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Tai chi (TC) has beneficial effects on blood pressure (BP) and levels of gaseous cellular signaling molecules in the blood of patients with essential hypertension (EH).
A Chinese research team has found that tai chi (TC) can improve balance and decrease fall risks in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD).
Caffeine can inhibit the analgesic effect of acupuncture, according to animal studies carried out in Brazil. Mice subjected to plantar incision surgery were treated with both manual acupuncture and electro-acupuncture at the...
Acupressure at distal acupuncture points associated with alleviating shoulder pain have specific beneficial effects on blood flow and oxygenation of the trapezius muscle as well as autonomic nervous activity, a research team from Japan has concluded.
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Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallée was born in Paris in 1949 and holds degrees in Philosophy and the Classics and in Chinese Studies. She collaborated with the late Dr Jean Schatz and Father Claude Larre, both as a researcher and translator on classical Chinese thinking and medical texts. After a year in Taiwan (1974-75), she began teaching at the Ricci Institute in Paris; she was the secretary general until 2005. She worked for more than 12 years on the Grand Ricci, a comprehensive encyclopaedic Chinese-French dictionary, and was its chief editor until its publication in 2001. She is the senior lecturer at the European School of Acupuncture and has exceptional knowledge of the Chinese Medical classics, grounded by her experience as an acupuncture practitioner.