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Shorter Influenza A Duration with Lianhuaqingwen

Rapid antigenic evolution in an influenza virus increases the likelihood of emergence of novel strains. Under the circumstances, if vaccines are not yet available, treatment plays a crucial role in control of the disease. In this meta-analysis, the authors have compared the efficacy and safety of Lianhuaqingwen capsule (LHQW-C) and (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Influenza Vaccine […]

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The Miracle of Mycelium from Medicinal Mushrooms

“Similar to medicines that come from botanicals, many of the chemicals that fungi produce to flourish in the wild are also active in humans. This is likely not a coincidence.” Stamets and Zwickey review the progress of the use of medicinal mushrooms in clinical practice and how this eclectic science (more…) RELATED ARTICLES

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Perspective & Concern about Chinese Herbal Medicine in America

As healthcare costs rise and incomes decline, many Americans who are not satisfied with western medicine have turned to alternative and complementary medicine. The authors of this paper cite how Americans are increasingly turning to herbal products and traditional Chinese medicine, especially acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine (CHM). Though the (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Using a […]

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Treatment For Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis By Chinese Herbal Medicine: A Randomized Placebo Control Trial

Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis (SAR) is a common condition that significantly affects quality of life. The prevalence rate of SAR varies between 1.4% to 39.7% of the popula- tion,2 with relatively higher rates in western countries including Australia (10%). Current western medical approaches for the management of SAR include drug… (more…) RELATED ARTICLES

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Chinese Medicine for Mental Disorder and its Applications in Psychosomatic Diseases

With the development of modern medicine, an increasing awareness has developed regarding the limitations of a specialized and compartmentalized approach to clinical practice that largely ignores the interconnectedness of the mind, body, and spirit. Although contemporary medicine now accepts this interconnectedness, practitioners tend to think that the emotions play a (more…) RELATED ARTICLES

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