HIV/AIDS in China (English)
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2004. Size: 152×222 mm; 178 pages.
This book gives a brief account of the situation of HIV/AIDS in China, the existing problems, the counter-measures the government has taken and its cooperation with the international community to tackle the problems. With many true stories, the book reveals the social phenomenon and is an authoritative work in the field.
Long, Long Life: Secrets of Health Preservation
Zhan Caiqiang, Gao Hanming and Li Yuxin
Beijing: Beijing Publishing House, 2003. Size: 184×130 mm; 274 pages.
ISBN 7-200-05041-5/R · 231
Of the 20 "gods of longevity" in this book, the oldest is 110 years old and the youngest is 100 years old. They are all ordinary Chinese, but they have all lived healthily and happily.
101 Enfermedades Tratadas con Acupuntura y Moxibustión (Spanish)
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2003. Size: 187×258 mm; 544 pages.
This book is a collection of successful treatment cases by way of acupuncture and moxibustion. Though it doesn't cover all successful cases, it fully demonstrates the evident effects of acupuncture and moxibustion therapies for many diseases.
Compendium of Materia Medica (English)
Li Shizhen (Ming Dynasty)
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2003. Size: 187×258 mm; 4,456 pages.
The Compendium of Materia Medica, completed by Li Shizhen in 1590 and recording 1,892 kinds of medicines, was a classic work on traditional Chinese medicine that contained the great medical achievements up to the Ming Dynasty. With rich contents, the book is considered to be an encyclopedia of sciences of ancient China, covering many subjects such as pharmaceutics, botany, zoology, mineralogy, natural history, geography, chemistry, alchemy, pathology and involving paleobiology, astronomy, calendar, dynasties, official ranks, historical figures and events, contacts and exchanges between ancient China and other countries, paleography, archaeology, religions and customs and other relevant knowledge and events. The original edition of the book had more than two million words, and the English edition, with Prof. Luo Xiwen of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences as the chief translator, was expanded into a huge work of more than five million words with explanations, notes and indexes, and the entire work consists of 13 volumes (including three volumes of illustrations).
Standard Meridian Points of Acupuncture (English)
Compiled and drawn by the Acupuncture Institute of the Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2003. Size: full size.
This hanging chart, the first of its kind produced by China, will help promote the standardization of acupuncture practice as well as the clinical application, teaching and research of acupuncture and moxibustion. Compiled and drawn by the experts with the Acupuncture Institute of the Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, the chart shows the names and locations of every meridian point on the human body, and their international standard terms and codes. The brochure attached gives a detailed description of the names and locations of the 409 meridian points and is easy to understand and use. Besides the English edition, the chart has a Spanish edition.
Inspection of Face and Body for Diagnosis of Diseases (English)
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2002. Size: 140×203 mm; 214 pages.
On the basis of the theory of traditional Chinese medicine and the traditional ways of direct diagnosis by watching, listening, questioning and feeling the pulse, the author has summarized a set of methods to determine whether a certain part of the human body has pathological changes, by observing human face, five sense organs (ears, eyes, lip, nose and tongue), limbs and human excrement, etc. The methods suggested in the book are simple and easy to learn, and are helpful to the readers to discover some common and frequently-occurring diseases and see the doctor as early as possible.
Self-Therapies for Common Diseases (English)
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2001. Size: 140×203 mm; 146 pages.
Based on his own teaching experience, medical practice and application of traditional Chinese medical therapies, the author summarizes more than 100 self-therapies for various common diseases. The therapies suggested in this book are simple and easy to learn, with distinct effects.
Ear Therapy, Hand Therapy and Foot Therapy -- Health Express
Chief editor: Song Yongmei
Shanghai: Shanghai Science and Technology Press, 2004. Size: 140×203 mm; 339 pages.
Ear therapy, hand therapy and foot therapy are traditional methods of disease treatment adopted by traditional Chinese medical practitioners. Based on modern clinical research results, this book introduces the basic knowledge about ear therapy, hand therapy and foot therapy, and the methods to prevent and cure common diseases.
Keep Fit to Live 100 Years (Healthy 100 Years Series)
Beijing: Beijing Publishing House, 2005. Size: 140×203 mm; 269 pages.
This series of books is a best consultant to senior citizens, which tells them how to keep fit, have a scientific diet and preserve good health so as to live a happy life. The series consists of three books: Keep Fit to Live 100 Years, Be Happy Every Day to Live 100 Years, and Curing the Diseases Timely to Live 100 Years.
