Points Newsletter - February 2014

What Can Traditional Chinese Medicine Do For You During The Flu Season?

What Can Traditional Chinese Medicine The flu season is hitting us particularly hard this season. It's been everywhere in the news. Some hospitals are making it mandatory that workers in high-risk areas receive the flu vaccine. Generally, most flu activity in the US occurs from November through March. The best way to treat a disease is to prevent it. It is absolutely a bad idea to wait to dig a well until you are thirsty. So, do something to enhance your qi now, before the influenza virus shoots you down. More...  

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Chinese Medicine Effectively Fights Osteoarthritis

 Chinese Medicine Effectively Fights OsteoarthritisBy Craig Cormack, BA, RMT

  Knee Osteoarthritis-the most common kind of arthritis-occurs when cartilage begins to wear away. This results in stiffness and swelling causing bones to grind together. When swelling increases, the range of motion decreases and joints become boney and fragile. More...


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Effect of Needling at Waiguan (SJ5) on Brain Glucose Metabolism in Patients with Cerebral Infarction

Discovery of Glycyrrhetinic Acid as an Orally Active, Direct Inhibitor of Blood Coagulation Factor Xa

Effect of Acupuncture on the p53 Protein Expression of Mice with Alzheimer's Disease

Ask Dr. MaoQ: Can ginseng effectively prevent the common cold and flu?

A: Although most people in the West think of ginseng as a stimulant, in Eastern Europe ginseng is widely believed to improve overall immunity to illness.

A recent study looked at the potential immune-stimulating effects of Panax ginseng when taken by mouth. Four weeks into the study, all participants received influenza vaccine. The results showed a significant decline in the frequency of colds and flus in the group that took ginseng. More...

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