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Rare Chinese mushroom derivative can improve capacity, endurance, in sedentary elderly

Washington, DC More than 1,500 years ago, cattle and sheep grazing in the Himalayan meadows were drawn to an unusual mushroom-like grass. Soon, herdsman saw a significant increase in strength and agility of their herds. Just 11 years ago, Chinese women athletes astounded the world of international track and field by setting several new records at the 1993 Chinese National Games. Their remarkable...

Fosrenol shows significant reduction in serum phosphate in Chinese end-stage kidney disease patients

Shire Pharmaceuticals Group plc (NASDAQ: SHPGY, LSE: SHP.L, TSE: SHQ CN) announced that treatment with FOSRENOL (lanthanum carbonate) significantly reduced and maintained phosphate levels in a study of Chinese end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients with hyperphosphatemia, according to data presented at the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) 36th Annual Meeting.... ...The 11-week study, present...

Brief exposure to Mandarin can help American infants learn Chinese

DENVER - Researchers have found a way to reverse what appears to be a universal decline in foreign language speech perception that begins toward the end of the first year of life.... ...University of Washington neuroscientist Patricia Kuhl reported today that 9-month-old American infants who were exposed to Mandarin Chinese for less than five hours in a laboratory setting were able to distinguish...

UC Berkeley study indicates promise of Chinese herbal medicine in treatment of chronic hepatitis B

Berkeley - Chinese herbal medicine combined with standard therapy may be more effective than standard therapy alone for treatment of chronic hepatitis B, according to an analysis of randomized, controlled trials led by University of California, Berkeley, researchers. ... ...Researchers analyzed 27 clinical trials in which chronic hepatitis B patients using Chinese herbal medicine alone, or with i...

Traditional Chinese diet helps ward off heart disease

. ATLANTA, Nov. 10 -- Westernized Chinese are moving away from the traditional diet rich in vegetables and green tea, and instead adopting the typical "American diet" that contains larger amounts of animal fats -- a dietary shift that may be increasing their risk of heart disease and stroke. That's according to a study presented today at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions.. . V...

Extract from traditional Chinese herb enhances recovery in stressed cells

.Researchers at the University of Chicago have found that extracts from the.Chinese herb Scutellaria baicalensis, contain powerful antioxidants that can.significantly reduce cellular damage due to free radicals--highly reactive.compounds that are generated during metabolism and which contribute to the.normal wear and tear of the cell.. .A rapid buildup of free radicals in cells may be an underly...

Tobacco Will Kill One Third Of Chinese Men

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(Date:4/17/2014)... MANHASSET, NY In a review published in the ... MD, president of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, ... the medical community,s approach to treating sepsis, ... 200,000 Americans. , Sepsis occurs when molecules released into ... inflammation throughout the body. Inflammation is necessary for maintaining ...
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