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Recent Advances in Theories and Practice of Chinese Medicine

Edited by Haixue Kuang

Heilongjiang University, China

During the recent years, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has attracted the attention of researchers all over the world. It is looked upon not only as a bright pearl, but also a treasure house of ancient Chinese culture. Nowadays, TCM has become a subject area with high potential and the possibility for original innovation. This book titled Recent Advances in Theories and Practice of Chinese Medicine provides an authoritative and cutting-edge insight into TCM research, including its basic theories, diagnostic approach, current clinical applications, latest advances, and more. It discusses many often neglected important issues, such as the theory of TCM property, and how to carry out TCM research in the direction of TCM property theory using modern scientific technology. The authors of this book comprise an international group of recognized researchers who possess abundant clinical knowledge and research background due to their years of practicing TCM. Hopefully, this book will help our readers gain a deeper understanding of the unique characteristics of Chinese medicine.

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Recent Advances in Theories and Practice of Chinese MedicineEdited by Haixue Kuang

Published: January 18th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1152

ISBN: 978-953-307-903-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6758-7

Copyright year: 2012

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88051 Total Chapter Downloads

13 Crossref Citations

36 Web of Science Citations

48 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter

By Haixue Kuang


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2. Metabonomics Research of the Four Properties in Traditional Chinese Medicine Based on UPLC-QTOF-MS System

By Haixue Kuang, Yanyan Wang, Qiuhong Wang, Bingyou Yang and Yonggang Xia


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3. A Geomedical Approach to Chinese Medicine: The Origin of the Yin-Yang Symbol

By Stefan Jaeger


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4. Application of “Five Elements Theory” for Treating Diseases

By Yasuyo Hijikata


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5. An Approach to the Nature of Qi in TCM–Qi and Bioenergy

By Xing-Tai Li and Jia Zhao


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6. Hyperspectral Imaging Technology Used in Tongue Diagnosis

By Qingli Li


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7. Advances in Chinese Medicine Diagnosis: From Traditional Methods to Computational Models

By Arthur de Sá Ferreira


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8. Application and Effect of Acupuncture and Moxibustion for Analgesia in Perioperative Period of Total Knee Arthroplasty

By Bang Jian He and Peijian Tong


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9. Research on Medication Rules of Chronic Gastritis and Allergic Rhinitis Based on the Complex System Entropy Clustering Method

By Renquan Liu, Yuhao Zhao, Chenghe Shi and Guoyong Chen


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10. Effectiveness of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Primary Care

By Wendy Wong, Cindy Lam Lo Kuen, Jonathan Sham Shun Tong and Daniel Fong Yee Tak


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11. A Comparison Study on Arterial Blood Pressure and Pulse Data of Condenser Microphone

By Yin-Yi Han, Yih-Nen Jeng, Si-Chen Lee and Hao-Jian Hung


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12. Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine – East Meets West in Validation and Therapeutic Application

By John W.M. Yuen, Sonny H.M. Tse and Jolene Y.K. Yung


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13. Effects of Vasoactive Chinese Herbs on the Endothelial NO System

By Huige Li


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14. JIN Formula Inhibits Tumorigenesis Pathways in Human Lung Carcinoma Cells and Tumor Growth in Athymic Nude Mice

By Yuhui Zhou, Fei Xiong, Zhenzhou Huang, Luyu Zheng, Miao Jiang, Ming Jiang, Yuping Tang, Jian Ma, Zhen Zhan, Jinao Duan and Xu Zhang


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15. The Serotonergic System and Neuroplasticity are Implicated in the Effect of Phytochemicals on Mood and Cognitive Disorders

By Ying Xu, Chong Zhang and William O. Ogle


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16. Targeting Effect of Traditional Chinese Medicine

By Rui-Zhi Zhao


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17. Knowledge-Based Discovery of Anti-Fibrotic and Pro-Fibrotic Activities from Chinese Materia Medica

By Qihe Xu, Yuen Fei Wong, Shanshan Qu, Qingyang Kong, Xiu-Li Zhang, Xin-Miao Liang, Qin Hu, Mazhar Noor and Bruce M. Hendry


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18. Chinese Medicine and Integrative Approaches in the Prevention of Breast Cancer – Acupuncture Meridian, Pulsed Eletromagnetic Field Test and Chinese Food Therapy

By Lulu Fu and Hong Xu


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19. Traditional Chinese Medical Criteria About the Use of Yongquan as a Life Support Maneuver

By Adrián Angel Inchauspe


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20. The MALDI-TOF Analysis of Aconitum Alkaloids in Proprietary Chinese Medicine and in the Concoction of Fuzi

By Yong Wang and Chunhui Luo


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21. Therapeutic Effects of Lignans and Blend Isolated from Schisandra chinesis on Hepatic Carcinoma

By Dae Youn Hwang


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22. Study on Metabolism of Natural Medical Components In Vivo: Metabolism Study in Rat After Oral Administration of Rhubarb Decoction and Characterization, Identification of the Rat Metabolite of Scutellaria baicalensis

By Chenggang Huang, Bin Wu, Shuyun Liu, Shuang Liu, Zhixiong Li, Longhai Jian, Yihong Tang, Zhaolin Sun and Ke Wang


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23. Traditional Chinese Medicine Active Ingredient-Metal Based Anticancer Agents

By Zhen-Feng Chen, Hong Liang and Yan-Cheng Liu


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24. The Producing Area of Chinese Medicine and Famous Region Drug Research – Magnolia Officinalis

By Guo Li


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25. Separation and Quantification of Component Monosaccharides of Cold Water-Soluble Polysaccharides from Ephedra sinica by MECC with Photodiode Array Detector

By Haixue Kuang, Yong-Gang Xia and Bing-You Yang


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26. Phytochemicals as Antidepressants: The Involvement of Serotonin Receptor Function, Stress Resistance and Neurogenesis

By Rui Wang and Ying Xu


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