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How Nobel Prize for Tu Youyou Benefits traditional Chinese medicine

Traditional Chinese Medicine sector is in the limelight following Tu Youyou’s award, with experts seeking legislative boost and for the subject to be taught at school.

Experts in traditional Chinese medicine are calling for legislation and government support to boost the development of the sector, which has been thrust into the limelight by the awarding of a Nobel Prize for medicine to Tu Youyou .

Hype surrounding traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has grown since Tu told state media this week that her breakthrough was “a successful example of collective exploration in Chinese medicine”, which she described – quoting late leader Mao Zedong – as “a great treasure”.

Tu was awarded the prize for her work on the anti-malaria drug artemisinin, which is based on ancient Chinese herbal medicine. Whether the award should be credited to TCM has sparked heated debate, but this has done little to stop the hype.

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Acupuncture For Back Pain on the NHS

In 2011 The British Acupuncture Council wrote the following interesting article on their official website and below is a part of that article on acupuncture for back pain – well any pain actually

The British Acupuncture Council, the UK’s largest professional body for the practice of acupuncture, fully supports NICE’s (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence) decision that acupuncture be made available on the NHS for chronic lower back pain. 

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10 Reasons to Try Acupuncture

Why Should You Try Acupuncture?

acupuncture-chartWe are always keen to show the enormous benefits of acupuncture in treating pain and any number of other problems. So if you have never before considered acupuncture treatment for yourself then here is a useful list of why we think you should. Go here for more information on Acupuncture 

1. No negative side effects – Unlike some drug treatments, acupuncture is safe and does not have any negative side effects.

The Main Advantages Of Utilizing Acupuncture

The use of acupuncture is now fast gaining popularity. There are lots of people from western countries that seek acupuncture treatment as opposed to traditional medical treatment for various ailments. And why not? Acupuncture is proven to treat a number of health and medical issues. There are various researches and studies that underlines the importance of acupuncture in treating those ailments. As an alternative to drugs and medicines, it is the safest treatment that you can get.

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Strategies To Help You On Your Quest To Locating A Good Acupuncturist

Finding a perfect date can perhaps be an easier feat to accomplish than finding the right acupuncturist. You need to make sure that the acupuncturist you are considering is a good listener with whom you can connect. You want them to have a great personality and good bedside manner. As you begin your search, here are some important tips to consider.

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Stay Stress-free With A Relaxing Massage Today

If you know exactly what you are doing with your hands when talking about massages, then you will be very fashionable. You can give massages for all sorts of different reasons. Perhaps you know someone you love who has a horrible back, and you want to help them out. Keep reading to learn more.

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Great Body Massage Tips That Anyone Can Use

Few things in life can take you away to la-la land faster than a great massage. We need them to relax, unwind and ease strain in our hard-worked muscles! Discover more about how incorporating massages into your tight agenda can benefit you in both mind and body. You will not be the same after reading!

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5 Ideas That Will Make You Think About Acupuncture

We can never escape the fact that we will experience some neck and back pains in our lives. Many people are actually experiencing neck and back pains that are severe cases nowadays and there are some research statistics that shows that people experiencing such condition has been increasing in numbers.

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