Category: Traditional Chinese Medicine

February 16, 2020 Joe Brady

Top health officials in Wuhan China are combining western medicine and traditional Chinese medicine in an all-out effort to stem the outbreak of COVID-19 Corona Virus, So far treating Corona Virus with traditional Chinese medicine has shown some good results according to the new head of the health commission in Wuhan, Wang Hesheng. More than…

November 18, 2019 Joe Brady

Ancient herbs may be the future of modern medicine. A short history of medicine began a long , long time ago with someone saying: I have a pain! 2000 BCE: Here, eat this herb. 1000 AD: That herb is heathen. Here, say this prayer. 1850 AD: That prayer is superstition. Here, drink this potion. 1940…

November 4, 2019 Joe Brady

Herbs have been used by humans since prehistoric times and form the origin of much of modern medicine. The pharmaceutical companies have found that these ancient herbs have modern uses, the development of drugs from plants is big business, with drug companies engaged in large-scale research into the effects of herbs. However, we can also…

September 30, 2019 Joe Brady

On the day you were born your parents gave you three treasures, they gave you a mind, They gave you a body and they gave you the Qi, the Chinese word for the body”s energy and the connections between the mind and the body. These are the three treasures in traditional Chinese medicine, the san…

June 30, 2019 Joe Brady

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has evolved over the last 5000 years into one of the modern world’s most popular forms of alternative and integrative medicine. Science and Traditional Chinese Medicine have come a long way. This is an exciting time to be involved in Traditional Chinese Medicine. When I went to my first scientific conference…

January 27, 2019 Joe Brady

According to a study reported in the National Center for Biotechnology Information of the National Library of Medicine the heat clearing herbs of traditional Chinese medicine can be quite effective in the treatment of inflammation and infections.  A growing number of high quality randomized controlled trials suggests that alternative therapies may improve the management of…

January 6, 2019 Joe Brady

The January 19th issue of National Geographic highlights how traditional Chinese medicine is taking the scientific community by storm. This ancient medicine is accumulating an evidence base that rivals the best in modern medicine even a Nobel prize in Medicine in 2015. Scientists from leading universities in the United States and Europe, including Harvard Medical…

October 14, 2018 Joe Brady

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Harvard/OLLI research project. We appreciate your willingness to help with the survey and those that participated in the Community Med School classes. Please continue to stay informed about the research we are doing and keep up to date with the latest information on integrative and traditional Chinese…