Tag Archives: TCM

TCM coming to more schools to reinforce time-tested science

China is set to promote traditional Chinese medicine’s culture and skills in primary and middle schools to help boost and preserve the ancient medical science, the country’s top TCM chief said.

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Acceptance of TCM spreading

A white paper released by the State Council Information Office on Tuesday outlines China’s efforts to promote international exchanges and cooperation in traditional Chinese medicine. The paper, Traditional Chinese Medicine in China, said TCM has spread to 183 countries and regions.

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US farmers may benefit from wider use of TCM

Rising American interest in traditional Chinese medicine could open up a new market for US farmers producing the herbs and flowers used by practitioners.
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) originated in ancient China and has evolved over thousands of years. TCM practitioners utilize herbal medicines and various mind and body practices, such as acupuncture and tai chi, to treat or prevent health problems, according to the National Institutes of Health.

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Long way ahead

New report on traditional Chinese medicine sheds light on challenges to its growth in China.

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Freeing the qi and the force of life

The elevator glides noiselessly to the top floor of a 10-story residential building in Beijing and I step toward my appointment with the same anticipation I came with last time. I am hoping Master Liu Qing will beat me with a stick. Two sticks, in fact. Liu, 41, is a martial artist from Cangzhou, Hebei […]

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One step closer

A Chinese herbal medicine for liver ailments has cleared a big hurdle with regulators in the United States, but there’s still a long way to go.  For Tarek Hassanein, a professor of medicine at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, it took a long time to learn and finally to pronounce “fuzhenghuayu […]

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