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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 57–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Society, n.d. ). 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 (STS)? As two previous special issues of East...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 465–484.
Published: 01 December 2008
... 1976b ; Leslie & Young 1992 ; Hsu & Høg 2002 ; Alter 2005 ). Nowadays, most governments discourage the 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 507–524.
Published: 01 December 2008
... complementary and Chinese Medicine, to build a bridge between biomedicine and evidence-based complementary medicine and to support long-term systematic research”. 7 7 http://www.uni-essen.de/naturheilkunde/en/index.php . This department rests on three pillars: teaching, research, and clinical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 335–351.
Published: 01 September 2013
... market for complementary and alternative medicine. Healing rituals from a living tradition of Tantric Buddhism remain an active part of medical practice for many Sowa Rigpa practitioners while making little or no sense within newer, biomedically influenced approaches to Tibetan medical knowledge...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 467–486.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... One of the landmark changing points in these revisions was the publication in November 2000 of the House of 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 25–42.
Published: 01 March 2014
... alongside their biomedical counterparts ( Scheid 2002 ; Karchmer 2010 ). In the West, the situation differs in that many practitioners of Chinese medicine are informed by a distinctly antibiomedical approach consonant with movements toward “complementary and alternative medicine” ( Unschuld 2009 ; Ross...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 107–139.
Published: 01 March 2014
... seek to vanquish the many 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 417–437.
Published: 01 August 2014
... medicine; what makes it different?” Answering such questions requires not just summarizing, not just adding oddities to a list of “ethnic” or “complementary and alternative” phenomena; Huang Jinming realized that the question demanded some deep and articulate analysis. He emphasizes that summarizing theory...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 57–79.
Published: 01 March 2014
... 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 drugs are subject to specific authorization and marketing...
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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
... 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, advocates and practitioners of Chinese medicine...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 485–506.
Published: 01 December 2008
... medicine physicians in China and perhaps of their patients, too, that symptoms of ill health occurring around menopause could be conceived of as a distinctive medical problem; and the demands of western patients, including menopausal women, for alternative medicines that, in turn, created a demand for...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 475–504.
Published: 01 December 2009
... large. On the one hand, we thus live in a society where folk medicine, alternative treatment methods, and folk prescriptions for SARS, for example, are widely adopted; on the other hand, though, we know extremely little about the modern history of these popular but not officially sanctioned practices...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 525–543.
Published: 01 December 2008
... acupuncture and ‘Traditional Chinese Medicine’ 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...
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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 September 2019) 13 (3): 367–389.
Published: 01 September 2019
... about fertility and health. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the world is made up of qi , “a vapor taken to constitute the essence of matter,” and erratic menses indicated that a woman had imbalanced levels of yin and yang , the complementary types of qi ( Hinrichs and Barnes 2012...
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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 The cause for this new clinical optimism and other preventive measures was partly due to the improvement of laboratory techniques in the first decades of the twentieth century. Microscopic examination...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 81–106.
Published: 01 March 2014
... practitioners and lay public for a similar conformity to biomedical standards by 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 545–566.
Published: 01 December 2008
.... 3 The data presented in this article are based on fieldwork that constituted part of a post-doctoral research project “New Strategies of Coping: A Qualitative Study of Strategies of Coping and Patients' Experiences of Alternative Medicine” currently in progress at the University of Oslo (2006–2009...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 379–399.
Published: 01 September 2012
... comments and suggestions of the anonymous reviewers. This project was supported by grant T32AT001287 from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM). We are solely responsible for the content, which does not necessarily represent the official views of NCCAM or the National...