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Medical Community Questions Credibility of Oriental Medicine after 27-Month-Old Suffers Complete Hair Loss

Medical Community Questions Credibility of Oriental Medicine after 27-Month-Old Suffers Complete Hair Loss

SEOUL, Aug. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – Korea’s continued use of oriental medicine has been a controversial subject for quite some time, particularly with certain western, or modern, medical science communities discrediting their traditional medical counterparts over the reliability of their treatments.  The debate became heated again after a 27-month-old suffered complete hair loss, including eyebrows, supposedly [...]

Korean Medical Association Rejects Oriental Medical Treatment for Dementia

Korean Medical Association Rejects Oriental Medical Treatment for Dementia

SEOUL, July 13 (Korea Bizwire) – The Association of Korean Medicine (AKOM), which dropped the word “oriental” from its English name several years ago to supposedly reduce Western cultural prejudices, is clashing with the Korean Medical Association (KMA), again, over the launch of a pilot project promoting traditional Korean medical treatment as an alternative for elderly dementia [...]

Texas Health and Science University’s Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Program Approved by ACICS

Texas Health and Science University’s Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Program Approved by ACICS

AUSTIN, Texas, July 2, 2014 (Korea Bizwire)–Texas Health and Science University is pleased to announce today that  the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS),  has approved the expansion of its scope of accreditation to include the  Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine program. This affirms the  consent given by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture [...]