Ayush Ministry acts upon 960 complaints of fake ayurvedic products

The Ministry of AYUSH has come across instances of misleading advertisements and claims allegedly of herbal, Ayurvedic and other such products. It has effectively dealt with this by taking appropriate and timely action against them. The ministry also informed the respective states concerned about the violation of laws which govern fraudulent advertisements

Ayush Ministry acts upon 960 complaints of fake ayurvedic products204 cases of improper advertising of AYUSH and allied products in 2016. While 547 cases in 2017 and 358 in the year 2018, respectively. Determining the authenticity of such products is a bit difficult. Using fake ayurvedic products doesn’t only mean wastage of money it also has an adverse effect on your health. These complaints […]

Did you know? Blowing your nose to hard can lead to hearing loss

December is here and the winter season has finally started in Mumbai. While several of us look forward to these cold days, so that we can wrap ourselves up in soft and cosy blankets. But, a majority of people and especially young children and elderly adults are more prone to develop cold and cough issues and respiratory illnesses

Did you know? Blowing your nose to hard can lead to hearing lossThe dry air is the primary cause of cold and cough, but at times, cold temperatures can also cause a dip in immunity. The most common issue that everyone faces when they have a cold is a blocked or runny nose. Your nose gets all clogged up due to the mucus and phlegm; due to […]

Condom ads: Don’t ban, regulate the content, experts to govt

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I & B), released an advisory to ban condom ads on television, during the day time from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. My Medical Mantra tries to answer why safe sex is a taboo and how the recent Lancet report study is a shocker for us by claiming that teenage abortion is a startling reality in the country. However, experts say that these ads need to be informative, useful and should be presented in a better way

Condom ads: Don’t ban, regulate the content, experts to govtRecently, a study published in the Lancet journal highlighted how abortions in India are a stark reality. And majorly about 81 per cent of these abortions are done by taking medicines at homes instead of going to the hospitals. On one hand, we are fighting the menace of self-supervised abortions and on the other; we […]