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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May 29, 2015 While the overall rate of colorectal cancer (CRC) is declining, CRC specifically among young patients is increasing. Previous studies have shown that CRC in patients younger than 50 years old tends ... read more
May 28, 2015 Different people can vary substantially in their genetic susceptibility to viruses, including HIV. Although the biology that underlies this variation in humans is still being uncovered, it seems that ... read more
May 28, 2015 Researchers have discovered a key molecular pathway that aids in the renewal of taste buds, a finding that may help cancer patients suffering from an altered sense of taste during ... read more
May 28, 2015 The human sensory systems contend with enormous diversity in the natural world. But it has been known for a long time the brain is adapted to exploit statistical regularities that nonetheless arise ... read more
May 28, 2015 Life-threatening liver inflammation can be caused by excess alcohol, fatty foods, toxins, as well as viral, bacterial, and parasite infections. A study reports that a specific immune cell type in the ... 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