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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July 27, 2015 The lymph system provides a slow flow of fluid from tissues into the blood. It returns fluid and proteins that leak from blood vessels, provides passage for immune cells from ... read more
July 27, 2015 Use of gene therapy to deliver a protein that suppresses the development of female reproductive organs may improve the survival of patients with ovarian cancer that has recurred after chemotherapy, ... read more
July 27, 2015 Use of mechanical thrombectomy on qualifying stroke patients could result in major savings to the healthcare economy in the United Kingdom and other western countries with a similar healthcare ... read more
July 27, 2015 Admission rates are increasing for newborns of all weights at neonatal intensive care units in the United States, raising questions about possible overuse of this highly specialized and expensive ... read more
July 27, 2015 When it comes to fighting gut infections, we are not equal. Scientists have shown how apparently insignificant genetic variation can lead to big differences in the gut's immunity. The study could ... read more
July 27, 2015 The hormone oxytocin, sometimes called 'the love hormone,' may be a factor in postpartum depression, when a mother has a lower than normal level. A blood marker now may help identify the risk, ... read more
July 27, 2015 Scientific experiments with the herpesvirus such as the one that causes Marek's disease in poultry have confirmed, for the first time, the highly controversial theory that ... 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