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The Politics Of Ayurveda

The Politics Of Ayurveda

The popular image of the nationalised Ayurveda is largely plant and herb-based, a vegetarian system of healing. However, animal products are widely used in Ayurveda and other indigenous healing systems across different communities in India.

08 May 2022
Namami Health And Wellness Retreat Launches In Kerala, Combining Traditional Wisdom And State-Of-Art Tech

Namami Health And Wellness Retreat Launches In Kerala, Combining Traditional Wisdom And State-Of-Art Tech

For families with children, the retreat host plenty of fun-filled activities to help develop a child’s cognitive skills and creativity.

07 April 2022

Kerala Makes A Strong Pitch As An All-Season Long-Stay Tourist Hub

Kerala Tourism has unveiled a host of new products like caravan tourism. And it has launched a major initiative to open up the whole of the state for tourists...

India Strongly Poised To Implement Framework Of 'Total Health And One Health': Mansukh Mandaviya

India Strongly Poised To Implement Framework Of 'Total Health And One Health': Mansukh Mandaviya

In his valedictory address at the post-Union Budget webinar of the Ministry of Health, Mandaviya said telemedicine and the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission will...

26 February 2022

Ayurvedic Drug BGR-34 Manages Diabetes, Heals Damaged Cells: Study

The researchers found that Glyclated hemoglobin (HbA1c) level in the diabetic patients who were given BGR-34 went down significantly from the baseline value...

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21 February 2022
Munir Khan – Man With A Noble Intention To Make A Cancer-Free Society

Munir Khan – Man With A Noble Intention To Make A Cancer-Free Society

Basically, immunotherapy is developed for the treatment of cancer but its premise is to enhance and strengthen our immune system so that our body can fight...


17 August 2021
What’s Inside Your ‘Ayurvedic’ Calorie Burner And Immunity Booster?

What’s Inside Your ‘Ayurvedic’ Calorie Burner And Immunity Booster?

What qualifies as an Ayurvedic medicine? How are they tested? How are new ones allowed? The core pharmacological questions open up a Pandora’s box of doubts...


19 July 2021
The Vaidyan’s Vial: Stirring A Mix Of The Old And New

The Vaidyan’s Vial: Stirring A Mix Of The Old And New

Ayurveda presents a fascinating but complex story of evolution. It has embraced modernity patchily, and perhaps not enough in the right processes. Especially...


22 June 2021
Uttarakhand Government Permits Ayurvedic Doctors To Prescribe Allopathic Medicines

Uttarakhand Government Permits Ayurvedic Doctors To Prescribe Allopathic Medicines

The Indian Medical Association’s Uttarakhand unit has termed the government’s move as ‘illegal’ and said that it promotes ‘mixopathy’.


02 June 2021
Plea To Book Baba Ramdev For Sedition In Bihar Court

Plea To Book Baba Ramdev For Sedition In Bihar Court

The petition filed before the court of Acting CJM Shailendra Rai here has dubbed Ramdev's utterances as 'fraudulent', and sought invoking of IPC sections...


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23 May 2021
Statement On Allopathy Can Weaken Fight Against Covid, Withdraw It: Harsh Vardhan To Ramdev

Statement On Allopathy Can Weaken Fight Against Covid, Withdraw It: Harsh Vardhan To Ramdev

'Your statement on allopathy can break the morale of healthcare workers and weaken our fight against Covid-19,' Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said.


21 April 2021
Ayurvedic Medicines: Caught Between The Classical, The Modern And The Pseudo-Modern

Ayurvedic Medicines: Caught Between The Classical, The Modern And The Pseudo-Modern

What counts as an Ayurvedic medicine? The classical canon is still robust in living practice. But there’s also a plethora of new ‘proprietary’ brands....


26 March 2021
The Difficult Conversation Between Ayurveda And Allopathy

The Difficult Conversation Between Ayurveda And Allopathy

We have “never claimed any cure for Covid-19”, say the real Ayurveda experts. But it’s a real cusp for medical knowledge—even if integration poses...


26 March 2021
Let’s Stop Promoting Mixopathy

Let’s Stop Promoting Mixopathy

Let us ­strengthen our good old ­systems from the ground up ­rather than ­trying to decorate the top with techniques from modern medicine, says Dr J A...


26 March 2021
‘Health Is A Complex Subject, Our Understanding Is Still Evolving’

‘Health Is A Complex Subject, Our Understanding Is Still Evolving’

What was gold standard a decade ago may not be relevant today, hence there cannot be an answer to developing on line of modern medicine, says Ayush secretary...


26 March 2021
Ayurveda The Alter Native?

Ayurveda The Alter Native?

The pandemic has spurred a ­growing interest in India’s traditional ­system of healing, though the taint of ­‘irrationality’ persists


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12 December 2020
IMA Protest Call: Hundreds Of Doctors In Jharkhand Join

IMA Protest Call: Hundreds Of Doctors In Jharkhand Join

IMA has been protesting against the government's order allowing Ayurveda practitioners to perform surgery.


25 November 2020
Medical Body Slams Centre's Ayurveda Surgery Move, Calls It 'Khichdification' Of Medicine

Medical Body Slams Centre's Ayurveda Surgery Move, Calls It 'Khichdification' Of Medicine

A November 20 notification by the AYUSH Ministry allows Ayurveda practitioners to be trained in general surgery procedures.


11 October 2020
Nagpur: Resident Ayurvedic Doctors Strike Enters 5th Day

Nagpur: Resident Ayurvedic Doctors Strike Enters 5th Day

Among their demands is that they too be given a hike of Rs 10,000 in stipends like the one provided to MBBS and dental resident doctors.


24 August 2020
We Should Call Traditional Medicine The Original Medicine: Dr Apurve Mehra

We Should Call Traditional Medicine The Original Medicine: Dr Apurve Mehra

Dr Apurve Mehra, founder of Biogetica, tells Outlook that every system of medicine -- traditional or allopathy -- has its strengths and that the debate around...


27 June 2020
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In Episode 9 of Covid Clinic, Dr Indranill Basu Ray tells that ayurvedic drugs need to go through several stages of clinical trials before they can be released...


26 June 2020
Rajasthan Hospital Served Notice For Conducting Trials Of Patanjali Drug On Covid Patients

Rajasthan Hospital Served Notice For Conducting Trials Of Patanjali Drug On Covid Patients

The Rajasthan government has clarified that the drug cannot be not used as a medicine in the state without the permission of the Ministry of AYUSH.


24 June 2020
No Mention Of Coronavirus In Patanjali’s Coronil Application: Uttarakhand Ayurved Dept License Officer

No Mention Of Coronavirus In Patanjali’s Coronil Application: Uttarakhand Ayurved Dept License Officer

The Licence Officer of Ayurved department said he will issue Patanjali a notice asking how they got permission to make the kit that claims to treat Coronavirus.


14 May 2020
India Will Test Ayurvedic Formulations For Coronavirus Treatment Within A Week: AYUSH Minister

India Will Test Ayurvedic Formulations For Coronavirus Treatment Within A Week: AYUSH Minister

The formulations will be tried as 'add-on therapy and standard care' for patients infected with the virus, the Union minister said.


06 May 2020
COVID-19 And Malaria: Through The Ayurvedic Gaze

COVID-19 And Malaria: Through The Ayurvedic Gaze

One should desist from casual dismissal of the early Indian medical system as nothing more than a phantasmagoria


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