Moxibustion, Cupping and Scraping -- Health Express
Dong Shaoping, He Yong and Sun Shaoxia
Shanghai: Shanghai Science and Technology Press, 2004. Size: 140×203 mm; 324 pages.
Moxibustion, cupping and scraping are easy to practice with reliable effects. This book briefs the origin, effect mechanisms and scope of application of these three therapies.
Holographic Meridian Scraping Therapy (English)
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2000. Size: 187×258 mm; 488 pages.
It is a popular treatment of diseases by scraping the patient's neck, chest or back. Since it's simple, convenient and effective and has no side effects, it has been practiced for centuries by the Chinese people. This book provides a comprehensive, systematic and objective introduction to the holographic meridian scraping therapy, merging the basic theories of Western medicine and bio-holographic theories, and is a practical manual which popularizes this effective form of traditional Chinese folk medicine.
Human Somatology -- Principles for Individual Diagnosis and Treatment of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Monograph)
Shanghai: Shanghai Science and Technology Press, 2003. 428 pages.
This book is a summary of the author's research results on human somatology over the past 30 years or so, including general introduction to human somatology, human group somatology, medical somatology, theories of traditional Chinese medicine and the historical significance of the schools of human somatology and physical nosology.
Practical Traditional Chinese Medicine (English)
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2000. Size: 187×258 mm; 608 pages.
This book has four parts: general introduction to the basic theory and principles of traditional Chinese medicine; discussion of medicines, formulas of herbal medicines, patented medicines and modern pharmacology; basic knowledge and skills of traditional Chinese medicine and principles of acupuncture; and several simple and effective traditional medicine prescriptions and acupuncture therapies.
Hand Acupuncture Therapy (English)
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2002. Size: 140×203 mm; 168 pages.
This book describes the principles of hand acupuncture therapy, the location of hand acupuncture points and hand observation, as well as the clinical application of hand acupuncture therapy for common diseases, and is a practical manual on traditional Chinese medicine.
Mit der Handtherapie 100 Krankheiten behandeln (German)
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2001. Size: 140×203 mm; 186 pages.
Hand therapy is simple and easy to learn and safe and reliable with good effects to cure many diseases. Compiled by experienced traditional medicine specialist, this book discusses, with 50 illustrations, the origin, development, characteristics and indications of hand therapy, as well as the common methods of hand massage, acupuncture and moxibustion and qigong to treat various diseases.
Taiji Quan: 48 Forms (English)
Compiled by the Wushu Association of China
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2001. Size: 140×203 mm; 138 pages.
Taiji Quan, with its long history, is a very popular sport widely practiced in China. Today, it has spread to all parts of the world. These 48 forms of Taiji Quan have all the special features of the traditional schools of Taiji Quan, and are good for beginners and those who have already learned some Taiji Quan. They can help improve your physical fitness and prolong your life.
Challenging the Process of Aging
Shanghai: Shanghai People's Publishing House, 2002. Size: 184×130 mm; 376 pages.
To postpone aging and prolong life may be a dream that everyone cherishes. This book makes a comprehensive exploration from the angles of physiology, psychology, biology, sociology and philosophy, and tells the secrets of many ancient and today's celebrities in fighting against aging by way of medicine, diet, sleep, exercise, mentality and disease prevention.
Classified Dictionary of Traditional Chinese Medicine (New Edition) (English)
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2002. Size: 140×203 mm; 1,084 pages.
This dictionary is compiled on the basis of the subject research of "Standard English Translation of Common Terms in Traditional Chinese Medicine" under the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine. It contains 7,010 entries, of which, 6,630 are terms of traditional Chinese medicine and 380 are commonly used quotations. The entries are arranged in line with the classification of textbooks of traditional Chinese medicine, which may be used either as a practical and precise reference book, or as an encyclopedia of traditional Chinese medicine. The four indexes help the readers use the dictionary by different ways.
Notes on the Medical Side of A Dream of Red Mansions
Beijing: New World Press, 2004. 322 pages; with illustrations.
