CAM (Complementary Alternative Medicine)
o Traditional Medicine (TM) or Oriental Medicine
o Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)
o Holistic Medicine
o Naturopathy, etc.
Integrative Medicine: Medicine integrating the use of evidence-bas
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Can Boosting Immunity Make You Smarter?
The body's defense cells engage the brain in an intricate dialogue that may help raise IQ.
Jonathan Kipnis, has discovered a possible link, a modern twist on the age-old notion
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A placebo is a placebo is a placebo . or maybe not, a new study suggests
-In this study, researchers delved into 176 studies published in reputable medical journals, such as the
New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of the American M
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Chinese Medicine Goes Under the Microscope
- Early studies show a traditional four-herb combination has cancer-treatment benefits. The herbs
are Chinese peony (pictured), Chinese jujube, Chinese licorice and baikal skullcap. Treatment for
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Amgen Agrees to Pay $762 Million for Marketing Anemia Drug for Off-Label Use
-Amgen marketed its anemia drug Aranesp for unapproved uses even after the Food and Drug
Administration explicitly ruled them out, federal
Last Lecture: Convergence of Eastern and Western Medical Research and Practices
Pinpoint cause of Disease
Basic Principles and Statgies
Look for imbalances in mind-body energy
(Qi) and Functions
Olympians use Qigong
o Astronauts use Qigong Liu yang sky palace space station
Elements of Qigong Practice:
o Regulation of body Stationary movement; Repetitive/variable movement
o Regulation of respiration Deep abdominal breathing; Breathe holdi
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Common Knee Surgery Does Very Little for Some, Study Suggest
-Popular surgical procedure worked no better than fake operations, New England Journal of Medicine
- Torn meniscus surgery, crescent-shaped cartilage cushions and stabilizes knees
Biologically Based Practices: Diet and Dietary Supplements
TCM: Tonify (tonic) means to strengthen your body to avoid dysfunction and disease, medicine is not as
good as food, but food is not as good as Qi, and Spirituality is better than all.