In Chinese philosophy and religion, two principles, one negative, dark, and feminine (yin) and one positive, bright, and masculine (yang), from whose interaction all things are produced and all things are dissolved. As a concept the two polar elements referred originally to the shady and sunny sides of a valley or a hill but it developed into the relationship of any contrasting pair: those specified above (female-male, etc.) as well as cold-hot, wet-dry, weak-strong, etc. It is not a distinct system of thought by itself but permeates Chinese life and thought. A balance of yin and yang is essential to health. A deficiency of either principle can manifest as disease. (Encyclopedia Americana)
A system of traditional medicine which is based on the beliefs and practices of the Chinese culture.
Chinese herbal or plant extracts which are used as drugs to treat diseases or promote general well-being. The concept does not include synthesized compounds manufactured in China.
A historical and cultural entity dispersed across the wide geographical area of Europe, as opposed to the East, Asia, and Africa. The term was used by scholars through the late medieval period. Thereafter, with the impact of colonialism and the transmission of cultures, Western World was sometimes expanded to include the Americas. (Dr. James H. Cassedy, NLM History of Medicine Division)
The vital life force in the body, supposedly able to be regulated by acupuncture. It corresponds roughly to the Greek pneuma, the Latin spiritus, and the ancient Indian prana. The concept of life-breath or vital energy was formulated as an indication of the awareness of man, originally directed externally toward nature or society but later turned inward to the self or life within. (From Comparison between Concepts of Life-Breath in East and West, 15th International Symposium on the Comparative History of Medicine - East and West, August 26-September 3, 1990, Shizuoka, Japan, pp. ix-x)
Medical practice or discipline that is based on the knowledge, cultures, and beliefs of the people in EAST ASIA.
Systems of medicine based on cultural beliefs and practices handed down from generation to generation. The concept includes mystical and magical rituals (SPIRITUAL THERAPIES); PHYTOTHERAPY; and other treatments which may not be explained by modern medicine.
System of herbal medicine practiced in Japan by both herbalists and practitioners of modern medicine. Kampo originated in China and is based on Chinese herbal medicine (MEDICINE, CHINESE TRADITIONAL).
Time period from 1501 through 1600 of the common era.
In the YIN-YANG system of philosophy and medicine, an insufficiency of body fluid (called yinxu), manifesting often as irritability, thirst, constipation, etc. (The Pinyin Chinese-English Dictionary, 1979).
Treatment of disease by inserting needles along specific pathways or meridians. The placement varies with the disease being treated. It is sometimes used in conjunction with heat, moxibustion, acupressure, or electric stimulation.
A system of traditional medicine which is based on the beliefs and practices of the African peoples. It includes treatment by medicinal plants and other materia medica as well as by the ministrations of diviners, medicine men, witch doctors, and sorcerers.
Time period from 1801 through 1900 of the common era.
Use of plants or herbs to treat diseases or to alleviate pain.
The study of medicines derived from botanical sources.
Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.
A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.
Therapeutic approach tailoring therapy for genetically defined subgroups of patients.
The former British crown colony located off the southeast coast of China, comprised of Hong Kong Island, Kowloon Peninsula, and New Territories. The three sites were ceded to the British by the Chinese respectively in 1841, 1860, and 1898. Hong Kong reverted to China in July 1997. The name represents the Cantonese pronunciation of the Chinese xianggang, fragrant port, from xiang, perfume and gang, port or harbor, with reference to its currents sweetened by fresh water from a river west of it.
A medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the internal organ systems of adults.
Works about clinical trials that involve at least one test treatment and one control treatment, concurrent enrollment and follow-up of the test- and control-treated groups, and in which the treatments to be administered are selected by a random process, such as the use of a random-numbers table.
A specialty field of radiology concerned with diagnostic, therapeutic, and investigative use of radioactive compounds in a pharmaceutical form.
The art and science of studying, performing research on, preventing, diagnosing, and treating disease, as well as the maintenance of health.
The study and practice of medicine by direct examination of the patient.
A field of medicine concerned with developing and using strategies aimed at repair or replacement of damaged, diseased, or metabolically deficient organs, tissues, and cells via TISSUE ENGINEERING; CELL TRANSPLANTATION; and ARTIFICIAL ORGANS and BIOARTIFICIAL ORGANS and tissues.
The branch of medicine concerned with the evaluation and initial treatment of urgent and emergent medical problems, such as those caused by accidents, trauma, sudden illness, poisoning, or disasters. Emergency medical care can be provided at the hospital or at sites outside the medical facility.
