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 […]

Govt sends controversial NMC Bill to the standing committee

On Friday, a bill for setting up a National Medical Commission that seeks to replace the Medical Council of India (MCI) was introduced in the Lok Sabha by Union health minister JP Nadda. However, IMA opposes the bill. Today, the state government sent it to the standing committee

Govt sends controversial NMC Bill to the standing committeeToday, The Indian Medical Association (IMA) will observe a nationwide strike. The doctors will not be working from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm. However, only emergency cases will be attended. The IMA has informed all the members across the country. Informing about the government’s decision in the Lok Sabha, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said, […]

Soon: Homoeopathy and Ayurveda medicines for diabetes?

This information was given by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH, Shripad Yesso Naik in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today

Soon: Homoeopathy and Ayurveda medicines for diabetes?Diabetes is a chronic condition associated with abnormally high levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood. Insulin produced by the pancreas lowers blood glucose. Absence or insufficient production of insulin, or an inability of the body to properly use insulin causes diabetes. The Ministry is also supporting various research institutions that focus on the use […]

Renowned Ayurvedic expert, P Y Vaidya Khadiwale passes away

Among his lifetime achievements, he will be known for initiating Jan Kalyan Rakt Pedhi, the first private blood bank in Maharashtra

Renowned Ayurvedic expert, P Y Vaidya Khadiwale passes awayP Y Vaidya Khadiwale, a well-known Ayurvedic expert died on Thursday. He was 85 year-old. Apart from being a brilliant Ayurvedic expert, he was also a man who carried out many social works in his life. He worked with Indian Air Force for around 17 years. He retired in the year 1968. Then, he started […]