Chinese news, articles and information:
|3/23/2015 - China has a dastardly reputation for producing garbage consumer products of poor quality that may contain things like toxic heavy metals and lead paint. But the world's largest economy (by some measures) is increasingly exporting garbage food products as well, including tainted berries that reportedly...|
|1/3/2015 - Throughout the ages, one constant and enduring theme is that human beings have had to remain vigilant in fighting to preserve their freedom. Cultural richness has always been a threat to totalitarian regimes, and many a culture has lost its bearings due to harsh government overreach and oppression.
|12/27/2014 - Was it a case of MSG addiction gone postal or an honest attempt at protecting the public against fraud? Harvard Business School professor Ben Edelmen's recent email exchanges with a Chinese restaurant owner ruffled some feathers in the local media after it was discovered that Edelmen threatened legal...|
|12/21/2014 - For more than 4,000 years around the globe, parts of Glycyrrhiza plants (licorice) have been used as a natural sweetener as well as an herbal medicine to treat a range of health conditions. Its effectiveness is once again reinforced in findings recently published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology,...|
|12/9/2014 - The Chinese government has temporarily halted the administration of a sexually-transmitted disease (STD) vaccine for newborn babies following the horrific deaths of eight infants over the past several months.
Reports out of Shanghai indicate that millions of doses of hepatitis B vaccine produced...|
|12/4/2014 - Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is rooted in observing the natural course of seasons and their relation to physical and mental well-being. The current season of autumn is a time of increasing introspection after the expansive nature of summer. We are slowing down, wrapping up projects and letting...|
|11/16/2014 - Use of traditional Chinese medicine in the Western culture has been closely scrutinized and, often, downright criticized. On one hand, there are stories of people who credit the use of Chinese modalities for their ability to reverse ailments and vastly improve overall health. On the other hand, plenty...|
|8/8/2014 - Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has had energetic medicine and treatment thoroughly explored for centuries. Western medical research has only just begun to look into how subtle energies affect our health. Even so, modern Western medicine tends to rely heavily on expensive equipment for both diagnosis...|
|7/31/2014 - The international Ebola outbreak has caused a wave of alarm among people who are concerned it might spread to their own city or nation. It's a legitimate concern, given that the government of Liberia has already issued a desperate plea for international help after declaring the pandemic "[beyond] the...|
|7/23/2014 4:00:14 PM - A deadly disease that at one time killed off one-third of Europe has reemerged in China, where officials have quarantined an entire city following the death of a resident. The Chinese city of Yumen, population 30,000, was reportedly sealed off after a man who handled a dead marmot contracted bubonic...|
|7/18/2014 - An amazing breakthrough has taken place on the cancer research front, with a possible cure coming from a popular Chinese herb. Researchers out of the U.S., publishing their work in the peer-reviewed journal Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology, found that triptolide, an extract from the Chinese herb...|
|7/12/2014 - Eating cinnamon powder may cause the body to reverse some of the brain changes associated with Parkinson's disease (PD), according to a study conducted by researchers from Rush University Medical Center and published in the Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology on June 20.
The research was funded by...|
|7/5/2014 - A new smart phone app was recently developed to enable anyone to not only view complete air quality readings but directly determine air pollution culprits. Surprisingly, it was developed in China for Chinese citizens. And it doesn't target cars and wood- or coal-burning chimneys; it targets industrial...|
|6/21/2014 - Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) emphasizes the importance of striving for balance and living in harmony with the environment around us. This can be done through nutrition, cultivating healthy emotions, meditation, physical activity and healing therapies such as acupuncture. In order to feel our best...|
|6/14/2014 - Australia's University of Western Sydney and Beijing University of Chinese Medicine recently conducted a large, retrospective review of thousands of studies and "hundreds of thousands of cancer patients" which proved that Chinese herbal medicine is indeed a viable treatment for almost all cancers.
|5/5/2014 - One of the leading academic and research hospitals in the country has just opened its first Chinese herbal therapy center, a breakthrough in the mainstream advancement of what is commonly referred to as "alternative," or natural, medicine. The Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, according to new reports, will...|
|5/1/2014 - For the past few months, Natural News has been warning the world about toxic heavy metals found in foods, superfoods and dietary supplements grown in China. Our Natural News Forensic Food Lab has produced breakthrough results showing, for example, that rice protein imported from China is significantly...|
|4/16/2014 - A real estate expert says he thinks the recent standoff between the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy is not about grazing rights or the endangerment of the desert tortoise but about "sweetheart deals" for the development of federal land.
Fabian Calvo, in an interview...|
|4/1/2014 - The practice of Chinese herbal medicine is currently suppressed in the US, but this is changing as patients call out for alternatives. Herbal medicine is downplayed in America, not because it's ineffective, but because its principles are simply not taught to medical doctors. It's not studied; it's misunderstood....|
|3/31/2014 - Chinese authorities have disrupted four online baby-selling rings, rescuing 382 infants in the process and crippling a trend toward high-end, highly organized, Internet-based baby trafficking, news outlets in Beijing have reported recently.
