Tag: herbs

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…

October 14, 2019 Joe Brady

First Clinical Trial of Ban Lan Gen Herb in Treatment of the Flu Ban Lan Gen has been used in Chinese medicine for about 1000 years and is now slated to undergo its first random control trial, the gold standard in evidence-based medicine. Chinese Herbs and the Flu is the focus of scientists at Guangzhou…

March 31, 2019 Joe Brady

Recent studies have shown the effect of epigenetic modifications in the development of cancer. Genetic defects interact with DNA methylation, post-translational histone modification, and non-coding RNAs to drive the development of cancer. The use of epigenetic modifications are seen as promising cancer preventive/therapeutic agents. Several epigenetic therapies have recently been approved in the treatment of…

March 25, 2019 Joe Brady

For the more than 40 million Americans with Arthritis, Traditional Chinese Medicine offers a safe, natural and effective way to alleviate pain and prevent further damage. Learn to relieve aches & pains without drugs. Wind, a Change in the Weather Bing Ji: what is going on ? In the case of arthritis, “it’s not the age,…

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…