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Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine ›› 2008, Vol. 6 ›› Issue (6): 551-554.doi: 10.3736/jcim20080601

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Current status of research on complementary and alternative medicine in the United States: in comparison with that on traditional Chinese medicine in China

Jun-ying Fu()   

  1. Research Center for Strategic Science and Technology Issue, Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China, Beijing 100038, China
  • Received:2007-03-26 Online:2008-06-20 Published:2008-06-15
  • Contact: FU Jun-ying

Researches on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), including traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), are attracting more and more attention in the United States, and their scale and investment are progressively increasing. The differences between China and the United States in application of TCM therapies, background of Eastern and Western knowledge, thinking model, as well as the recognition of TCM theories lead to the differences in content and design of TCM researches.

Key words: United States, alternative medicine, complementary medicine, traditional medicine, Chinese, research

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