Traditional Chinese Medicine

Carolyn Gretton

This ancient Chinese herb could be the next big thing in cancer treatment

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has millennia of evidence backing up its remedies. Which is why when searching for the next cancer breakthrough, researchers have turned to an unusual medicinal herb with a solid reputation for acting against cancer cells…

Joyce Hollman

How acupuncture may prevent a diabetes diagnosis

Prediabetes is a condition in which blood sugar levels are abnormally high, but not high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes, yet. Lifestyle interventions can change that course, and additional support has been found in a surprising practice…

Carolyn Gretton

A Chinese herb may hold the key to fighting pancreatic cancer

A diagnosis of pancreatic cancer is pretty grim. In fact, the five-year survival rate is less than 10 percent. But, thankfully, medical researchers are busy exploring new avenues of treatment for the deadly disease. And one team has identified a compound from a plant commonly used in Traditional Chinese Medicine that may be able to […]

Jenny Smiechowski

Ancient herbal root kills cancer without harming healthy cells

With roots going back thousands of years to ancient China, it’s safe to say that traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has stood the test of time. And with good reason. TCM offers an approach to health that covers every facet of your life — diet, exercise, acupuncture, massage and herbal medicine.