2nd National level conference on Ayurveda to be organised on August 18

On Sunday, the Ayurveda Teachers Association, along with the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik, will organise the 2nd national level conference on research in Ayurveda in Pune

2nd National level conference on Ayurveda to be organised on August 18The Ayurveda Teachers Association, along with the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik, will organise the 2nd national level conference on research in Ayurveda in Pune. The conference will be held at Rajeev Gandhi E-learning School, Shivdarshan, Sahakarnagar, on Sunday, August 18. The central AYUSH Minister, Shripad Naik, will inaugurate the conference cited association’s president […]

Cabinet approves setting up of the National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill 2018

The union cabinet approved the draft National Commission for Indian Systems of Medicine (NCIM) Bill, 2018, which seeks to replace the existing regulator Central Council for Indian Medicine (CCIM) with a new body to ensure transparency

Cabinet approves setting up of the National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill 2018The draft bill provides for the constitution of a National Commission with four autonomous boards entrusted with conducting overall education of Ayurveda, under Board of Ayurveda and Unani, Siddha and Sowarigpa under Board of Unani, Siddha and Sowarigpa. There are two common Boards namely, Board of assessment and rating to assess and grant permission to […]

Ayurveda is highly relevant in management of modern world diseases: Shripad Naik

In order to bring Ayurveda into mainstream healthcare, the strengths of Ayurveda for elective, sustainable and safe pain management required to be highlighted to the scientific world

Ayurveda is highly relevant in management of modern world diseases: Shripad NaikThe role of Ayurvedic interventions is highly relevant in management of modern world diseases and illnesses like hypertension, cardiac disorders, pain management stress, said Minister of State(I/C) AYUSH, Shripad Yesso Naik while speaking on 4th International and 12th National seminar of Association of Ayurvedic Practitioners (AAPCON) 2018 in Mumbai today. AYUSH System of medicines has […]

Foundation stone of phase two of all India Institute of Ayurveda laid in Delhi

Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Naik has laid the foundation stone of second phase of All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA)

Foundation stone of phase two of all India Institute of Ayurveda laid in DelhiAddressing the gathering Naik said that the institute will help in imparting skills to Ayurvedic doctors to make them more efficient. He also said that this process will help in offering affordable treatment to people. The minister said that phase II, AIIA, Sarita Vihar would comprise of eight blocks and 3 level basement. “An auditorium […]

WHO is developing benchmark documents for practice in traditional medicine

WHO Working Group Meetings with AYUSH Ministry inaugurated at Jaipur. World Health Organization is developing Benchmark Documents for practice in Ayurveda, Panckarma and Unani system as part of its global strategy to provide safe, effective and accessible Traditional Medicine to global community

WHO is developing benchmark documents for practice in traditional medicineDevelopment of these benchmarks documents is included in the Project Collaboration Agreement (PCA) between WHO and Ministry of AYUSH. WHO Working Group Meetings for three WHO benchmark documents scheduled September 17 to September 19, 2018, was inaugurated today at Jaipur. The three days programme containing four sessions on each day has been organised by Ministry […]

Delhi Medical Council to allopathy doctors: ‘No ayurvedic prescription’

The Delhi Medical Council (DMC) has underlined that allopathy practitioners are not to prescribe ayurvedic drugs. The Council has cited Section 30 of the Delhi Bharatiya Chikitsa Parishad Act, 1998, and said ‘crosspathy’ is punishable under the law

Delhi Medical Council to allopathy doctors: ‘No ayurvedic prescription’The notification issued mentions that, ‘Ayurvedic drugs like LIV52, Cystone, Septilin, M2 Tone, Amlycure Ds, Neeri, Amycordial etc.’ The council has also come up with such directives in the past. The provision of the Delhi Bharatiya Chikitsa Parishad Act states, “false assumption of medical practitioner under this Act to be an offence. Any person who […]

Busting myths: Will drinking papaya leaves juice, goat milk help increase blood platelets?

Rasika Parab, HOD-Nutrition therapy, Fortis Hospital, Mulund and Dr Rajeshwari Shetty, head of dietetics, SL Raheja Hospital busts various myths about home remedies for dengue patients

Busting myths: Will drinking papaya leaves juice, goat milk help increase blood platelets?Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral infection that causes a severe flu-like ailment. Diseases like dengue can directly impact the platelet count in one’s body, which makes this fever life-threatening. If affected by this virus, the platelet count can drop to as low as 20,000 – which can harm the immune system of the body. No […]

Make registration compulsory for Ayurvedic drug stores, FDA to Maha govt 

There are over thousand stores across the state which sell Ayurveda medicines. These days, along with allopathy, a large number of people are opting for Ayurvedic medicines as well

Make registration compulsory for Ayurvedic drug stores, FDA to Maha govt The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Maharashtra has presented a proposal to the government. The proposal stated that all the stores, who are selling Ayurveda drugs, should come under FDA’s purview. As of now, the stores which deal in Ayurvedic medicines, are not registered with the FDA. The FDA officers say, nowadays, a large number […]

Indian scientist develop Ayurvedic medicine to cure dengue

Scientists in India have formulated an Ayurvedic drug to cure dengue, it is claimed to be the first in the world, and the medicine is most likely to be available in the market by the next year. Dengue is caused by the aedes aegypti mosquito which breeds in clean water. The symptoms of dengue include high fever, joint pains, headache, nausea, vomiting, dip in blood pressure along with a characteristic skin rash

Indian scientist develop Ayurvedic medicine to cure dengueDengue is emerging as a major health problem in tropical countries and is drawing the attention of government and all health agencies due to its fatality and limitations of treatment in conventional system. Though dengue fever does not last beyond a week, in some cases there is severe drop in the level of platelets which […]

AIIMS doctors to discuss NMC Bill on Monday 

After much hue and cry over the NMC bill which has now been sent to the standing committee for recommendations. The doctors at AIIMS are set to discuss this bill on Monday and thereby invite all people from the medical fraternity to partake in this discussion

AIIMS doctors to discuss NMC Bill on Monday A letter was sent out to all healthcare professionals by AIIMs, New Delhi, in regards with the controversial NMC bill. It stated that, ‘as we all know the NMC bill was referred to the standing committee under the chairmanship of Ram Gopal Yadav, on January 01, 2018 to submit a report in the budget session […]