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
Traditional Tibetan Medicine Gaining Acceptance in Himachal Pradesh
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
pharmacies, healthcare services, and medicine delivery services
comprising telephone and online order services. The Company's revenue in 2008
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...
Tibetan in Medical Definition
...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
Asian medical systems
Sri Lankan Ayurvedic tradition
Traditional Chinese medicine
European medical systems
Medicine in ancient Greece
Tibetan in Medical Dictionary
...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
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
These projects will be carried out u... on physiology, taxonomy, and reproduction.
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
...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...