An approach of practicing medicine with the goal to improve and evaluate patient care. It requires the judicious integration of best research evidence with the patient's values to make decisions about medical care. This method is to help physicians make proper diagnosis, devise best testing plan, choose best treatment and methods of disease prevention, as well as develop guidelines for large groups of patients with the same disease. (from JAMA 296 (9), 2006)
The traditional Hindu system of medicine which is based on customs, beliefs, and practices of the Hindu culture. Ayurveda means "the science of Life": veda - science, ayur - life.
Therapy with two or more separate preparations given for a combined effect.
Therapeutic practices which are not currently considered an integral part of conventional allopathic medical practice. They may lack biomedical explanations but as they become better researched some (PHYSICAL THERAPY MODALITIES; DIET; ACUPUNCTURE) become widely accepted whereas others (humors, radium therapy) quietly fade away, yet are important historical footnotes. Therapies are termed as Complementary when used in addition to conventional treatments and as Alternative when used instead of conventional treatment.
The discipline concerned with using the combination of conventional ALLOPATHIC MEDICINE and ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE to address the biological, psychological, social, and spiritual aspects of health and illness.
A medical discipline that is based on the philosophy that all body systems are interrelated and dependent upon one another for good health. This philosophy, developed in 1874 by Dr. Andrew Taylor Still, recognizes the concept of "wellness" and the importance of treating illness within the context of the whole body. Special attention is placed on the MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM.
The field of medicine concerned with physical fitness and the diagnosis and treatment of injuries sustained in exercise and sports activities.
Programs of training in medicine and medical specialties offered by hospitals for graduates of medicine to meet the requirements established by accrediting authorities.
A medical specialty concerned with the use of physical agents, mechanical apparatus, and manipulation in rehabilitating physically diseased or injured patients.
Medical specialty concerned with the promotion and maintenance of the physical and mental health of employees in occupational settings.
The medical science concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases in animals.
An agency of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH concerned with overall planning, promoting, and administering programs pertaining to advancement of medical and related sciences. Major activities of this institute include the collection, dissemination, and exchange of information important to the progress of medicine and health, research in medical informatics and support for medical library development.
Drugs considered essential to meet the health needs of a population as well as to control drug costs.
Medical specialty concerned with environmental factors that may impinge upon human disease, and development of methods for the detection, prevention, and control of environmentally related disease.
Medical practice or discipline that is based on the knowledge, cultures, and beliefs of the people of KOREA.
Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of medicine.
A branch of medicine concerned with the total health of the individual within the home environment and in the community, and with the application of comprehensive care to the prevention and treatment of illness in the entire community.
A subclass of iridoid compounds that include a glycoside moiety, usually found at the C-1 position.
Examination of any part of the body for diagnostic purposes by means of X-RAYS or GAMMA RAYS, recording the image on a sensitized surface (such as photographic film).
Therapy for the insufficient cleansing of the BLOOD by the kidneys based on dialysis and including hemodialysis, PERITONEAL DIALYSIS, and HEMODIAFILTRATION.
Increase in constituent cells in the PROSTATE, leading to enlargement of the organ (hypertrophy) and adverse impact on the lower urinary tract function. This can be caused by increased rate of cell proliferation, reduced rate of cell death, or both.
A gland in males that surrounds the neck of the URINARY BLADDER and the URETHRA. It secretes a substance that liquefies coagulated semen. It is situated in the pelvic cavity behind the lower part of the PUBIC SYMPHYSIS, above the deep layer of the triangular ligament, and rests upon the RECTUM.
An orally active synthetic progestational hormone used often in combinations as an oral contraceptive.
Tumors or cancer of the PROSTATE.
An anti-androgen that, in the form of its acetate (CYPROTERONE ACETATE), also has progestational properties. It is used in the treatment of hypersexuality in males, as a palliative in prostatic carcinoma, and, in combination with estrogen, for the therapy of severe acne and hirsutism in females.
