Latest traditional medicine Stories

2004-11-29 00:00:10

A Japanese herbal product, Sho-saiko-to (H09), is under a clinical phase II trial by Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center to determine its effect on hepatitis C patients. The preliminary results of the trial have been reported at the 1st Annual Society of Integrative Oncology Conference in New York on Nov. 18, 2004. The testing herbal product, Honso(R) Sho-saiko-to (H09), is manufactured and supplied by Honso Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., headquartered in Nagoya, Japan, and branched in Phoenix....

2004-11-28 15:00:08

Eldorado resident uses Ayurvedic medicine and polarity therapy to improve people's health In today's society, we are often so busy that finding time for the simple pleasures in life -- such as eating when we need to, drinking enough water, stopping to breathe in some fresh air or simply excusing oneself from work to take a five-minute walk -- becomes more like a chore rather than a gift, says Eldorado resident Amadea Morningstar. "For example, often we think we are hungry, but what we...

2004-11-28 09:00:09

Sri Lanka hosts 42nd World Congress of Medicina Alternativa COLOMBO, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- The 42nd World Congress of Medicina Alternativa hosted by Sri lanka opened here Saturday. During the congress, two people who practice Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) will be nominated for the candidate of Alfred Nobel Prize. Anton Jayasuriya, chairperson of the Congress, said that a committee has been appointed to examine the suitability of persons for the laureateship and...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.