Unraveling the Mysteries of the Nan Jing, Chapter Five

By William Morris, DAOM, PhD, LAc The classics can be obscure, and may appear to have little clinical relevance. However, useful interventions can be discovered through study and contemplation. The question is not whether the resulting application is what the ancients intended, but whether the resulting clinical application is useful and can make a contribution to th [...]

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Protected: Strange Pulses (Death Pulses)

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Rolling from Primary Positions: Seeking the Truth

Pulse Diagnosis © 2004 William R. Morris, OMD, MSEd, LAc In the 1950s, the Chinese government had masters of pulse diagnosis come together to compare their findings. There was such a disparity of results, it caused a reduction of the value of pulse diagnosis in the total scheme of the medicine. The role of pulse became a confirmation of that which had been conc [...]

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Book Review: What Is Medicine? Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

By Paul U. Unschuld Reviewed by William R. Morris, PhD, DAOM, LAc Key Words: medical history, medical epistemology, Chinese medicine A sociologist by training, Paul U. Unschuld has expanded his professional roles to that of sinologist and historian. Currently professor and director of the Horst-Goertz Institute for the Theory, History, and Ethics of Chinese Lif [...]

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Acupuncture, Neurobiology and the Nitric Oxide Connection

Integrative Medicine and Acupuncture William R. Morris Research into the physiological effect of acupuncture is emerging at a rapid rate. From Calcium mediated signal transduction in meridian system and acupuncture where the pattern of magnetic field on the human scalp is mapped by SQUID (Superconducting Quantum Interference Device) showing that the Governor Vesse [...]

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