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Evolutionary Growth & Embodied Learning in Taiji

Evolutionary Growth and Embodied Learning in Taiji by Mauro Carboni,    Introduction. During the last decades, the Taiji practice has been the subject of a world-wide diffusion and has been known above all as “moving meditation.” In fact, this path … Continue reading

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Mind-Body Medicine Research Updates

[Research Update] Mind-Body Medicine Research Updates Effects of qigong exercise on fatigue, anxiety, and depressive symptoms of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome-like illness: a randomized controlled trial.  Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2013; 2013:485341. Epub 2013 Jul 31. By Chan … Continue reading

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Mind-Body Medicine Research Update

[Research Update] Compiled By Kevin Chen Advantage of meditation over exercise in reducing cold and flu illness is related to improved function and quality of life.  Influenza Other Respi Viruses. 2012 Nov 21. By Obasi CN, Brown R, Ewers T, et al. from Dept of Family Medicine, … Continue reading

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Scientific Qi Exploration (18): Relations Between the Yin (Zhang) Organs

[Scientific Qi Exploration] By Martin Eisen, Ph.D. 1.  Introduction Chinese medicine regards the body as a unified whole. It is not enough to just understand the different functions of individual Organs, but also how they interrelate. Health depends upon the … Continue reading

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Mind-Body Medicine Research Update (March 2012)

[Research Update] Tai chi and postural stability in patients with Parkinson’s disease. The New England Journal of Medicine.  2012 Feb 9;366(6):511-9. by Li F, Harmer P, Fitzgerald K, Eckstrom E, Stock R, Galver J, Maddalozzo G, Batya SS.  from Oregon … Continue reading

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From the Editor

Welcome to the December issue of Yang-Sheng! “The Healer Within” is the theme of this issue. The ability to maintain one’s health and balance is an integral aspect of every person’s body, mind/heart and spirit. Each of us has that … Continue reading

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Scientific Qi Exploration-Qigong and the Lymphatic System

Scientific Qi Exploration Qigong and the Lymphatic System by Martin Eisen, Ph.D. 1.  Lymph The tissues of the body are supplied by minute arterial capillaries, bringing oxygen-rich blood and nutrients to cells by means of fluid, similar to blood plasma, … Continue reading

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From The Editor

From the Editor Welcome to the November issue of Yang Sheng! The theme for this issue is painted with broad brush strokes and encompasses all of the Yang-Sheng, nurturing life practices. Kevin W Chen, Ph.D. MPH. shares main points from … Continue reading

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How Can Bio-Energy be Measured? Part 2

How Can Bio-Energy be Measured? by Cindy Cicero This article is about my visit to the Rhine Center’s Bio-Emissions Lab in Durham, NC.  The recent invitation to the Center was extended by Executive Director John Kruth and Bill Joines who … Continue reading

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Overcoming Diseases Through Nutrition

Overcoming Diseases Through Nutrition by Ken Andes, L.Ac. “If a person is diseased, he should be treated with food first. If food treatment fails to work, then use herbs.” — Bian Que, Famous TCM Physician , Warring States Period I … Continue reading

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