Summarizing those reports, The New York Times cited Liu...|
|3/10/2014 - Outrage erupted in the health world after China's Ministry of Education recently announced that it does not serve genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to diners at its cafeteria. GMWatch.org and others report that the government agency has a sign currently posted at the doorway of its cafeteria stating...|
|3/6/2014 - There are numerous alternative treatments for ADHD - some more effective than others. Chinese herbal medicine has roots that go back thousands of years. Surprisingly enough, when modern studies test many of the traditional Chinese herbs used to treat ADHD and other medical conditions, the studies find...|
|2/19/2014 - Like the United States more than a century ago, China is currently undergoing its own industrial revolution, which is bringing industry, jobs and newfound prosperity to hundreds of millions of Chinese.
But like the United States, circa 1914, the environmental regulations necessary to prevent permanent...|
|1/31/2014 - Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has treated maladies and health issues for thousands of years with herbs and acupuncture. Yet, to appease the western world's view of "evidence-based medicine," various trials and studies are performed, often comparing TCM to modern pharmaceuticals, in order to prove...|
|1/28/2014 9:17:44 AM - A recent study to be published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) has revealed that a particular Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) herbal formula helped to slow the progression from pre-diabetes to a full-blown diagnosis of diabetes.
Pre-diabetes is a condition whereby...|
|1/25/2014 - Eugenics is quickly becoming big business in China, where at least one genomics company is attempting to pave the way for parents to literally pick and choose the "best" embryos to obtain the smartest possible children. Quartz reports that the cognitive genomics (CG) division at the Shenzhen-based genomics...|
|1/17/2014 - Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is most well known for acupuncture, but that is just part of the comprehensive medical system, which can help maintain balance throughout our seasonal ebbs and flows. In TCM, nutrition plays a vital role and is looked at from many angles. TCM theory states that the...|
|1/10/2014 - As if anyone even needs yet another reason to be wary of the food coming out of China, Reuters is reporting that Wal-Mart customers there are outraged to learn that their donkey meat was recently found to contain "the DNA of other animals," including fox.
Wal-Mart issued an apology and has announced...|
|1/5/2014 - The China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA), along with the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC), had already suspended use of BioKangtai's hepatitis B vaccines, and now the inoculation, produced by a separate Chinese company, is believed to have claimed the life of its 12th infant...|
|12/10/2013 - Type 2 diabetes is a disease that develops gradually from metabolic disorders that morph into prediabetes. Both diabetes type 1 and type 2 are similar in one respect: There is too much blood glucose (sugar), and it's not being metabolized by one's cells into energy.
Type 2 diabetes is much more prevalent...|
|12/4/2013 - According to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation, loss of coordination and uncontrolled movements associated with Parkinson's disease affect "one million people in the US and an estimated seven to 10 million worldwide." Specialists at the University of Rochester speculate that, by 2030, Parkinson's disease...|
|10/11/2013 - Many of our readers are probably already familiar with some of the more popular modalities of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), such as acupuncture, massage therapy and herbal medicine. But did you know that there is another lesser-known TCM treatment protocol known as cupping therapy that can help...|
|8/29/2013 - The South China Morning Post is now reporting that adults in China are paying good money to breastfeed on wet nurses who are well paid for providing their milk. The wet nurses are paid around US$2,700 per month, and clients are offered the ability to consume the beverage directly. As in mammary consumption.
|8/1/2013 - First came the denials, then - finally - the admission that, yes indeed, some of GlaxoSmithKline's senior Chinese executives broke the law in a $484.8 million cash and sexual favors scandal.
Britain's Guardian newspaper reported on July 22 that the mega-drugmaker's head of emerging markets, Abbas...|
|7/11/2013 - China might be in the middle of an incredible economic rebirth, as its thousands of factories churn out all sorts of consumer goods for an increasingly hungry global consumer market. But it is doing so in a manner that is harming its public and destroying its environment. So bad is the contamination...|
|6/27/2013 - Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) encompasses Chinese herbal remedies, acupuncture, and other lesser-known modalities to treat a wide variety of diseases including gout. Chinese medicine is thousands of years old, and well-respected worldwide as an alternative to conventional Western medicine. According...|
|6/1/2013 - Hospital workers have provisionally named him "Baby 59" after the incubator in which he was successfully rehabilitated and brought back to stable condition. But adding the word "miracle" somewhere in his title would seem more appropriate, seeing as how this underweight, Chinese newborn somehow survived...|
|5/22/2013 - The key to curing the type of pancreatic cancer that afflicted Apple visionary Steve Jobs just might be found in an ancient Chinese herb that has long played a crucial role in traditional Chinese medicine. A new study published in the journal Science Translational Medicine has revealed that lei gong...|
|5/10/2013 - Do you really know what's in all the food you're eating that's imported from China? If you don't, you're actually in good company: The FDA only inspects 1% - 2% of all the food imported from China, so they don't know either. Even when they inspect a shipment, they rarely test it for heavy metals, pesticides,...|
|5/9/2013 - Two large honey packers, including one of the nation's biggest - Groeb Farms of Onsted, Mich. - have admitted to purchasing millions of dollars' worth of honey that was falsely labeled.
