Category Archives: Respiratory Disease

FDA approves New Antibiotic for Pneumonia and Skin Infections

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves a new injectable antibiotic, ceftaroline fosamil (Teflaro; Forest Laboratories), for treating community-acquired bacterial pneumonia (CABP) and acute bacterial skin and skin-structure infections (ABSSSI), including the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).  Ceftaroline is a … Continue reading

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Want to Cure Your Asthma for Good? – Weather-based Moxibustion 天灸療法 (A special Form of Moxibustion) might be an Option.

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) emphasizes that men needs to live in harmony with the heaven (weather) and the earth (environment) (天人合一).  Thus, when practicing medicine, TCM doctors make their therapeutic decisions (acupuncture, moxibustion or herbal medicine) not only on the patient’s … Continue reading

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