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2012-04-24 09:37:29

Team hopes findings will bolster practice´s reputation as a nonpharmacolgical treatment A team of Japanese researchers will reveal study results Monday at the Experimental Biology 2012 meeting that show how acupuncture therapy mitigates skeletal muscle loss and holds promise for those seeking improved mobility through muscle rejuvenation. "It is my hope that this study will demonstrate acupuncture's feasibility with regard to improving health among the elderly and medical patients....

2012-04-23 20:58:53

Scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have identified a new way to deliver long-lasting pain relief through an ancient medical practice. In an article published in the April 23 online edition of Molecular Pain, UNC researchers describe how exploiting the molecular mechanism behind acupuncture resulted in six-day pain relief in animal models. They call this new therapeutic approach PAPupuncture. Principal investigator Mark J. Zylka, PhD, associate professor in the...

2012-04-17 23:46:41

Wheelchair Tai Chi featured in 2008 Beijing Olympics An innovative 13-postures Tai Chi designed for wheelchair users is described in the current issue of Technology and Innovation- Proceedings of the National Academy of Inventors®. The innovation has brought the traditional Chinese martial and healing arts to people with ambulatory impairment, thanks to the technology and program developed by Zibin Guo, PhD, of the University of Tennessee Chattanooga. "Too often, social and...

DNA Sequence Finds Endangered Animals In Traditional Chinese Medicines
2012-04-14 05:30:30

Researchers at Murdoch University have revealed the composition of traditional Chinese medicines (TCM) through DNA sequencing technology. They found that some of the 15 TCM samples tested contained potentially toxic plant ingredients, allergens, and traces of endangered animals. "TCMs have a long cultural history, but today consumers need to be aware of the legal and health safety issues before adopting them as a treatment option," Dr Bunce, research leader and Murdoch University...

2012-04-13 11:29:46

Deep sequencing reveals undeclared, potentially toxic, and trade-restricted ingredients within 15 samples of traditional Chinese medicines Researchers at Murdoch University have used new DNA sequencing technology to reveal the animal and plant composition of traditional Chinese medicines (TCMs). Some of the TCM samples tested contained potentially toxic plant ingredients, allergens, and traces of endangered animals. "TCMs have a long cultural history, but today consumers need to be...

2012-04-12 23:02:57

In 2 weeks hundreds of cities in over 70 nations will celebrate World Healing Day 2012. Could the Inner Calm that T'ai Chi Produces Have Been a Catalyst for Expanding Calm and Peace Around the Planet? The answer may surprise you. CNN, FOX News, The New York Times, Reader's Digest, The South China Morning Post, China's Xihuan News Agency, Agence France Presse, the Huffington Post, are just a few of the media worldwide that have covered these global celebrations in the past. This event,...

2012-04-10 23:01:08

To celebrate the 14th Annual World Tai Chi Day, the Tai Chi School of Westchester, est. 1978 will hold an Open House and Demonstration of Tai Chi at the Westcenter Church, 101 Pondfield Road West, Bronxville New York, Saturday April 28, 2012 at 9 AM. Visitors will be welcome to join in on these enjoyable, gentle exercises that anyone can do. All participants will also receive a Free DVD. Bronxville, New York (PRWEB) April 09, 2012 To celebrate the 14th Annual World Tai Chi Day, the Tai...

2012-04-10 10:24:35

HARBIN, China, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Botanic Pharmaceutical Inc. (NYSE AMEX: CBP) ("China Botanic" or the "Company"), a developer, manufacturer and distributor of botanical products, bio-pharmaceuticals and traditional Chinese medicines ("TCM") in China, today announced the results of its annual general meeting of stockholders ("Annual Meeting") held on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 (Beijing Standard Time) in Harbin, China. At the Annual Meeting, stockholders elected...

2012-04-02 06:27:03

HARBIN, China, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Weikang Bio-Technology Group Co., Inc. (WKBT.PK)("Weikang" or the "Company"), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western prescription and OTC pharmaceuticals and other health and nutritional products in the People's Republic of China, today announced its financial results for fiscal year ended December 31, 2011. Summary financial data is provided below: Fiscal Year 2011 Financial...

2012-03-29 02:23:59

NEW YORK, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- What you may not know about Don King, the self-proclaimed "world's greatest promoter," is that he started his career in boxing by putting on a fundraiser to help a cash-starved hospital in Cleveland. After thrilling billions of people around the world with his larger-than-life persona, he is now being honored for his humanitarian efforts over the years by New York College of Health Professions, which will present him with an Honorary Doctorate of...


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2005-05-26 11:26:21

Cinnabar (German Zinnober), sometimes written cinnabarite, is a name applied to red mercury(II) sulfide (HgS), or native vermilion, the common ore of mercury. The name comes from the Greek, used by Theophrastus, and was probably applied to several distinct substances. Other sources say the word comes from the Persian zinjifrah, originally meaning "lost". Cinnabar was mined by the Roman Empire for its mercury content and it has been the main ore of mercury throughout the centuries. Some...

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