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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 57–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 complementary and alternative medicine correlativity evidence-based medicine decentering STS Chinese medicine Central and Eastern Europe political economy What can Chinese Medicine (CM) offer science, technology, and society...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 465–484.
Published: 01 December 2008
... integration of biomedical and local medical theory and practice (e.g. Ferzacca 2002 ). New regulations of traditional medicine and complementary and alternative medicine (T/CAM), which have started to be issued by the Ministry of Health rather than the Ministry of Culture, prohibit integration between the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 507–524.
Published: 01 December 2008
... approach for complex bodily processes that seems to appeal to many people. In addition, biomedical orthodoxy is increasingly challenged by medical diversity. In clinical reality, biomedical and complementary and alternative therapies are intermingling in complex often conflicting ways. Cant and Sharma...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 335–351.
Published: 01 September 2013
... even larger contingent of studies in Tibetan medicine, again dominated by anthropologists. 5 Over this same period, Sowa Rigpa also began to establish itself as a significant presence within the complementary and alternative medical field in Europe, North America, and the more developed Asian...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 467–486.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Lords Sixth Report of the Science and Technology Committee on Complementary and Alternative Medicines. This report categorizes all complementary and alternative medicines into three groups. The first group consists of therapies that the report considers to be closest to statutory regulation. These...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 25–42.
Published: 01 March 2014
... consonant with movements toward “complementary and alternative medicine” ( Unschuld 2009 ; Ross 2011 ; Katz 2011 ), while others crave legitimacy in the eyes of biomedicine. In both China and the West, the tensions between these two standpoints emerge on a day-to-day basis, in language, practice, and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 107–139.
Published: 01 March 2014
... alternative medicines that zheng has made possible over time. Read together, my two genealogies—none of which should be seen as exhaustive—raise three important issues that are further discussed in the conclusion. First, I want to explore how the concept of zheng has come to tie a medical tradition...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 417–437.
Published: 01 August 2014
... “complementary and alternative” phenomena; Huang Jinming realized that the question demanded some deep and articulate analysis. He emphasizes that summarizing theory is only possible with a thorough consideration of treatment and all its challenges. And he goes further to say, “It is not that clinicians don't...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 57–79.
Published: 01 March 2014
... therapeutic efficacy of ayurvedic practices are now being widely promoted ( Naraindas 2006 ; Pordié 2010a ). The mass production of drugs and derived products, a large part of which are export oriented, has put Indian medicine at the heart of the global market of alternative therapies. As such, ayurvedic...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 381–396.
Published: 01 December 2015
... technology in Taiwan, there exist alternative approaches derived from reflexive studies of Chinese medicine and of local reassembled-car technology, as well as of local trail-construction technology, all of which have broken out of the theoretical constraints of the latecomer thesis. On the one hand, some...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 9–24.
Published: 01 March 2014
... capable of being taught in classroom settings and hospital internships; it should, moreover, contribute good data for international dialogues on “evidence,” “best practices,” and the evaluation of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in global medical markets. But over the last several decades...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 485–506.
Published: 01 December 2008
... menopausal women, for alternative medicines that, in turn, created a demand for practices like TCM that were sufficiently Chinese to pass as alternative yet also sufficiently western to make them useful for western patients experiencing modern diseases. Whilst it is impossible to determine the precise...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 475–504.
Published: 01 December 2009
... administration by the state and the prevention and control of infectious diseases, but pay little attention to the various ideas and practices of weisheng that circulated among the population at large. On the one hand, we thus live in a society where folk medicine, alternative treatment methods, and folk...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 525–543.
Published: 01 December 2008
...’ became more prominent within the ‘Complementary and Alternative Medicine’ (CAM) movement. Growing numbers of British practitioners were exploring the potential therapeutic applications of taijiquan and qigong and some research had been carried out in Britain, in tandem with growing scientific...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 439–460.
Published: 01 August 2014
... culture-as-resource. The discussion focuses on the complexities of fashioning contemporary cultural stewardship claims with respect to South Asian classical medicine, generally, and yoga, specifically. I examine the emergence of a particular understanding of cultural stewardship that enables certain...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 111–133.
Published: 01 December 2007
...衛生設施此一傳統形象。 Leprosy Colonial medicine George Gushue-Taylor The Mission to lepers Leprosy, or Hansen's disease, has lately become a focus of attention in Taiwan. A plan to demolish a considerable part of the Lo Sheng Sanatorium (樂生療養院, or the Happy Life Sanatorium) at Hsin-Chuang...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 81–106.
Published: 01 March 2014
... nonbiomedical practitioners and practices. A pervasive and often sanctimonious assumption of the centrality of safety is shared in much of the traditional, complementary, and alternative medicine (TM/CAM) policy literature. However, markedly lacking in this discourse is the consideration that safety is a social...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 545–566.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Coping and Patients' Experiences of Alternative Medicine” currently in progress at the University of Oslo (2006–2009). Data were not gathered specifically for the purpose of this article. In the research period, I attended most of the Biyun qigong courses taught by the originator of the Biyun system...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 379–399.
Published: 01 September 2012
... invaluable insights into EB studies, the Japanese pharmaceutical industry, and their own personal experiences; and the thoughtful comments and suggestions of the anonymous reviewers. This project was supported by grant T32AT001287 from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 353–357.
Published: 01 September 2018
... deals with honzōgaku in early modern Japan (1600–1868), a subject Federico Marcon defines “as a field of study of Chinese origins ancillary to medicine” “devoted to the pharmacological properties of minerals, plants, and animals” (x), which only in the Meiji period (1868–1912) merged into the new...