 Complementary and alternative medicine may give allergy and asthma sufferers new options for treating symptoms, according to allergists. Allergists are researching how herbal treatments may be ... read more