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  • This comprehensive book offers a detailed synopsis of Chinese acupuncture and herbal therapy for the treatment of diabetes mellitus hitherto unavailable to Western readers. (jcm.co.uk)
  • This book is an excellent review of the approach to the treatment of diabetes mellitus from both a Chinese and Western medicine perspective. (jcm.co.uk)
  • The acupuncturist will find this an indispensable guide to the treatment of diabetes mellitus itself and its complications using acupuncture and Chinese herbal formulations. (jcm.co.uk)
  • What we have to look at is safety and effectiveness and then integrate it into the system," said Dr. Harley Goldberg, a physician who directs the complementary and alternative medicine program for Kaiser's Northern California division. (sfgate.com)
  • Other types or approaches to medicine are referred to as complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), or integrative medicine. (healthline.com)
  • These remedies are more gentle and natural than conventional medicines. (encyclopedia.com)
  • This website covers various topics including Treatments, Remedies and Medicines. (altmedicinezone.com)
  • This Chinese proverb highlights one of the key findings of a new study exploring how consumers in China choose between traditional Chinese remedies and Western medicine when seeking treatment. (upenn.edu)
  • Given their therapeutic potential, they are often prescribed instead of, or alongside, allopathic medicines. (elsevier.com)
  • What Is Allopathic Medicine? (healthline.com)
  • Allopathic medicine" is a term used for modern or mainstream medicine. (healthline.com)
  • Allopathic medicine is also called allopathy. (healthline.com)
  • The term "allopathic" is most commonly used by CAM professionals to separate their type of medicine from mainstream medical practice. (healthline.com)
  • Allopathic medicine doctors and other healthcare professionals use a range of treatments to treat infection, illness, and disease. (healthline.com)
  • Allopathic medicine is quite different today than it was in the 1800s. (healthline.com)
  • In fact, allopathic doctors can specialize in preventative medicine. (healthline.com)
  • Japanese Kampo Medicines for the Treatment of Common Diseases - Focus on Inflammation provides researchers and clinicians with a current look at how Kampo medicines can be used to effectively treat inflammatory disorders. (elsevier.com)
  • Japanese Kampo medicines are a mixture of natural and herbal medicines that are available in Japan for the treatment of various diseases. (elsevier.com)
  • Kampo medicines are becoming more widespread and have proven effective for the treatment of a variety of inflammatory diseases, such as colitis, dermatitis, myocarditis, hepatitis, cardiomyopathy, and nephritis. (elsevier.com)
  • In an attempt to improve existing treatment options, some research has therefore explored alternative or traditional healing practices for SUDs, 8 in a parallel way as such therapies are often used for somatic chronic diseases, like cancer. (scielo.br)
  • According to Chinese medicine, the main causes of diseases arise due to the imbalance of yin and yang that block the proper flow of Qi. (altmedicinezone.com)
  • 2) Western Mixture: In recent years launched a number of weight-loss drugs are the product of combining Chinese and western medicine, the use of certain functions of medicine, coupled with the function of traditional Chinese medicine and body conditioning role in enhancing the efficacy, reduce side effects. (tcmwell.com)
  • Medieval medicine in Western Europe was composed of a mixture of existing ideas from antiquity, spiritual influences and what Claude Lévi-Strauss identifies as the "shamanistic complex" and "social consensus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nicola has a special interest in fertility and pregnancy, particularly the use of acupuncture and herbal medicine to assist with both natural fertility and IVF processes. (amazonaws.com)
  • In China, TCM and WM have coexisted for more than 200 years … and both types of medication are licensed as patent medicine and are widely available at pharmacies, hospitals and other outlets," the researchers write. (upenn.edu)
  • It provides essential material for pattern differentiation and treatment strategy for patients with diabetes. (jcm.co.uk)
  • Some of the herbs used in Chinese medicine can be dangerous and they affect your body. (altmedicinezone.com)
  • Sometimes herbs can be contaminated and can be diluted with unsafe ingredients for the use in medical and supplementary treatments. (altmedicinezone.com)
  • Herbs have been used as medicine for centuries, far longer than the drugs used in conventional Western medicine. (livestrong.com)
  • Dr. Anne Jeffres, Associate Academic Dean and Research Faculty at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, says herbs and herbal formulas provide a natural solution for many conditions, and can be as or more effective than comparable pharmaceuticals -- with little or no side effects -- when overseen by a qualified licensed professional. (livestrong.com)
  • The Greeks certainly laid the foundation for Western medical practice but much more of Western medicine can be traced to the Middle East , Germanic , and Celtic cultures. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is an evidence-based guide for all those involved in, or interested in, the research and practice of Kampo medicine. (elsevier.com)