National Public Radio reports that the goal of this mislabeling, which has been suspected of taking place within...|
|5/6/2013 5:03:53 AM - A study reported by scientists at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York announced that they have found the region of the brain responsible for aging and can target it to increase longevity in mice. The research, published in the journal Nature, reported that the hypothalamus, the area...|
|4/30/2013 - "The respect of life among the common people is on the verge of extinction," says Chen Guangcheng, a blind Chinese activist who escaped China and moved to the United States. Now Chen speaks to Americans about the torturous population control system that the Chinese government has in place and the abusive...|
|4/14/2013 - A bird flu pandemic has been sparked in China, where 60 people have so far been infected and 13 have died from various new strains of bird flu (including H7N9). Across China and Taiwan, people are in a panic over the spread of bird flu, and the media there is reporting widespread concern that this may...|
|3/2/2013 - Another day, another Chinese food scare. KFC is dropping more than 1,000 farms from its network of suppliers in China to make sure the food it serves is safe after a scandal over tainted chicken hurt company sales in that key (meaning large) emerging market last year.
The issue came up in December...|
|2/21/2013 - When it comes to foods, superfoods and even nutritional supplements from China, "organic" is largely a hoax. This is my opinion, of course, but I've been researching the issue quite extensively as the key decision maker for new products in the Natural News Store. And I've come to the conclusion that...|
|1/7/2013 - As more research is done regarding so-called "non-traditional" healthcare, doctors and scientists are rediscovering "old" treatments that are increasingly supplanting today's standard treatments for a number of conditions.
That includes coughs that often accompany the flu or mild chest infections,...|
|1/3/2013 - On December 28, 2012 Chinese national legislation was amended so that adult children are now required to visit their elderly parents otherwise they could be subject to legal ramifications. It has been reported that in China elderly parents are often neglected and even abandoned by their working children.
|12/10/2012 - The latest report from the National Intelligence Council explores megatrends that will impact America through 2030. The report is a jaw-dropper, as it openly explains that America will be overtaken by China as the world's dominant economic superpower. It also lays out the likelihood of megatrends such...|
|12/1/2012 - Winter is the season of the kidney according to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). It is especially important to tend to these organs during this time. With a measure of proper care and attention, kidney health is strengthened while painful stones and infections are avoided. Through straightforward...|
|9/21/2012 - Chinese authorities are currently investigating allegations that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) worked with Chinese researchers back in 2008 to illegally test genetically-modified (GM) "Golden Rice" on rural Chinese children. Reuters reports that 24 Chinese children between the ages of six...|
|9/9/2012 - As China continues to rise as the new Asian powerhouse, there has been a steady stream of reports which have detailed the country's staggering lack of standards when it comes to producing manufactured goods, so it was only mildly shocking to learn that authorities there are now looking at charges that...|
|8/28/2012 - A German television crew was the target of a recent attack by workers at a Chinese fluoride production factory who thought the crew members were spies trying to steal company secrets. The U.K.'s Guardian reports that a team of armed Chinese police officers had to physically stop the mob of employees...|
|8/13/2012 - A recent study found in the journal Circulation showed that Chinese men and women who ate Western fast food raised their risk of developing type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Take into consideration the rapid expansion of fast food giants like McDonald's, Burger King, and Subway in China, and you are...|
|5/10/2012 - Chinese herbs have been used for centuries on their own and in conjunction with other alternative therapies such as acupuncture, acupressure and Ayurveda to prevent hair loss, re-grow hair and restore natural pigment to gray hair.
Hair loss has many causes, such as the genetic male pattern baldness...|
|4/24/2012 - Chang shan is a root extract of a specific type of Himalayan hydrangea plant, also known as hortensia, that has long been used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat malaria and other maladies. And a new investigation conducted by researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), the Harvard...|
|4/2/2012 - In a review published in the December issue of the journal Complementary Therapies in Medicine, women receiving Chinese herbal medicine treatments were twice as likely to get pregnant within a four-month period than those receiving conventional Western medical fertility drug treatment or IVF. The findings...|
|3/24/2012 - It's bad enough with supposedly unbiased news outlets in the U.S. shill for one political ideology over another, but when an American newspaper becomes an advocate for a foreign rival, that's over the line.
