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2009-07-14 09:00:00

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, July 14 /PRNewswire/ --Ramuan, a little-known secret to unlocking health, beauty and overall wellbeing from ancient Malaysian culture, will be revealed to a global audience for the first time this summer with the launch of a new book, Health and Beauty from the Rainforest: Malaysian Traditions of Ramuan, and line of spa and wellness products inspired by these traditions. A lifestyle approach to wellness, ramuan literally means in Malay language a healthy and...

2009-03-13 10:38:48

The Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights (BCRHHR) at Boston Medical Center recently treated many of the large number of Tibetan refugee monks who fled violent religious persecution. These individuals arrived in Boston suffering from symptoms of traumatic stress, interfering with their meditative practice. The monks were diagnosed by their traditional healers as having srog-rLung, a life-wind imbalance. Recognizing that barriers exist between western and eastern medicine, the...

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2008-11-07 15:02:17

Representatives from more than 70 countries met in China on Friday for a two-day World Health Organization (WHO) event to exchange ideas on increasing the availability of traditional medicine. The event, which is structured around seminars on regulatory standards and folk medicine in various cultures from Japan to South Africa, is expected to conclude with member countries consenting to expand traditional medicine within their health care systems.  Traditional medicine, which can range...

2008-10-14 03:00:12

By MARIA CROCE THE pleasant smell of herbs filled the treatment room as my therapist used a warm lemongrass poultice to massage away tension. Heated herbal cushions were placed on my legs and body as part of the Kamala Signature Treatment - specially designed for Edinburgh's Balmoral Spa by Ytsara. Meaning freedom in Thai, Ytsara is a luxurious organic skincare and spa programme and seemedgeared to freeing me from the concerns of everyday life. My therapist began my treatment by washing...

2008-10-12 18:00:22

WITCHDOCTORS kill at least 300 people a year to use their body parts for black magic medicine, a shock TV expose claims. Victims are dragged off the streets and mutilated in a sickening belief that potions containing the vile ingredients will bring power, health or money. The "muti" murders are rife across South Africa as poverty- stricken people try to cash in on the trade, worth up to pounds 250 a body. Channel 4's Unreported World tells on Friday how "healers" use hammers and...

2008-09-27 09:00:12

By Gabe Stewart YOU'VE never heard the name, but you'll instantly recognise the scent. You've smelt it when someone with an air hostess smile entreaties you to have a nice day. Or when a waitress brings a jug of unasked-for water to the table. Eau d'Americaine is a scent sometimes hard to pin down, but increasingly apparent in Scotland's hospitality sector. Frankly, our notoriously patchy approach to customer care could do with a wash and brush up. After all, what is so bad about being...

2008-09-09 03:00:09

By Sahare, K N Anandharaman, V; Meshram, V G; Meshram, S U; Gajalakshmi, D; Goswami, K; Reddy, M V R Background & objectives: Disease burden due to lymphatic filariasis is disproportionately high despite mass drug administration with conventional drugs. Usage of herbal drugs in traditional medicine is quite well known but largely empirical. Hence the present study was designed to screen the in vitro antifilarial effect of four herbal plants on Brugia malayi. Methods: Motility of...

2008-09-04 15:00:08

Sangoma Technologies, a provider of PC-based hardware and software products for proprietary and open source networking and telephony solutions, has announces a distribution partnership with Allnet, a developer, manufacturer, and distributor of advanced networking and communications technology. The distribution partnership is expected to facilitate expanded distribution of Sangoma's telephony and data cards throughout France. Through this alliance, Allnet will provide sales channel and first...

2008-09-03 15:00:00

By Juan-Carlos Rodriguez Journal Staff Writer Traditional healing methods such as herbal remedies, reiki, limpias and massage therapy will be available this Saturday, courtesy of the Kalpulli Izkalli Promotoras Tradicionales Project. This year is the third in which the project is hosting the event, named in honor of a native Albuquerque healer, Doa Predicanda Perea. Perea said Kalpulli Izkalli director Sylvia Ledesma, is one of many local healers who provide traditional healing methods...

2008-09-03 12:00:08

Sangoma(R) Technologies Corporation (TSXV: STC), the premium provider of PC-based hardware and software products for proprietary and open source networking and telephony solutions, today announced it has partnered with ALLNET, a leading European developer, manufacturer, and distributor of advanced networking and communications technology. The distribution partnership will facilitate expanded distribution of Sangoma's premium telephony and data cards throughout France. Through this...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.