Points Newsletter - September 2010


Chinese Herbal Medicines for the Common Cold

By Joel Harvey Schreck, L.Ac.

We've all heard it said "We can land spaceships on Mars, but can't even cure the common cold." The cold seems to be a humbling curse that is mankind's burden forever. 

Despite the frustrations of science, some people claim to cure a cold with an amazing variety of stuff like garlic, ginger, zinc, and vitamin C. These never worked for me. I found that once my cold started, I was in for a week of suffering.   More...  

Fall Veggies: Healthy Choices in Season Now

By Dr. Maoshing Ni

Try these four vegetables that are in season in fall and learn some of the many wonderful ways you stand to benefit from incorporating them into your diet.

According to the Five Element theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine, autumn is a time for eating white vegetables. Read on to find the many benefits in store for you this fall when you enjoy its wide selection of seasonal vegetables.  More...

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Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux by Acupuncture

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Aqueous Extracts of Fructus Ligustri Lucidi (Nu Zhen Zi) Enhance the Sensitivity of Human Colorectal Carcionma DLD-1 Cells to Doxorubicin-Induced Apoptosis via Tbx3 Suppression

Ask Dr. MaoQ: I have lupus and it is presently in remission. Can you give to me some advice, including proper eating habits, about how to keep this in remission?

A: Lupus is an autoimmune condition. What you have to do is to make sure your immune system does not flare up again. More...

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