Archive for the 'Articles on Health' Category

Fake acupuncture helps low back pain

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007

This is an interesting study. The problem I have with research studies is that there are so many subjective factors that can’t be quantitively measured. Factors that I consider interesting and/or important from the study are:

Treating the “Myth of Illness”

Friday, September 28th, 2007

Following are excerpts from Tuesday, May 29, 2007, The Irish Times, LifeFeatures section. It is an interview of Jeffrey Yuen, 88th generation Daoist priest and practitioners of Classical Chinese Medicine, by Arminta Wallace. Humanity’s attitude to healing is startlingly ambivalent. We’re fond of a quick fix, but suspicious of people who describe themselves as “Healers”. […]

The China Study

Wednesday, June 27th, 2007

Sponsored by the Pine Street Foundation, this transcript gives more important information regarding the link between nutrition and disease. ABOUT THE CHINA STUDY The China Study demonstrates the link between nutrition and heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Referred to as the “Grand Prix of epidemiology” by The New York Times, this study examines more than […]

Job burn-out ‘ups diabetes risk

Friday, April 13th, 2007

As previously mentioned, life style choices are a caustive factor in diseases from the Chinese Medicine paradigm. Stress definitely falls under an unhealthy life style choice. This article from the BBC news shows research linking type 2diabetes to stress. With the potential for type 2 diabete to reach epidemic portions, I think this is one […]

Are Plastic Waterbottles Safe??

Wednesday, March 28th, 2007

We live in a world where we as consumers need to be aware of potential toxins in the environment as well as in our lifestyle choices. Both environmental and life style choices are caustive factors in diseases from the Chinese Medicine paradigm. I have heard concerns about the potential of chemicals leaching into the water […]