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Home > Points Newsletter > January 2008

Points Newsletter - January 2008

New Year's Weight Loss: 6 Tips
By Dr. Maoshing Ni, L.Ac., D.O.M., Ph.D.

It is a time-honored tradition to make resolutions at this time of year. If your resolution is to lose weight - and keep it off - then keep reading! Here are six simple tips that will have you losing weight in a balanced and healthy way.

1. Lose weight with water.
Water is essential for everybody - it is also the key to losing weight.

Chinese Medicine and Cancer Care
By Efrem Korngold, LAc, OMD and Harriet Beinfield, LAc

Every medicine emerges out of the interaction between biology and culture. Medical practices are the product of a social, political, and economic milieu, shaped by customary habits and traditions, many having little to do with science, evidence, or even medicine itself.1  Chinese traditional medicine has been shaped through continuous use by what is now one-quarter of the world’s population. For more than 23 centuries, the people of China have used it to diagnose, treat, and prevent disease as well as to foster health.  More...

Herbs "More Helpful" than Drugs for Period Pain

A study involving nearly 3,500 women in several countries suggests that Chinese herbs might be more effective in relieving menstrual cramps than drugs, acupuncture or heat compression.  More...


Effects of Electroacupuncture on Gastric Motility and Heart Rate Variability in Conscious Rats

Observation on Therapeutic Effect of Acupuncture at Point "Xiajiquan" on Muscular Strength of Finger after Apoplexy

The Effects of Rhizoma Curculiginis and Rhizoma Drynariae Extracts on Bones


Q: I have been having a problem with candida. I take a very potent probiotic and I'm taking Noni and Goji juice. Should I be doing anything else to ensure success?

A: Candida is a difficult pathology to treat. It often affects the whole body and requires long and patient treatment. The probiotic is a good approach, but I think you also need to do some cleansing...

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January 2008
Volume 6, Number 1

New Year's Weight Loss: 6 Tips

Chinese Medicine and Cancer Care

Herbs "More Helpful" than Drugs for Period Pain

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