Hospitals of Indian Traditional Medicine about to be Set up in Manipur 3
SAMS 2010 held in Pusan 3
South Korea: Database of Oriental Medicine Established 3
Glycyrrhiza Uralensis Treating Peri-menopausal Females with Tidal Fever and Night Sweating Proved by Some Study 4
Thermal Moxibustion from Jiangxi Going Abroad 4
The Program “TCM Advancing to the World” starts shooting in Hague Netherland 5
7th World Congress of Chinese Medicine kicks off in Hague 5
2nd China, Japan and South Korea Congress of Traditional Medicine held in Ha’erbin 5
Chinese Medicine in the World
Hospitals of Indian Traditional Medicine about to be Set up in Manipur
(Ayurveda News Network Sep. 16 2010) Indian central government planned to establish medical system of alternative medicine in Manipur by developing Ayurveda, Yoga, naturecure, Unani, Sidha, Homoeopathy and Ayush. S. Jalaja, the director of AYUSH Center and the Minister of Health, Family and Welfare said at a press conference that AYUSH Center would establish one hospital of Indian traditional medicine in each of the nine areas of Manipur.
(Oriental Medicine News Sep. 16 2010) SAMS2010（Scattering of Atoms and Molecules from Surfaces, SAMS.）was held in Pusan from 1 Oct. to 3 Oct. 49 scholars from 14 countries exchanged ideas on harmony of traditional medicine and Science.
Besides, on the award-giving ceremony of the third AMS (Acupuncture & Meridian Studies), Dr. Yanqing Tong from China was awarded 30000 Dollar for his paper titled 15 Days of Needle Therapy for Relieving Nerve Ending Disorder due to Diabetes.
South Korea: Database of Oriental Medicine Established
(Ethnic Medicine News Sep. 14 2010) The research team from KIOM established a database of 350 varieties of marker substances and active substances of oriental medicine during the research on preventing and curing diabetes complications with oriental medicine. This database will promote the development of new medicines.
The leader of this research team said that as the basis for developing new medicines, standardization of extracts of oriental medicines is very important; we were about to set out to develop new medicines of oriental medicines and natural medicines.
Glycyrrhiza Uralensis Treating Peri-menopausal Females with Tidal Fever and Night Sweating Proved by Some Study
(Sina Health Sep. 8 2010) It is reported by a study from Israel, Glycyrrhiza Uralensis can treat peri-menopausal females with tidal fever and night sweating, so it is proposed by some scientific researchers that when the doctors prescribe medicine to these patients, Glycyrrhiza extraction should be added.
The early phase animal experiments indicate that the ingredient from Glycyrrhiza extraction, glabridin has a similar function to estrogen. The extraction can treat the peri-menopausal females with tidal fever and night sweating, which is caused by decrease of estrogen after menopause by Glycyrrhiza Uralensis.
(China News of TCM, Oct. 14 2010) On September 29, 2010, Mr. Daniel Barrios, the director general of International Development Information Network Association, Executive institution from UN Development Program, issued the plaque, “Thermal Moxibustion—The UN Developing Program” to Jiangxi College of TCM and its affiliated hospital, and Singapore Thermal Moxibustion Co., Ltd..
Based on heat sensitivity manifestations of 6 acupoints, Mr. Chen Rixin, the inventor of thermal moxibustion, found the heat sensitive points and its regular patterns, and invented the new technology.
(China News of TCM, October 82010) The program “TCM Advancing to the World”, maxi series co-produced by CCTV and WFCMS started shooting in Hague, the Netherlands on October 1st, 2010, during the 7th World Congress of Chinese Medicine. The series will be shot in Europe, Asia, America and Africa to show inspiring deeds made by member societies from WFCMS in developing TCM, popularizing TCM culture and impacting the world with TCM culture.
7th World Congress of Chinese Medicine kicks off in Hague
(China News of Traditional Chinese Medicine Oct.13 2010) The 7th World Congress of Chinese Medicine (WCCM) was held in the Hague from 1st to 2nd October, 2010. Yu Wenming, Vice-Commissioner of SATCM attended the congress. Classification Standard for Professional Titles of International Chinese Medicine and International Standard Chinese-Portuguese Basic Nomenclature of Chinese Medicine were passed during the board meeting held during the congress.
The congress is organized by World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies and hosted by Dutch Medical Acupuncture Association (NAAV), Dutch Acupuncture Association (NVA) and Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine in The Netherlands (VTCGA). More than 800 experts and professionals from over 40 countries attended the congress.
2nd China, Japan and South Korea Congress of Traditional Medicine held in Ha’erbin
On September 16th, 2010, organized by World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies and Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine, and hosted by Amur State Medical Academy, Russia and China Association of Chinese Medicine, the 2nd China, Japan and South Korea Congress of Traditional Medicine was held in Ha’erbin, China. The theme of congress is basic research and application of Chinese Medicine and Chinese Matera Medica. More than 40 experts and professors from China, Russia, Japan, Korea, U.K., Egypt and Austria attended the congress.