Will Traditional Chinese Medicine ever go mainstream?

Dr Quansheng Lu, an acupuncturist, at his Chinese herbal pharmacy in the Wholelife Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Center in Rockville, Maryland, on Dec 8. Provided to China Daily.

At the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, one of the largest and most prestigious medical universities in the world, hundreds of the world’s top medical researchers and practitioners listened as a Chinese lady spoke.

The speaker on Dec 7 was Youyou Tu, awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine “for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria.”

Tu, the first Chinese national to win a Nobel Prize, talked about how she with other Chinese scientists, extracted the malaria-fighting compound Artemisinin from the plant Artemisia annua to treat Malaria.

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