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Integrative Medicine

Self-harm teens: social issue or medical issue

  Back to twenty five years ago when I was a junior surgeon in China, every evening and night shifts I had some suture work to do on the wrists of the self-harm […]

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NSAIDs: not a good drug for many people

  What are NSAIDs? Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) include Ibuprofen (Motrin®, Advil®, Motrin IB®), Naproxen (Naprosyn®, Aleve®), Nabumetone (Relafen®) and COX-2 inhibitor Celecoxib (Celebrex®). What is the problem with it? It’s been shown that there […]

Vegetarian men and depression

There seems some correlation between these two: vegetarian men and depressive symptoms, based on a study of 9668 adult male. Is there a serious relationship? However the causative relationship is hard to […]

What does a baby want

Parents has to know what the baby wants when they cry. Temperature, hunger, diaper, noise, sleepiness and colic/pain are the common reasons. Most of the time, however, there’s no reason. Simply swinging, […]