‘Doctors should look at traditional medicine with modern perspective’

My Medical Mantra speaks with Dr Suresh Patankar regarding his nomination to the Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM), Government of India. It is a statutory body under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare which monitors and regulates higher education in Ayurweda, Siddha and Unani

‘Doctors should look at traditional medicine with modern perspective’Dr Suresh Patankar, a Pune-based urologist and President of Ace Multispecialty hospital, has been recently nominated to the Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM), Government of India. The CCIM is a statutory body under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare which monitors higher education in Ayurweda, Siddha and Unani. It regulates Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani. […]

‘Spend more to improve the country’s healthcare’

The recent incidents in Gorakhpur and Nashik have a thrown light on the poor state of neonatal care in India. TISS has been playing a vital role in healthcare policy making and also has been involved in several healthcare research projects. In an exclusive dialogue with My Medical Mantra Prof. S. Parasuraman, Director of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, explained what necessary steps have to be taken

‘Spend more to improve the country’s healthcare’After the tragic incident in Gorakhpur, in Nashik (Maharashtra) too, the death of 187 infants, merely in the duration of 5 months, has created a controversy and has highlighted the poor state of neonatal care in the country. On this backdrop, Prof. S Parasuraman, Director of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) exclusively spoke with […]

Mumbai doctors slam AYUSH for pregnancy guidelines

There is no data available to say consuming non-veg food is unsafe. In terms of not having non-vegetarian food during pregnancy, chicken and egg is considered to be a first class source of protein as it gets absorbed in body easily.

Mumbai doctors slam AYUSH for pregnancy guidelinesA day after Union Ministry of AYUSH headed by Shripad Naik, suggested that pregnant women, should not eat non-veg, say no to sex after conception, allopathy practitioners have slammed the government’s advisory, saying that there is no scientific evidence for the same. Dr Bipin Pandit, gynaecologist and managing trustee of Association of Medical Consultants (AMC) […]

Ayush Ministry launches yoga awareness drive using life-size mascots

The mascots are expected to provide an eye-catching way of helping boost the awareness of International Yoga Day. They are connecting with families by providing added entertainment and interactivity. They can be seen awareness at malls, public places, events and recreational tourist areas

Ayush Ministry launches yoga awareness drive using life-size mascotsInternational Yoga Day (IDY) will be marked on June 21. In order to increase popularity of Yoga the central government has initiated Yoga Awareness Drive prior to International Yoga Day, through Mascots and Flash Mobs (which will be called Yog Mob). The Central Council for Research in Yoga & Naturopathy (CCRYN) under the Ministry of […]