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By Daniel Keown

Why can salamanders develop new legs, and teenagers develop new finger guidance, yet grownup people cannot regenerate? what's the electrical energy that flows throughout the human physique? Is it an analogous factor that the chinese language name Qi? if this is the case, what does chinese language medication understand, that western medication ignores?

Dan Keown's hugely obtainable, witty, and unique publication exhibits how western medication validates the theories of chinese language drugs, and the way chinese language drugs explains the mysteries of the physique that western drugs mostly ignores. He explains the generative strength of embryology, how the hearts of 2 humans in love (or in medical phrases `quantum entanglement') actually beat as one, how a dishonest middle is additionally an ailing center (which is why males are two times as more likely to die of a surprising center assault with their mistress than with their wife), how neural crest cells ascertain our lifespan, and why Proust's madeleines evoked the thoughts they did.

The publication exhibits how the theories of western and chinese language medication help one another, and the way the built-in concept enlarges our realizing of ways our bodies paintings on each point. choked with reliable tales and miraculous information, Dan Keown's booklet is vital examining for a person who has ever desired to understand how the physique relatively works.

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