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Researchers discover ways of integrating treatment of traumatized Tibetan refugee monks

(Boston) - The Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights (BCRHHR) at Boston Medical Center recently treated many of the large number of Tibetan refugee monks who fled violent religious persecution. These individuals arrived in Boston suffering from symptoms of traumatic stress, interfering...

Blind Tibetan Teenagers Featured in Award-Winning Film, 'Blindsight,' Unite with Students from Junior Blind of America to Share Life Experiences

'Blindsight,' Produced by Robson Entertainment, Releasing Nationally in March 2008 Tells the Story of Six Blind Tibetan Teens Climbing a 23,000 Ft Mountain in the Himalayas with Blind Climber Erik Weihenmayer LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Robson Entertainment and Junior Blind of Am...

Chinese Eco-tourism Causing Infanticide Among Tibetan Monkeys

A new study by researchers has claimed that Chinas desire to promote eco-tourism is leading to the deaths of Tibetan monkeys in their infancy in the Mount Huangshan Scenic Area of the countrys Anhui Province. According to National Geographic, the skyrocketing infant mortality of Tibetan ma...

Traditional Tibetan Medicine Gaining Acceptance in Himachal Pradesh

Traditional Tibetan system of medicine is gaining acceptance among visitors and locals here for its herbal and holistic approach in treating illnesses. Derek Mayer, a visitor from the Untied States said that they have been practicing this for a very long time. I would rather go see a Tibeta...

Digital Music Project Aims to Save Tibetan Folk Songs from Extinction

An international team of anthropologists have embarked on a project to save Tibetan folk songs from extinction. Led by anthropology professor Gerald Roche, the volunteer-run Tibetan Endangered Music Project (TEMP) aims at digitalizing and archiving all the songs collected online, and retur...

Climate Change Reorganized Tibetan Culture 700 Years Ago: Study

Changes in weather 700 years ago might have forced Tibetans to reorganize their society, an anthropologist has claimed. Mark Aldenderfer of the University of Arizona, who is leading a research project in far western Tibet, is quoted by national Geographic as saying in preliminary findings...

Taking a bath the Tibetan way

A bath in divine dew, sunshine, herbal soup, joss-stick smoke or incense is a Tibetan tradition for health and longevity.// Sitting in a room lit with homemade joss sticks and incense is just one of the ways Tibetans bathe. According to the Tibetan medical code, there are a myriad ways to cle...

Domain Registration Corp Successfully Completes Reverse Merger

...ntegrated industry chain and remains dedicated to the Chinese medicine industry. "BioPharm Asia" intends to further expand its business scope to cover tibetan pharmacies, healthcare services, and medicine delivery services comprising telephone and online order services. The Company's revenue in 2008 was USD...

Most Mt. Everest Deaths Occur Near Summit During Descent

... 1.3 percent (1.6 percent among climbers and 1.1 percent among sherpas). Over the past 25 years, the death rate for climbers descending via the longer tibetan northeast ridge was 3.4 percent, and 2.5 percent on the shorter Nepal route. Excessive fatigue, a tendency to fall behind other climbers, and arriv...

The Pink Ribbon That Could Save Your Life

... One of the best ways is to increase the consumption of fiber, fresh fruits, and vegetables. Tibet Authentic has been the exclusive importer of tibetan Goji Berries grown in the pollution-free Himalayan Mountains of Tibet. Goji berries are "super foods," rich in antioxidants (known to red...

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Tibetan in Medical Definition

Medicine

...iomedicine , allopathic medicine or the Hippocratic tradition. The most highly developed of these are traditional Chinese medicine , Traditional tibetan medicine and the Ayurvedic traditions of India and Sri Lanka . Various non-mainstream traditions of health care have also developed in the Weste...

World medical systems

...frican medical systems Egyptian medicine Sangoma Asian medical systems Ayurveda Bomoh Sri Lankan Ayurvedic tradition tibetan medicine Traditional Chinese medicine European medical systems Hippocratic medicine Medicine in ancient Greece Western medicine...
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Daily life

...urses, as well as classes in Buddhism and practice in daily life . ... Mindfulness in daily life . Stress and meditation. Meditation and ... tibetan Yogic Training-progressive program of meditaition and ritual according ... Here they lived in relative isolation from the turmoil of daily life . ....
Tibetan in Biological News

Rare Tibetan antelope listed as endangered

Three-dimensional ultrasound probes built by researchers at Duke's Pratt School of Engineering have imaged the beating hearts of dogs. The engineers said their demonstration showed that the probes could give surgeons a better view during human endoscopic surgeries in which operations are performed ...

August 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

... East Asia dust is dominated by binary sources from the arid lands around the northern boundary of China and the deserts on the northern margin of the tibetan Plateau. However, the modern spring dust in Beijing is characterized by totally different isotopic compositions, which indicate an additional contribu...

Engineered pig stem cells bridge the mouse-human gap

...art valves in transplant surgery. The research group modified the current iPS protocols to successfully generate a line of stem cells from a miniature tibetan pig (whose smaller size would make breeding and maintenance easier). A biochemical analysis revealed these cells expressed the key proteins that would...

Babies born to native high-altitude mothers have decreased risk of low birth weight

...ndean babies. The same is true when comparing groups of women in other areas of the world, according to Dr. Julian, the study's lead author. Native tibetan women's babies weigh more than the babies of Han women, a Chinese population that recently moved to the high altitude of Tibet. It is not clear what a...

Scientists aim to bring indigenous people into climate change monitoring and policy

...hts, floods and threatened natural resources," said Jan Salick, principal editor of the special volume and an ecological ethnobotanist specializing on tibetan and tropical ethnobotany. "They are adapting to and mitigating climate changes worldwide. Isn't it time their voices are heard at international climat...

Genome projects launched for three extreme-environment animals

...and emperor penguin, and one altiplano animal: the tibetan antelope. These projects will be carried out u... on physiology, taxonomy, and reproduction. The tibetan antelope is native to the tibetan plateau in China, and inhabits alpine meadow and d...

Sedimentary records link Himalayan erosion rates and monsoon intensity through time

...a that received the bulk of its precipitation from East Asian monsoon storms." Many researchers believe that a geologically "abrupt" uplift of the tibetan Plateau--the largest high-altitude region on Earth, with an average elevation of more than 4,000 meters (13,000 feet)--8 to 10 million years ago cause...

October 2008 GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY media highlights

...d the rapid increase in warm climate (C4) grasses at 7-8 million years ago reflect climate teleconnections, including global cooling and growth of the tibetan Plateau. These interpretations imply that biodiversity responds complexly both to climate and to tectonics. Capture of high-altitude precipita...

July 2008 GEOLOGY and GSA Today media highlights

...08 magnitude 7.9 earthquake that shook the eastern tibetan Plateau, killing more than 65,000 people. The pape... uplift, and right-lateral movement of the eastern tibetan Plateau relative to southeast China. Several fault...st, and the large elevation difference between the tibetan plateau and the adjacent lowlands probably created...

Elevated nitric oxide in blood is key to high altitude function for Tibetans

...ers also recognized another population difference: tibetan women were found to have higher nitrite and lower nitrate levels than those of tibetan men, whereas no gender differences were found in s...the increases in NO, the researchers subjected the tibetan samples to sensitive high performance liquid chrom...
Tibetan in Biological Dictionary

Elements

...ive Buddhist elements were subsequently exported with Buddhism itself to ... The colors associated with the Buddhist elements below are out of the tibetan ... Chemists, like curious children, learn about the world around them by taking things apart. ... Some of the elements , such as francium and cal...
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