Tag: Chinese medicine

山药 (Shan Yao)i.e. Chinese Yam (Dioscoreae Rhizoma), one of the well-known traditional edible and medical homologous food, has been used to treat various diseases for a long time. It supplements Qi of the lung, spleen, and kidney. Thanks to the mild nature, it can be used as a diet supplement for long-term use. It could be […]

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It is well known that maternal disorders affect the health of the offsprings. When I did my PH.D project in Chengdu Unviersity of TCM, I put focus on the prenatal PTSD and its influence on the offsprings ​(Zhang et al. 2018)​. Prenatal maternal simulation of PTSD during pregnancy could negatively alter the behavioural performance in […]

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A research team from Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Suguang Hospital, Ruijing Hospital and Shanghai Jiaotong University reviewed the integrated application of traditional Chinese and Western medicine in China in combating COVID-19 (​(Ni et al. 2020)​). The inclusion of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) in the Chinese protocol is based on its successful historic experience in […]

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A joint team from China and Pakistan reported their new review of current strategies against Covid-19 on Chinese Medicine on Jul. 09. This is an open-access article, therefore, I’m allowed to copy the abstract here: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) recently was declared a pandemic by world health […]

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It was a great honour to join the international research team (Beijing, Chengdu, Guangzhou, and Irland)​(Luo et al. 2020)​. The findings were just published with Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica B, one of the top pharmaceutical journal. As COVID-19 pandemic poses a substantial global public health threat, TCM (mostly herbal medicine) was used in 91.50% of the […]

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2019-nCoV-CDC-23312.

Authors Title Journal Date Conclusion Ren et al. Traditional Chinese medicine for COVID-19 treatment Pharmacol Res. Mar. 4 a number of clinical practice results showed that traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) plays significant role in the treatment of COVID-19, bringing new hope for the prevention and control of COVID-19 Chan et al. COVID-19: An Update on […]

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Covid Press

据中国网讯,此次国内新冠肺炎确诊病例中,有74187人使用了中医药,占91.5%,其中湖北省有61449人使用了中医药,占90.6%。临床疗效观察显示,中医药总有效率达到了90%以上。中医药能够有效缓解症状,能够减少轻型、普通型向重型发展,能够提高治愈率、降低病亡率,能够促进恢复期人群机体康复。 阅读原文:链接 According to the state statistic, 74,187 infected patients were treated with solely or partially Chinese Medicine (CM), accounting for 91.5% of all the infected. In Hubei province, 61,449 were treated with, accounting for 90.6% of all the infected. The clinical observation resulted a 90% of the total effectiveness. Generally speaking, CM could release […]

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2019-nCoV-CDC-23312.

As coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is spreading worldwide after its outbreak in December 2019, the concern on the prevention of the COVID-19 is growing. Chinese Medicine has been used to prevent epidemic diseases for over 2000 years! It has played an important role in the prevention of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and HINI influenza. […]

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Pulse diagnosis

In the pulse diagnosis in Chinese Medicine, the Chi pulse (尺脉) can be used to diagnose the disorders of the lower Jiao (organs in the abdomen) including the kidneys, urine bladder, large intestine, small intestine, uterine, prostate gland, etc. A research team from Taiwan investigated 30 patients with colorectal cancer who performed colectomy. They found […]

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Tinnitus

Pang et al​(Pang et al. 2019)​ from Jinan University analyzed the effect of eight acupuncture methods including traditional acupuncture, electroacupuncture, moxibustion acupuncture, medicine only without acupuncture, traditional acupuncture with supplementary medicine, electroacupuncture with supplementary medicine, moxibustion acupuncture with supplementary medicine, and an electroacupuncture and moxibustion acupuncture combination in the treatment for tinnitus. The study enrolled […]

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