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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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To resume planting of medicinal plants in Kuzbass offer
Kemerovo pharmacists and scientists have developed a program for revival of planting of medicinal plants in the region, including areas subject to recultivation of mine dumps. As told to "Mediametrics"…

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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

Traditional medicine of South America
Pine flowers Podyelniki . or Vertenza ( Monótropa ) — genus of perennial Beskorovainy saprophytic herbs of the family Ericaceae. Plants of this genus are widely distributed in the regions…

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15 of the rules of health from Chinese medicine
Do not think that China doesn't know classical medicine, which recognizes pills, powders and scalpel. On the contrary, all this in a developed country. But still, Chinese doctors have healed…

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