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Could there be a synthesis between Western and oriental medicine, and with Sasang constitutional medicine in particular?

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Attitudes towards oriental medicine are changing for two major reasons. The first is that many patients, even in the West, are choosing to use its practitioners and methods. The second is that the rise of Systems Biology may offer a better basis for dialogue, and even for synthesis, between the oriental and Western traditions. However, a lot of work is needed to clear the way for such dialogue and synthesis. Much of this work should be devoted to clarifying the meanings of the terms used, and...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1093/ecam/nep101

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Physiology,Anatomy and Genetics,Department of
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
Supplement 1
Pages:
5-10
Publication date:
2009-09-05
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EISSN:
1741-4288
ISSN:
1741-427X
URN:
uuid:9d9f9284-24e6-4591-9c22-97a591085907
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ora:3679

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