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    Why medicine is broken, Sebastian Rushworth talks to  Seamus O'Mahony

    In this podcast (3), dr. Sebastian Rushworth (1) talks to dr. Seamus O'Mahony (2) about his three books and what motivated him to write them. Seamus O’Mahony is an Irish physician who’s written a trilogy of books that explore the varied ways in which modern medicine is broken. The first book, “The way we die now” (4), discusses how the movement of death in to hospitals in the modern era and a culture of denial around mortality has resulted in horrendous overtreatment of dying patients up until the very moment of death, which robs them and their families of the chance to say goodbye[...]

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    Chinese Medicine uses carrots to inhibit viral infection

    Thanks for this, Igor Simonov! due to increasing of interferon levels in blood which inhibits viral mRNA after consumption of decoction of carrots . Two carrots (200g) chopped in pieces and boiled for 15 min in 1/2 litre of water. Take warm as prevention and treatment of viral infections. Virus uses viral mRNA which translates into the viral protein. This translation of viral information through viral mRNA is stopped by our own interferon. Interferon inhibits translation and viral protein is not created. Similar reaction happens during use of antibiotics. Carotinoids and especially [...]

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    Reseach into cupping

    3 Dec 2021 | Blog
    Reseach into cupping

    Cupping is one of the auxiliary techniques that we use. Scientific research is not only done into acupuncture, but also into techniques like cupping. This is an MRI image of a suction cup applied to the skin, showing how muscle and fascia is pulled up and stretched by the cup. Here is a nice presentation by Ashley Doozan on the use of cupping as a myofascial release tool, that uses this image: https://paperzz.com/doc/7188128/the-use-of-cupping-as-a-myofascial-release-tool-to-increase

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    Tiger Warmer for upper respiratory problems

    The "Tiger Warmer" is a very useful tool to use at home. In essence, it is an incense holder, that is used to heat areas on the body. My friend David Euler shows how it can be used in children and adults to treat upper respiratory problems. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CooSwif9bQ4

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    Misverstand 4: Er zitten toch verboden stoffen in Chinese kruiden?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWmeVARtrPk

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    Today is Antibiotic Awareness Day

    Door de WHO is antibioticaresistentie erkent als een van de grootste bedreigingen voor de wereldwijde gezondheid, voedselzekerheid en ontwikkeling. Ieder jaar in november, op Antibiotic Awareness Day, wordt er wereldwijd stilgestaan bij het gebruik van antibiotica. Antibiotica zijn sinds hun ontdekking een van de belangrijkste hoekstenen van de moderne geneeskunde. Door gebruik in mensen en dieren worden bacteriën echter in toenemende mate resistent voor de beschikbare antibiotica, ook in Nederland! https://swab.nl/nl/article/nieuws/473/18-november-antibiotic-awareness-day - [...]

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    Acupunctuur misverstand 2: Doet prikken met naalden niet heel erg pijn?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3Jc56r4lZM

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    Acupunctuur misverstand 1: Acupunctuur doe je toch pas als niets meer helpt?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Sj5V4d9kLY  

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    Harvard Neuroscientists Explore the Science of Acupuncture

    https://scitechdaily.com/harvard-neuroscientists-explore-the-science-of-acupuncture/

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