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Vol 8, No 23, 15 December 2004
Contents

Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Issues and Solutions
Guest Editors: Choon Nam ONG & Charlie Changli XUE

Preface

Global Context
•  Traditional Chinese Medicine
(by Kong Jin Ming, Tan Kok Siang, Goh Ngoh Khang & Chia Lian Sai)
•  Chinese Medicine in Australia
(by Charlie Changli Xue & David Story)
•  Regulatory and Investment Framework for Traditional Chinese Medicine in Hong Kong
(by Valda W. L. Chan)
•  Chinese Medicine Education at the Chinese University of Hong Kong
(by Chun-Tao Che)
•  A Survey on Knowledge, Attitudes and Usage of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Singapore
(by Hwee-Ling Koh, Hui-Ling Ng & Hsiao-Huei Teo)
•  Singapore as a Platform for Global Traditional Chinese Medicine Industry
(by James Xiao)
•  Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the United States
(by Qunhao Zhang)
•  The Status of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the United States: The Johns Hopkins University Perspective
(by Kendall Dupree & Adrian S. Dobs)
•  Why Are More People Turning Towards Kampo Medicine?
(by Takahisa Ushiroyama)
•  Ayurveda - For Optimal Health and Well-Being
(by John Douillard)

Clinical Application
•  What Can Kampo Drugs Be Used For?
(by Fumihiko Hinoshita)
•  Pomegranate: A Most Potent Protector Against Cardiovascular Diseases
(by Michael Aviram)
•  Spirulina: The Wonder Food of the 21st Century
(by Krutika Desai & Subramanian Sivakami)
•  Dietary Licorice-Root Antioxidants Reduce Heart Diseases
(by Bianca Fuhrman & Michael Aviram)
•  Herbal Medicines for Diabetes and Cancer - A Global Perspective
(by Peter Natesan Pushparaj)
•  Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Treatment of Diabetes
(by Brian Tomlinson & Tanya T. W. Chu)
•  Danggui Buxue Tang (Chinese Angelica Decoction): A Sample Trial in TCM Standardization
(by Karl W. K. Tsim)
•  The Importance of Geographic Pathology in Understanding Causes and Approaches to Prevention of Chronic Diseases in the World
(by John H. Weisburger)

Safety
•  The Millennium of Chinese Herbal Medicine? But Safety First!
(by Edzard Ernst)
•  The Use and Misuse of Ephedra
(by Yoshiharu Motoo)

Quality Control of Cam Products
•  Processing Control of Chinese Herbal Products: An Ultimate Approach for Quality Assurance
(by Kam-Ming Ko & Ka-Ming Ng)

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