That's the opinion, at least, of a number of journalists and media experts who are questioning...|
|7/27/2011 - Though we often think of Chinese herbs as dark brown strong-tasting teas, when we look deeper we find the ancient Chinese also acknowledged and documented the tremendous healing power of fresh food. Watermelon is not only a delicious summer treat, but it is also a powerful effective medicine, which...|
|6/25/2011 - The Chinese government has sentenced Gao Yanjun, a butcher from the northern city of Jinzhou, to life in prison -- and four others to up to 15 years in prison -- for illegally adding poisonous, industrial-grade nitrates to meat products they sold, in order to enhance their color and texture. In contrast...|
|5/28/2011 - The fake currencies used in online role-playing games like World of Warcraft (WoW) have become a hot new commodity that is now worth a significant amount of real currency. According to a recent report in the UK's Guardian, some Chinese labor camps actually force their prisoners to spend countless hours...|
|5/11/2011 - Many people have tried conventional hair restoration methods such as laser treatments, harsh chemicals, pharmaceutical drugs or even surgery. Often these methods have limited success. Chinese herbal medicine is a natural alternative for hair restoration, gray hair reversal and/or overcoming the health...|
|3/20/2011 - Spring is full of warmer weather, beautiful flowers and more time outdoors. Many of us enjoy these signs of spring, but some find them intolerable due to seasonal allergies. Prescription and over-the-counter medications are widely available, but they do nothing to help overall health and come with a...|
|3/1/2011 - Cold and flu season is upon us. Traditional Chinese Medicine has effective time-tested techniques which boost immunity and protect us from colds or the flu. Points can be needled and herbal formulas can be given to balance the body's energy, strengthen the body and even speed recovery if one does come...|
|2/17/2011 - There seems to be no shortage of fraud coming out of China these days, with a recent report issued by the non-profit Cornucopia Institute (CI) stating that a certain Chinese agricultural supplier has attempted to export fake organic products into the U.S. The report states that the supplier forged fake...|
|2/15/2011 - The Chinese food contamination freak show is back in full swing with new reports out of Singapore indicating that certain Chinese companies are now mass producing and selling fake rice to unwitting villagers. According to a report in the Korean-language Weekly Hong Kong, the manufacturers are blending...|
|2/15/2011 - The healing capacity of green tea has been understood and cultivated by the Chinese for more than 5,000 years. Western medicine has been very slow to embrace the many health benefits attributed to drinking green tea, as it has been with many super foods known to lower the risk of chronic disease. Researchers...|
|2/12/2011 4:07:44 PM - Cornucopia, WI - After years of ringing the alarm bell about fraudulent Chinese organic production, the nation's preeminent organic farming watchdog, The Cornucopia Institute, applauded the federal government's current approach to enforcement and its transparency. On February 11, The Department of Agriculture...|
|2/1/2011 - Sinus issues and infections are a problem for many people. As the nose becomes congested from cold weather, allergies, a cold or the flu, infection and inflammation often occurs. Acupuncture points, herbs, and lifestyle suggestions can keep the sinuses clear and infection-free.
Sinus issues may be...|
|12/26/2010 - The ancient Chinese herb Fo-Ti, also known as He Shou Wu and Polygonum Multiflorum, stands alone as a highly effective hair loss treatment amidst the plethora of hair restoration products such as vitamins, nutritional supplements, pharmaceutical drugs and gloppy creams. Fo-Ti is not only a superlative...|
|12/16/2010 - Those who have been following NaturalNews for several years have heard me rave about Ron Teeguarden and Dragon Herbs. His company is considered by many to be the most pristine source of tonic herbs and Chinese herbs available in North America. Ron himself is a true-to-life "guru" in Chinese medicinal...|
|11/30/2010 - A 1,800-year old Chinese herbal remedy for an upset stomach may boost the effectiveness of chemotherapy while reducing its side effects, according to a study conducted by researchers from Yale University and published in the journal Science Translational Medicine.
The treatment in question, known...|
|10/24/2010 - Ancient Chinese medicine practices are gaining much attention and growing in popularity in the South American nation of Brazil. According to a recent report in China Daily, acupuncture in particular is fast becoming a new favorite in the country after President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said it cured...|
|10/7/2010 - Expanding its push into world languages, NaturalNews.com has announced the launch of its website in Mandarin Chinese. Offering both Simplified Chinese (http://chs.naturalnews.com) and Traditional Chinese (http://cht.naturalnews.com), the sites offer selected natural health articles, special reports...|
|9/14/2010 - The World Health Organization is at it again trying to push mass vaccinations, this time on the people of China. But its efforts to "eradicate measles" by vaccinating 100 million Chinese children have fueled widespread protest by Chinese citizens who not only distrust their own government's health recommendations,...|
|8/17/2010 - Premature development in young girls is becoming a problem in China, where growth hormones used in milk production have been found in certain baby formulas.Chinese Daily has reported that some Chinese baby girls are now developing breasts, and that the artificial growth hormones used in conventional...|
|7/25/2010 - Although the western pharma/medical system certainly will fight this statement with all their might, Chinese Herbal Medicine and other natural medicine is, by far, the best thing in the world to overcome common health concerns. There is just no other logical conclusion anyone with half a brain could...|
|3/17/2010 - Many traditional Chinese herbal medicines can be effective in the prevention of diabetes, a study conducted by researchers from the University of Western Sydney, Australia, and published in the journal Cochrane Library has confirmed.
