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Chinese Herb & Acupuncture Clear Ulcerative Colitis
New research finds a very powerful Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) herb effective in resolving ulcerative colitis. The patients examined in the study published in the World Journal of Gastroenterology suffered from intractable ulcerative colitis and were unresponsive to conventional drug therapy. After use of the herbal medicine, 6 of the 7 patients in the study were able to completely discontinue the use of anti-inflammatory medications. This included the use of aminosalicylates, corticosteroids and azathioprine. Endoscopy and symptomatic responses showed everything from significant clinical improvements to a complete resolution of the condition.
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New Research - Chinese Herb Kills Breast Cancer Cells
New research has discovered that a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) herbal medicine prevents the proliferation of tumors and causes the elimination of tumors comprised of breast cancer cells. A chromatographically purified form of the herb Tian Hua Fen was injected into laboratory mice with tumors caused by estrogen dependent and non-estrogen dependent breast cancer cells. Sterilized Tian Hua Fen, Trichosanthes Kirilowii Maximowicz, was injected intraperitoneally and caused significant reductions in both tumor weight and volume within 16 days of treatment. Immunohistochemistry corroborated the findings
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Cinnamon is Used as Treatment for Herpes in Traditional Chinese Medicine; polyDNA Recommends Gene-Eden-VIR with Cinnamon against the Latent HSV
Cinnamon has been used as a spice and as a traditional herbal treatment for centuries. The available evidence suggests that cinnamon is good for one’s health. It is anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antiviral, antioxidant, anti-tumor, cardiovascular, cholesterol-lowering, and immune enhancing. The bark is the only part of the plant that is used as a spice or for medical purposes, according to a study published in 2010 in the journal Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition (2). The natural, antiviral supplement, Gene-Eden-VIR, contains cinnamon made from this bark.
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Acupuncture MRI Scan Shows Alzheimer’s Disease Benefit
MRI imaging reveals that acupuncture enhances brain activity in Alzheimer disease (AD) patients. Researchers investigated the effects of two important acupuncture points on the human brains of Alzheimer disease patients using fMRI imaging with a SIEMENS verio 3-Tesla scanner. The researchers discovered that acupuncture “can enhance the hippocampal connectivity in AD patients.”
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New Study- Acupuncture & Herbs Protect Pregnancy, Prevent Miscarriage
New research published by the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine demonstrated the efficacy of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine for the treatment of recurrent pregnancy losses. A team of acupuncturists combined Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) therapies in a clinical study of a 42 year old female in Bellevue, Washington suffering from chronic, recurrent pregnancy losses. TCM Protects PregnacyThe outcome of the study suggests that a combination of acupuncture and herbal medicine enhances fertility and prevents miscarriages. The clinical study tracked the progress of the patient from six months prior to conception to the successful delivery of a healthy boy at full term using Traditional Chinese Medicine as the therapeutic modality to achieve a positive clinical outcome. As a result of these findings, the researchers suggest more research to confirm the level of effectiveness of the procedures.
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What got Julianne Moore 'back to normal'?
The actress is on the cover of 'Health' magazine's November issue, and she shares why she loves acupuncture and Chinese medicine.
In this month's Carrie, actress Julianne Mooreplays a deranged, obsessively religious mother opposite Chloë Grace Moretz's titular, telekinetic character.
As you'd expect, Moore has a slightly different take on motherhood in real life, albeit one that's just as intense, she tells Health magazine.
Traditional vs. Modern Medicine: Treating 4 Common Ailments How to treat headaches, the common cold, food poisoning, and ankle sprains
A headache, the common cold, a sprained ankle, and even food poisoning, can be treated by traditional Chinese medicine.
Anyone can benefit from traditional medicine, and it is best used with an open mind. Here are some examples of the different approaches taken by modern medicine and traditional medicine for common ailments.