Integrative East-West Medicine, A New Health Paradigm
Several patients of integrative medicine explain their dissatisfaction with Western medicine, and their thoughts on their new forays into integrative East-West medicine.
A Patient with Ulcerative Colitis and Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
A middle-aged male describes his experience with chronic liver disease and how acupuncture and lifestyle modification have helped him manage his condition.
Mindfulness Training on Neural Responses to Stress in Older Adults
Lisa J. Burklund presents how interventions such as cognitive-behavioral therapies and mindfulness meditation training may enhance emotion processing.
A Patient with Migraines, Dizziness, and Allergic Rhinitis
A woman discusses her personal trials in dealing with a whole set of troubles and how IM changed her life.
Professor Tu You You’s Research on Herbal Medicine for Treatment of Malaria
Professor Tu is one of the foremost natural product scientists in the world. Her work at the Institute Chinese Materia Medica of the China Academy of Chinese Medical Science led to the development of a first-line anti-malaria drug, artemisinin, an extract of the Chinese herb, Qinghao.
Why I Became Interested in Acupuncture
Dr. Ryan Abbott's interest in acupuncture stems from childhood upbringing and early exposure to other cultural traditions.
Integrative Medicine, Can We Truly Integrate Care?
Is it possible to develop a model of health that incorporates Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM) therapies with conventional treatment?
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.
Bridging the Language Gap in Integrative East-West Medicine
In this interview, Professor Xie Zhufan comments on the language barriers that have hindered communication about new research developments in Traditional Chinese Medicine to the West.