  • As such, this work represents a significant contribution to the modern clinical practice of Chinese medicine in the West, and will remain an exemplary work in the field for years to come. (jcm.co.uk)
  • The use of herbal medicine has always been standard medical practice in some countries, like Germany, where the University of Maryland Medical Center says 70 percent of that country's physicians prescribe more than 600 plant-based medicines. (livestrong.com)
  • With doctoral studies about to be launched at TCM schools in the U.S., this book sets a new standard for an integrative approach to holistic medicine. (jcm.co.uk)
  • Homeopathic medicine is also known as homeopathy and is often added to mainstream medicine, used as a complementary/integrative approach. (healthline.com)
  • In modern China, traditional Chinese herbalism is taught alongside conventional Western pharmacology. (encyclopedia.com)
  • According to Bolton, China was an especially good place to study what influences people's health decisions, because Western and traditional Chinese medicine operate alongside each other there, and both forms of medicine are respected. (upenn.edu)
  • Today, traditional Chinese medicine physicians and Ayurvedic practitioners use some of the same formulas that the founders of their professions used long ago to heal and prevent disease. (livestrong.com)
  • Civil Monetary Penalties Resulting From Violations of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) Involving Psychiatric Emergencies, 2002 to 2018. (tripdatabase.com)
  • Hundreds of studies show clinically significant results with these treatments, including a 2002 review from Harvard Medical School that concluded that acupuncture can safely ease chronic pain as well as nausea caused by chemotherapy and pregnancy. (sfgate.com)
  • Prospective controlled trial of nasopharyngeal carcinoma treated with traditional Chinese medicine and radiation therapy. (springer.com)
  • Western medicine "is closely linked to the scientific method and emphasizes empirically measurable biochemical processes that drive disease, its treatment and health," they write, adding that this form of treatment "views all medical phenomena as cause-effect sequences" and relies on drugs, radiation and surgery to alleviate symptoms and cure disease. (upenn.edu)
  • TheBreastCareSite offers information on treatments such as chemotherapy, radiation, as well as holistic and artistic healing therapies to help you with your decision process. (thebreastcaresite.com)
  • More and more cancer patients feel as though chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery - the Western medicine anti-cancer weaponry - just aren't enough, so they're turning to complementary alternative medicine (CAM) to help treat and prevent cancer and to improve their quality of life. (thebreastcaresite.com)
  • Hippocratic medicine was written down within the Hippocratic Corpus, therefore medical practitioners were required to be literate. (wikipedia.org)
  • Through the joint efforts of several generations of practitioners in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and integrated medicine of oncology, we have made some achievements in cancer treatment using TCM in over 50 years, including treatment concepts, methods, and basic and clinical research. (springer.com)
  • Dancers, Singers, Musicians and various performers who depend on their body to perform will from time to time need maintenance treatments or pain relief from a variety of different practitioners. (amazonaws.com)
  • There are some performance companies who understand the value of maintenance treatment and employ practitioners ahead of time or have people who travel with them and there are others who are on a tight budget and need practitioners ASAP when someone is injured. (amazonaws.com)
  • A practitioner from the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at UCSF prescribed herbal pills and teas, as well as deep tissue massage, to boost the 58-year-old's immune system. (sfgate.com)
  • The techniques it uses are meditation, acupuncture, massage, mental and physical discipline such as Tai Chi and yoga, herbal medicine and nutritional therapy. (altmedicinezone.com)
  • Chinese medicine is a non-invasive treatment, and your health care provider will attempt to realign your body's balance using massage, nutrition, acupuncture and manipulation before prescribing medicine or surgery. (altmedicinezone.com)
  • With experience on the road as massage therapist for dance troupes, travelling through Australia, Europe, Canada and America Catherine understands the performance lifestyle and treatment requirements. (amazonaws.com)
  • Osteopaths treat conditions with medical treatments as well as manipulation and massage of muscles, bones, and joints. (healthline.com)
  • The American Pain Society and American Acad- emy of Pain Medicine also teamed up to develop the landmark APS/AAPM 2009 Guidelines (http://americanpainsociety.org/ uploads/education/guidelines/chronic-opioid- therapy -cncp.pdf accessed 07/14/2017), which include examination of various aspects of urine drug testing and recommend pretreatment and concurrent monitoring of patients. (tripdatabase.com)
  • Chinese medicine treatment can be seen, multi-vary, the amount of prescription drugs in Medicine Smell different, and after treatment of patients with a variety of changes in syndromes and timely adjustments, thus derived from the decoction medicine more often than good results. (tcmwell.com)
