Connecting West and East

Ming Zhang

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Abstract

Despite their similarities,Western medicine and Eastern medicine are very different because they are built on different fundamentals. The general idea has arisen that we will benefit by connecting Western and Eastern medicine. First, both the merits as well as the limitations of both types of medicine are discussed. It was concluded that to create a bridge, we should focus on similarities that inspire the further unravelling of the molecular mechanism of the mode of action and toxicity of Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is suggested that the energy perspective provides a basis to integrate Eastern andWestern medicine.

Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • Maastricht University
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Guido, Haenen, Supervisor
  • Moalin, Mohamed, Co-Supervisor, External person
Award date1 Jul 2019
Place of PublicationMaastricht
Publisher
Print ISBNs9789463237239
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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