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Translating Chinese medicine for the West

In a traditional Chinese medicine store in central Beijing, part of the Tongrentang chain founded 342 years ago, three white-coated workers follow traditions that stretch even further back in time. They sort and chop an exotic ...

Oct 11, 2010
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Arsenic used to treat leukemia

(PhysOrg.com) -- Arsenic, known in the West mainly as a poison, has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for around two thousand years for the treatment of conditions such as syphilis and psoriasis. It ...

Apr 12, 2010 report
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Measuring the road to mental health

(PhysOrg.com) -- Takuya Minami, assistant professor of counseling and applied psychology at Northeastern, is doing something that might have made even Dr. Freud blanch. Minami is trying to quantify how well ...

Aug 13, 2009
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