Research & Lifestyle

Wellbeing and life style at Avicenna

Posted on 29/11/2012

Beauty the Chinese Medicine way, introducing Avicenna Body Spa.

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Hu Tao Ren - The Walnut

Posted on 23/11/2012

The Walnut has been in the press recently for it's medicinal qualities. TCM has been using them for centuries!

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Fertility Fact File

Posted on 29/03/2012

Life-style and nutritional factors There are many ways to prepare for starting a family, for some there’s no planning involved at all, yet, for others it can be a little trickier. One thing is for sure, getting yourselves in the...

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Chatting with Qin

Posted on 01/01/2012

Chatting with Qin about China, the U.K. and fertility.

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Chinese Medicine benefits women receiving chemotherapy for breast cancer

Posted on 18/08/2011

Chinese medicine benefits patients receiving chemotherapy for breast cancer Chinese medicine can help support women who are being treated for breast cancer, according to new research published in the current issue of The...

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Lung Cancer: www.elsevier.com/locate/lungcan

Posted on 02/04/2010

Oral Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) as an adjuvant treatment during chemotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer: A systematic review

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Liver fibrosis & Chinese Herbs

Posted on 27/01/2010

Liver fibrosis is a condition of abnormal proliferation of connective tissue due to various types of chronic liver injury often caused by viral infection and chemicals. Effective therapies against liver fibrosis are still limited. In this review, the authors focus on research on Chinese medicines.

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Red Yeast Rice an alternative to Statins for people with high cholesterol & statin-intolerance

Posted on 27/01/2010

High cholesterol. An alternative - In a study held at the University of Pennsylvania scientists have discovered that the Chinese Medicine Red Yeast Rice (Hong Qu) has similar benefits to the statins but without the risk of the side effects.

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TCM benefits 9000 HIV/AIDS sufferers

Posted on 20/01/2010

The Beijing State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine has stated that the pilot program to treat HIV/AIDS with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has benefited 9,267 people. A total of 160 million Yuan ($23.4 million)...

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Risk of heart attack, stroke, and death by heart disease reduced 50% by meditation.

Posted on 16/01/2010

A study funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has found that patients with coronary heart disease who practiced Transcendental Meditation (TM) had almost a 50% lower rate of heart attack, stroke, and death compared to a matched group that didn't meditate

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