Journal of Acuherb in medicine


Monthly Archives: April 2012

BRIEF HISTORY OF SCALP ACUPUNCTURE

By Dr. Kenneth Y. Wang PhD, OMD, LAc. THE NATURE OF SCALP ACUPUNCTURE Scalp acupuncture is one of several specialized acupuncture techniques with a specific body location, taking its place alongside ear, nose, hand, foot, and wrist/ankle acupuncture.  The more general acupuncture therapy is often called body acupuncture.  Although the scalp has numerous traditionally-identified acupuncture points […]

Prostate Cancer

By Dr. Ken Y Wang Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers affecting men, especially elderly men in their sixties, seventies and eighties. It has been suggested that if every man lives long enough, he will eventually develop prostate cancer. In western countries, it is the cancer most frequently found in men after […]

Peptic Ulcer

By Dr. Kenneth Wang Peptic ulcer disease (PUD) is a mixed group of disorders that involve the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. The stomach and duodenum (upper part of the intestine) are the most common locations where ulceration occurs. The rate of occurrence of PUD is variable and depends on ulcer type, age, gender and geographic location. […]