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Traditional Chinese Medicine herbal formula shown to help prevent diabetes

Posted March 2, 2014

A recent study to be published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) has revealed that a particular Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) herbal formula helped to slow the progression from pre-diabetes to a full-blown diagnosis of diabetes.

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Effect of acupuncture on Deqi traits and pain intensity in primary dysmenorrhea: analysis of data from a larger randomized controlled trial

Posted February 21, 2014

Deqi is a central concept in traditional Chinese acupuncture. We performed a secondary analysis on data from a larger randomized controlled trial (RCT) in order to assess the effect of acupuncture on deqi traits and pain intensity in primary dysmenorrhea.

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Ancient Chinese mind-body therapy boosts health for people with chronic disease

Posted January 30, 2014

UQ researcher Dr Xin Liu proves ancient Chinese mind-body movement therapy could offer dramatic health benefits for people with chronic conditions such as diabetes or obesity. 28 January 2014. A University of Queensland study has shown ancient Chinese mind-body movement therapy could offer dramatic health benefits for people with chronic conditions such as diabetes or obesity.

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Progression of diabetes stalled by traditional Chinese medicines

Posted January 20, 2014

Traditional Chinese herbal medicines hold promise for slowing the progression from prediabetes to an official diabetes diagnosis, according to new research accepted for publication in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM).

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How a Chinese herbal medicine may help you beat pain

Posted January 6, 2014

Pain is something horrible which nobody wants to live with. The use of drugs for pain has been associated with a myriad of side effects including addiction and even death. Therefore natural remedies for pain are very desirable.

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Chinese herbal medicine Guizhi Fuling Formula for treatment of uterine fibroids: a systematic review of randomised clinical trials

Posted January 3, 2014

Guizhi Fuling Formula is widely applied for uterine fibroids in China. Many clinical trials are reported. This study assessed the efficacy and safety of Guizhi Fuling Formula for the treatment of uterine fibroids.

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Chinese Herbal Compound Relieves Inflammatory, Neuropathic Pain

Posted January 3, 2014

A compound derived from a traditional Chinese herbal medicine has been found effective at alleviating pain, pointing the way to a new nonaddictive analgesic for acute inflammatory and nerve pain, according to UC Irvine pharmacology researchers.

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Prevention of allergic airway hyperresponsiveness and remodeling in mice by Astragaliradix Antiasthmatic decoction

Posted December 26, 2013

Astragali radix Antiasthmatic Decoction (AAD), a traditional Chinese medication, is found effective in treating allergic diseases and chronic cough. The purpose of this study is to determine whether this medication could suppress allergen-induced airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR) and remodeling in mice, and its possible mechanisms.

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Medicinal Chinese herbs offer hope for type 2 diabetes sufferers

Posted December 10, 2013

Type 2 diabetes is a disease that develops gradually from metabolic disorders that morph into prediabetes. Both diabetes type 1 and type 2 are similar in one respect: There is too much blood glucose (sugar), and it’s not being metabolized by one’s cells into energy.

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Kidney-toning Chinese medicines improve Parkinson’s disease symptoms

Posted December 4, 2013

According to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, loss of coordination and uncontrolled movements associated with Parkinson’s disease affect “one million people in the US and an estimated seven to 10 million worldwide.” Specialists at the University of Rochester speculate that, by 2030, Parkinson’s disease could affect twice as many people as it does now.

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