The World Health Organization’s decision about traditional Chinese medicine could backfire

  title={The World Health Organization’s decision about traditional Chinese medicine could backfire},
  • Published 2019
  • Psychology
  • Nature
Traditional therapies have been included in a global diagnostic compendium. That comes with risks.Traditional therapies have been included in a global diagnostic compendium. That comes with risks. 
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Herbal medicines in functional dyspepsia—Untapped opportunities not without risks
  • K. Gwee, G. Holtmann, Xudong Tang
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    Neurogastroenterology and motility : the official journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society
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An in‐depth review of herbal medicine as adjunctive treatment for functional dyspepsia is reviewed, with growing scientific recognition and public interests.
A critical examination of the main premises of Traditional Chinese Medicine
An overview of the evidence underlying the basic TCM concepts, such as Qi, meridians, acupuncture, pulse and tongue diagnostics as well as traditional herbal treatments is provided and whether scientific literature on TCM reflects the current standard for evidence-based research is discussed.
ICD-11: Impact on Traditional Chinese Medicine and World Healthcare Systems
World Health Organization (WHO) member states adopted the eleventh revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-11) on 25 May 2019.
Unlocking the Mystery of the Therapeutic Effects of Chinese Medicine on Cancer
Insight is provided into the development of TCM in the treatment and how TCM practitioners treat cancer through six general principles ofTCM by using modern scientific language and terms based on newly discovered evidence.
Tales of treatment and new perspectives for global health research on antimicrobial resistance
This case study illustrates the potential of medical humanities methods in public engagement to foreground cultural knowledge, personal experience and ‘lay’ sensemaking surrounding health systems and healing, but they require extensive evaluation to assess benefits and risks comprehensively.
Repurposing therapeutic agents and herbal medicines to defeat viral nemesis
It is suggested that data mining of clinical patient records survived to COVID-19 epidemic might be useful to assess the feasibility of sartans' repurposing as therapeutic treatment to decrease acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and reduce the aggressiveness from severe acute respiratory syndrome CoV-2 (SARS-CoV- 2) infections.
Incorporation of complementary and traditional medicine in ICD-11
  • B. Reddy, A. Fan
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The new TM classification in ICD is described and demonstrated through coding examples how to code TM concepts alongside Western Medicine concepts, providing an opportunity for interested users to integrate the coding of diagnostic concepts from both TM and Western Medicine.
Exploration of the Mechanism of the Control of Coccidiosis in Chickens Based on Network Pharmacology and Molecular Docking With the Addition of Modified Gegen Qinlian Decoction
Through network pharmacology, molecular docking and in vitro experiments, it was confirmed that Modified Gegen Qinlian Decoction fights against chicken coccidiosis through key targets such as SRC, STAT3, and PPARG.
Building sustainability into the Belt and Road Initiative’s Traditional Chinese Medicine trade
A little-known aim of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is ‘people-to-people cultural exchange’, including active promotion of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in BRI countries. On a global