Chinese Medicine News (formerly Chinese Medicine Post) is an info weblog dedicated to reporting evidence-based studies and research on traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).

CM NEWS is unique because, unlike most other TCM blogs/sites, it isn’t linked with any product sales or service promotion. This makes CM NEWS stands out as an independent, trustable, and credible source of information about this centuries-old medicine examined under the microscope of modern science.

With the growing interests in alternative medicine from the public around the world, it is important for them to get informed of the validity and reliability of the herbs they want to take / are taking. I hope my humble effort of building an info blog based on evidence-based Chinese medical studies could benefit people in the long term.

Once again, the stories I write are NOT influenced by any sponsored marketing efforts (no pharmaceuticals, no nothing!). I have total control over the editorial content of Chinese Medicine News. I handpick each and every story I think might be of interest to the readers.

Meanwhile I welcome any comments, suggestions that you may think would make this blog more useful. Thank you.

Suggestions? Comments? Please email me.

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Chinese Medicine News is an information source providing reports on latest scientific research on TCM or acupuncture. It does not offer any medical consultation nor referral to any practitioners or commerical setups. Readers are reminded that they should seek professional medical advice before trying any herbs or treatments described here. Chinese Medicine News is not responsible for any outcomes for readers who try out at their own risks herbs or treatments described here.