Antibiotic Resistance and Eastern Medicine

An article from the UK published Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 sounded the alarm for the looming problem of antibiotic resistance.  From the article: “Prof. Dame Sally Davies said bacteria are learning how to resist our current antibiotics and there are few new drugs in the pipeline to replace them.  She warned that in 20 years,Continue reading “Antibiotic Resistance and Eastern Medicine”

OpEd: The way to get man back on his feet.

Originally published in the October 22, edition of The Hindu.  Original link here. The way to get man back on his feet PROFESSOR B. M. HEGDE “There is no science of man,” wrote Nobel Laureate Alexis Carrel in his celebrated book Man, the Unknown. Modern medicine, even today, nearly 85 years after the death of conventionalContinue reading “OpEd: The way to get man back on his feet.”

Thoughts on the Efficacy of Acupuncture in Nei Jing

The Nei Jing does not state that needle treatment is effective and that herbal medicine is not effective, but most diseases are curable with needle treatment alone.  Huang Di makes this next statement at the very beginning of Ling Shu, chapter one: “余子万民,养百姓, 而收其租税。余哀其不给,而属有疾病。余欲勿使被毒药,无用砭石,欲以微针痛其经脉,调其血气,营其逆顺出入之会,令可传于后世。”  “I am responsible to all the citizens, [I must] nourish theContinue reading “Thoughts on the Efficacy of Acupuncture in Nei Jing”