Rheumatoid Arthritis and its Treatment with Chinese Medicine

Yan Xiao Ping

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an idiopathic, alloplasmatic and systemic autoimmune disease characterised by symmetrical and chronic inflammation of the peripheral joints resulting in progressive destruction of articular and periarticular structures. The affected joints develop many villous folds, and thickening is caused by an increase in the size and number of synovial cells. The inflamed synovium… Read more »

Pain Management in Cancer Patients with Chinese Medicine

Professor Li Pei Wen

Pain is one of the common symptoms experienced by patients suffering from malignant tumours. It is due to compression of the tissues, nerve endings and nerve trunk by infiltration, metastasis and dissemination of tumour cells. Management of pain is one of the key aspects of cancer treatment. Dr. Kathleen Foley pioneered the establishment of a… Read more »