Medical Science and Health

HIV/AIDS in China (English)Xia GuoyingBeijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2004. Size: 152×222 mm; 178 pages.ISBN 7-119-03602-5This book gives a brief account of the situation of HIV/AIDS in China, the existing problems, the counter-measures the government has taken and its cooperation with the international community to tackle the problems. With many true stories, the book reveals the social phenomenon and is an authoritative work in the field.

Long, Long Life: Secrets of Health PreservationZhan Caiqiang, Gao Hanming and Li YuxinBeijing: Beijing Publishing House, 2003. Size: 184×130 mm; 274 pages.ISBN 7-200-05041-5/R · 231Of the 20 “gods of longevity” in this book, the oldest is 110 years old and the youngest is 100 years old. They are all ordinary Chinese, but they have all lived healthily and happily.

101 Enfermedades Tratadas con Acupuntura y Moxibustión (Spanish)Tian ConghuoBeijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2003. Size: 187×258 mm; 544 pages.ISBN 7-119-01271-1This book is a collection of successful treatment cases by way of acupuncture and moxibustion. Though it doesn’t cover all successful cases, it fully demonstrates the evident effects of acupuncture and moxibustion therapies for many diseases.

Compendium of Materia Medica (English)Li Shizhen (Ming Dynasty)Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2003. Size: 187×258 mm; 4,456 pages.ISBN 7-119-03260-7The Compendium of Materia Medica, completed by Li Shizhen in 1590 and recording 1,892 kinds of medicines, was a classic work on traditional Chinese medicine that contained the great medical achievements up to the Ming Dynasty. With rich contents, the book is considered to be an encyclopedia of sciences of ancient China, covering many subjects such as pharmaceutics, botany, zoology, mineralogy, natural history, geography, chemistry, alchemy, pathology and involving paleobiology, astronomy, calendar, dynasties, official ranks, historical figures and events, contacts and exchanges between ancient China and other countries, paleography, archaeology, religions and customs and other relevant knowledge and events. The original edition of the book had more than two million words, and the English edition, with Prof. Luo Xiwen of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences as the chief translator, was expanded into a huge work of more than five million words with explanations, notes and indexes, and the entire work consists of 13 volumes (including three volumes of illustrations).

Standard Meridian Points of Acupuncture (English)Compiled and drawn by the Acupuncture Institute of the Academy of Traditional Chinese MedicineBeijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2003. Size: full size.ISBN 7-119-01443-9This hanging chart, the first of its kind produced by China, will help promote the standardization of acupuncture practice as well as the clinical application, teaching and research of acupuncture and moxibustion. Compiled and drawn by the experts with the Acupuncture Institute of the Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, the chart shows the names and locations of every meridian point on the human body, and their international standard terms and codes. The brochure attached gives a detailed description of the names and locations of the 409 meridian points and is easy to understand and use. Besides the English edition, the chart has a Spanish edition.

Inspection of Face and Body for Diagnosis of Diseases (English)Liu BangmingBeijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2002. Size: 140×203 mm; 214 pages.ISBN 7-119-02028-5On the basis of the theory of traditional Chinese medicine and the traditional ways of direct diagnosis by watching, listening, questioning and feeling the pulse, the author has summarized a set of methods to determine whether a certain part of the human body has pathological changes, by observing human face, five sense organs (ears, eyes, lip, nose and tongue), limbs and human excrement, etc. The methods suggested in the book are simple and easy to learn, and are helpful to the readers to discover some common and frequently-occurring diseases and see the doctor as early as possible.

Self-Therapies for Common Diseases (English)Li HeshengBeijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2001. Size: 140×203 mm; 146 pages.ISBN 7-119-02061-7Based on his own teaching experience, medical practice and application of traditional Chinese medical therapies, the author summarizes more than 100 self-therapies for various common diseases. The therapies suggested in this book are simple and easy to learn, with distinct effects.

