Traditional Chinese Medicine inspired Scientist wins Nobel Prize

Chinese scientist Tu Youyou has won the Nobel Prize for Medicine for her groundbreaking work on creating the anti-malaria medicine artemisinin. Her research was influenced by an ancient Chinese Medicine text called The Handbook of Prescriptions for Emergency Treatments, written in 340 BC by Ge Hong, which noted that a herb called sweet wormwood (青蒿) was particularly effective in treating … Continued

Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine and Infertility

We have just added a new section on our website about how acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine can help you conceive naturally, or support your existing IVF/IUI/ICSI treatment for better success rates. Chinese Medicine has been used around the world for centuries to help couples conceive. It works by taking a holistic approach towards pregnancy, using … Continued

FSN Two days seminar in Amsterdam

Dr. Wu will be leading a two-days seminar on Fu’s Subcutaneous Needling technique in Amsterdam-Shenzhou Open University of TCM on 4th and 5th  Febrauy 2017. Fu’s Subcutaneous Needling (FSN) is a new acupuncture technique developed by Dr Zhong-Hua Fu in the 1990s. This acupuncture technique uses a modified acupuncture needle to stimulate areas near to trigger or … Continued

You don’t have to believe in acupuncture

A lot of occasions my clients may ask this sort of questions: Do I have to believe in acupuncture before my treatment? Would it work on me if I don’t believe in acupuncture? My answer to this kind of question is: No!  Acupuncture does not effect the body psychologically, but physically.  How do I know … Continued

Can acupuncture boost the chance for a woman to have a baby during the IVF?

Women having acupuncture while undergoing IVF increase their chances of getting pregnant by 65 per cent, according to new research. Experts found evidence of success for women who had acupuncture within one day of embryo transfer. The study, by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in the US and the VU University … Continued

Chinese medicine double chances childless couples conceiving

From the Mail Online: Chinese medicine could double the chances of childless couples conceiving [T]raditional Chinese herbal medicine to be more effective in the treatment of female infertility – achieving on average a 60 per cent pregnancy rate over four months compared with 30 per cent achieved with standard western drug treatment Click here to … Continued

What is acupuncture and TCM?

As Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine is a new concept for many patients, we are going to start a series of articles that explains and introduces some of the key aspects of these practices to people considering seeking out treatment. What is acupuncture and TCM? Acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine involving the insertion of … Continued

Less is More, More is Less: the Best is Keeping Balance

Vitamins linked with higher death risk in older women By Michelle Roberts Health reporter, BBC News When it comes to vitamins, it appears you could have too much of a good thing, say researchers who report a link between their use and higher death rates among older women. Experts have suspected for some time that … Continued