Tag: COVID-19

The virus that causes COVID-19 was formally named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-CoV-2 because of the genome homology with the SARS-CoV-1 (approx. 80%) that originated a similar syndromic disease during the epidemic in 2002–2003. Fuzimoto from Brazil and Isidorob from Italy recently published their latest findings on herbs and compounds which potently-significantly inhibited-blocked SARS-CoVs-host protein […]

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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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新华网中药抗击新冠

近日,丹麦主流媒体《Weekendavisen》(周末新闻)发表了专栏记者彼得·哈姆森 (Peter Harmsen) 的观点文章。文章开头介绍了中国医疗队援助沙特首都利雅得抗击新冠肺炎(Covid-19)的新闻。该医疗队由流行病、呼吸科、急诊、和中医科的专家组成。随后该文章简要介绍了中医药在抗击疫情的卓越贡献。 “中医有着悠久的抗疫历史。在此次新冠肺炎的防治中,不光在中国扮演了中药角色,也在国外起到了积极的作用。” 随后,文章回顾了中医在非典时期的地位,也提到了中医药的使用率从非典时期的52%提高到了新冠疫情的85%(国内官方数据为95%)。 文章引用了多为国际学者对中医抗疫的看法,比如美国西北大学 Helen Tilley、霍普金斯大学的 Hanson, 贝尔法斯特女王大学的 Mike Clark等。这些学者都认为中医药不光可以减轻新冠肺炎的症状,还可以预防病毒以及治疗对肺、肾等重要脏腑得损伤。 Peter Harmsen 是研究中国与亚洲的知名学者。他在东亚工作超过20年,曾任多家世界主流媒体,诸如法新社、彭博社、经济时报的专栏作家。他出版了两本与中国相关的著作,《上海1937:扬子江上的斯大林格勒》与《南京1937:万劫之城的战争》。 原文报道链接

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Ren JL et al ​(Ren, Zhang, and Wang 2020)​reported a case on how to use herbal medicine to treat a highly suspected COVID-19 patient. The male patient traveled to Wuhan several days before the onset. The early symptoms covered fever and cough. However respiratory rales of both lungs were not obvious. He was treated with […]

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The Lantern, a Chinese medicine journal from Australia just released an open-access issue on “COVID-19: PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR PRACTITIONERS”. The issue covers an introduction chapter on Wenyi i.e. epidemic diseases written by Volker Scheid and 7 translated chapters of Wu Youke (吴又可) and Te Tianshi (叶天士). Additionally, chapters on case reports and clinic guide are […]

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Chailingtang

Chailingtang i.e. Xiao Chai Hu Tang (小柴胡汤) and Wu Ling San (五苓散) come from Shang Han Za Bing Lun and are frequently used to treat the coexistence of Taiyang exterior symptoms and internal damp symptoms in the digestion system. A research team from Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Shandong University carried out network pharmacology […]

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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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The fabulous research from the top clinician and scientists e.g. Dr. Zhong Nanshan (钟南山) who fought in the battle against Covid-19 finally released their newest findings. They demonstrated that Lian Hua Qing Wen exerted its anti-coronavirus activity by inhibiting virus replication and reducing the cytokine release from host cells, which supported the clinical use of […]

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Bamai Qigong

Video link Now, most of us are isolated at home to deal with the pandemic crisis. Shall we just let it be, or shall we do something to make it better? The valuable experience from China and the development of Chinese medicine give us some options. For example, a research team launched a clinical trial on […]

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