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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 507–524.
Published: 01 December 2008
... patients and Chinese Medical therapists. Here the recent German Acupuncture trials, and Acupuncture Randomized Trials (ART) and Cochrane data base metaanalysis ( Linde et al., 2009a ) shall serveasa prominent example of how German research centers around physiological phenomena and how these studies have...
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Published: 01 June 2017
Fig. 1   Floor plan, Suzhou Hospital of National Medicine, 1939. The hospital had six departments: internal medicine, gynecology, pediatrics, trauma, external medicine, and acupuncture and moxibustion. The front building served outpatients; the two-story rear building housed inpatients. Suzhou More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 461–464.
Published: 01 December 2008
... research in Germany to evaluate the efficacy of acupuncture needling also emphasizes how Chinese medical practice and rationale is in a constant process of transformation. His article focuses on xuewei 穴位, which, Sivin ( 1987 : 255n) insists, should be translated as “acupuncture loci ” rather than as...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 465–484.
Published: 01 December 2008
...’ ( Knauft 2002 ) or ‘global assemblage’ ( Collier 2006 ), in the twenty-first century. In contemporary medical fields, commodified CMP and physiologised acupuncture are the hybridised aspects of Chinese medicine that have gained centre stage, while taijiquan 太極拳, qigong 氣功 and other meditative practices...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 57–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
... development. In the 2008 issue, leading scholars on CM explored various exchanges and mutually constitutive encounters between CM and biomedicine, including the physiologization of acupuncture under the regime of randomized controlled trials ( Tao 2008 ), the revitalization of CM through biomedical realities...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 325–327.
Published: 01 September 2016
... categories/terms in practice. They also actively absorbed anatomical knowledge into acupuncture, relocating the points in relation to the structure of nerves, muscles, and blood vessels, which became the norm in Traditional Chinese Medicine acupuncture schools in mainland China. Other books in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 623–625.
Published: 01 December 2010
... appears to have been far more research into equine maladies: the book is three times the size of its bovine companion volume. The equine book contains rich theoretical considerations such as the meridian system as it applied to a horse, and horses' acupuncture points, physiology, and pathology...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 171–173.
Published: 01 March 2013
... medicine (and related arts of healing and well-being) abound. Nashvillians practice and consume acupuncture, qigong, and herbal therapies in a distinctive setting that is at once American but also intimately connected to a China both imagined and real. Mei Zhan's new study explores how these imagining...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 25–42.
Published: 01 March 2014
... more accurate translation of “supplement” to describe one of the chief clinical actions that traditional medical practitioners take with herbs and acupuncture); whether to use biomedical as opposed to more traditional terminology for the standards (e.g., standardizing “conjunctivitis” as the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 43–56.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., Vietnamese minister of health Phạm Ngọc Thạch told a gathering of traditional practitioners, medical doctors, and scientists attending a conference in Hanoi: Southern medicine [ thuốc nam ] and acupuncture are two important subjects within national medicine [ y học dân tộc ] and have cured some illnesses...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 429–433.
Published: 01 December 2015
... incantations and acupuncture. Today, as part 10 clearly highlights, the practice of “Chinese medicine” includes many ideas and practices that were not conceived as being properly medical in earlier periods—tai chi chuan, Qigong, the newly coined “medical Qigong”—but came to be included because of what some...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 545–566.
Published: 01 December 2008
... 1999 ). Reflecting its popularity in the West, the growing number of sociocultural studies focusing on Chinese therapies outside China primarily examine acupuncture (e.g., Barnes 1998 , 2003 , 2005 ; Bivins 2000 ; Frank and Stollberg 2004 ; Sagli 2003 ). Only a small number of sociocultural...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 147–149.
Published: 01 March 2014
... attributes of the conditions: they were mainly located on the surface of the body, they were thought to be caused by the spirits of royal ancestors, and they were usually treated by shamans who prayed and carried out other rituals. There is no sound evidence for acupuncture, moxibustion, or surgical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 633–636.
Published: 01 December 2013
... methods included bloodletting, acupuncture, and herbal remedies. According to medical books, laughter caused the circulation and loss of qi . In other words, it damaged the spirit or essence and reduced one's energy; therefore, anyone who indulged in excessive laughter would risk his or her health. This...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 275–301.
Published: 01 June 2010
... naturalistic theories, medicinal herbs, acupuncture, and poultices rather than relying on supernatural forces. In Chosŏn during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, such naturalistic medical practices, which had been relatively insignificant in earlier periods, increased dramatically. My aim in this study...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 527–532.
Published: 01 November 2012
... acupuncture analgesia, Huang Yanhong 黄艳红 (2006) sees that there is not always strong competition between the two paradigms of Chinese and Western medicines. They both compete and cooperate with each other in the face of some special problems, and it is difficult for either one to replace or overtake the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 159–163.
Published: 01 March 2013
... historians of medicine to produce new findings in diverse domains, including the origins of acupuncture and mo 脈, the experience of the body, and the interplay between medicine and occult culture ( Yamada 1998 ; Li 2001 ; Kuriyama 1999 ; Harper 1998 ). Chin Shih-ch'i's Medicine, Medical History, and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 283–287.
Published: 01 June 2012
... available today. Vivienne Lo's chapter 5 concerns the use of moxa and highlights how this therapeutic branch was separate, at least theoretically, from acupuncture. Alain Arrault (chapter 6) provides a detailed description of the relationship between medical and hemerological practices, notably through the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 577–580.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., acupuncture, and moxabustion. Male medical writers also quoted formulas that they attributed to female healers, suggesting a certain parity between female and male realms of healing. But Lee also sees this as a time when state promotion of classical medicine served to marginalize and restrict the activities...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 581–584.
Published: 01 November 2012
... (for example, zhenfa instead of “acupuncture”). Nevertheless, scholars of Chinese medicine can learn a great deal from this book. Practitioners of Chinese medicine, too, will enjoy reading about the origins of familiar aphorisms and terms and the debates that once raged around them but that have...