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  • healers
  • Across the globe, researchers, policymakers, pharmaceutical companies and traditional healers are joining forces to bring TM into the 21st century. (scidev.net)
  • A person who becomes ill in Japan has a number of alternative options, among them: hospitals, clinics and the assistance of traditional healers, such as herbalists, masseurs, and acupuncturists. (mbacourses.net)
  • In addition, do folk healers differentially utilize male and female plant of a particular species for food, medicines or timber? (uio.no)
  • Diagnosis
  • Diagnosis in oriental medicine involves the classical procedures of observation, listening, questioning, and palpation, including feeling pulse quality and sensitivity of body parts. (holistic-online.com)
  • largely
  • While the government-led revision committee is analysing its stipulations for future implementation, some experts say the stagnancy is largely a result of the gap between the modern patent system and the protection efforts for traditional knowledge like TCM. (ip-watch.org)
  • diseases
  • Mainstream medicine in the United States is the greatest when it comes to acute, trauma care, but in dealing with chronic, degenerative diseases, it is losing terribly. (cbn.com)
  • Traditional medicine has much to offer, especially as a contribution to primary health care and universal coverage, and most especially at a time when chronic noncommunicable diseases have overtaken infections diseases as the world's biggest killer," the WHO chief said. (xinhuanet.com)
  • people
  • A recent survey found that plants are the most commonly used treatment among people in First Nations communities who practise traditional medicine. (cbc.ca)
  • The survey reported that the proportion of people living in First Nations communities who used traditional medicine has decreased from 38 per cent in 2002 to 25 per cent in 2015. (cbc.ca)
  • People said their main difficulties were that they didn't know who to contact to find traditional medicines, they didn't know enough about it and it's not available through public health systems. (cbc.ca)
  • doctors
  • By refusing to issue new licenses, authorities hoped professional doctors would offer traditional medicine options in a more regulated and scientific capacity. (gulf-times.com)
  • Both traditional and holistic doctors say, if possible, avoid pollen: close windows, wash your face several times daily, and take a shower before bed to wash allergens off. (fox17online.com)
  • Uses
  • Craft your own cures with Arianna Johnny-Wadsworth of Cowichan and Coast Salish heritage as she guides us through the medicinal qualities and traditional uses of our native plants. (stanleyparkecology.ca)
  • The study found that informants recognize the phenomenon of dioecy in plants, and reported gender preferences for a number of species with respect to uses as timber, food and medicine. (uio.no)
  • knowledge
  • in transferring that knowledge, ceremonies and traditional medicine,' said Sioui. (cbc.ca)
  • In addition so students may understand the world around them, I want to have students visualize and become aware of how Diné language and culture can be, and is a part of science through the knowledge on plants and medicine, thereby gaining insight to the way the world works. (yale.edu)
  • At the same time, traditional knowledge on medicinal plants is eroding and deteriorating due to ongoing cultural, ecological and socioeconomical changes. (uio.no)
  • On the other hand, it is also important to validate traditional knowledge on plant use using scientific methods to promote or discourage their wider usage. (uio.no)
  • results
  • According to results from a recent survey conducted by the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission , Montour isn't the only one having trouble finding out more about traditional medicines. (cbc.ca)
  • found
  • Among those who are familiar with traditional medicine, the survey found 76 per cent said they use medicinal plants, 42 per cent used purification by smoke, 35 per cent sweat lodges and 29 per cent healing circles. (cbc.ca)
  • The largest survey on cannabidiol or CBD usage to date found that women were more likely than men to use CBD and once they started using it, were likely to drop their traditional medicine. (yahoo.com)