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Blog posts

[VIDEO] Challenges & Opportunities Arising from GLEM Presentations by Dr. Alimi, Prof. Matillon, and Prof. Ninot on Research

October 01, 2021

[VIDEO] Challenges & Opportunities Arising from GLEM Presentations by Dr. Alimi, Prof. Matillon, and Prof. Ninot on Research

On the importance of research, the Group Lyonnais d'Etudes Médicales (GLEM) featured Dr. David Alimi, Prof. Yves Matillon, and Prof. Gregory Ninot, at the 10th International Symposium on Auriculotherapy. If you missed these important presentations, here is a 1-minute overview presented by CIAM (see video). This review — within a 3-part interview on research with Goudse Academie director, Marcel Meijer, MHCT — offers a discussion of research challenges and opportunities for the field of comp...

Axis of Sexual Desire

September 10, 2021

Axis of Sexual Desire

In one scene, fantastic creatures, oversized fruit, bulbous egg-shaped dens, and futuristic palaces set the stage for a playful landscape, lush, green, with flowing waterways, and filled with joyous nude figures self-absorbed in innocent sexual activities. In another scene, a dark hell-scape, the figures have fallen into eternal damnation, succumbed to temptation. In this scene, an ear is prominently featured with auricular points treating... what else, but sexual desire. The Garden of Earth...

Perspectives on Auricular Methods from Dr. Jihong Liu, Deputy Director at the Foshan Hospital of TCM

June 21, 2021

Perspectives on Auricular Methods from Dr. Jihong Liu, Deputy Director at the Foshan Hospital of TCM

At the Canadian Institute of Auricular Medicine (CIAM) we continue to build on, and share learnings and research from, the collaborative efforts between academic leaders in both TCM and German Auricular Medicine. As part of this effort, CIAM conducted an interview with Dr. Jihong Liu, deputy director of the Center for Preventive Treatment of Diseases at the Foshan Hospital of TCM in Foshan, China. Dr. Liu, who is also a professor and teaches on the subject of ear acupuncture, recently present...