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Points Newsletter - july 2003
Special Report on SARS:
How You Can Support Your Immune System
By Maoshing Ni, D.O.M., Ph.D.,
of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) has incited fear among the American
public, emptied Chinatowns all over North America and stopped much of the travel
between the U.S., Toronto, Canada, China, Taiwan and southeast Asia. While SARS
is an urgent concern for the World Health Organization, a larger worry on the
horizon for the world health agency is the flu—the long awaited influenza
Researcher Studying Effects of Acupuncture on
Each year, millions of women experience the discomfort and
annoyance of the dreaded hot flash, yet treatment options for this menopausal
symptom remain less than perfect.
Researchers at Stanford University are now studying whether
acupuncture, a traditional form of Chinese medicine that has gained popularity
as an alternative therapy in the United States, can help alleviate hot flashes.
ASK THE DOCTOR
have eczema and am wondering if
acupuncture can alleviate the
intense scalp itching and rash that
I get on my face.
Kristin A. Dudley writes: Yes,
acupuncture has been known to help
with a wide variety of disorders
including eczema. Herbs in
conjunction with acupuncture can
have a more powerful effect in
treating the root of the cause...