Acupuncture, acupressure, and massage, along with issues facing TCM translations and development in the U.S. and worldwide.
Why I Became Interested in Acupuncture
Dr. Ryan Abbott's interest in acupuncture stems from childhood upbringing and early exposure to other cultural traditions.
Lexical Decoding of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Professors Rudolf Bauer and Xie Zhufan discuss the need to establish standardized English terminologies and nomenclature for traditional Chinese medicine.
Visiting a Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital
Guangdong Provincial Hospital of Chinese Medicine is one of the busiest traditional Chinese medicine hospitals in China.
Breakthrough Use of Acupuncture to Treat Obesity
Professor Han Jisheng gives an account about his research in using acupuncture to treat pain and addiction and how it has been extended to other addictive conditions, including obesity.
Using Acupuncture Analgesia in Surgery
Professor Xin Yuling led a national task force to study acupuncture anagelsia's clinical application in the and 1970's. He offered from his video collection of operations performed utilizing acupuncture in place of anesthesia, including historical footage of a surgical procedure observed by President Nixon and his delegation during their visit to China.
How Herbal Medicines are Prepared for Hospitalized Patients in China
Follow the flow of herbal formula preparation from the pharmacy to the precision-instrument controlled brewing room at the Guangdong Provincial Hospital of Chinese Medicine in Guangzhou.
Strategies in Developing Integrative Medicine in China
Training of academic personnel and continued development of hospitals, schools and research institutions are key steps in advancing the profession of integrative medicine, asserts Dr. Chen Shikui.
Cancer Medications Based on Chinese Herbs
Professor Tommy Cheng of Yale University discussed his innovative approach in developing a botanical prescription drug to reduce the toxic effects of chemotherapy cancer treatments and to enhance the therapeutic effects of a broad spectrum of anti-cancer treatments.
Traditional Chinese Medicine in the United Kingdom from the Eye of a Leader
Despite receiving both good and bad press in the past, Eastern medicines are slowly becoming more accepted in Europe, stated Professor Man Fong Mei.
How to Bridge Traditional Chinese and Western Medicines
Leroy Hood, Ph.D. discusses the important role of the systems approach that uses new strategies, technologies, and computational tools, which, together, may hold the key to successfully blending traditional Chinese medicine and Western medicine.