CHINESE MEDICINE NEWS October, 2008 | CHINESE MEDICINE NEWS


Soy, dried plum reverse bone loss

October 23, 2008  
Filed under Aging, Dietary

CM NEWS – Scientists may have found a dietary solution to reverse bone loss. A recent study indicates that a combination of soy protein, dried plum and substances used in making artificial sweeteners can restore bone mass in ovarian hormone deficient rats. Read more

New cancer-killing compound found in salad plant

October 17, 2008  
Filed under Cancer

UW release – Researchers at the University of Washington have updated a traditional Chinese medicine to create a compound that is more than 1,200 times more specific in killing certain kinds of cancer cells than currently available drugs, heralding the possibility of a more effective chemotherapy drug with minimal side effects. Read more

Electroacupuncture restores learning, memory loss

October 13, 2008  
Filed under Acupuncture, Diabetes, Heart health

CM NEWS – Electroacupuncture has been demonstrated in the lab to be able to significantly restore learning and memory impairment induced by and cerebral ischemia. Read more