Tangerines: benefit or harm?
Mandarin – low-calorie product that can increase appetite, improve metabolism and saturate the body with vitamins. In addition, the peel and juice of oranges are widely used in folk medicine…

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Healing: develop sensitivity in the hands
Everyone who is interested in healing wondered how you can learn to heal with your hands? Why did the hand heal? How does it work? Can all people equally effectively…

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Bear gall bladder: what it treats, the use and contraindications
Bear bile is the component that is produced by the liver of the animal. Due to the high vitamin content it is actively used in medicine. That treats bear bile?…

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From traditional Chinese medicine to the Nobel prize

In the late 1960s, Mao Zedong instructed The YOYO (Youyou Tu) to find a cure for malaria. And after 40 odd years of its opening every year are already helping to save the lives of over 100 thousand people in Africa alone, and she was awarded the highest award in medicine — the Nobel prize. The residences shared with their colleagues William Campbell (William Campbell C) and Omurai Satoshi (Satoshi Ōmura), who developed a new means of treating human diseases caused by parasitic worms.

Unusual in scientific work That Yuyu may seem that she started his research with the study of plants used in Chinese folk medicine. However, this is not the only case where modern medicine is developed on the basis of Chinese traditional medicine — and probably not the last.

The Yuyu colleagues studied the ancient Chinese medical treatises, trying to find mention of herbs and recipes that could be used to treat diseases with symptoms similar to malaria, such as fever, chills and headache. Continue reading

Physical therapy and rehabilitation
The basis of the term "physiotherapy" two Greek words: "treatment" (therapy) and "nature". Thus, the literal translation of physiotherapy means treatment of a person with natural physical factors: magnetic field,…

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Herbs for the eyes - the use of herbs for the treatment of diseases of the eye
Eye treatment herbs Eyes are very delicate organs of our body, thanks to them we can perceive information from the outside world. Diseases and defects associated with eyes often occur…

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