  • For most patients with kidney disease, the common treatment for them are the dialysis and western medicine control. (kidneyabc.com)
  • Why Patients Want to Avoid Dialysis and Western Medicine? (kidneyabc.com)
  • Due to that western medicine and treatment is not really suitable now, then patients need to change to another way-- Chinese Medicine Therapies . (kidneyabc.com)
  • Prospective study on Fuzheng treatment in 122 advanced non-small cell lung cancer patients. (springer.com)
  • Fang XX, Wang ShH, Li LQ, Wang L. Observation of treatment with integrative medicine to reduce chemotherapy-induced leukocyte and platelet in 168 patients. (springer.com)
  • Treatment goals and patients' time frames influenced their preferences. (upenn.edu)
  • The use of herbal medicines is gaining popularity among patients, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center, due to the rising cost of prescriptions and a desire to return to natural therapies. (livestrong.com)
  • Chinese medicine is also regarded as an integral part of conventional medicine. (altmedicinezone.com)
  • Internal statistics from the center suggest good results, but so far no scientific studies have assessed the effects of this treatment empirically. (scielo.br)
  • Currently, TCM plays an indispensable role in cancer prevention and treatment. (springer.com)
  • Herbal medicine, sometimes called botanical medicine or phytomedicine, involves the use of plants for medically therapeutic purposes. (livestrong.com)
  • SUD treatments based on Amazonian medicine are already being offered in some therapeutic contexts in South America, including the pioneering Takiwasi Center (Takiwasi Centro de Rehabilitación de Toxicómanos y de Investigación de Medicinas Tradicionales, or Takiwasi Center for Addiction Treatment and Rehabilitation) in Peru, whose addiction treatment protocol combines Western psychotherapy with Amazonian medicine. (scielo.br)
  • Chinese herbalism is one of the major components of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), or Oriental medicine (OM). (encyclopedia.com)
  • It is a system of healing rooted in the beliefs and traditions of oriental medicine. (altmedicinezone.com)
  • Dr. Jeffres, who holds a Doctoral degree in Oriental Medicine, says while some aspects of herb drug interactions may still be unknown, there is a growing body of data related to potential herb-drug interactions. (livestrong.com)
  • Chinese medicine is a complete medical system that is used to diagnose, treat, and prevent your illness. (altmedicinezone.com)
  • Modern or mainstream medicine works to treat symptoms and illness. (healthline.com)
  • Prophylactic care is treatment to prevent an illness from happening. (healthline.com)
  • Herbal medicine should not be confused with dietary supplements. (livestrong.com)
  • Yet, in spite of its global relevance, current treatment for substance use disorders (SUDs) is still not entirely successful. (scielo.br)
  • Researchers have long known of the link between higher doses of oral steroids and dangerous side effects, but the new study shows the potential for side effects at much lower doses, says Dr. John B. Wong, an associate professor of medicine at Tufts-New England Medical Center in Boston. (shirleys-wellness-cafe.com)
  • The researchers also examined how the choice of remedy, be it Western medicine (WM) or traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), impacts the decision to follow a healthy lifestyle. (upenn.edu)
  • The authors clearly recognize that only a combination of Eastern and Western medicines can truly be effective in treating this disorder. (jcm.co.uk)
  • Three years ago, he met with Joseph Acquah, a licensed Chinese medicine practitioner at the Osher Center. (sfgate.com)
  • Just as cautiously, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently revised its research protocols to support clinical trials of Chinese and other herbal treatments. (sfgate.com)
  • Chinese medicine is commonly referred to as TCM. (altmedicinezone.com)
  • Complementary and integrative medicine are commonly used along with mainstream medicine. (healthline.com)
  • One objective of traditional Chinese medicine is to keep yin and yang in harmonious balance within a person. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In Chinese medicine, they add, "the correct balance between Yin and Yang make up the vital energy, 'Qi,' an essential life-sustaining substance of which all things are made. (upenn.edu)
  • Traditional medicinal species and plant derivative treatments are extensively utilized in old medicinal systems worldwide, and the therapeutic use of plant species is becoming gradually popular in modern society as natural alternatives to synthetic medications [ 4 ]. (intechopen.com)
  • 9 - 11 Specifically traditional Amazonian medicine, an ancient healing system involving the use of medicinal plants and ritual techniques from the Amazon rainforest, 12 ought to be investigated. (scielo.br)
  • However, to evaluate how this treatment works and whether it is effective requires first gaining insight on how SUDs are understood within this medicinal system. (scielo.br)
  • [7] The early Hippocratic practitioner Herophilus engaged in dissection and added new knowledge to human anatomy in the realms of the human nervous system, the inner workings of the eye, differentiating arteries from veins, and using pulses as a diagnostic tool in treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Integrated traditional Chinese medicine and western medicine in advanced lung cancer. (springer.com)
