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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...

2012-03-20 23:02:19

With recent remarks made by Republican Presidential nominee Rick Santorum on his stance on Stem Cell Research, people suffering from Parkinson´s disease and other afflictions which can benefit from Stem Cell research have opened up Pandora´s Box in their search for non-traditional methods to reduce symptoms. Recent medical studies as well as an in-depth report posted at BeWellBuzz.com have confirmed that the ancient martial art of Tai chi can significantly reduce some of the worst...


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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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Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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