"There are a lot of herbal medicine products on the shelves, but...|
|2/22/2010 - In Traditional Chinese Medicine, Lyme disease is treated as toxic fire. These fire toxins are treated with extreme heat clearing herbs. From the western point of view, fire toxins include aggressive entities such as bacterial and viral infections but are not limited to them. They can be amoebic parasites...|
|1/18/2010 - An ancient Chinese remedy that was used to fight the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic may prove effective against the H1N1 swine flu, according to a study conducted by researchers from Kaohsiung Medial University in Taiwan and published in the American Chemical Society's Journal of Natural Products.
|1/14/2010 - Chinese herbal medicine is one of the oldest forms of medicine with the earliest known written herbal formulas dating back to the 3rd century BC. Prior to being written down, herbal remedies were passed down by word of mouth and may date back as far as 3500 BC. Chinese medicine teaches that people are...|
|1/12/2010 - Stress of modern living and our standard American diet, which includes alcohol, fried food and fast food, strain our health, especially our Liver. Stopping eating by 7 pm may be the best thing we can do for our health. Looking to ancient Chinese medicine we find a clear explanation of why this is. In...|
|1/11/2010 - According to traditional Chinese medicine, when the seasons change different organs become vulnerable as our bodies shift to keep balanced. In winter, the water element predominates which corresponds to our kidneys and bladder. There are simple habits, foods, herbs and acupuncture techniques we can...|
|11/12/2009 - Of all the available treatments for infertility, acupuncture isn't one that people usually think of first. But as you'll see here, it's actually one of the safest and most effectiveness treatments for infertility known to modern science.
Why does it work so well? Because infertility isn't usually...|
|11/5/2009 - Type 2 diabetes is an international epidemic and 380 million people throughout the world are expected to develop the condition by 2025. The vast majority of the time, pre-diabetes (also called impaired glucose tolerance or IGT), which is marked by higher than normal blood sugar levels, develops before...|
|10/29/2009 - Insomnia is a common condition in which people have difficulty either falling asleep or staying asleep. It is listed by the World Health Organization as a condition which has been shown to be treated effectively by acupuncture (1). Acupuncture, which actually treats the person, not the disease, helps...|
|10/28/2009 - Traditional Chinese Medicine offers ways to keep the Heart healthy and strong, even when a person does not have typical symptoms of heart disease.
Heart health is fundamental to whole body health. Many people have a family history of heart disease, high cholesterol and/or high blood pressure. The...|
|10/22/2009 - The FTC and FDA are terrorizing Dr. Andrew Weil over his true statements about the immune-boosting properties of astragalus. According to the FDA, astragalus has no antiviral or antibacterial properties whatsoever and is of absolutely no use in the human body. Sound bizarre?
I thought so too. That's...|
|10/20/2009 - There is a lot of fear of Swine flu (H1N1) this season, but Traditional Chinese Medicine has effective techniques both to boost immunity and recover from flu, which are thousands of years old.
In Chinese Medicine, flu and colds are considered an invasion of the body of external pathogens, either...|
|10/12/2009 - Astragalus has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for literally thousands of years. Today, in the western world, it's being rediscovered as a powerful adaptogenic herb with a remarkable ability to balance and boost immune function. With more and more people concerned about immune function...|
|9/16/2009 - The government of Gong'an County, in China's Hubei province, sparked global controversy when it imposed a "cigarette quota" on public employees, in an effort to boost local revenue during the economic downturn.
Chinese law allows county governments to levy taxes on sales of cigarettes only if they...|
|8/12/2009 - Increasingly, Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) is being put to the test by Western scientists -- and the results are sometimes not only successful but downright astounding. A case in point: a new review of CHM research by British scientists just published in Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews shows...|
|8/4/2009 - Out of thousands of TCM patent herbal formulas, Liu Wei Di Huang Wan (or Six Flavor Tea Pill) is perhaps the most important of all. It treats a wide variety of conditions, from diabetes, high cholesterol numbers, low adrenals and insomnia to weakness in the knees, poor hearing and poor eyesight. One...|
|8/1/2009 - For over 2000 years, a special tea that originates from the Yunnan Province of China has been coveted for its preventative and curative properties. This tea is known as Pu-erh or Yunnan Tuocha. The tea`s cultivation can be traced as far back as the Han Dynasty (202 BCE-220 CE) and was made from the...|
|7/30/2009 - Chinese herbs may work better and have fewer side effects for endometriosis treatment than conventional drug therapies, according to a new review of previous studies, carried out at Southampton University in the UK and Beijing University of Chinese Medicine.
