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Research proves tai chi benefits for arthritis

A new study by The George Institute for International Health has found Tai Chi to have positive health benefits for musculoskeletal pain. The results of the first comprehensive analysis of Tai Chi suggest that it produces positive effects for improving pain and disability among arthritis sufferers...

Medical Tai Chi (Qigong) - Chinese 'Miracle Exercise' Popular as U.S. Health Costs Rise

BLOWING ROCK, N.C., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Mehmet Oz on Oprah called qigong "the secret to anti-aging." It's the "miracle exercise" for people seeking to avoid drugs, surgery, and expensive doctor bills. Medical Tai Chi, known in China as Qigong, may eventually replace health insuran...

'Tai Chi & Qigong will play an important role in global awakening.' - A New Earth, Eckhart Tolle, (Oprah's Book Club)

Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of World Tai Chi & Qigong Day! Who Else Would Like to Help Create Healing & Peace on Earth, Help Tibet by practicing Tai Chi and Qigong, the ancient art of peaceful movement WHEATON, Ill., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Saturday, Apr...

InnerPulse, Inc. Appoints Elsa Chi Abruzzo as Vice-President of Regulatory and Quality Affairs

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- InnerPulse, Inc., a privately held company with a disruptive technology for the treatment of abnormal heart rhythms, announced the appointment of Elsa Abruzzo to the newly formed position of Vice-President of Regulatory and Quality Affairs....

Groundbreaking Sign Chi Do Stress Management System Introduced by Dr. Anne Borik Now Available to the Public

BOCA RATON, Fla. and LOS ANGELES, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/-- Envision Productions has teamed up with Dr. Anne Borik and her extraordinary medical science breakthrough technique known as The Sign Chi Do Stress Management System. Through a National Public Relations campaign, 30 minute infomercial an...

Stroke survivors improve balance with tai chi

Stroke can impair balance, heightening the risk of a debilitating fall. But a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher has found that stroke survivors can improve their balance by practicing the Chinese martial art of tai chi. Christina Hui-Chan, professor and head of physical therapy at UI...

Tai Chi - More Than Magic

Experts vouch for the ancient martial art known as Tai Chi- especially for its gifts of healing the mind and body. Yet regardless of whether you support the theory that the mind// and body contain a mysterious and potentially healing force or not, the ancient martial art known as Tai Chi can help...

Tai Chi may Be Useful to Prevent Shingles in Older Adults

A new study says that Tai Chi, may be helpful in preventing shingles in elderly adults. The traditional Chinese exercise has been found not only to increase// the immunity to varicella-zoster virus (VZV) but also boost the immune response to varicella vaccine as well. This National Institutes...

Tai Chi Augments Immune Response Against Shingles

Effect of Tai chi on the immune response on older people was studied by Professor Michael Irwin, from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).// It was found that immune system was better in people who performed tai chi which a westernized version of Chinese martial art and is a slow movem...

Balance Training Better Than Tai Chi at Improving Mobility in Older Adults

Physicians and physical therapists in recent years have explored whether tai chi, balance programs and fitness routines can help decrease the likelihood that older adults// will fall and injure themselves. Many of these programs have shown promise, but their relative value is still open to debate. ...

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chi in Biological News

Entomological Society of America names 2008 award winners

...ated cockroach monitoring and baiting programs, and evaluated bait efficacy for control of odorous house ants. He is a member of ESA, Sigma Xi, and Pi chi Omega. Preston has given 12 professional presentations. He is an award-winning speaker, having received first place (2006) and second place (2008) in ...

Best way to treat malaria: Avoid using same drug for everyone, scientists say

...development of resistance for as long as possible," said Boni, who recently has joined the staff of the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit in Ho chi Minh City, Vietnam. One catch to the researchers' strategy is that multiple effective therapies may not always be available. In some African countr...

In Vietnam, alongside progress, a battle for life

...Dr. Tran Van Thuan, Vice Director of the National Cancer Hospital. "Right now we have only two cancer centres; one in Hanoi in the north and one in Ho chi Minh City in the south. This means we can meet only 10% of the countrys cancer needs." At the same time, low cancer awareness results in around 80%...

Defining DNA differences to track and tackle typhoid

...searchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, University College, Cork, Institut Pasteur in Paris and Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Ho chi Minh City, Vietnam. The team studied 19 isolates of Typhi from ten countries, using new sequencing methods that meant they could capture the rare si...

Honor for UK-Japanese research

...essor Sockett, of the Universitys School of Biology, leads the UK side of this collaboration. She said: We are very pleased to be honored in this way, chi Aizawa is a remarkable scientist and a great friend to our laboratory. Our labs enjoy working together and also sharing English and Japanese customs, ...

Eat chocolate, drink wine, add fun to life: SLU geriatrician shares secrets of staying young

...hip fractures come from falls and account for more than 800,000 emergency room visits and more than 332,000 hospital admissions each year. Take up tai chi to improve your balance and pick your clothes up off the floor so you dont trip over them. Schedule a checkup. You need to know whats going on in y...

