Evaluation of blood stasis on tongue diagnosis associated with diabetes mellitus by L. Lo and P. Hsu From International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health 2012 Portland, Oregon, USA. 15-18 May 2012 Purpose: Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disorder of hyperglycemia and is associated with the increase in cardiovascular diseases and other complications. In traditional Chinese medicine
An investigation into the effect of Cupping Therapy as a treatment for Anterior Knee Pain and its potential role in Health Promotion by Kaleem Ullah, (University of East Anglia), Ahmed Younis, (St. Georges University of London), Mohamed Wali, (St. Georges University of London) Published in The Internet Journal of Alternative Medicine (2007) Vol. 4, No. 1 ABSTRACT Objective:
The efficacy of wet cupping in the treatment of tension and migraine headache by Alireza Ahmadi,* David C. Schwebel† and Mansour Rezaei* * Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Iran † University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA Published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine, 2008, Vol. 36, No. 1, 37–44 ABSTRACT Wet-cupping is an ancient
Modern Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine: Diabetes Mellitus (Part Three) by Clinton J. Choate Published in the Journal of Chinese Medicine, No. 60, May 1999 According to TCM, diabetes mellitus is classified as upper, middle or lower xiao-ke (wasting and thirsting syndrome) and is generally characterised by thirst, hunger, frequent urination and wasting (see footnote).
Osteoarthritis and Chinese Medicine: An Overview of Theories and Evidence by Bin Hua and Kylie O’Brien Published in the Journal of Chinese Medicine, October 2010, No. 94 ABSTRACT Osteoarthritis (OA) has been treated with Chinese medicine (CM) for hundreds of years, albeit under the auspices of other clinical descriptors understood within the field of CM. This
Clinical research evidence of cupping therapy in China: a systematic literature review by Huijuan Cao, et al. Published in BioMed Central Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2010 ABSTRACT Background: Though cupping therapy has been used in China for thousands of years, there has been no systematic summary of clinical research on it. This review is to evaluate the
Modern Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine: Diabetes Mellitus (Part Two) by Clinton J. Choate Published in the Journal of Chinese Medicine, No. 59, January 1999 There are two words in the Chinese language for diabetes: the traditional medical name ‘xiao-ke’ which means “wasting and thirsting”, and the modern term ‘tang-niao-bing’ which means “sugar urine illness”.
Cupping for Treating Pain – A Systematic Review by Jong-In Kim, et al. Published in Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine (2011) The objective of this study was to assess the evidence for or against the eﬀectiveness of cupping as a treatment option for pain. Fourteen databases were searched. Randomized clinical trials (RCTs) testing cupping in
An Extract of the Chinese Herbal Root Kudzu Reduces Alcohol Drinking by Heavy Drinkers in a Naturalistic Setting by S.E. Lucas, et al. Published in Alcoholism – Clinical and Experimental Research, 2005, Vol. 29, No. 5 ABSTRACT Background: Of the available medications for treating alcohol-related problems, none are universally effective, and all have side effects that may
The Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease by Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine by Yu-fang Xue Published in the Journal of Chinese Medicine October 2003, No. 73 Parkinson’s disease is the most common central nervous system disorder. It is an idiopathic, slowly progressive degeneration of automatic and gross motor function. Parkinson’s disease is characterised by impaired movement, muscular rigidity, resting tremor,