A Dream of Red Mansions, one of China's literature classics, involves medical and hygiene knowledge on 290 occasions, describes 114 cases, 13 records involving traditional Chinese medicine, 45 prescriptions, 125 kinds of Chinese medicines and 3 Western medicines. As a professor of medicine, the author has probed into the medical side of the book and written 50 papers based on his study results, including the medical theory, disease development, diagnosis and medication. His efforts have proved useful for today's medication and health-keeping exercise.
On the Standard Nomenclature of Traditional Chinese Medicine (English)
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2003. Size: 152×222 mm; 364 pages.
This book is based on the author's involvement in the subject research of "Standard English Translation of Common Terms in Traditional Chinese Medicine" under the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine. By examining the English translations of traditional Chinese medical terms, the author tries to standardize the translation and provide reference for the international standard translation of these terms. The book has selected more than 1,000 basic traditional Chinese medical terms, and suggested one standard English translation for each term with reasons and basis after discussing various translations.
Modern Study on Treatment of Difficult Diseases by Acupuncture (Monograph)
Chief editors: Wu Huan'gan and Fang Jianqiao
Shanghai: Shanghai Science and Technology Press, 2002. Hardcover; size: 187×258 mm; 437 pages.
This book covers the diseases of internal medicine, osteotrauma, andrology, gynaecology and other diseases.
Prevention and Treatment of Acupuncture Accidents (Monograph)
Chief editor: Zhang Ren
Shanghai: Shanghai Science and Technology Press, 2004. 407 pages.
This is a special work on the science of acupuncture and moxibustion. It is a collection of lessons and experiences regarding accidents and unexpected harms caused by acupuncture and moxibustion treatment conducted by Chinese and foreign doctors in history, as well as the clinical practice and study results regarding the prevention and treatment of said accidents and harms. Besides a general introduction to such accidents, the book also describes the features of different accidents, key points in preventing and handling the accidents, the dissection characteristics of 90 vulnerable acupoints, and clinical manifestation of the accidents.
The Way to Locate Acupoints (English)
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2002. Size: 187×258 mm; 80 pages.
Acupuncture and moxibustion are two distinctive fields of traditional Chinese medicine. Acupuncture treats diseases by puncturing certain points on the body, called acupoints, with long metal needles and inducing stimulation by various manipulation methods. Moxibustion involves the slow burning of moxa to heat or steam the diseased area or acupoints. The way to locate acupoints recommended in this book is a summary of the author's decades of practice of traditional and modern acupuncture and moxibustion therapies. It's effective and easy to learn. In addition to the English edition, Spanish edition is also available.
The Atlas of Layered Anatomy of Acupoints (English)
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2003. Size: 187×258 mm; 160 pages.
This book introduces in detail the functions, directions and depth of more than 300 acupoints, the diseases that each acupoint can treat, the basic knowledge of acupuncture and points for attention when locating the acupoints and needling.
Clinical Wonders of Acupuncture- Moxibustion (English)
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2002. Size: 140×203 mm; 556 pages.
The author has long been engaged in clinical practice of acupuncture and has accumulated rich experience in treating diseases by acupuncture. Besides the cases the author has cured, this book also tells the acupoints involved, depth of needle insertion, and methods of needling such as perpendicular needling and oblique insertion. It also has an introduction to the therapy of moxibustion.
Materia Medica of China (Tibetan Medicine)
Compiled by the Editorial Committee of Materia Medica of China of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Shanghai: Shanghai Science and Technology Press, 2002. Hardcover; 462 pages.
This book consists of three parts: general introduction, medicines and indexes. Containing 396 medicinal herbs, the book has systematically sorted out the ancient and contemporary documents and studies, especially the theories and practical experiences of Tibetan medicine since 1949.
Materia Medica of China (Mongolian Medicine)
Compiled by the Editorial Committee of Materia Medica of China of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Shanghai: Shanghai Science and Technology Press, 2004. Hardcover; 533 pages.
This book is an overall introduction to ancient and modern theories and practical experiences of Mongolian medicine, and is a comprehensive work on the current level of Mongolian medicine. It contains 422 traditional Mongolian medicines that are commonly used in Mongolian clinical practice with proved effects or that have certain research value, among which, 47 are minerals, 326 plants and 49 animals used for medication.
Materia Medica of Diet Therapy -- Plants (Chinese-English)
Chief editor: Zheng Hanchen
Shanghai: Shanghai Lexicographic Publishing House, 2003. Hardcover; size: 187×258 mm; 418 pages.