Researchers re-examined two studies in...|
|7/17/2009 - In this last article on the six healing sounds, we're going to cover the last of these sounds, the triple burner sound. The triple burner is not an organ in the normal sense of the word as it is not a fleshly organ; rather, it's an energy control "organ" or system comprised of three separate energy...|
|6/17/2009 - Two foods commonly eaten as part of the traditional Chinese diet can reduce a woman's risk of breast cancer by as much as 90 percent, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Western Australia in Perth, and published in the International Journal of Cancer.
|5/24/2009 - When ancient Chinese healing techniques work, Western doctors often assume the benefits must be due to the placebo effect. But researchers at the University of Oregon (UO) have repeatedly documented that a mind-body practice called integrative body-mind training (IBMT), derived from traditional Chinese...|
|5/4/2009 - Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) is a traditional form of health care with a documented history going back for centuries. As an example, a book entitled Shen Nong's Herbal Classic was written 2000 years ago, and is considered the oldest book on CHM. Insomnia, or the inability to fall asleep or remain asleep,...|
|5/1/2009 - When observing the swine flu outbreak happening today, it's helpful to have some historical context. Viral pandemics are not unusual, and talking about one isn't "alarmist." Pandemics are a regular feature of life on earth, and they occur with surprising regularity throughout world history.
|4/1/2009 - In this next article in the six healing sounds series, we're going to take a look at the fifth of these sounds, the spleen sound. This sound has many positive benefits, including helping to ease a number of stomach and digestion related disorders.
Since we live in a world that is filled with fast...|
|2/20/2009 - In this continuing series on "The Six Healing Sounds", we are going to go cover the fourth of these sounds and one that is very important in this modern age, the heart sound.
Many of us know that sounds can have a powerful effect on our minds and emotions. Listening to relaxing music has been shown...|
|2/9/2009 - Mushrooms are gaining popularity as a beneficial super food in North America. They are high in vegetable proteins and low in calories, making them a valuable source of healthy nutrition. They also contain zinc, iron, chitin, vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber. Not only are mushrooms a healthy addition...|
|1/14/2009 - The Seattle PI News Source recently published an article on Honey Laundering; possible tainted Chinese honey getting into the U.S. and past FDA inspectors. The honey laundering game played by Chinese exporters could be used to get numerous products into the U.S. that are currently red flagged by the...|
|1/14/2009 - If you hear of thousands of people dying in one year from drugs, you may automatically think the deaths were probably due to overdoses of addictive and illegal substances like heroin or methamphetamines, or from tainted prescription drugs. But in China, 80,000 people are dying annually from legal medications...|
|12/24/2008 - All of us love to hear beautiful sounds. Whether it's a majestic song or a pleasant voice, the sounds of nature or a child's laughter, sounds can have a very positive or negative effect not only on our moods, but even on our body's right down to the atomic level.
This is because all matter vibrates...|
|12/10/2008 - The statin drug pushing scam is going for the throat with its all time lowest assault! It is becoming more and more evident that people of all ages are being lied to day after day by doctors as a way to push the deadly protocol of Big Pharma. If you believe all the hype about statins from pharma reps...|
|12/7/2008 - Melamine continues to make headlines worldwide. The latest news has discovered the chemical in baby formula in the U.S., and more reports of melamine tainted eggs in Hong Kong. Even more startling is a report from a Chinese Veterinarian reporting melamine is just the tip of the iceberg of chemicals...|
|11/29/2008 - If you've ever had a bout of insomnia or trouble falling asleep, and who hasn't at one time or another, then you know that it can be a very frustrating experience. Staring at the clock, doing mental calculations and thinking that if you just fell asleep in the next five minutes you would get this many...|
|11/26/2008 - The Traditional Chinese 5 Element Diagnostic System is used as a tool to determine disorders and prescribe a combination of all natural herbs for healing. It is without a doubt the most valuable "medical" wisdom we have on this planet. Of course The FDA and most Medical Doctors in this country will...|
|11/24/2008 - Migraine headaches have become all too common in our fast paced high stress world. With the hectic pace of our lives and the fear that is too often associated with the modern lifestyle including wars, terrorism, the economy, family and work, and poor quality processed foods and more, it's little wonder...|
|11/17/2008 - The FDA issued an import alert, 11/12/08, detaining ALL milk products, milk derived ingredients and finished food products containing milk from China due to the presence of melamine. Close to two years after melamine tainted wheat, rice, and corn protein additives began to make thousands of pets sick...|
|11/2/2008 - Today nearly everyone it seems has some kind of health issue. If it's not a serious internal illness like cancer, tumors or heart disease, then it's joint or mobility issues, inability to focus or any of thousands of different ailments affecting people today. Of course the human body is an immensely...|
|10/26/2008 - The traditional Chinese remedy known as Xuezhikang can drastically improve the recovery of patients after a heart attack- -- including by lowering the risk of repeat attacks - according to a study conducted by researchers from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, and published in the American...|
|10/21/2008 - With the cold weather coming upon us in the northern hemisphere everyone naturally becomes concerned about catching a cold or flu and staying healthy. Of course mainstream medicine and news talks a lot about getting flu shots as if that's the only possible thing that you can do to prevent the flu. That...|
|10/20/2008 - The FDA has come into conflict with Congressional investigators over its refusal to release information on which Chinese companies supplied a tainted blood thinner that has led to at least 81 deaths in the United States.