Avian influenza survivors' antibodies effective at neutralising H5N1 strain

...Health Organization, there had been 306 known cases in humans, 185 of them fatal. Now, doctors based at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Ho chi Minh City, Vietnam, the Institute for Research in Biomedicine in Bellinzona, Switzerland and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases...

New device could cut chemotherapy deaths

... Research Innovation Services department, to develop this technology. Her students, who have made a valuable contribution to the project, include Chin chi Tai, Christopher Campbell and Ian Lee. ...

Hopkins researchers discover genetic switch that turns off an oxygen-poor cell's combustion engine

...switch actively shuts off the mitochondrion under low oxygen conditions, apparently to protect cells from mitochondrial toxic oxygen pollutants," said chi Van Dang, M.D., Ph.D., professor of medicine, cell biology, oncology and pathology, and vice dean for research at the Johns Hopkins University School...

Darkness unveils vital metabolic fuel switch between sugar and fat

...to switch? 5'-AMP is the signal. I believe it's the same metabolic system, whether we are talking about hibernation or not," said senior author Cheng chi Lee, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry. The team started with a basic question: What actually sets off hibernation? "These animals dig deep burro...

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OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Completes Amendment to Phase 3 Special Protocol Assessment for Confirming Survival Benefit in Patients Receiving OGX-011 with First-Line Docetaxel for Metastatic Prostate Cancer

...n the treatment of patients with castrate resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) including Dr. Celestia Higano at the University of Washington and Dr. Kim chi at the University of British Columbia . The revised trial will be a randomized, controlled, international study in 800 men with metastatic CRPC who a...

Ratcliff Promotes Jorge Burbano to Senior Associate; Tess Kavanagh and Tony Keung to Associate

...lementation of the master plan for Golden Gate University in San Francisco. Burbano has been awarded the American Institute of Architects Alpha Rho chi Medal. He earned his bachelor's degree in architecture from the Universidad Autonoma de Centro America in 1985 and his master's degree in architectur...

OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Announces OGX-011 Treatment Provides Survival Benefit in Randomized Phase 2 Trial in Advanced Metastatic Prostate Cancer

...ical oncologist at BC Cancer Agency - Vancouver Centre, representing the NCIC - Clinical Trials Group (NCIC-CTG). The survival curves presented by Dr. chi are available at www.oncogenex.com . "A 6.9 month median overall survival difference would represent a significant improvement over the current sta...

Bio-IT World Announces the Winners of its 2009 Best Practices Awards Program

...sh, Cambridge Healthtech Associates Joseph Cerro, Consultant Al Doig, chi Insight Pharma Reports Bill Van Etten, BioTeam Noemi Greyzdorf, IDC ...l awards, more than any other magazine covering the life sciences industry. chi offers a suite of published resources through a new division--Cambridge Hea...

AlloSource, Tissue Recipient Join 'Stars of Life' Affected by Organ and Tissue Donation Aboard Donate Life Float in 2009 Rose Parade(R)

...at to celebrate the gift of life that impacted her own life and career several years ago. Chen is an internationally recognized martial artist and Tai chi instructor, teaching primarily at the Fremont Adult School, Ohlone College . She also serves as the President of the Health Qigong Association USA. ...

Suzanne Somers To Promote Growing Importance of Storing Your Own Adult Stem Cells Under Alliance With NeoStem, Inc.

...ets his or her needs. Specializing in anti-aging and preventative medicine, chi begins with a nutritional assessment to address health conditions. chi provides bioidentical hormone replacement therapy to allow clients to live ...

OncoGenex receives completed Special Protocol Assessment for primary registration study of lead drug candidate OGX-011

... in the treatment of patients with hormone-refractory prostate cancer (HRPC) including Dr. Celestia Higano at the University of Washington and Dr. Kim chi at the University of British Columbia. This will be a randomized, controlled, international study in 765 men with metastatic HRPC who responded to fir...

China-Biotics, Inc. to Present at Two Upcoming Investor Conferences

...any's Web site, http://www.chn-biotics.com . ROTH China Discovery Tour 2008 Date: Friday, May 23, 2008 Time: 2:40 a.m. EDT Venue: chi Gu 2 Ritz-Carlton Hotel Sanya, China The 3rd Annual ROTH China Discovery Tour will feature more than 70 companies in seven citi...

Rosetta Genomics Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2007 Financial Results

...care conference, December 12, 2007, New York, NY Future Conferences and Events Rosetta Genomics will present at the following upcoming events: - chi MicroRNA in Human Disease and Development conference, March 10-11, 2008, Cambridge, MA - AACR Annual Meeting, April 12-16, 2008, San Diego, CA Con...

Peter Cummings to receive the 2007 AIChE Nanoscale Science and Engineering Forum Award

...itled, Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience Emerging Tools for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Cummings was also the recipient of AIChEs Alpha chi Sigma Award in 1998 recognizing the most outstanding research achievement in chemical engineering over the previous decade and was elected a Fellow of...

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