This is the first illustrated reference book in China that systematically introduces plants that have both medicinal and edible functions. It is also a popular science book about diet therapy, health care and pharmaceutics. The book includes 271 kinds of common and edible materia medica (plants), each with 1-5 color pictures of flower and fruit for easy identification. Both scientific name and byname of each materia medica are provided for readers' reference, and each materia medica is described from the aspects of shape, habitat distribution, chemical component, edible value, medicinal value and example prescriptions. All these make the book easy to understand and useful.
Questions and Answers About Traditional Chinese Medicine
Shanghai: Shanghai Lexicographical Publishing House, 2004. Size: 184×130 mm; 380 pages.
This book first raises questions about the common knowledge, practical application and treatment of diseases regarding Chinese medicines, and then provides answers in plain and simple language. The questions are what people want to learn and often face in practical application of Chinese medicines; the medicines talked about are most commonly used medicines that are closely related to human health; and the contents of the book include basic theory and knowledge about Chinese medicines, specific usage and dosage for treating common diseases, relevant compatibility of medicines. The book also introduces many Chinese patent medicines, foodstuffs that could be used as medicines, popular folk prescriptions and preparation of medicated wines and pastes.
The Essentials of Chinese Massotherapy (English)
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2002. Size: 187×258 mm; 380 pages.
This book, in eight parts, summarizes and introduces Chinese massotherapy, and devotes a lot of space to the specific massage manipulations to treat internal medical, surgical, gynaopathy, pediatric diseases and diseases of facial sense organs, and the role massage plays in keeping fit.
Fundamentos de Acupuntura y Moxibustión de China (Spanish)
The Acupuncture Institute of the Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2004. Size: 187×258 mm; 480 pages.
This book makes a general introduction to the theories of Chinese science of acupuncture and moxibustion, and presents, with illustrations, various clinical cases, thus providing readers full information about traditional Chinese science of acupuncture and moxibustion.
Tests Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion (English)
Chen Ken and Cui Yongqiang
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2004. Size: 187×258 mm; 248 pages.
This is a well-arranged medical tele- consultation program developed by experts from the top traditional Chinese medicine research center, the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine of the Capital University of Medical Sciences and its affiliated Guang'anmen Hospital in Beijing, for overseas clients who seek complementary medical information and treatments, with the goal to provide the clients with quality and timely services in all aspects of traditional Chinese medicine.
Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion (Revised Edition) (English)
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2004. Size: 187×258 mm; 594 pages.
This book has been republished several times and is an authoritative textbook on acupuncture and moxibustion. To keep pace with the development of the science, the author, together with other experts, have made important revisions to the book and added the latest achievements in medical practice, teaching and international exchanges. With 11 chapters and four appendixes, the book contains a lot of clinical applications and research results, and displays the theoretical characteristics of traditional science of acupuncture and moxibustion.
Eating Your Way to Health (English)
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2004. Size: 140×203 mm; 192 pages.
Dietotherapy, the technique of using foodstuffs to prevent and treat illness, grew out of people's everyday experience. It is simple and easy to apply and effective without harmful side effects, which has made it very popular among the Chinese people. This book systematically introduces the history and varieties of dietotherapy, the application methods of more than 100 medico-foods, and remedies of 42 common illnesses.
Méthodes chinoises de massothérapie (French)
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2004. Size: 110×180 mm; 108 pages.
Massotherapy is a therapy that doesn't rely on either medicine or instrument. It tries to stimulate special acupoints by various actions and cause partial or overall reactions of the human body so as to adjust the functions of the body, strengthen the body resistance and relieve exterior syndrome. It is a convenient and effective way to cure diseases and keep good health. In simple language, this book explains the history and theoretical foundation of massotherapy, massage manipulation and treatment methods of common diseases.
El Tratamiento Ortopédico de la Medicina Tradicional de China (Spanish)
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2004. Size: 187×258 mm; 272 pages.
Orthopedics is an important component of traditional Chinese medicine. This book summarizes and expounds the author's years of experience in treating injuries and diseases of bones and muscles, soft tissues and dislocation of joints, and introduces to the Spanish-speaking people such a wonderful remedy of China. The first part of the book is a detailed introduction to the theoretical basis and development of orthopedics and the second part contains 70 relevant cases.
Traditional Chinese Hand and Foot Massage (English)
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2001. Size: 140×203 mm; 310 pages.
