Africa: 2015 Nobel Prize Excites Traditional Chinese Medicines
By George Okore
By Chinese scientist Youyou Tu’s winning 2015 Nobel Prize, it has generated debate on Western science versus Traditional Chinese Medicines (TCMs), being fronted as sure health package for resource constrained Africa.
Based at China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, scientist Youyou Tu, the Physiology - Medicine Nobel winner has changed perception of TCMs as alternative medicine, especially in low economies.
Her research on artemisinin, catapulted her discovery in therapy against malaria, a disease responsible for millions of death in Africa annually. Such international recognition shift attention to other popular herbal concoctions, especially Tian Immunity Booster (TIB), hailed as proper and real solution to HIV/Aids and related complications such as tuberculosis.
TIB invented by Professor Tian Shengxun eight year ago, is already delivering new approach to effective and new HIV medicines, thus supporting those affected by HIV/ Aids . The therapy is the first oral Fusion Inhibitor drug in the world so far for one of the global health disasters of the century. The therapy has been clinically used for HIV/Aids for almost 25 years mainly in Africa and Asia and expected in the European market soon.
According to Prof. Shengxun, as alternative HIV/Aids therapy, patients using TIB can survive for more than 12 years. Studies conducted on TIB by Dr. Josef Schneider at Freiburg University (Germany) and similar study by Dr Peter Nara of Biological Mimetics Inc in Maryland State (USA) reveal the drug can inhibit replication of HIV. Other laboratory assays have been carried out in UK and Japan with amazing scientific results.
TIB is manufactured through modern technology as proper compounds extracted from more than 30 different pure Chinese herbs. It has multiple and powerful anti-viral and anti-bacteria functions. Therefore it can handle most of Opportunistic Infections (OPIs) linked to lower immunity or HIV/Aids. That is how and why TIB can make people with HIV/Aids to reach proper and real functional cure.
TIB products have been clinically and widely used in Africa for almost 25 years and its clinical efficacy is very promising. Most patients respond very fast and recover soon after TIB therapy. For example, if TIB combined with universal standard anti-TB drugs, majority of HIV-TB co-infection patients' sputum tests are turned to negative within 3 month treatment. Even one MDR-TB case monitored by doctors at Kenyatta National Hospital TB Clinic, the sputum test also turned to negative. The patient has been fully recovered after 6 month combination therapy from very bad general condition.
The Chinese HIV/Aids therapy is motivated by March 2012 resolution at the first China-Africa International Cooperation and Development Forum on Traditional Chinese Medicine and Pharmacy (Africa Forum on TCM) in Cape Town, South Africa. At the forum, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) was agreed to have preventive effect many diseases in Africa.
Since 1960, Chinese medical teams have made contributions to improvement of local health conditions in African countries. This has spurred Africans to understand the efficacy of TCMs. Furthermore, several African countries have passed legislations to recognize legality of Chinese supplementary medicine, especially acupuncture. For example, South Africa has officially incorporated TCM into her health care system and all herbal products be lawfully registered.
TIB is effective and non-toxic immune booster, critical to building and restoring immune function of patients who have been living with HIV/Aids for a long time without medication and even those on other treatments with little progress to better health. The studies show that patients on TIB recorded increased CD4 cell counts, particularly CD8 cell count, which is the most important marker of immune function and immunity levels.
The studies quote instances where patients stay on conventional ARV drugs for long without recording any significant increase in CD4, CD8 cell counts, thus showing that despite the evident suppression in viral replication, the mere use of ARV drugs does not necessarily improve health and immune function. Only TIB does this wonderful job through stopping HIV viral replication and boosting immunity simultaneously. That is why TIB is titled as the guided missile for HIV/Aids virus,” explains the Professor.
Professor Shengxun has been treating HIV Aids in sub-Saharan Africa, the epicenter of the epidemic for the past 25 years. The natural anti-retroviral therapy has been developed and used to treat hundreds of patents with remarkable outcomes. For example, TIB products have been applied in TB clinic Kenyatta National Hospital and the clinical results are so good and very promising. The patients recorded improved health while coughing, fever and chest pain disappeared.