Medicine

The Quest for Anti-inflammatory

I’ve long since seen the need for better medical definitions in our Chinese/English dictionaries. But my recent quest for a stronger anti-inflammatory drug has made me think there’s a problem that might not be the dictionaries’ fault. The standard over-the-counter anti-inflammatory and painkiller out here is Fēnbìdé 芬必得 (picture here). The English on the back […]

How to Find Chinese Medical Terms

This might not be important if you live outside of China, but for us foreigners in China, it’s often difficult to find technical medical terms or the name of a medicine we want to buy. However, I’ve recently had a little success in this area and thought I’d share the process I went through. Hopefully […]