Research & Lifestyle

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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The effectiveness of mint tea as a painkiller.

Posted on 08/01/2010

A team working out of Newcastle University has proved that a cup of Brazilian mint tea has pain-relieving qualities matching those of commonly available painkillers. Hyptis crenata (Brazilian Mint) has been prescribed by Brazilian...

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