Earlier this year, the FDA issued its first alert over tainted supplies of the...|
|10/15/2008 - With all the heart problems, heart disease and other health issues that are ever getting worse in today's modern society, learning that you can actually do something to create a second heart within your body sounds like a miracle or simply too good to be true. Of course science is always trying to create...|
|9/19/2008 - Acupuncture is a medical procedure in which the function of bodily systems is influenced by stimulating connective and muscular tissue at specific points on the body. The practice, once thought to be something akin to folklore in the West, has gained widespread acceptance and popularity. The reasons...|
|9/12/2008 - With all of the marvelous inner-workings of the herbal TCM system (traditional Chinese medicine system) and its powerful and complex systematic energy formulas for healing practically anything, it is still the longevity factors of a few single tonic herbs that amaze me the most.
Of about 9,000 TCM...|
|9/10/2008 - A new study that was recently published sheds more evidence to what many have been saying for a long time, that DNA does not control the body or predestine you to being overweight, ill, sick, weak or anything else, but that the majority of our health and destiny lies within our own power.
|8/31/2008 - Mention the word "cancer" on an internet site that sells herbs now days and you are suddenly Public Enemy Number One! I received a warning letter from the FDA basically saying, "If you do not change your wording and making of any claims or publishing testimony of anyone cured of cancer by herbs or anything...|
|8/21/2008 - On the heels of Olympian Michael Phelps' deal with Kellogg's to promote sugary breakfast cereals -- a move for which he was widely criticized -- NaturalNews has learned that Phelps is also involved in a deal with McDonald's to introduce Chinese children to American junk food. According to Xinhuanet.com,...|
|8/21/2008 - A clinical study on patients who have suffered a heart attack found that a partially purified extract of Chinese red yeast rice, Xuezhikang (XZK), reduced the risk of repeat heart attacks by 45%; revascularization (bypass surgery/angioplasty), cardiovascular mortality, and total mortality by one-third;...|
|7/9/2008 - Contamination of water supplies and illegal use of veterinary drugs has led to the severe contamination of Chinese fish farms, with potentially serious health consequences for those who eat the fish.
China produces 70 percent of the world's farmed fish, and since the 1980s has become the biggest...|
|6/6/2008 - According to the latest research, species around the world are going extinct faster that previously thought, at a rate not seen since the extinction of the dinosaurs. The Living Planet index which was released today shows that due to destructive human activity, the diversity of all life on earth has...|
|6/4/2008 - Many of the powerful Chinese Herbal Tonics that promote sexual energy have the wonderful "side effect" of promoting radiant health and longevity also. Some people may say, "Wow! There is a God and He loves me!" (And they would be right). One would almost feel guilty in wanting more sexual pleasure and...|
|6/2/2008 - Lately there have been many articles written about the importance and necessity of enzymes. That's a good thing. Many of them have shared much important and vital information. In this article, I want to cover enzymes from a different point of view. A point of view that brings their importance to an...|
|5/29/2008 - The Heat Clearing Class of herbs is definitely not at all a Tonic Class but a true medicinal energy and direct healing classification of herbs. This Classification of herbs (as taught in the Shanghai College Of Traditional Chinese Medicine) has 5 sub classes -- see Chinese herb classification chart...|
|5/9/2008 - The very name of Schizandrae, Wu Wei Zi, reveals the qualities of this amazing herb. In the Chinese language, Wu Wei Zi means "Five Taste Fruit." When consumed, you can literally taste all five flavors at once (sour, bitter, sweet, spicy and salty). This relates to the essence of all five of the elemental...|
|4/22/2008 - As we continue into looking at the amazing health rejuvenating tonic herbs in the true Superior Tonic Class, Jiao Gu Lan has to be one of the greatest Tonic Herbs in the world! So much longevity and health restoration is associated with this herb. It is almost hard to find a place to start with when...|
|4/18/2008 - In western medical circles, we're hearing more and more about something that eastern cultures have known for decades, that the mind plays a huge role in your health, immunity and well being. While this has been common sense to the rest of us for decades really, it seems that western medicine can't believe...|
|4/15/2008 - Many of us are somewhat familiar with Chinese pathological and systematic healing herbal formulas such as "Yin Qiao" for flu and colds. These are tremendous healing formulas and they hold within them centuries of knowledge of the thousands of herbs, the 5 elements, and the 12 meridians of the body....|
|4/9/2008 - Chinese herbal medicine appears to be more effective at relieving menstrual cramps and pain than pharmaceutical drugs, acupuncture or heat compression therapy, according to a new study conducted by Australian researchers and published in the journal Cochrane Library.