Ear Therapy, Hand Therapy and Foot Therapy — Health ExpressChief editor: Song YongmeiShanghai: Shanghai Science and Technology Press, 2004. Size: 140×203 mm; 339 pages.ISBN 7-5323-7604-4Ear therapy, hand therapy and foot therapy are traditional methods of disease treatment adopted by traditional Chinese medical practitioners. Based on modern clinical research results, this book introduces the basic knowledge about ear therapy, hand therapy and foot therapy, and the methods to prevent and cure common diseases.

Keep Fit to Live 100 Years (Healthy 100 Years Series)Li ShubinBeijing: Beijing Publishing House, 2005. Size: 140×203 mm; 269 pages.ISBN 7-200-05019-9This series of books is a best consultant to senior citizens, which tells them how to keep fit, have a scientific diet and preserve good health so as to live a happy life. The series consists of three books: Keep Fit to Live 100 Years, Be Happy Every Day to Live 100 Years, and Curing the Diseases Timely to Live 100 Years.

Moxibustion, Cupping and Scraping — Health ExpressDong Shaoping, He Yong and Sun ShaoxiaShanghai: Shanghai Science and Technology Press, 2004. Size: 140×203 mm; 324 pages.ISBN 7-5323-7521-8Moxibustion, cupping and scraping are easy to practice with reliable effects. This book briefs the origin, effect mechanisms and scope of application of these three therapies.

Holographic Meridian Scraping Therapy (English)Zhang XiuqinBeijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2000. Size: 187×258 mm; 488 pages.ISBN 7-119-02147-8It is a popular treatment of diseases by scraping the patient’s neck, chest or back. Since it’s simple, convenient and effective and has no side effects, it has been practiced for centuries by the Chinese people. This book provides a comprehensive, systematic and objective introduction to the holographic meridian scraping therapy, merging the basic theories of Western medicine and bio-holographic theories, and is a practical manual which popularizes this effective form of traditional Chinese folk medicine.

Human Somatology — Principles for Individual Diagnosis and Treatment of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Monograph)Kuang TiaoyuanShanghai: Shanghai Science and Technology Press, 2003. 428 pages.ISBN 7-5323-6849-1This book is a summary of the author’s research results on human somatology over the past 30 years or so, including general introduction to human somatology, human group somatology, medical somatology, theories of traditional Chinese medicine and the historical significance of the schools of human somatology and physical nosology.

Practical Traditional Chinese Medicine (English)Xie ZhufanBeijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2000. Size: 187×258 mm; 608 pages.ISBN 7-119-02375-6This book has four parts: general introduction to the basic theory and principles of traditional Chinese medicine; discussion of medicines, formulas of herbal medicines, patented medicines and modern pharmacology; basic knowledge and skills of traditional Chinese medicine and principles of acupuncture; and several simple and effective traditional medicine prescriptions and acupuncture therapies.

Hand Acupuncture Therapy (English)Qiao JinlinBeijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2002. Size: 140×203 mm; 168 pages.ISBN 7-119-03168-6This book describes the principles of hand acupuncture therapy, the location of hand acupuncture points and hand observation, as well as the clinical application of hand acupuncture therapy for common diseases, and is a practical manual on traditional Chinese medicine.

Mit der Handtherapie 100 Krankheiten behandeln (German)Wang ShengBeijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2001. Size: 140×203 mm; 186 pages.ISBN 7-119-01903-1Hand therapy is simple and easy to learn and safe and reliable with good effects to cure many diseases. Compiled by experienced traditional medicine specialist, this book discusses, with 50 illustrations, the origin, development, characteristics and indications of hand therapy, as well as the common methods of hand massage, acupuncture and moxibustion and qigong to treat various diseases.

Taiji Quan: 48 Forms (English)Compiled by the Wushu Association of ChinaBeijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2001. Size: 140×203 mm; 138 pages.ISBN 7-119-01964-3Taiji Quan, with its long history, is a very popular sport widely practiced in China. Today, it has spread to all parts of the world. These 48 forms of Taiji Quan have all the special features of the traditional schools of Taiji Quan, and are good for beginners and those who have already learned some Taiji Quan. They can help improve your physical fitness and prolong your life.