  • The information provided on HealthWorld Online is for educational purposes only and IS NOT intended as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. (healthy.net)
  • Struggling to come to terms with her diagnosis of a second, potentially life-threatening infection, Diane made the conscious decision at the time not to explore hep C treatment options. (hepatitiswa.com.au)
  • The Western medical tradition often traces its roots directly to the early Greek civilization , much like the foundation of all of Western society . (wikipedia.org)
  • Western medicine, also known as modern medicine, its main principle of treatment is to treat the cause. (tcmwell.com)
  • The herbal medicine helps to increase urination, lessen fever and treat sexually transmitted ailments. (altmedicinezone.com)
  • This is the first article in a 2-part 2012 update on the use of complementary alternative medicine for cancer. (thebreastcaresite.com)
  • The joining of Chinese and Western approaches offered in this book is to be called nothing less than excellent. (jcm.co.uk)
  • Alternative approaches by definition require stopping of all western medicine. (healthline.com)
  • In terms of Western drugs, Proscar is the currently the most widely prescribed. (healthy.net)
  • Some physicians have established referral relationships with naturopathic physicians or even have staff on-site who might prescribe herbal medicines. (livestrong.com)
  • The main difference is that osteopathic doctors have the title DO instead of MD. You'll likely not notice any difference in your treatment from a physician or surgeon who is a DO rather than an MD. A DO might recommend complementary treatments along with standard medications or procedures. (healthline.com)
  • The integral application of Amazonian methods, as well as their traditional implementation according to prescribed ritual protocols, were emphasized by the experts as crucial for efficacy and safety of treatment delivery. (scielo.br)
  • Thus will help the kidney recover by itself, so that the dialysis and western medicine can be avoided in huge degree and have no side effects. (kidneyabc.com)
  • In addition, Western medicines used by each role and more than a single component. (tcmwell.com)
  • Dr Sam Galhenage, gastroenterologist and Head of the Liver Service at Fiona Stanley Hospital, Perth, welcomed the addition of a new treatment option to the PBS. (hepatitiswa.com.au)
  • In addition, and 43% of cancer survivors turned to complementary medicine in the past year, versus 37% of the general population. (thebreastcaresite.com)
  • Functions of lysimachia include improving water retention for the treatment of stranguria, removal of heat and lethal elements and discarding stasis to reduce swelling. (altmedicinezone.com)
  • Recent research on this herb shows what clinical medicine has known for centuries- it works! (healthy.net)
  • The above-mentioned difficulties and challenges have motivated national authorities, health workers and scientists to explore the potential of complementary treatment. (who.int)
  • Only national health authorities have the right to determine what treatment for SARS can be recommended. (who.int)
  • The WHO Essential Medicines and Health Products Information Portal was designed and is maintained by Human Info NGO . (who.int)
  • A total of 80 plant species in 54 families were reported for the treatment of various health conditions. (intechopen.com)
  • In a cosmetic acupuncture treatment each persona€™s overall health is assessed to eliminate underlying causes of premature lines and signs of aging. (amazonaws.com)
  • Research has found it to be an easy, safe, and effective treatment for the condition in both the long- and short-term. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • According to TCM theory, the disease is often a body meridians, qi and blood is running sluggish performance, it is frequently administering treatment given to the body conditioning, but do not emphasize dieting. (tcmwell.com)
  • Greek philosophers viewed the human body as a system that reflects the workings of nature and Hippocrates applied this belief to medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Chinese medicine, your body is viewed as a delicate complex of systems that must all be kept in balance for your body to remain healthy. (altmedicinezone.com)
  • Chinese medicine is mainly based on the balance of opposing elements in the body, and their synchronization both within your body and the environment around it. (altmedicinezone.com)
  • Textbook and clinical manual on the Chinese medical treatment of diabetes and its many complications. (jcm.co.uk)
  • The Amazonian therapeutic means however differed markedly from current Western ones. (scielo.br)
  • Studies like these have persuaded medical directors at hospitals to introduce traditional Chinese medicine treatments to their patient services. (sfgate.com)
  • The purpose of this article is to focus on the treatment and prevention of BPH rather than cancer of the prostate. (healthy.net)
  • This article reviews the developments of TCM in the treatment of cancer. (springer.com)
  • Cancer survivors are more likely to use complementary medicine than the general population, according to NCCAM. (thebreastcaresite.com)