"All available measures of effectiveness...|
|3/12/2008 - A silent epidemic is ravaging our people, inflicting a large and harrowingly complex group of symptoms including arthritic conditions, autoimmune conditions, cognitive problems, and many more. This quiet, nearly undetectable bacterial pathogen has infected millions, and most of them don't even know...|
|3/6/2008 - The Coca-Cola Company has announced the launch of a new project designed to devise ingredients for beverages from traditional Chinese medicines. Coca-Cola has established a permanent research center in Beijing, at the China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences. Researchers from the company will work...|
|2/11/2008 - Today we know more about vitamins, minerals and nutrition in general then ever before, but at the same time there are various elements of the media and medical community that want to keep everyone in the dark about the true role and power that vitamins play in our health and life.
As many who study...|
|12/28/2007 - An article released by a group of top scientists from around the world presents "convincing" evidence that excess body fat along with alcohol and red and processed meat consumption lead to an increased risk for many types of cancer, including those affecting the breast, bowel and pancreas.
|2/10/2007 - An herb called danshen -- traditionally used in China as a medicine for high blood pressure -- has been shown to reduce hypertension in hamsters, according to a study published in the "American Journal of Physiology."
Researchers at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey administered...|
|2/4/2007 - Medical experts have named sweet wormwood as the best fighter for the deadly disease malaria.
The shrub, Artemisia annua, or Chinese wormwood, first became a part of Chinese medical knowledge more than 1,600 years ago, and has long been an effective way for humans to fight the infectious and fatal...|
|1/25/2007 - Hailed in ancient Eastern medicine as the "mushroom of immortality" and the "medicine of kings," you'd expect reishi to offer you some pretty astounding health benefits, right? Your assumptions are correct. This prized fungus may be able to boost your immune system, fight cancer, ward off heart disease,...|
|12/19/2006 - Doctors around the world have used a Chinese herbal drug -- artemisinin -- to effectively treat malaria since the 1960s, but recent supply shortages have sparked production of dangerous counterfeits, according to World Health Organization (WHO) officials.
Li Guiqiao, a professor at the Tropical Medicine...|
|12/12/2006 - German pharmaceutical giant Merck announced last week that it would collaborate with a Chinese pharmaceutical company to develop new cancer drugs based on traditional Chinese herbs and botanical medicines.
Hong Kong-based Chi-Med -- a pharmaceutical firm that develops consumer health products from...|
|10/2/2006 - Reports of a traditional Chinese medicine having beneficial effects for people suffering from type 2 diabetes now has some scientific evidence to back up the claims. A collaboration between Chinese, Korean, and Australian scientists at Sydney's Garvan Institute, has revealed that the natural plant product...|
|9/7/2006 - A pilot study for Australia's first clinical trial to evaluate the effectiveness of traditional Chinese exercises in preventing the growing problem of diabetes has produced startling results.
The team from The University of...|
|8/31/2006 - More and more people in the Western world are turning to ancient techniques of Chinese medicine after conventional medical treatments fail them. However, several of these alternative treatments are still unfamiliar to Westerners. While practices like acupuncture and acupressure have become familiar...|
|8/29/2006 - New work by researchers at the University of Illinois lends strength to previous research documenting the health benefits of Qigong and Taiji among older adults who practice these ancient Chinese martial-arts forms.
Qigong (chee-kung) and Taiji (tye-chee) – or Tai Chi, as it is more commonly known...|
|8/25/2006 - Three batches of American powdered milk registered nitrite levels of between 2.7 milligrams per kilogram and 4.4 milligrams per kilogram -- that's above the Chinese national safety limit of 2 milligrams per kilogram. Over 100 metric tons of the product was subsequently sent back to U.S. manufacturer...|
|8/18/2006 - A recent editorial in the British Medical Journal says that Chinese people are becoming overweight and obese at an "alarming" rate, with the country experiencing a 28-fold increase in obesity over a 15-year period from 1985 to 2000.
Experts blame the Chinese obesity epidemic on lifestyles that include...|
|8/7/2006 - Can a compound derived from the Chinese club moss Huperzia serrata improve brain function in Alzheimer's patients?
That's a question U.S. researchers hope to answer as they recruit participants for a new clinical trial on the compound, called huperzine A, from 28 sites across the country.
|8/1/2006 - Researchers at Sydney's Garvan Institute have discovered that berberine, a Chinese herb, can significantly lower blood sugar levels in diabetics.
Chinese, Korean and Australian scientists administered the herb -- traditionally used to treat diarrhea and heal wounds -- to rats and found that after...|
|6/27/2006 - -- In recent years, more Americans are turning to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) to cure ailments that Western medical practitioners could not treat. The ancient remedies have even begun to garner respect from the Food and Drug Administration and conventional medicine.
In 2004, one-fifth of U.S....|
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|5/1/2006 - What's the deal with all the different systems of medicine? And what's the difference between "Western medicine" and "conventional medicine?" Here, you'll find some honest answers.
"Conventional medicine" refers to the classic medical training offered through mainstream medical schools. This is a...|
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