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Traditional Treatments Show Promise for HIV, Psoriasis

December 9th, 2008

Episode 34 of 580 episodes

Traditional Chinese medicine's astragalus root shows promise in HIV treatment, and the plant extract, indigo naturalis, may help calm the skin condition psoriasis. Cynthia Graber reports

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