Latest traditional medicine Stories

2006-11-16 00:00:11

By Kathirasen YOU have Hepatitis A, the doctor announced, quite cheerily. I gaped at him with jaundiced eyes. Literally. The stranger's face in my mirror and the tell-tale yellow eyes had already warned me.

2006-02-09 09:47:45

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Some traditional herbal medicines may -- stress "may" -- relieve the abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhea, and constipation that are the hallmarks of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to a comprehensive review of published studies on the topic.

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.

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.