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Frontiers of Medicine

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Front Med    2011, Vol. 5 Issue (2) : 123-126     DOI: 10.1007/s11684-011-0124-z
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Practices, challenges, and opportunities: HIV/AIDS treatment with traditional Chinese medicine in China
Jian Wang(), Wen Zou
Traditional Chinese Medicine Center for AIDS Prevention and Treatment, China Academy of Chinese Medicine Sciences, Beijing 100700, China
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Abstract  

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has become widely used in the treatment of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in China in recent years. In this article, we summarize the recent major developments in human immunodeficiency virus/AIDS (HIV/AIDS) treatment with TCM. The use of TCM is associated with preventing or alleviating HIV-related symptoms, reducing treatment side effects, and improving the quality of life. The potential beneficial effects of TCM should be confirmed through extensive and rigorous trials.

Keywords HIV/AIDS      traditional Chinese medicine     
Corresponding Authors: Wang Jian,Email:62tiger@163.com   
Issue Date: 05 June 2011
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http://academic.hep.com.cn/fmd/EN/10.1007/s11684-011-0124-z     OR     http://academic.hep.com.cn/fmd/EN/Y2011/V5/I2/123
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