CHINESE MEDICINE NEWS August, 2007 | CHINESE MEDICINE NEWS - Part 2


Tai Chi reduces tension headache

August 8, 2007  
Filed under Exercise, Pain

CM NEWS – Tai Chi, an ancient form of low-impact mind-body Chinese exercise, has been proved to be effective in reducing tension headaches and improving perceptions of physical and mental health, a UCLA study finds. Tai Chi may be an exercise-based alternative to pain killers and thus help cut pain killer addiction among many of us. Read more

Meat eaters’ sperm stinks: vegans

August 4, 2007  
Filed under Men's health

ABC News – Vegans, a new study has found, are grossed out by sex with meat eaters, and some so-called “vegansexuals” only want to roll in the alfalfa with other super strict vegetarians.

A recent study conducted in New Zealand found that vegans notoriously finicky eaters who don’t eat meat or animal byproducts, like eggs and dairy don’t like the idea of swapping spit (or anything else) with those who have been dining on flesh. Read more

American ginseng may reduce cancer-related fatigue

August 3, 2007  
Filed under Cancer

CM NEWS – American , a traditional medicinal herb long used as a tonic and a booster to the immune system, has been proven to improve fatigue in cancer patients, a pilot study finds. Read more

5-herb combo can control eczema, study says

August 3, 2007  
Filed under Skin

Reuters, CM NEWS – A mixture of five traditional Chinese herbs can help control and manage eczema, a study by researchers in Hong Kong suggests.

Considered a chronic condition, eczema is the inflammation of the upper layers of the skin that results in rashes, dryness, itching, flaking, even blistering and bleeding. Read more

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