Hand and foot massage is a key component of traditional Chinese medicine. This book is about the development of Chinese hand and foot massage therapies.
Nouveaux massages pour la santé et la beauté (French)
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2004. Size: 187×258 mm; 236 pages.
The new massage therapy recommended in this book is also known as small dose massage or painless massage. It is flexible for operation with mild exertion and strong penetrating effects, thus making the patient feel comfortable. While improving on traditional massage manipulation, the new therapy also combines the essences of modern medical science and helps keep fit, improve one's looks, tranquilize the mood and nurse the body, brain and internal organs. This book introduces the massage with the functions of body strengthening, beauty, weight reduction and age resistance, as well as functions to prevent you from catching cold, insomnia, lumbago, tooth disease, high blood pressure, gastroenteritis, tracheitis and other common diseases. The 5,074 line drawings in the book can help the readers learn to do the massage.
China's Traditional Way of Health Preservation (English)
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2002. Size: 140×203 mm; 388 pages.
This book selects, out of the documents and archeological materials of Chinese medicine and Tibetan medicine, 26 sets of nearly 700 pictures regarding ancient qigong guidance, diet and daily life and other ways to keep fit, and provides explanations of the origin, evolution and content of each method. The pictures contained in the book are all secret and rare editions.
Rehabilitation of Paralysis Due to Apoplexy (English)
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2004. Size: 187×258 mm; 268 pages.
Traditional Chinese medicine has shown unique effects in the rehabilitation and daily nursing of paralysis due to apoplexy. With a lot of illustrations, this book provides effective rehabilitation methods for medical workers, patients and their relatives to help reduce the disability rate greatly and enhance the possibility of the recovery of body functions.
Chinese Royal Court Medicine (Two Vols)
Chief editors: Chen Keji and Li Chunsheng
Beijing: China Youth Press, 2003. 1,003 pages; with illustrations.
ISBN 7-5006-5064-7/R · 54
This book is a cooperative work by Prof. Chen Keji, a prestigious expert of Chinese and Western medicines, chief scientist of the China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine and academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Prof. Li Chunsheng. With two volumes and eight chapters, the book presents a full-length introduction to the 4,000 years of written records of royal court medicine, from the origin to the development and formation. The contents cover medical treatment, the ways of keeping fit by senior emperors and empresses, court medical figures and their contributions, medical records and medical notes, efficacious prescriptions and court health protection methods. The book contains 285 medical personnel, 451 medical records and medical notes, 901 court prescriptions (excluding those in the medical records of the Ming and Qing courts), and 106 color illustrations.
Fracture Manipulation Treatment Illustrated (English)
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2001. Size: 187×258 mm; 448 pages.
The author had suffered a fracture of his humerus when he was young, which left him a trauma. He later studied traumatology and orthopedics, and has accumulated rich experience and data in his years of medical practice and theory study. This book is a demonstration of his research achievements and enjoys a high academic fame at home and abroad.
Self-Massage Along Meridians and Acupoints (English)
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 1999. 232 pages; with illustrations.
With illustrations, this book instructs the readers self-massage of meridians and acupoints to treat common internal medical, gynaopathies and surgical diseases, or preserve good health. Without others' help, one can learn to conduct self-massage easily with evident effects.
The Essentials of Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine (English)
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2003. Size: 187×258 mm; 342 pages.
This book has two parts -- the general introduction and more detailed explanations of separate topics. The first part briefly summarizes the history and sources of Chinese herbal medicines, methods of processing, their properties, pharmacology and rule for clinical practice. The second part mainly introduces in detail nearly 200 commonly used Chinese herbs and their prescriptions and patent drugs. It also explains their place of production, ap
pearance, methods of processing, properties, efficacy, effective components, pharmacology and clinical application. Some 180 color illustrations are contained.
Foot Therapy for Common Diseases (English)
Ji Qingshan and Li Jie
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2001. Size: 140×203 mm; 194 pages.
As part of the human body, the foot can reflect the pathological changes of people, and therefore be used to make diagnosis of diseases, improve health and prevent and treat diseases through applying stimulation to specific reflecting areas. This book is written by veteran experts who have rich clinical experiences of traditional Chinese medicine, and introduces in detail, with more than 100 illustrations, the origin, development, characteristics of foot therapy, as well as the clinical applications of foot massage, acupuncture and moxibustion to treat common diseases. Besides the English edition, French and German editions are also available.