Challenging the Process of AgingLiu XueliShanghai: Shanghai People’s Publishing House, 2002. Size: 184×130 mm; 376 pages.ISBN 7-208-03940-2To postpone aging and prolong life may be a dream that everyone cherishes. This book makes a comprehensive exploration from the angles of physiology, psychology, biology, sociology and philosophy, and tells the secrets of many ancient and today’s celebrities in fighting against aging by way of medicine, diet, sleep, exercise, mentality and disease prevention.

Classified Dictionary of Traditional Chinese Medicine (New Edition) (English)Xie ZhufanBeijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2002. Size: 140×203 mm; 1,084 pages.ISBN 7-119-03126-0This dictionary is compiled on the basis of the subject research of “Standard English Translation of Common Terms in Traditional Chinese Medicine” under the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine. It contains 7,010 entries, of which, 6,630 are terms of traditional Chinese medicine and 380 are commonly used quotations. The entries are arranged in line with the classification of textbooks of traditional Chinese medicine, which may be used either as a practical and precise reference book, or as an encyclopedia of traditional Chinese medicine. The four indexes help the readers use the dictionary by different ways.

Notes on the Medical Side of A Dream of Red MansionsDuan ZhenliBeijing: New World Press, 2004. 322 pages; with illustrations.ISBN 7-80187-106-5A Dream of Red Mansions, one of China’s literature classics, involves medical and hygiene knowledge on 290 occasions, describes 114 cases, 13 records involving traditional Chinese medicine, 45 prescriptions, 125 kinds of Chinese medicines and 3 Western medicines. As a professor of medicine, the author has probed into the medical side of the book and written 50 papers based on his study results, including the medical theory, disease development, diagnosis and medication. His efforts have proved useful for today’s medication and health-keeping exercise.

On the Standard Nomenclature of Traditional Chinese Medicine (English)Xie ZhufanBeijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2003. Size: 152×222 mm; 364 pages.ISBN 7-119-03339-5This book is based on the author’s involvement in the subject research of “Standard English Translation of Common Terms in Traditional Chinese Medicine” under the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine. By examining the English translations of traditional Chinese medical terms, the author tries to standardize the translation and provide reference for the international standard translation of these terms. The book has selected more than 1,000 basic traditional Chinese medical terms, and suggested one standard English translation for each term with reasons and basis after discussing various translations.

Modern Study on Treatment of Difficult Diseases by Acupuncture (Monograph)Chief editors: Wu Huan’gan and Fang JianqiaoShanghai: Shanghai Science and Technology Press, 2002. Hardcover; size: 187×258 mm; 437 pages.ISBN 7-5323-6705-3This book covers the diseases of internal medicine, osteotrauma, andrology, gynaecology and other diseases.

Prevention and Treatment of Acupuncture Accidents (Monograph)Chief editor: Zhang RenShanghai: Shanghai Science and Technology Press, 2004. 407 pages.ISBN 7-5323-7526-9This is a special work on the science of acupuncture and moxibustion. It is a collection of lessons and experiences regarding accidents and unexpected harms caused by acupuncture and moxibustion treatment conducted by Chinese and foreign doctors in history, as well as the clinical practice and study results regarding the prevention and treatment of said accidents and harms. Besides a general introduction to such accidents, the book also describes the features of different accidents, key points in preventing and handling the accidents, the dissection characteristics of 90 vulnerable acupoints, and clinical manifestation of the accidents.

The Way to Locate Acupoints (English)Yang JiasanBeijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2002. Size: 187×258 mm; 80 pages.ISBN 7-119-00669-XAcupuncture and moxibustion are two distinctive fields of traditional Chinese medicine. Acupuncture treats diseases by puncturing certain points on the body, called acupoints, with long metal needles and inducing stimulation by various manipulation methods. Moxibustion involves the slow burning of moxa to heat or steam the diseased area or acupoints. The way to locate acupoints recommended in this book is a summary of the author’s decades of practice of traditional and modern acupuncture and moxibustion therapies. It’s effective and easy to learn. In addition to the English edition, Spanish edition is also available.

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