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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 551–554.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Itty Abraham Shirley Sun , Socio-economics of Personalized Medicine in Asia London : Routledge , 2016 . xii + 198 pp. $160 hardcover. Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 Don’t let the awkward title of this book put you off. This is a book about...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 5–27.
Published: 01 March 2016
... shaping of the idea of race in relation to genomics and personalized medicine, and especially that of Asian race. While the regulations, recommendations, and debates on the use of race in terms of genomics focused on biomedical research and practice, antidoping scientists are regulatory scientists on the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 107–139.
Published: 01 March 2014
... new type of personalized medicine. The central building block of this bridge is the Chinese medical concept of zheng 證/証, variously translated into English as syndrome, pattern, or type. My paper places side by side two different genealogies of how zheng assumed this central role. The first genealogy...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 219–223.
Published: 01 June 2018
... medica” (97). This chapter includes an entertaining discussion of the role of common plants, including the coconut, in Vietnamese and Chinese medicine that combines linguistic analysis, personal anecdotes, and ecological influences on medical phenomenon. Thompson makes skillful use of family...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 321–334.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Medical Education ). The article, titled “Dang dai sheng ming lun li xue” 當代生命倫理學 (“Introduction to Bioethics”), was cowritten by two leading figures in medical ethics; it signified the expansion of ethical concerns from medicine to the biological sciences ( Tsai and Lee 2002 ). The final impetus that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 97–100.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Kiebok Yi Shin Dongwon , Donguibogamgwa Dongasia Euihaksa 동의보감과 동아시아 의학사 [ Treasured Mirror of Eastern Medicine and the History of East Asian Medicine ] Paju : Deulnyeok , 2015 . 480 pp. ₩35,000 . Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 The Treasured...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 161–183.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Jiangsu. Born in Wu County 呉県, he had traveled to Japan for higher education, like many of the elite students of his generation, earning a law degree from Nihon University. Chen's personal interest in the hospital is evident in the introduction to the Journal of the Suzhou Hospital of National Medicine...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 495–497.
Published: 01 August 2014
... significance of emotions in social critical theory, arguing that emotional disorders not only arise from the oppression of capitalism but also drive modernity. In addition, the authors emphasize that apart from the burgeoning depressive disorders, narcissistic personalities make failure a side effect of modern...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 429–432.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Jia-shin Chen J. Chen Department of Psychiatry, Shuang Ho Hospital, Taipei Medical University, No. 291, Jhongjheng Rd., Jhonghe, Taipei 23561, Taiwan Department of Medical Humanities, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan email: jschen1973@gmail.com...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 25–42.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Sonya E. Pritzker Various attempts at language standardization have been central in efforts to integrate Chinese medicine into a global, mainstream medical framework. At the same time, language has also proven critical in efforts to integrate Chinese medicine into personal frameworks of meaning as...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 465–484.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Elisabeth Hsu This introductory article provides an overview over the history of Chinese medicine, as it evolved in the People's Republic of China over the last 60 years. In particular, it highlights how Traditional Chinese Medicine ( zhongyi ), as invented in the 1950s during a period of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 421–451.
Published: 01 December 2009
... information on how a person learned medicine, on the types of treatments he used, and on the personal qualities he displayed; biographies may document one person's cultural output—the names of books written in medicine and in other fields of knowledge—as well as the other activities, teaching, administrative...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 371–373.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Xiaoping Fang 李尚仁 Shang-Jen Li , Diguo de yishi: Wanbade yu Yingguo redai yixue de chuangjian 帝國的醫師 : 萬巴德與英國熱帶醫學的創建 [ A Physician to Empire: Patrick Manson and the Founding of British Tropical Medicine ] Taipei : Asian Culture Publishing , 2012 . 368 pp . NT$380 . 18 4 2013...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 77–99.
Published: 01 March 2019
... dramas to manga 漫画. In this paper I shed light on two issues: (1) how sci-fi representations described the matter of humanity vis-à-vis exchanging parts of the body, and (2) in what ways and on what terms bioethical discourses relating to Japanese organ transplant medicine from brain-dead donors were...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 91–94.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Yutaka Kato 柘植あづみ Azumi Tsuge , Seishoku gijutsu: Funin chiryō to saisei iryō wa shakai ni nani o motarasu ka 生殖技術: 不妊治療と再生医療は社会に何をもたらすか [Reproductive Technology: What Is the Impact of Fertility Treatment and Regenerative Medicine on Society?] Tokyo : Misuzu shobo , 2012 . 276 pp...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 113–117.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Koichi Mikami Mima Tatsuya , Risuku ka sareru shintai—Gendai igaku to touchi no tekunorojī リスク化される身体 —現代医学と統治のテクノロジ [Body as Risk—Modern Medicine and the Technology of Governance] Tokyo: Seido-sha , 2012 . 250 pp. ¥2400 . © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 265–267.
Published: 01 June 2014
... essays serve as the best argument for taking medicine seriously in historical writing. Doing so enables us to open up a rich deposit of resources that could shed light on the experiences of people in the past, ranging from the most intimate and personal to the most abstract and grandiose. I have no doubt...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 467–486.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Craig (2007) has viewed as leading to “a crisis of confidence in Tibetan medicine” (127). Unlike in his uncle's medical practice, where all medical activities are carried out by one person, in the Mentsikhang there is segmentation into medical specializations, with people devoting all their time to one...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 159–163.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Yan Liu Chin Shih-ch'i 金仕起, Zhongguo gudai de yixue yishi yu zhengzhi: Yi yishi wenben wei zhongxin de yige fenxi 中國古代的醫學, 醫史與政治, 以醫史文本為中心的一個分析 [ Medicine, Medical History, and Politics in Ancient China ] Taipei : Chengchi University Press , 2010 . xxv +436 pp. NT $520.00...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 429–433.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Florence Bretelle-Establet Hinrichs TJ Barnes L. , Chinese Medicine and Healing: An Illustrated History Cambridge, MA : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press , 2013 . 464 pp . $45.00, £33.95, €40.50 . © 2015 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2015 This book...